Community Psychiatric Nurse

Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire, England
£ 30401 - 37267 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
13 Sep 2019
13 Oct 2019

Job Description

We are one of the largest specialist mental health and learning disabilities trusts in the country, with an annual income of £320m and a workforce of some 6,700 staff operating from around 100 sites in Durham, Teesside, North Yorkshire and York and Selby. We provide a range inpatient and community services to 2m people living in County Durham, the Tees Valley, Scarborough, Whitby, Ryedale, Harrogate, Hambleton and Richmondshire. We also provide additional specialist services to other parts of Northern England.
We deliver our services by working in partnership with eight local authorities and clinical commissioning groups, a wide range of voluntary organisations, as well as service users, their carers and the public. The services are spread over a wide geographical area of around 3,600 square miles, which includes coastal, rural and industrial areas.
We are a multi-award winning trust and are included within the Health Service Journal's Best 100 Places to Work. The trust take a positive and proactive approach to support staff in their personal development and has embedded the Talent Management approach within the Trust, with the vision of helping people to be as good as they can be, helping TEWV to do things better.

This post is being advertised to address a temporary need for 12 months however the Trust has made the commitment to offer the successful applicant a permanent contract with the Trust. In the event that the need for this post ends, a suitable alternative post will be offered. Applicants should be aware that alternatives may require some flexibility on role and/or location.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Community Mental Health Nurse to join Mental Health Services for Older Persons (MHSOP) Teesside's Intensive Community Liaison Service (ICLS) medication monitoring based at Woodside resource Centre, Middlesbrough.
The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, flexible, reliable and have good organisational skills. We are looking for an individual who has the ability to work under pressure, have a strong desire to work with this patient group and is able to use their initiative to identify priorities and suggest possible solutions. You will have access to high quality clinical supervision within the team and will work closely with other professionals in the multi-disciplinary team to provide care co-ordination responsibilities for a defined caseload.
Teesside's Intensive Community Liaison Service (ICLS) team work Tees wide with individuals living in the community and in care homes 365 days of the year. Operating on an 8am till 8pm 12 hour shift basis; however this position is to work within the Medication Monitoring element of ICLS which operates Monday to Friday 9am till 5pm.
Due to the nature of the role it is essential that applicants are able to travel independently across the locality and have access to a suitable vehicle for business purposes. If necessary, adjustments can be considered in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.
There are varied opportunities for training and development, and peer support and supervision systems are in place.
The successful candidate must hold the relevant Mental Health Nursing qualification
Coming to the team base prior to interview would be highly recommended to better understand the role you are applying for.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Jayne Gibson - Team Manager ICLS medication monitoring team Apply

Ref: TSM3719

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