We are immensely proud of our staff and their passion, professionalism and dedication to change people's lives. If you share that passion, and if you too want to make a difference, then come and join us. In return you will get to work with a great team, with superb training and development opportunities, and excellent staff benefits.
We provide a large number of mental and physical health services. Poor physical and mental health are linked and our ambition is for people to have their physical and mental health problems identified, assessed and treated at the same time.
The work of our staff is very wide-ranging. Some of the things we do include:
- helping children and young people with mental health issues
- supporting new mums suffering post-natal depression
- assessing people detained under the Mental Health Act
- helping people get active, eat well and take care of their own wellbeing
- treating people who have dementia or experience problems thinking and remembering
- helping people remain independent in the community
- running high secure services at Broadmoor Hospital.
We are a teaching Trust and all staff receive support throughout their career to grow and develop. Our staff also have access to some of the leading research programmes in mental health and, whatever your role, there are opportunities to develop skills and clinical practice by being part of ground-breaking work.
We take care of our staff with a series of employee benefits, including flexible working, car lease schemes and exclusive discounts on a wide range of products and services, from washing machines to holidays. We also offer a generous relocation package.
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Ealing Recovery Team East
An exciting opportunity has arisen to work as a Band 6 Community Psychiatric Nurse as part of an integrated Community Recovery Team, working alongside colleagues from the London Borough of Ealing. The team supports adults of all ages with severe and enduring mental health needs using the Recovery model, working within pathways with clear outcomes for clients.
You will have a defined caseload, supporting people with mental health needs and ensuring any physical health needs are met. You will have experience of assessing health needs and risk as well as completing care plans and risk assessment. You will develop plans with clear aims and achievable objectives. You will support people within the Care Programme Approach where appropriate. An understanding of supporting people with mental health issues in the community is desirable.
You will have a good and detailed knowledge of the Mental Health Act, the Mental Capacity Act and the Care Act with a detailed understanding of how these apply in practice. You will have a good knowledge of safeguarding.
You will undertake routine clinical activity as part of the nursing team.
You will apply the Trust values of:
in your work, as well as maintaining your professional values and standards.
If successful you will be offered supervision and appraisal to support your professional development. The Trust offers a wide range of training opportunities to support your professional goals.
The Trust is proud of our current Good rating from the CQC and has plans to further develop community services in Ealing; the successful candidate will have the opportunity for career development within West London Trust.
West London NHS Trust provides physical and mental health care to people living in the London boroughs of Ealing, Hammersmith and Fulham, and Hounslow. Our services include community-based integrated care for people with long-term conditions, public health programmes for children and adults, smoking cessation and a full range of mental healthcare in the community, in hospital and secure settings in west London and at Broadmoor Hospital in Berkshire.
We positively welcome applications from people who represent diverse communities and those with a lived experience of either mental health conditions or learning disabilities.
West London NHS Trust is committed to eliminating discrimination for all groups and achieving equality of opportunity regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion or belief and sexuality. We aim to create a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve at all levels of seniority within the Trust. We are therefore particularly interested in receiving applications from people from ethnic minority backgrounds.
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