Community Psychiatric Nurse Band 6 - Essex Crisis Community experience required

Covering both days and nights 37.5hrs a week over 7 days on a shift rota for the Crisis Response Service

 

As a community mental health nurse, you’ll need to show empathy along with excellent observational skills.

You’ll provide support to people living with various mental health conditions. This can involve helping the patient to recover from their illness or to come to terms with it to lead a positive life.

You can specialize in working with certain groups, such as children or older people, or in a specific area such as eating disorders. Work is often carried out in multidisciplinary teams, liaising with psychiatrists, psychologists, occupational therapists, GPs, social workers and other health professionals.

 Responsibilities

  • Ensure the correct administration of medication, including injections, and monitor the results of treatment.
  • Prepare and maintain patient records and produce care plans and risk assessments.
  • Work with patients’ families and carers, to help to educate them and the patient about their mental health problems.
  • Respond to distressed patients in a non-threatening manner and attempt to understand the source of their discomfort.
  • Assess and talk to patients about their problems and discuss the best way to plan and deliver their care.
  • Build relationships with patients to encourage trust, while listening to and interpreting their needs and concerns.
  • Help patients manage their emotions using different techniques.

Must have Experienced with assessments, holding duty, depot clinic, and care coordination.

Why MedPure?

At MedPure Nursing, we work with candidates to provide flexible, career-boosting roles all across the UK.

With years of experience and relationships with a great number of NHS trusts & private hospitals in every corner of Britain, we can offer you opportunities to suit your lifestyle and ambitions – whether on a locum or permanent basis. We can also support nurses at every level, and across every medical discipline, including RGNs, RMNs, Paediatrics, Oncology, Theatre, Community Nurses and more, as well as Healthcare Assistants and Support Workers. 

What MedPure can offer you?

  • Weekly Payments
  • Support with Revalidation
  • Lucrative referral scheme when you recommend a friend to us*
  • Flexible working hours
  • Support with PDP (Personal Development Planning)
  • Assistance with training.
  • Dedicated registration team to help you through the process.

 

 

 
*Conditions Apply                                                                                                                                                                     MedPure Nursing welcomes applications regardless of sex, age, race, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, religion and belief, pregnancy and maternity or disability.
Closing on: Oct 31, 2020
Job Category: CPN
Job Type: Day Night
Job Location: Essex

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