Community Psychiatric Nurse

NHS Professionals - Fl
Nicholson's House
Competitive salary
07 Jun 2021
11 Jun 2021
Role Type
Start Date
We currently have an excitingplacement opportunitywithin theBerkshire NHS Foundation Trustwhich will allow the successful candidate to gainregular shiftsand valuableexperiencewithin a unique environment. We are currently recruiting for a talented Community Psychiatric Nurse who shares the Trusts' vision to be on the leading edge of healthcare for the benefit of their patients.

Locations covered:Nicholsons House, Maidenhead. Please note that you may be required to work at or from any additional location as may be determined by the Trust from time to time.

Band 6 Rate:
  • Day Rate - £20.35 per hour
  • Night/Sat Rate - £26.16 per hour
  • Sun/Bank Holiday Rate - £31.97 per hour

Hours and shifts:
  • 18 hours per week
  • Shifts to be agreed

The responsibilities of the post-holder are:
  • To work effectively individually and as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • To develop and maintain specialist knowledge of nursing practice, relevant to the clinical area
  • To be responsible for the care of assigned patients and to manage, direct and evaluate their care
  • To provide high standards of nursing care, reflecting the beliefs of professional nursing practice and patient care
  • To undertake physical health monitoring
  • To involve and encourage the patient's family and friends to be actively involved in the caring process
  • To communicate effectively to and with the patient, relatives, carers and colleagues
  • To escalate as required, reporting any incidents/accidents and ensuring they are recorded using the appropriate method
  • To complete and maintain accurate patient care records on the electronic patient management system
  • To conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times

In order to apply for a post youmust:
  • Have previous experience working in a Mental Health care setting
  • Have knowledge of Mental Health legislation
  • Have good oral and written communication skills
  • Be able to work effectively as part of a team
  • Be able to evidence continuing professional development and a desire to undertake further training

In return for your hard work and your professional, caring and reliable service you will have access to the following benefits:
  • Competitive, weekly pay
  • Access to the NHSP Stakeholder Pension
  • Paid annual leave and statutory maternity pay

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Please note that you will be contacted via e-mail throughout the recruitment process, so please check your e-mails regularly.

We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

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