Community Psychiatric Nurse

Newcastle Upon Tyne
18.00 - 23.00 GBP Hourly + GBP18 - GBP23/hour
14 May 2017
28 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a diligent Mental Health Nurse with previous experience working in the community and a passion for making a difference to those living with mental health issues?

A Community Mental Health Team in Newcastle has a vacancy which has arisen due to a permanent staff member taking a secondment, and now require a Band 6 Mental Health Nurse to come into the team from June 2017 onwards on a full-time basis, working 37.5hrs per week over 5 days for at least 3-4 months.

The successful applicant will be managing a caseload of both psychosis and non-psychosis patients.

Benefits include:

- Attractive pay rates of up to GBP23 per hour

- Close proximity to a large supermarket, as well as city-centre shops and restaurants

- The prospect of a permanent post

- Free on the job training, specific to the role

This responsibilities involve:

- managing a caseload of service users within a Community Treatment setting, therapeutically treating those who have both psychosis and non-psychosis issues

- doing a 'duty' role on a rota basis, and fielding calls from new and existing patients, to help book appointments, make referrals etc.

- treating and assessing individuals who are experiencing mental health issues, creating care plans and referring to other teams when required

- holding anxiety management clinic, using DBT and CBT skills, CPA reviews and carrying out both short and longer term interventions

- using the Mental Health Clustering Tool (MHCT) to rate clients based on the severity of their issues

Any candidate applying for the post must be:

- currently registered with NMC

- qualified as a Mental Health Nurse

To enquire, please call Ashleigh on (Apply online only) or email an up to date CV

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