Band 5 Mental Health Nurse/QSW - IDT Youth Team - Ipswich

  • Job Reference: ELBMHNQSW
  • Date Posted: 5 December 2018
  • Recruiter: Maxxima
  • Location: East of England
  • Salary: £18.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Nursing > Registered Mental Health Nurse
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: 3 months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Maxxima is currently seeking a Band 5 Mental Health Nurse or Qualified Social Worker within the IDT Youth Team to fill a full time, 9-5 Monday to Friday, role based in Ipswich.

The ideal candidate will have an understanding of Mental Health practices and the team are willing to accept applications from newly qualified nurses and social workers with mental health placement experience.

The starting pay rate for this locum role is £17.00 per hour (Umbrella Rate) and is 3 months initially with the possibility of extension to start ASAP.

This service provide clinical interventions for 14-25 year olds in the community to address complex mental health needs, as well as certain specialist difficulties such as ADHD and autism. We have a range of qualified and experienced clinicians including doctors, nurses, social workers, occupational therapists, support workers, psychologists and psychological therapists

Within this role, you will be carrying out the risk assessment and putting in place safety plan/risk management plan.

You must also have the ability to:
*To understand and manage complex cases
*To reflect and apply clinical skills to assess and implement care/intervention to support service users and carers safely
*To work in a team and liaison with other agencies
*To work closely with service users and carers using holistic and recovery focused approaches

Requirements of the role:
All applicants must be a mental health nurse with NMC registration or a QSW with HCPC registration.
All applicants must have experience within the NHS.
All applicants must have experience working within the community.
All applicants must be a car driver.

Contact us:
If you are interested in this position please contact us now by clicking the apply button.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our client's requirements.

Reasonable adjustments:
If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting our nursing team. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.

About us:
Maxxima has been offering high quality, flexible staffing solutions to the health and social care sectors for over 15 years. We work with public and private health clients, local authorities and social care providers throughout the UK and overseas.
We're the kind of people who put ourselves in your shoes. We'll always go out of our way, putting you first and delivering on what we say. You'll know who's supporting you every step of the way and we'll always have time to take your call.
We like to think we're a little bit different. Why? Because we like what we do, care about what you do, and you'll find we're unusually friendly.

Recommend a colleague:
Often, our candidates are so pleased with our service that they recommend us to their friends and colleagues. To encourage this and say thank you, we offer a referral bonus incentive.
The way it works is simple: if you introduce a candidate who is not previously known to Maxxima and we are successful in placing them, we will pay you up to £250. More information regarding referrals can be found on our website.

*The post-qualifying experience range stated is purely a guide. We will consider candidates that fall outside of this range if they can strongly demonstrate the required competencies.