Band 6 Community Psychiatric Nurse - Harlow

  • Job Reference: ELB6CPNH
  • Date Posted: 5 December 2018
  • Recruiter: Maxxima
  • Location: East of England
  • Salary: £23.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Nursing > Community Psychiatric Nurse
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 3 months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Maxxima is currently seeking an experienced Band 6 Community Psychiatric Nurse to fill a full time, 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday, role within a specialist Psychosis Team based in Harlow, Essex. The ideal candidate will have a significant understanding of Mental Health practices.

The starting pay rate for this locum role is £23.00 per hour (Umbrella Rate) and is 3 months initially with the possibility of extension to start ASAP.

The aim of the Specialist Psychosis team is to provide recovery-focused treatment and support our service users from their diagnosis to recovery, to enable them to lead the lives they wish to live. This includes Early Intervention in psychosis within a Multidisciplinary team from a spectrum of clinical professionals such as nurses, psychologists, occupational therapists etc.

Main Duties of the role:
*Provide and oversee the management and care of service users
*Produce accurate and timely documentation, conduct and manage the maintenance of accurate and timely documentation / records on all service users in line with your professional code of conduct and Trust policy
*Oversee the conduct / contribute to the assessment process, as well as the observation and ongoing assessment, providing accurate and timely feedback
*Conduct risk assessment of the individual and of the potential hazards in the service users environment
*Attend multi-disciplinary meetings i.e. referral / review / business
*Report and document incidents as required
*Conduct and oversee physical health care checks and act upon the findings
*Act as a care coordinator / and or key worker
*Lead, facilitate and support group work such as relaxation, health promotion, hearing voices, anger management, psycho education etc.
*Responsible for administration of medications, assessment of side effects, review concordance and clinical effectiveness of medication regime in line with Trust policy including
-Safe transportation and storage of medicines, checking receipt, storage of medicines in medicine cupboard
-Provide education around the medication prescribed, side effects, actions and aids to compliance.

Requirements of the role:
*All applicants must have an updated NMC Registration.
*All applicants must have experince within the NHS.
*All applicants must have experince working within the community.
*All applicants must be a car driver.

Contact us:
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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.

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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.