CPN Mental Health Nurse – Medway

  • Temporary
  • Kent
  • Nurse

A vacancy has become available for an experienced Band 6 community psychiatric nurse in Medway, Kent. The qualifying nurse will need to work across the Chatham and Gillingham sites acting as the initial point of contact for referrals, triaging and completing risk assessments for young people experiencing mental health episodes. Your role will also include the administration and data input for your case load. This is a temporary full-time position to start as soon as possible, Monday to Friday 9am – 8pm. Experience in child and adolescent mental health is essential.

Community Psychiatric Nurse essential skills:

  • The ability to observe, assess and respond appropriately to patient needs
  • Prepare and maintain patient records
  • Implement evidence based care plans and risk assessments
  • Ensure the correct administration and monitoring of medication
  • The ability to implement and share best practice of local policy across multi agency platforms
  • Comply with your professional code of conduct at all times
  • The ability to build and maintain professional and therapeutic relationships with patients and their families
  • To keep calm under pressure and when dealing with challenging or confrontational behaviour;
  • Good organisation and problem-solving skills
  • Manage and communicate sensitive information effectively
  • Effective team work skills

Meditemp requires you to have:

  • A minimum of 6 months recent experience as a community psychiatric nurse specialising in child and adolescent mental health
  • NMC registration
  • Occupational Health in line with the dept. of health
  • Eligibility to work within the UK
  • Physical Intervention training (valid within last 12 months)

Why choose Meditemp:

  • Mandatory and PMVA training available
  • Round the clock booking service
  • National temporary and long-term vacancies
  • Free uniform
  • Referral scheme of up to £250
  • Weekly payroll

For more information or to apply please contact Meditemp on 01233 632148 or email: info@meditemp.co.uk with your CV

Meditemp is acting as an employment agency on behalf of our clients in relation to this vacancy

Salary Value:
£26 - £35 p/h
Salary Type:
Hourly Rate

To apply for this job email your details to info@meditemp.co.uk

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