Band 6 Primary Care Community Mental Health Practitioner (CPN)

We are recruiting for a community psychiatric nurse with experience in Adult mental health assessment, crisis intervention, complex caseload management and formulating care plans. The successful mental health nurse will be required to work in Lewisham, Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm. This position is suitable for a Band 6 mental health nurse looking for a long term line of work and who is available on-going until further notice.

This post will involve responsibility for the triage, screening, assessment, care planning and time limited treatment of service users who have been newly referred to the Assessment and Liaison team.

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 Mental Health Nurse within Adult Settings.
  • 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 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 client in relation to this vacancy.

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