Community Psychiatric Nurse - Biggleswade

A vacancy for a Community Psychiatric Nurse (CPN) in Bedford is now available. The successful community psychiatric nurse will work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team combined with working independently, demonstrating skills to cover urgent mental health assessment and home treatment intervention. As a Community Psychiatric Nurse working with Meditemp you will have an exciting and challenging opportunity to work flexibly, within a temporary, long term placement.

Our client is offering a community role, Monday – Friday (9am – 5pm) for the foreseeable future.  

This role is immediate start, post recruitment.

Community Psychiatric Nurse essential skills:

  • Ability to provide solutions to service users with severe and enduring mental health issues
  • A passion for high quality care delivery
  • A commitment to continuous learning to improve patient outcomes
  • The ability to observe, assess and respond appropriately to patient needs
  • Able to administer depot medication
  • Prepare and maintain patient records
  • Implement evidence-based care plans and risk assessments
  • Monitor medication use and review side-effects
  • Be able to undertake holistic assessments
  • Review patients mental state
  • 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
  • Full UK Driver’s License
  • 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

Meditemp requires you to have:

  • A minimum of 6 months recent experience as a Community Psychiatric Nurse (CPN)
  • Experience working in a community mental health team
  • RIO card
  • NMC registration
  • Occupational Health in line with the dept. of health
  • Eligibility to work within the UK

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

Established since 2015 Meditemp have been specialising in mental health staffing nationwide within both the NHS and private sector.

For more information or to apply please contact Meditemp on 01233 632148 or email:

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

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