Community Psychiatric Nurse - Thanet

An exciting opportunity has become available for a qualified community psychiatric nurse working within Thanet in Kent. The successful community psychiatric nurse will provide treatment and support to service users that suffer with moderate to severe mental health needs, between the ages of 18-65.

You will work alongside psychiatrists, community mental health nurses, occupational therapists, psychological services and support staff, as part of a multidisciplinary team.

This position is a Monday – Friday role, 09:00 – 17:00

This role is immediate start, post recruitment.

Community Psychiatric Nurse essential skills:

  • The ability to observe, assess and respond appropriately to patient needs
  • Prepare and maintain patient records and caseloads
  • Implement 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
  • The ability to build and maintain 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
  • Effective team work skills with the ability to support and communicate appropriately between multiple agency platforms

Meditemp requires you to have:

  • Minimum 6 months relevant experience as a CPN
  • NMC registration
  • Occupational Health in line with the dept. of health
  • Eligibility to work within the UK
  • Control and Restraint training (valid within last 12 months)
  • Valid driver’s licence

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: info@meditemp.co.uk

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

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