Community Psychiatric Nurse - Tunbridge Wells

looking for a new challenge? Meditemp have a long term temporary placement for an experienced Band 6 community psychiatric nurse in Tunbridge Wells, Kent. The post is Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. As the successful community psychiatric nurse within the community of Tunbridge Wells and surrounding areas you will be confident in the assessment and treatment of adults over the age of 65 who may present with functional mental health difficulties or dementia, including early onset.

Community Psychiatric Nurse essential skills:

  • Promote values and evidence based community nursing practice
  • The ability to observe, assess and respond appropriately to complex patients.
  • 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
  • Well versed in advanced communication; influencing and negotiation skills
  • The ability to work independently, accepting professional accountability and responsibility

Meditemp requires you to have:

  • Minimum 6 months recent experience as a Community Psychiatric Nurse
  • 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:

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

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