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Community Psychiatric Nurse- Care Co-ordinator

Job Description

CNWL NHS Foundation Trust offers a generous relocation package to successful candidates - subject to eligibility assessment

We are looking for enthusiastic and highly motivated individuals, who want to enhance their skills in a stimulating multi-disciplinary environment, working with older adults with complex mental health problems. We are looking for individuals who want to work in a positive and recovery focused way with older adults.

Due to development within the CMHT, an opportunity has arisen for the team to recruit 2 band 6 RMNs.

The team is looking to recruit a Care Co-ordinator/CPN post in the CMHT to work 9-5 weekdays and we also wish to recruit a band 6 Home Treatment Nurse to work on a shift basis covering extended hours 800 am to 700 pm, and weekends 900 to 500 pm.

The Older Adults Community Mental Health Team in Kensington and Chelsea is an integrated health and social services team, which follows a recovery based model of care and which specialises in the management of mental, physical health and social needs of older people with complex needs.

The Home Treatment part of the team provides an essential function of our community services - supporting people in crisis as well as enabling safe and timely discharge from hospital.
There are excellent independent services that support older people in the community.

Kensington and Chelsea is one of the most diverse communities in London and has good transport links. As a Trust we are committed to the personal development of staff and are able to offer a comprehensive selection of training opportunities. We also have a well established supervision structure and a robust appraisal process to ensure that all staff have an effective personal development plan.

You may be required to work extended hours as the team is moving towards providing extended services to meet patient need.

Interview Date: 3rd November 2016

For further details / informal visits contact:
Nick Murray,
Team Manager/ Perpetua Ntulia, Deputy Team Manager,
Kensington and Chelsea CMHT
Older People & Healthy Ageing (OPHA) Service Line
Nightingale Building
St Charles Health & Wellbeing Centre
Exmoor Street
W10 6DZ
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Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust (CNWL) is one of the largest trusts in the UK, caring for people with a wide range of physical and mental health needs. We have approximately 7,000 staff who provide healthcare to a third of London's population and across wider geographical areas, including Milton Keynes, Kent, Surrey and Hampshire.

As a Foundation Trust we involve service users, carers, the public, staff and partner organisations in the way that we are run and our future development. If you are interested in becoming a member of our Foundation Trust please visit our website.

Our catchment area spans diverse communities, with over 100 first languages spoken. It contains areas of great affluence as well as areas of much deprivation. We are committed to providing services that meet the needs of the people who use them, and we actively encourage involvement from local people who can help make a difference.

CNWL is recognised locally, nationally and internationally for providing high quality, innovative healthcare. We aim to employ only the best people, and our experts are frequently called upon to contribute to national health strategy and policy, and many models of our care have been adapted for use in other countries.

CNWL are committed to safeguarding all children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices to protect children and vulnerable adults.

Due to the high response levels we receive for some vacancies, we may expire any of them prior to the advertised closing date and advise you to submit your application as soon as possible. Candidates shortlisted for interview will be informed via the email address registered with NHS Jobs.

CNWL Agenda for Change employment contracts are subject to a contractual 13 week probationary period.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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