An exciting opportunity has arisen for enthusiastic Band 6 RMN's to contribute to the development of the Older Adult Mental Services in Sevenoaks, Kent.
The posts are suitable for Registered Mental Health Nurses with at least two years’ experience working with Mental Health problems, past experience of working in older adults would be an advantage. You will need to have demonstrated skills and expertise in carrying out a variety of mental health needs assessments and be able to plan and execute interventions, both with individuals, their carers and groups.
You will need to be clinically confident and competent in working with individuals in community setting and be able to work effectively in a multi-professional context. You should have collaborative and enthusiastic styles as well as have a passion and commitment to develop and promote service provision for older adults with mental health and dementia related needs.
The post requires that you are good communicator, and are able to adopt a flexible, adaptable and proactive approach to your work. As well as providing specialist assessment and treatment within the CMHSOP you will be taking a lead role in the memory clinic providing initial assessments, pre and post diagnostic support and treatment for people being diagnosed with dementia.
The service is currently operational between the hours of 9am to 5pm.
You will be benefiting from encouragement to continue to develop your own specialist skills, knowledge and competence through participation, reflection, supervision and training and your development will be guided using the Trust's appraisal process.
[As part of KMPT's attraction package, we currently offer a New Hire Bonus of up to £1200 for registered nursing staff joining in a band 5 or 6 Front Line nursing role with direct patient care.]
Employment in this post is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service.
To deliver an effective service it is essential that you are able to travel between bases in a timely manner.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Lesley Bennett on ( Phone number removed )
Caroline Allchurch number is ( Phone number removed )
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If you are seeking a new challenge and interested in becoming part of this forward thinking and innovative Trust then we want to talk to you.
What we can offer you
* Career development with our comprehensive range of training & development opportunities to enhance your skills
* Strong Supportive Management committed to provide 1-2-1 support to advance personal development.
* Car Lease Scheme opens to all staff
* Staff discounts for employees and their families
* Relocation Support if you are moving to the area dependent on your circumstances
* 27 days paid holiday plus bank holidays, increasing to 33 days after 10 years’ service
* Pension scheme
* Child Care Vouchers
We take pride in our services – which are underpinned by our values:
- Working together
We love the work, and we want you to join us.
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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