community psychiatric nurse in gateshead

09 November 2018
ashleigh mazouji, randstad care
job type
£ 18 - £ 23 per hour
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gateshead, north east
sub specialism
job type
working hours
£ 18 - £ 23 per hour
Band 6
reference number
ashleigh mazouji, randstad care
0191 233 1381
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job description

Are you an experienced Community Psychiatric Nurse who wants a role in which they can express their passion for working with adults with mental health conditions? If this sounds like you, read on! A team in Gateshead are looking for a Community Psychiatric Nurse to work for at least the next 5-6 months to carry a caseload within the community.

If you want to work in a team that offers continuing management support and ongoing professional development, we would love to hear from you!

You will be working in a multi-disciplinary team based in Gateshead, whose primary focus is to provide the best possible outcomes and promote independence for mentally ill people living in the community.

As a Community Psychiatric Nurse, you will be responsible for working with a vulnerable client group who have mental health difficulties that fall within the non-psychosis bracket, who live within the wider Gateshead area.

You will be required to carry out assessments on service users new to the service, create and implement care plans, complete a discharge planning process and liaise frequently with other services, including substance misuse teams and social care teams.

This role requires the Community Psychiatric Nurse to work between 30-37.5hrs per week, over either 4-5 days (Monday to Friday). Working hours for this role are traditionally 9am-5pm, however longer working days will be considered, as long as lone working policies are not compromised.

This role will run until at least April 2019 and is likely to be extended beyond that, or an offer of permanent work within the NHS may be made.

Advantages of working for Randstad as a Community Psychiatric Nurse include:
- Refer a Nurse and get a £300 voucher for every one you refer to us who we place into work
- Ultra competitive attractive pay rates and a wealth of work available in both the NHS and private sector
- Free, accredited training and free certificates, from our provider EduCare
- Dedicated support and assistance with NMC Revalidation requirements
- One committed and dedicated point of contact

To be successful in the role, you will need to demonstrate:
- An understanding of the complexities of providing Mental Health Care in the community
- Excellent written and verbal communication with individuals from both a clinical and non clinical background

The minimum requirements for this role are:
- NMC registered
- Nursing qualification (Mental Health)

Randstad Care is a specialist nursing recruitment agency. Our specialist Mental Health consultants work with NHS and private sector teams across England. Whether you are looking for an interim post close to home, or nationally, we are able to assist you with a dedicated point of contact to provide support and guidance.

Do you know a Mental Health Nurse looking for a new role? If so, we can offer you offer a fantastic refer a friend scheme, where you could receive £300 in vouchers for every nurse you refer to us who we place, subject to Ts and Cs.

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.


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