Physical Health Nurse

Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust

Physical Health Nurse


Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust, Brompton, Medway

  • Part time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 2 days ago, 15 May | Get your application in today.

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 09836cea698d442abde9fa5fe18bddb0

Full Job Description

  • Work collaborativelywith mental health professionals and service users tomanage and improve physical health outcomes.

  • Provide education and supportto service users on healthy lifestyle choices, including nutrition, physical activity, and preventative healthcare.

  • Liaise with other healthcare providers, such as GPs and community nurses, to ensure coordinated care for service users., To oversee the physical health checks for our service users, ensuring that routine tests are carried out annually or more often if necessary.

  • Educating and supporting our service users to take care of their physical health needs as well as mental health.

  • Supporting our service users to engage in physical health interventions, including healthy eating, sleep, exercise, and smoking cessation.

    You are a qualified healthcare professional with experience working with individuals with mental health conditions.

  • You are passionate about promoting physical well-being and integrated healthcare.

  • You are a skilled communicator and team player with the ability to build rapport with service users and other professionals.

    Come and work with us in the Garden of England where we combine exceptional professional development opportunities with a tremendous quality of life.

  • We are Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust (KMPT), providing mental health, learning disability and specialist services, serving 1.8 million people across the county.

    The Trust (rated Good overall by the CQC and Outstanding for care) has 3,283 staff working in 66 buildings across 33 locations, covering an area of 1,450 square miles.

    You will be joining friendly, passionate colleagues, rich in their diversity, who are committed to providing excellent care to our service users and their loved ones.

    The nature of our work attracts kindness and compassion as standard and everyone from our cleaners and porters to the chief executive and chairman are recognised as playing a vital role in providing an exemplary service.

  • A chance to make a real difference in the lives of individuals with mental illness.

  • Annual leave allowance starting at 27 days per year (when working full time) + Bank Holidays.

  • Access to the fantastic NHS pension scheme.

  • Eligibility for the Blue Light Card (discount service for the NHS, providing members with thousands of amazing discounts online and on the high street