Senior Community Psychiatric Nurse - Community Rehabilitation

Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust

Senior Community Psychiatric Nurse - Community Rehabilitation


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

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 6 days ago, 15 May | Get your application in now to be included in the first week's applications.

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 092ec05a6bb6432e879b18f8390f7675

Full Job Description

The Community Rehabilitation Service provides intensive recovery-focussed rehabilitation to individuals with complex psychosis and related difficulties. The team use an holistic approach together with Social Care and 3rd sector partners in order to enable individuals with complex mental health needs to manage more effectively and independently in their community.We currently have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated Community Psychiatric Nurse to work with our established Thanet service as the team's Senior Community Psychiatric Nurse. The successful applicant will care coordinate and provide rehabilitation nursing input to a defined caseload of individuals with complex mental health problems, they will deliver the therapeutic programme and provide support and supervision to other members of the staff team. The team delivers comprehensive, individualised treatment and recovery plans which include supporting clients to maintain their living environment, and encouraging, The Senior Community Psychiatric Nurse is a key clinical leader within the multidisciplinary care team and will have continuing responsibility to assess, plan, coordinate, deliver and evaluate care, communicate findings, influence and drive change and promote health and best practice, patient safety and experience.

The Psychiatric Nurse will be professionally accountable to the Executive Director of Nursing, and operationally accountable to the Service Manager

The post holder must hold a full, valid, UK driving licence and have access to a car/vehicle to use for business purposes (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010).

and supporting them to have meaningful roles and purpose within their local communities.Individuals will be expected to ensure the team is able provide input between the hours of 08:00 and 20:00 according to the needs of the service, including working some evenings, weekends and public holidays.You will need to have experience in working with individuals with complex mental health problems and be registered Mental Health Nurse with at least 2 years post registration experience.

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.