Community Mental Health Nurse

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North Area Other Services - North Area MH & LD ,North HHSCP (North Area)

A vacancy has arisen for an experienced mental health nurse to work with working age adults experiencing both acute and severe and enduring mental health problems. The post is based within the Caithness Community Mental Health Team, Caithness West, and the post-holder will be highly skilled and confident in the delivery of recovery- based approaches, having the ability to autonomously manage their workload safely and effectively, demonstrating enhanced skills such as clinical risk assessment / management and positive risk taking. They will also be responsible for training and support to students and wider colleagues.

The successful candidate will be a registered mental health nurse with a valid registration with the NMC. A degree or equivalent specialist knowledge is required. Extensive band 5 post registration experience with working age adults is required with the post-holder experienced at providing evidence based interventions for the full range of mental health problems. Experience in community mental health is preferred but consideration will be given to candidates who can demonstrate they have the transferrable skills and experience to work autonomously within a remote and rural area.

This is a full-time permanent post of 37.5 hours per week, with on-call for the place of safety, to be worked in accordance with service requirements.

Informal Enquiries or expressions of interest to Beverly Horton, Integrated Team Lead, East Caithness, Telephone: 01955 880228/mobile 07976875565

Recruitment team can be contacted by e-mail [email protected]

Short-listed applicants will be contacted by email. Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.

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NHS Highland

Inverness, (United Kingdom)

Phone: +44 (0)1463 704000

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10 June 2020
Location: United Kingdom Highlands and Islands Dunbar Hospital KW14 7XE
Salary: Band 6 (£31,800 - £39,169) GBP per year
Work type:
Full time
Healthcare and Medical
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