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jobs description

• Do you have a specialist interest and experience in mental health nursing?
• Are you registered with the NMC as an RGN or RMN, with an independent prescribing qualification?
• Are you passionate about supporting people to stay in their homes?

If you answered yes, we’ve got the perfect role for you!


The post holder will be responsible for improving care for adult service users and carers, aged 18 and over, across Medway Primary Care Networks. The nurse would work within the GP surgery facilities, providing the following support:
• Supporting patients recently transferred back to the GP from Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust (KMPT) Secondary Care ensuring patients with Serious Mental Illness (SMI), and Dementia, have the best possible chance to remain stable in the community.
• Carrying out annual reviews and physical health checks for mental health patients in primary care including but not limited to Dementia Annual Reviews, Serious Mental... Illness (SMI) reviews.
• Signposting patients to relevant community services in the community to support mental health recovery.
• Working with local mental health services and the KMPT Primary Care Mental Health Service, maximizing effectiveness and avoiding duplication of care.
• Attending community based multi-disciplinary team meetings aligned to their Primary Care Network when required.

So what else?
• This is your chance to join a progressive and innovative service in a social enterprise that is patient and staff focused - you’ll even have the opportunity to become an MCH shareholder.
• We encourage staff to get involved in exploring new ways of working and service development.
• We’ll provide well established, in-service training, one to one supervision, and appraisals with regular support.
• You’ll be able to develop your skills in a friendly and supportive team.

Would you like to work flexibly? In the NHS, we are reminded every day of how important work life balance is. As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us, for our patients and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement.

The small print
• Informal visits can be arranged on request.
• We will offer you the choice of two pension schemes; the NHS Pension scheme and the scottish widows group pension scheme.
• MCH encourages all staff to be double COVID vaccinated to protect themselves, their colleagues, their family and their patients.

At this time, MCH cannot fund or support any further nurses who require the OSCE training. Please do not apply if you require this training.

For further details / informal visits contact: Name: Clare Lux Job title: Head of service - LTC and palliative care Email address: [email protected] Telephone number: 07890 520295
Gillingham UK


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