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Community Mental Health Nurse – Band 6

An opportunity has arisen for a 12 month fixed term post working within the Intensive Support Service supporting older persons with Dementia and Mental Health out in the community.

The hours are made up as follows: 8am -7pm weekdays and 9-5 at weekends and bank holidays for the Dementia and Older Person’s Mental Health Team based at Drayton House in Chichester, West Sussex.

This post will sit within our multidisciplinary community team and the successful applicant will work within a supported team to deliver interventions to those people who have more complex or intensive needs. We aim to help people to remain safe and well at home and able to maintain the relationships that are important to them.

The ability to travel across sites is essential for this role.

The role of the Community Nurse is to work in partnership with service users in the designated care group with complex health presentations, developing their care plans and recovery... plans to enable them to lead fulfilling lives. They will demonstrate an understanding of clinical interventions relevant the care group to include education, care plans and discharge planning, working closely with carers, families and partner agencies to facilitate this. The post holder will work at all times to promote the safety and the well being of service users and their families/carers. The post holder will assess, plan and implement care, and provide specialist nursing advice and carry out specialist nursing procedures.

Our Vision Is To Deliver Excellent Mental Health Services Which Improve The Health Of Our Communities. To Do This We Need Outstanding People Who Share Our Values

People first: People are at the heart of everything we do

Future Focused: We are optimistic, we learn and we always try to improve

Embracing change: We are bold, innovative and disciplined about making use of our resources to continuously improve

Working together: We provide services in partnership with patients, families and others

Everyone counts: We value, appreciate and respect each other

For further details / informal visits contact: Name: Candice Douglas Job title: Team Leader Email address: [email protected] Telephone number: 03003040681
Chichester UK

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