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Community Psychiatric Nurse - Broxtowe CMHT

  • Job
    Junior, Mid & Senior Level
  • Healthcare
  • £35.4K - £42.6K
  • Nottingham


  • Essential criteria:
  • Professional Qualification - Mental Health/Learning Disabilities/General to degree level or equivalent
  • Maintains current NMC registration
  • Further specialist knowledge/post registration experience in specific service area or other formal training
  • Desirable criteria
  • Demonstrate continued Professional development to maintain professional registration
  • Training
  • Essential criteria:
  • Willingness to undertake new clinical practices, education and training that will enhance service delivery
  • Skills:
  • Essential criteria:
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Good written/oral communication skills
  • Diplomatic, caring and sympathetic
  • Ability to be flexible and handle conflict issues
  • Good skills in assessment intervention and evaluation of patients nursing care
  • Clinical supervision skills
  • IT skills
  • Desirable criteria:
  • High level of emotional intelligence
  • Experience:
  • Essential criteria:
  • Demonstrates satisfactorily clinical expertise for the banding
  • Specialist and area specific experience
  • Desirable criteria
  • Able to deal with and resolve conflict
  • Knowledge:
  • Essential criteria:
  • Knowledge and understanding of current legislation and understanding of clinical risk assessments
  • Knowledge of the nursing 6 cs
  • Desirable criteria:
  • Knowledge of management theories
  • Awareness of national and local issues impacting of nursing care


  • To provide a defined level of specialist assessment and access to interventions for a diverse patient group and their families under the care programme approach, who present with significant mental health conditions and people with a dementia diagnosis.
  • To provide realistic timely or occasionally intensive support to patients within their own community setting.
  • To demonstrate active clinical and managerial leadership skills within the team, providing education and supervision to junior staff members and other professionals.
  • There will be an expectation that the team will work closely with current Intensive Home Treatment Teams (IHTT’s) in the locality and also with the CRHT’s.
  • The service is provided within the work. There will be an expectation at times that the Band 6 Clinician will be the duty worker for the team.
  • You will provide Community Mental Health nursing input into the service. You will also provide specialist assessments and provide support and supervision to junior team members.
  • You will be an experienced Registered Mental Health Nurse and have current NMC registration. You will have proven post qualification experience and have experience of working with this client group and of multi-disciplinary working. You will have a sound knowledge of risk assessment and be able to demonstrate sound evidence-based practice.
  • A full UK driving license and vehicle for business use is required for this post; however reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled individuals in line with the Equality Act 2010.

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Nottinghamshire Healthcare employs over 10,000 colleagues who help #MakeADifference every day. We provide intellectual disability, mental health, community health, forensic and offender healthcare services across Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and South Yorkshire. Services are delivered from over 257 locations within the community from acute settings and across low, medium and high secure environments including prisons. As one of the largest mental health and community Trusts in the East Midlands and one of the biggest employers in Nottinghamshire, we provide care to more than two million people a year. We are also home to national and regional services such as the National High Secure Deaf Service and the Nottingham Centre for Transgender Health. Our annual budget is £628m.