B6 Community Psychiatric Nurse

  • West Sussex
  • Up to £35 per hour
  • Band 6

Posted August 21, 2023

Job title: B6 Community Psychiatric Nurse

Band: Band 6

Location: Brighton

Hours: Ongoing

Rates: 37.5 hours per week – Monday – Friday Paying up to £35 per hour

To be considered for this role you need a minimum of 6 months NHS experience within the last 2 years.

Job description:

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Community Mental Health Nurse to join an Assessment and Treatment Service in Sussex. You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team (RMN’s, SW,OT’s, psychologists, STR and peer support workers) and provide specialist assessment, treatment and care to a caseload of people with a range of mental health problems from the local community. You must be enthusiastic, self-motivated, flexible and able to work as part of a multidisciplinary team and demonstrate a commitment to the recovery model.

The ATS is divided into 3 mini teams called clusters and each cluster has a consultant psychiatrist, cluster leads as well as LP’s.

Main duties of the job:

The Assessment and Treatment Service is a lively community mental health team supporting people living with severe and enduring mental health problems. You will hold a caseload of people who are cared for within a recovery focused model of care designed to enable and encourage service users to develop positive coping strategies to maximise their independence and potential. You will work in partnership with a diverse team of clinicians and support staff including psychologists, psychiatrists, support workers and our third sector partners.

You will be responsible for carrying out initial assessments, being the duty worker, depot administration, completing care plans and risk assessments, and completion of referrals where necessary.

Working in Sussex:

Travel easily between coast and countryside, with a blend of picturesque villages and seaside towns there’s always new experiences to be enjoyed

Embrace the city life with great access to visit Brighton and London

With easy access to Gatwick and Heathrow and excellent railway links across the UK there is plenty of opportunity for adventure

To be considered for this post applicants will need:

  • Full NMC registration
  • Enhanced DBS

Why Athona:

Athona is one of the UKs leading on-framework healthcare recruitment agencies, with a reputation for building professional and personable relationships with our candidates and Trusts nationwide. After almost two decades in the business, we pride ourselves on taking great care and detail in every candidate that we place, and we believe that there is an art to being a good recruiter. This is what we call, ‘The Art of Recruitment.’

  • Negotiable excellent rates of pay, with weekly payroll
  • One point of contact and 24/7 out of hours support available
  • We’re CPD accredited
  • Industry-leading revalidation and appraisal support team
  • Benefit from our exclusive discount codes
  • Referral scheme – receive up to £300 for every nurse recommendation

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