Dorset 2017-08-11T14:57:48+00:00

Community Mental Health Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Adult Mental Health
Band 6
30 per week
Job ref
Radipole Lane
Weymouth & Portland
£21,252 to £28,461 p.a.
22/03/2018 23:59





We have an exciting opportunity for a  Community Mental Health Nurse to join the Weymouth & Portland Adult Community Mental Health Team.

We are a busy CMHT and the job will entail care coordination as well as undertaking assessments and participation in our duty system. We have Peer specialists working alongside us to promote recovery and co-production of care, risk and crisis plans.

The successful post holder will assist in providing a comprehensive accessible and responsive mental health service to Adults and their carers within a defined locality, whilst supporting the team and locality leader in implementation of the DHUFT Mental Health Strategy

You will be expected to contribute to effective multidisciplinary working within the Community Mental Health Service and to build effective liaison with community, primary, other secondary and tertiary services and agencies within the locality to provide a holistic care package based on an individual’s need and service development.

This is a part-time role working 30 hours per week.

Employment in this post requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.  The DBS levies a charge of £44 and the Trust will recover this cost in instalments from your first 3 salary payments.  This will only apply to candidates who are new to the Trust and not internal staff.  Applicants who subscribe to the DBS update service and are able to present a valid DBS certificate will not incur a charge. 

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Helen Green or Paul McDermott, Team Leaders on 01305 362060

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