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

Community Mental Health Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Adult Community Mental Health
Band 6
37.5 per week
Job ref
Oakley Bungalow
£26,565 to £35,577 p.a.
23/01/2018 23:59





An opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and dynamic nurse to join the Wimborne Community Mental Health Team.

You will have a proven ability to provide comprehensive assessments, formulation and specialist treatments for adults of working age with a full range of mental health problems.  Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills are essential, as well as an ability to work under pressure to ensure that both the Trust's and Social Services’ annual objectives, targets and standards are achieved.

Wimborne Community Mental Health Team has moved to recovery orientated care pathways as a model of delivery; with this aim in mind the team are developing innovative projects, in partnership with Service User representatives, to enhance recovery focussed practice.

We are looking for a suitably qualified staff member who will take up the challenge of maintaining therapeutic practices within one to one clinical interventions, whilst striving to work with the multi-disciplinary team towards shared priorities.

Wimborne CMHT has a proven record of providing educational and professional development opportunities to it's staff.

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

Diana Green (Team Leader for Wimborne CMHT) on 01202 858300

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