Location Coventry, West Midlands
Job type Contract
Salary £23.00 - £29.00 per hour
Reference 18328
Date posted November 26, 2019
Duration 12 Months
Maxxima's nursing team are current recruiting for a Band 6 Community Psychiatric Nurse to fill a full-time role in Coventry. The ideal candidate will have a significant understanding of acute mental health.

In this NHS role, you will provide a psychiatric assessment and risk assessment and liaison service, and you will operate at three different acute hospital provider sites. It is your role to receive referrals from non-mental health professionals requesting an assessment and psychiatric opinion for those patients who present with a mental disorder or a mental health crisis. You will assess and triage patients as well as assist staff in the triage and assessment of individuals who present with self-harm and the full range of mental health problems including dementia. You will also have to act as a resource of mental health expertise by working closely with acute colleagues to ensure early identification of mental health problems and their appropriate management.

This role is shift based, with shifts to include 09:00-17:00, 13:00-19:00 and 20:45-07:15.

The pay rate for this Band 6 Mental Health Practitioner is £23.00 - £29.00 per hour (Umbrella) depending on shift worked. This is a 12-month contract due to start ASAP.

Requirements of this Band 6 CPN vacancy:
* All applications must be a registered mental health nurse with Valid NMC pin.
* Must have experience in an acute setting.
* Must be able to provide assessments and triage patients.
* Must be a car driver with access to your own vehicle.

If you are interested in this Band 6 Community Psychiatric Nurse role, please apply by clicking the apply button. Or if you would like more details about this role, contact the Nursing team today, we always have time to take your call.

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