Location Leicestershire
Job type Temporary
Salary £23 per hour
Reference 24267
Date posted September 17, 2020
Maxxima’s nursing team is currently recruiting for  2 Band 6 Community Psychiatric Nurses to fill full time positions in Leicestershire. The ideal candidate will have excellent experience as a Mental Health Practitioner in a Mental Health setting.
The first role is for a CPN within the CMHT teams – The job involves covering the area of south county including Market Harborough, Lutterworth and LFE or the north of the county to include Loughborough
The second role is working ad hoc for the Central Access Point (CAP) Team - The CAP team is Covid-19 response to NHS Englands request that all Mental Health Trust have a single referral/access point to expedite and make easier for patients to access support.

The CAP team currently triage all mental health referrals into Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust and within that triage decide the appropriate care pathway for the patient. Whether that be Crisis Team, CMHT, Outpatients, or Psychological Therapy Service. The triage quality and rationale for referral to said services is of a high standard so that the referral is accepted without further scrutiny. Thus saving time for said services on screening their referrals. CAP Team also has access to and knowledge base of many social prescribing resources provided by a diverse range of organisations.

Once allocated the clinician will need to check the history check on the patient. Conduct the triage call with the patient taking into account past presentation, risk, social circumstances, triggers and current mental state.
Documentation to a high standard accordingly within RIO systems, forwarding the necessary referrals and letters to the GP and/or original referrer with outcome.
The pay rate for this Band 6 Community Psychiatric Nurse is £23.00 per hour (Umbrella), with enhancements for weekend working within the CAP and is due to start ASAP
Requirements of this Band 6 Community Psychiatric Nurse vacancy:
  • You must be a Registered Mental Health Nurse with a valid NMC Pin
  • You must have experience of completing clinical risk assessments
  • You must have excellent communication and report writing skills
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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