Band 6 - CPN - Chelmsford

Posted 28 July 2022
Salary £24 per hour
Job type Temporary
DisciplineCommunity psychiatric nurseNursing Jobs

Job description

Maxxima’s nursing team is currently recruiting for Band 6 CPN’s to fill a full-time role in the Mental Health Team based in Chelmsford, Essex. The ideal candidate will have excellent knowledge of working with Mental Health Services.


We are looking for a Band 6 CPN’s to work for at least 3 months in Essex working with the Mental Health Service


The pay rate for this Band 6 CPN’s role is up to £24 (umbrella rate) and is due to start as soon as possible.


We are looking to cover a placement for a CPN Band 6 to start ASAP for 12 weeks, Mon-Fri 9-5.


Chelmsford Specialist Dementia Frailty Service

The Crystal Centre

Pudding Wood Drive





Core Clinical Function

  • Completion of specialist memory assessments for patients to consider a diagnosis of dementia. This may be held as a clinic at the Crystal Centre, in a care home or at the patient’s own home.
  • Completion of specialist assessment tools used in the memory assessment team to include GAD-7, PHQ-9 and ACE III.
  • Obtaining full collateral history from the patient /their significant others
  • Liaising with specialist services if further information / investigations are required.
  • Attending weekly multi-disciplinary meetings to discuss assessments completed and establish if the patient has a diagnosis of dementia.
  • Produce accurate and timely documentation, conduct and manage the maintenance of accurate and timely documentation / records on all service users in line with your professional code of conduct and Trust policy.
  • Conduct risk assessment of the individual and of the potential hazards in the service user’s environment
  • Report and document incidents as required
  • Provide education around the medication prescribed, side effects, actions and aids to compliance.
  • Provide practical support, guidance and education for service users, carers
  • Undertake carers assessment in line with the Trust’s key performance indicators
  • Undertake needs assessments
  • Provide comprehensive assessment, care planning, treatment and review of care
  • Understand and utilise Health and Social Care commissioned services, demonstrating an empathetic approach of Fairer Access to Care Services


If you are interested in this CPN 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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