Bank - Mental Health Community Nurse - NELFT Bank - Mental Health Community Nurse - NELFT

Bank – Mental Health Community Nurse

Reference: 395-BANK212-SEP22

Band: Band 6

Location: Various

Closing Date: 27/08/2022

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
1. Foster recovery through empowerment of service users and carers by involving the service user and carer in the planning of their care establishing and maintaining consistent supportive relationships, which encourage increased self-determination and responsibility for service users and their care.
2. Offer a range of evidence based interventions and risk management approaches enabling the service user and carers to reduce and manage symptoms and high-risk behaviour.
3. Be proactive, innovative and creative in delivering care, enabling the facilitation of service user’s recovery
4. Engage service users and carers in relapse prevention and crisis plans, providing intervention that maximizes the service user’s ability to resolve crisis and prevent hospitalization.
5. Facilitate early discharge from both inpatient and Home Treatment Team by providing regular, formal reviews.
6. Deliver a flexible and responsive service through practice that is dictated by service users/carers needs.
7. Work collaboratively and effectively with members of the multi-disciplinary team and in partnership with other agencies.
8. Deliver high quality care and provide solutions to service users with severe and enduring mental health problems.
9. Provide care within the Recovery Model of practice maintaining service users within their own environment in the community.

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