Community Psychiatric Nurse

Location: Oxfordshire  |  Oxfordshire  |  England
Sector: Nursing Care
Consultant: Sophia Bliss
Job Reference: SBA003
Salary: £28 - £34
Job Status: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Nursing is looking for a Locum Community Psychiatric Nurse (CPN) to work in Oxfordshire.

The role:

As a Community Psychiatric Nurse (CPN) you will help patients with their medication and make sure that the patient understands what they should be taking and when. Because CPNs see patients in their own homes, they also play a valuable role in helping the patient’s family and carers understand and cope with the illness.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Carrying out psychological mental health assessment and treatment in the community.
  • Assessing psychological, social and physical health needs, providing a nursing diagnosis.
  • Ensuring that appropriate interventions, services and plans are implemented for service users.
  • Working closely with families and carers of service users, ensuring assessment are completed and sign posted for support of carers.
  • Working as a multi-disciplinary team to ensure that there is a clear service user path way.
  • Regularly liaising with other agencies within the mental health services and other service providers to ensure robust care plans for service users.
  • Coordinating and managing shifts and caseloads on a daily basis.
  • Management and clinical supervision of junior nurses and support workers within the team and mentoring of nursing students in practice.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Experience: Registered Mental Health Nurses with Community Experience essential.
  • Compliance: Up to date DBS, HCPC and NMC registration.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently. Petrol Expenses claimed for travel whilst on duty at 45p per mile.
  • Hours: Negotiable hourly rate £28 – £34 per hour. Either on a Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm basis or rota’d shifts a mixture of earlies, lates and 1 in 4 weekends, shifts 7am-3pm, 9am-5pm & 1pm-9pm.

Working with Seven Nursing:

Established in 2011, Seven Nursing is a leading provider of nursing professionals to Hospitals, Private Healthcare Organisations and Care Homes. We provide both locum and permanent solutions, working with nurses in band 5, all the way up to band 8D.

Seven Nursing is the recruitment service that guarantees experienced, qualified and available staff exactly when you need them. Our expert talent acquisition team seamlessly connect professionals to all areas of nursing; including General Nursing, CAMHS, Case Management, Intensive Care, Staff Nursing and everything in between.

After being shortlisted for multiple awards in 2018, we are proud of our nationwide reputation for providing a world-class recruitment service that is underpinned by honesty, integrity and attention to detail.

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