Community Staff Nurse

Job Description

SOUTH EAST KENT CRISIS RESOLUTION AND HOME TREATMENT SERVICE

We are looking for a Registered Mental Health Nurse to be part of an established crisis resolution and home treatment team, supporting patients who are acutely mentally unwell in the community and providing the best level of care to them whilst remaining in their own homes. We provide support for individuals who are experiencing an acute mental health episode in the community, as well supporting people who have been discharged from inpatient wards. We provide a menu of interventions to ensure the highest level of care and support is delivered. 

This is an opportunity to be part of a dynamic service, providing opportunities to develop your skills and your career. You will play a key role in the multi-disciplinary team. You will need experience of working in an acute mental health care setting and have skills and experience in delivering a menu of interventions aimed at promoting recovery such as: health promotion, anxiety management, social inclusion, emotional first aid, self harm reduction and safety planning in collaboration with patients, carers and social support networks.

This is a permanent role at agenda for change band. The service covers a 24 hour shift rotation over 7 day’s a week. The team covers the Ashford and South East Kent localities.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Jennifer Wheeler, Operational Manager

01227 812211

jennifer.wheeler4@nhs.net