CAITHNESS COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH TEAM

COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH NURSE OLDER ADULT
(BAND 5)

(Salary: 30,229 - 37,664)

We are looking for an enthusiastic Community Mental Health Nurse to join our Older Adult Team within Caithness. Your role will be assisting in managing the clinical care of patients with mental ill health as delegated by Senior Practitioners (CPN) with adults over the age of 65 or of any age if a memory concern. It will involve assessment; care planning, implementation and evaluation of the care plan, in partnership with the client and family and carers.

The role will involve medication monitoring, liaising with psychiatrists, Primary Care and with other Social Care services, and referring on to other services as appropriate. You will be an active member of an MDT. You will be supervising students and Support Workers on occasion.

You will need to be registered with the NMC and work within code of conduct at all times.

A driving licence is essential and a pool car may be available, however, applicants should have access to their own vehicle for work purposes, if required.

This is a permanent 37 hours per week post, worked in accordance with service requirements. The role will also include being part of the Place of Safety service for escort of detained patients to a psychiatric in-patient facility.

Informal queries to: Hugh Black, 01641 531 772, [email protected] or Marie Cuthbert, 07974107022, [email protected].

Apply online via: https://apply.jobs.scot.nhs.uk/Job/J...l?JobId=187136
Recruitment team can be contacted by e-mail [email protected] or telephoning 01955 880404.

CLOSING DATE FOR COMPLETED APPLICATIONS: Sunday 16th June 2024.

Short-listed applicants will normally be contacted by email, unless otherwise stated. Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.

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