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Mental Health Nurse ( Community Triage). Job in Staffordshire Care Jobs

£32,306 to £39,027
Job Type
Full Time
13 May 2022

Are you a Mental Health Nurse (RMN) looking for a new opportunity to work in an organisation that will help you develop and achieve your goals to become the best you can be? If so, you're in luck.

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has an opportunity to join our team in South West Staffordshire St Georges Hospital. We are an award-winning team and when you come to work with us, we will help you reach your full potential. Not only that, we will actively seek opportunities to share the great things you are doing, with others locally, regionally, and nationally.

As an experienced Mental Health Nurse from the NHS or private sector, you'll join a team that works in close partnership with Staffordshire Police and Mental Health Services, and you'll join a Trust that puts people at the heart of what we do.

Your career with us will be enjoyable and rewarding as you develop specialist skills and make a real difference for some of the most vulnerable people in society.

It's a career that you can take pride in and enjoy, and together we can make life better for our communities.

What you will get:

  • An annual salary of up to £39,207 (37.5 hours per week) depending on experience
  • 35 - 41 days annual leave - including bank holidays (depending on the length of service)
  • Ongoing career development and training
  • NHS Pension Scheme - one of the most comprehensive and generous schemes in the UK
  • Wellbeing support, such as access to the MPFT Staff Psychology Service, and additional wellbeing days, along with activities throughout the year
  • Annual recognition event recognising our employees who live and breathe our values
  • Flexible working opportunities

There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, a cycle to work scheme, an annual leave purchase scheme, and much more!

Things that you will have:

  • A relevant nursing qualification and registration - RMN
  • Patient-facing nursing experience within the past 1 year
  • Strong team-working skills
  • A high level of self-motivation and a flexible approach
  • A positive attitude and be naturally caring and compassionate
  • A commitment to high-quality care and values and evidence-based practice
  • Excellent teamwork skills, and professionalism

What you will be doing:

  • Leading on the assessment of people referred to the service.
  • You will enable persons in contact with the Police service with a mental disorder, learning disability, or substance misuse, to have equitable access to care.
  • You will endeavor to provide clear liaison with all agencies involved in the Health and Police pathways, making sure that services are fully aware of all relevant information pertaining to current and historic risks.
  • You will facilitate effective communication between the Police, social care, and local mental health, learning disability, and drug and alcohol services in conjunction with the B3 staff who support the Community Triage Team.
  • You must act at all times with due regard to any legal (e.g. MHA, MCA) and/or professional (e.g. NMC Code of Conduct) and/or MPFT/Staffordshire Police policy/procedure guidance.
  • The completion of Risk assessments and communication of any identified changes to all relevant parties as part of the risk management process.

Assessing Mental Health crises and delivering safe and effective home treatment for an identified client group in accordance with that person's wellbeing and recovery action plan where one exists or creating such a plan where not.

This Service will be open and accessible to people over the age of 16 years, where emotional distress is a significant factor in necessitating contact with Police services and/or where it is believed that they may have a mental illness, learning disability, or misuse substances, who come into contact with the police outside of custody.

Working primarily between Monday and Friday, with the potential of some weekend working to meet service user, carer, and family needs. Car is required

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  • Job Reference: 591072514-2
  • Date Posted: 13 May 2022
  • Employer: Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
  • Location: Staffordshire
  • Salary: £32,306 to £39,027
  • Sector: Mental Health, NHS, Nursing, Other
  • Job Type: Full Time