community psychiatric nurse in newcastle upon tyne

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£ 17 per hour
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job details

newcastle upon tyne, tyne and wear
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job type
£ 17 per hour
reference number
0191 233 1381
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job description

Are you a Mental Health Nurse who is in need a of a change of direction? Read on...

A busy and welcoming NHS community mental health team in Newcastle are looking for a Community Psychiatric Nurse to join them for a period of 2-3 months on a full time (30-37.5hrs pw) to cover vacancies within the team. This is likely to be extended.

This is an excellent opportunity for an RMN to gain experience working in the community, with the prospect of gaining a permanent position within the NHS.

What benefits can a Randstad Nurse access?

- a £300 Love2Shop voucher incentive for candidate referrals, and competitive pay rates

- free, accredited training on topics such as safeguarding, infection control, information governance etc.

- professional networking opportunities and industry specific advice, on issues such as NMC revalidation

- a single point of contact and one dedicated consultant

Duties for this role include:

- Holding assessment clinics for clients in the 18-65 age group, who have mental health issues

- Administering medication (where necessary)

- Being care coordinator for around 28-30 clients, delivering treatment plans using methods such as CBT, graded exposure etc.

- Working closely with other professionals (GP's, OT's, Social Workers etc) and participating in MDT meetings

- Ensuring accurate and timely record keeping, using the Trust's electronic clinical database

Applicants must meet the below criteria:

- current NMC registration

- Mental Health Nursing qualification (e.g. degree or diploma)

For a confidential chat, please call Ashleigh on 0191 233 1381 or email an up to date CV

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.