Registered Mental Health Nurse Band 7 - Aldershot - Guildford
OVERALL JOB DESCRIPTION- SERVICE REQUIREMENTS1. To provide an outpatient occuptionally focused community mental health service within their area of responsibility (AOR) of the Department of Community Mental Health (DCMH)/liaison role. This will including leading in the the organisation and delivery of high intensity therapeutic interventions, educational, training and mental health promotion regimes in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary mental health team at the DCMH. 2. To manage a caseload of complex cases in line with the experience and specialist knowledge held. 3. To carry out complex mental health assessments and subsequent reviews for personnel referred to the DCMH. 4. To have continued responsibility for an identified case load by reviewing client needs with ongoing development and evaluation of individual treatment plans.5. To maintain contemporaneous accurate electronic records and clinical notes of all client contact.6. To provide reports to and maintain liaison with Medical Officers (MOs), General Practitioners and other relevant professional agencies after initial assessment, on discharge or whenever appropriate.7. To participate in and provide clinical supervision and caseload management for more junior nurses. 8. To provide high supervision for high secondary and tertiary clinical interventions.9. To participate in departmental clinical and business meetings and take the lead in initiatives as directed by the Clinical Lead or Department Manager.10. To recognise limits of competence and seek clinical supervision and/or advice as appropriate.11. To have an in-depth knowledge of Health Governance (HG) and the ability to lead on specific domains as directed by the HG lead. B. STANDARDS TO WHICH A REGISTERED NURSE MUST COMPLY WHEN PROVIDING THE SERVICE.12. To comply with regulatory standards set out by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Code of Conduct.13. To be accountable for the standards of mental health care delivered to the client, referring Medical Officer and the NMC Code of Professional Conduct.14. To comply with Joint Service Publication (JSP) 950 Medical Policy.C. ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS / QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE 15. Must be a Registered Nurse (MH) Level 1 nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and hold a valid and in date PIN with no restriction of practice.16. Must have MSc or Post Graduate Diploma in a Mental Health clinical speciality.17. Must be a Registered Nurse - Mental Health with 3 years community experience.18. Must hold in date Automated External Defibrillator (AED), Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) and Safeguarding Level 3 certificates.19. Must hold current, valid personal medical indemnity insurance.D. DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS / QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE20. Previous Ministry of Defence (MOD) experience.21. Accredited Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR) practitioner.