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Friday 06 January 2017
Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
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Lead Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Band 6
Full Time 37.5 Hours per week
Job ref
Matlock The Ritz
£26,565 - £35,577 per annum, pro rata
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Derbyshire Healthcare is proud to deliver compassionate care from smoke-free environments.

A focus on recovery
Here at Derbyshire Healthcare, we are committed to working alongside the people who use our services, to help them lead meaningful and satisfying lives.
We believe in compassionate, patient-centred care. Each member of staff has a part to play in supporting the people who use our services. But don't just take our word for it, visit our website to watch our "We are Derbyshire Healthcare" video to see what our staff, service receivers, carers and members have to say about the Trust.  Also, to find out more about our Trust and Derbyshire as a great place to work and live please visit our recruitment site via www.derbyshirehealthcarejobs.co.uk



An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and experienced RMN to work within the Recovery and Pathfinder Team here at Matlock and throughout the Dales and High Peak.

The post involves the provision of care to Service Users in the Recovery Team, including comprehensive evidence based assessment and treatments using a range of appropriate interventions, based on the local and national practice guidelines. You will need a thorough knowledge of the Care Programme Approach and be able to demonstrate expertise in risk assessment and management working in a community setting. We are looking for experience and commitment together with a desire to make our service the best we can. The post will entail accepting the role of Care Co-ordinator working with people who are experiencing severe and enduring mental ill health. It is essential that you have good communication skills and that you operate as a well integrated member of the multidisciplinary team maintaining a person centred focus. A component to the role will be being able to provide a comprehensive mental health assessment utilising appropriate information gathering skills.

As a lead nurse, you will have demonstrable RMN post registration experience and be able to demonstrate post registration study and development. You will also need to demonstrate expertise around N.M.C. nurse Competencies. You will be expected to be a role model, offering mentoring and supervision to Band 5 staff and students.

You will need to have the ability to transport yourself and service users across a wide geographical area without compromising service needs.

For further details please contact Tracy Widdowson– Acting Service Manager on 01629-761600





























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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Tracy Widdowson - Service Manager

Telephone: 0300 123 3373