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Community Psychiatric Nurse | Band 6 | Birmingham

Community Psychiatric Nurse

We are looking for an experienced Community Psychiatric Nurse to join as a band 6 to work within the Birmingham area.

You will be considered for these roles if you have, CPN, Practitioners, Nurse, and RMN or Mental Health Nurse experience.

Pay rate: £23 - £31 ph

Hours: 37.5 hours a week: Mon - Fri (9-5)

This vacancy has an initial 3 - 6 month contract likely to be extended.

The management team are supportive and will give you all the help you need to feel happy and motivated in your job.


  • To work independently as part of a multi-disciplinary team to, assess, plan and implement patient specific programmes of care/interventions under the Care Programme Approach, contributing to the continuous assessment of patients.

  • To undertake complex mental health assessments using your professional knowledge and skills and evidence based practice.

  • To function effectively across a variety of environments (e.g.

    ward, department, homes etc.) involving changing and demanding conditions To use a comprehensive range of verbal and non-verbal communication tools to communicate effectively with patients, their carers and families and colleagues.

    This may include people who may have difficulties with understanding or communication.

  • To work in partnership with patients to agree goals and treatment proposals, gaining valid informed consent

  • To have a working knowledge and understanding of the relevant legal frameworks: Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act, NHS and Community Care Act, National Assistance Act.

  • To work in partnership with patients to assess their progress against mutually agreed goals, amending care plan as appropriate.

  • To deliver a range of therapeutic interventions in line with professional requirements (appendix 1) and in accordance with the job specification

  • To be responsible for own time management and the prioritisation of a caseload.


  • Support from a dedicated consultant with extensive social work experience in your particular region of the country

  • Choice of a variety of social work jobs across 150 authorities throughout the UK within many sectors.

  • LTD, PAYE or Umbrella company payments with our daily payroll system

  • Excellent referral scheme - £200 for each successfully placed person


If you are interested in this position please call Shakil Bhatti on 0207 861 8906 ext 1221 or click 'apply'