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Community Psychiatric Nurse, Assertive Outreach Team




To act as the named care co-ordinator and manage the coordination of care needs, planning and implementation of evidence based care to a defined group of service users and their carers, within a defined catchment area/locality. To provide professional advice and support to other agencies and members of the multidisciplinary team, and act up for Team Lead in their absence as appropriate. To act as a role model and resource for junior/less experienced staff.


• The post holder will be fully conversant and uphold their professional code of conduct.
• Ensure all care is delivered in accordance with Trust’s care programme approach guidelines.
• Undertake risk assessments with patients and plan effectively to manage this as part of MDT care planning and shared risk management.
• Ensure that all interventions are undertaken within established time scales and according to standards of best evidence based practice and operational policy.
• To work flexibility and participate in the Assertive Outreach Team roster.
• To provide clinical supervision and professional leadership to junior staff and promote research based practice.
• Attend training as provided and be responsible for keeping oneself up to date at all times with mandatory training.
• Keep oneself updated in all legislative government initiatives. Particularly those relevant to the Assertive Outreach and Recovery principles.

If this job interests you please get in touch with this recruiter via email or phone.

Shehar Bano


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