Primary Care Mental Health Nurse

  • NHS
  • Full Time
  • Uxbridge
NHS

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity for a registered mental health nurse to become part of the Hillingdon Primary Care Mental Health Team. The Primary Care Mental Health Team (PCMHT) works within GP surgeries in Hillingdon and provides a single pathway for assessment, referral management and case management to those with more complex mental health problems presenting in primary care. The service offers short term interventions to support this client group in their recovery. The team also offers short term support and interventions to enable the discharge of clients from secondary to primary care as a part of the Shifting Settings of Care process. The post holder will be responsible for provision of triage, assessments and mental health interventions to support clients within the primary care setting.

We are looking for a skilled and motivated nurse with proven experience of managing a caseload. - a well organised individual who is committed to a user focused, recovery-based approach and able to work creatively and effectively in this busy and demanding role. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate skills in triage, risk assessment and management, and the ability to effectively manage a rapidly changing caseload of individuals requiring time limited interventions.

The team operates Monday to Friday 9am -5pm. Flexible or part time working will be considered for this post. In return we offer a friendly, supportive working environment and demonstrate a commitment to learning and development for all staff. You will have the line-management support of the team manager.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Blessing Nyahora

Additional contact information

Unit Details:

Beaufort Houe, Cricket Field Rd, Uxbridge, UB8 1QD

Enquiries:

Blessing Nyahora Team Manager 078 8942 8811

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