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Band 6 Community Psychiatric Nurse - Later Life

Band 6

Main area
Community Mental Health
Band 6
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Windmill House
Kenn near Clevedon
£28,050 - £36,644 per annum
04/03/2019 23:59

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust (AWP) provides inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon and Wiltshire. We also provide specialist services extending throughout the south west.

We employ over 4,000 dedicated members of staff who deliver services from more than 90 locations, working in approximately 150 teams across a geographical region of 2,200 miles, for a population of approximately 1.8million people.

We are passionate about promoting good mental health and wellbeing. We strive to use the expertise and resources within our organisation, and through our partnerships, to deliver high quality services that are safe and focused on people's recovery. Our staff are pivotal in everything we do and we are committed to involving them fully in the development of the Trust and our services.


We are the later life Complex Intervention and Treatment team for North Somerset. We are an integrated mental health team for older adults with functional mental health issues, and for those with a diagnosis of dementia.

We are seeking a qualified, experienced and passionate CPN to join us.

The role is full time, to be a care co-ordinator with a caseload of up to 25. You will be responsible for both health and social care.

We are a friendly team, which includes CPNs, social workers, OTs, support workers, social care workers, physiotherapist, psychologists, psychiatrists and admin.

There is an AWP team manager, job share North Somerset team managers and an acting AWP senior practitioner.

We are based in Windmill House in Kenn near Clevedon, close to the M5 junction.

Also based at Windmill House are North Somerset DEST (Dementia Enhanced Support Team) and North Somerset Memory Service.

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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

Helen Brook -Team Manager

Tel 01275 335 339 email

Liz Tyler - Acting Senior Practitioner

Tel 01275 335 300 email

If you have problems applying, contact

01225 731794