Mental Health

Whether you join our Adult or Older Adult Mental Health Service, you’ll provide vital care for a diverse population. Demonstrably committed to co-producing person centred care and devoted to following best practice guidelines, you’ll discover space and time to build a better work-life balance here in Jersey.

Staff Nurses – Mental Health Services

Salary: £43,727 – £49,357 per year

We have a number of opportunities for Staff Nurses, working across our Mental Health inpatient services,  to join our multi-disciplinary teams where you will work with patients and their families to support their treatment and recovery.

As a 1st level registered mental health nurse you’ll bring to the role a demonstrable understanding of the needs of the people requiring adult inpatient care. This will include the ability to carry out comprehensive risk assessments, co-produce care plans, and provide effective one-to-one interventions.

Although our preference would be to have 2 years post registration experience, applications will be considered from newly/recently qualified mental health nurses who demonstrate the values we are seeking for our team members.

Our people are so important, so with support from day one, you’ll have everything you need to make the move and start changing the lives of others, and your own. We’ll provide you with a generous relocation package (£8,000), as well as continual training and development opportunities and the freedom to really rediscover why you love what you do, and who you are.

Whilst this advert is primarily to attract staff for our inpatient areas, we have significant investment for new posts in 2020 so informal enquires for other working environments would be welcomed.

For an informal discussion about the roles available please contact Jane Roberts on 01534 443299 or Clare Ryder on 01534 445873.

To apply please send your CV and covering letter by clicking the ‘Apply’ button.

Clinical Nurse Specialist Criminal Justice

Salary: £58,127 – £61,774 per year

We have an exciting opportunity within our Mental Health Service for an experienced, motivated and enthusiastic Clinical Nurse Specialist in Criminal Justice Mental Health.  As the CNS for Criminal Justice Mental Health you will lead in assessment and care delivery for individuals within the Criminal Justice system and those deemed at risk of offending.

You will ensure professional accountability, safe and effective risk assessment, care planning, delivery and evaluation of care for this patient group Acting as a role model you will demonstrate the ability to apply research and evidence to promote best practice and ensure high quality care to our patients. The role involves day to day professional leadership in this specialist area, we are looking for an experienced Nurse in Criminal Justice Mental Health to further develop our CJMH pathway which already provides assessment and care to individuals in the community, individuals subject to supervision through probation services and those in prison.

The role will involve mulita-agency working with CJ partners. The successful candidate can expect continued professional support from the organisation, along with ongoing professional development. We have a strong commitment to education and provide excellent access to continued academic study for our staff. Electronic record-keeping is used across the service and the post-holder will therefore need to evidence a good standard of IT skills. We are looking to recruit a 1st Level Registered Mental Health Nurse, with significant experience in practice within the Criminal Justice pathway.

For more information on the role or an informal discussion, please Dennis Pimblott (Mental Health Improvement Lead) on 01534 445791 or via D.Pimblott@health.gov.je.

In making an application for this role, you should note that the Government of Jersey is in the process of restructuring to modernise how we deliver public services. As we work to ensure we have the right structure for the future, we will also be reviewing our (HR) people policies and total reward structures (pay and other terms and conditions) to provide parity across all pay groups.

To apply please click the ‘Apply’ button.

ACMHT Team Leader

Salary: £63,718 – £67,367 per year

Closing date: 3rd Nov 2020

Jersey Mental Health services are currently developing and growing. An exciting opportunity has arisen for and experienced clinician to work as a team leader within the Adult Community Mental Health Team.

The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent leadership, communication and organisational skills. They will work with the Lead Nurse in developing and managing the Adult CMHT and demonstrate a good understanding of governance and policy.

This postholder will be expected to demonstrate an ability to manage and review caseloads within a community mental health team and support junior members of the team in reviewing their caseloads. They will have an excellent understanding of care co-ordination and the interfaces between different services and partner agencies.

Experience in leadership, community mental health team settings and Multi-disciplinary team working will be essential.

Informal enquiries can be made to Clare Ryder (Lead Nurse) or Dennis Pimblott (Mental Health Improvement Lead) c.ryder@health.gov.je d.pimblott@health.gov.je

To apply please click the ‘Apply’ button.

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