Community Mental Health Nurse

NHS Scotland


£33,072 to £40,736 per annum Full Time Contact: Human Resources Reference: 071723

An exciting and rare vacancy has arisen for a Band 6 Community Mental Health Nurse to join our integrated Cowal and Bute community mental health team based on the Isle of Bute. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with adults experiencing both acute and severe and enduring mental health problems. The post holder will be highly skilled and confident in the delivery of recovery-based person centred approaches, having the ability to autonomously manage their workload safely and effectively, demonstrating enhanced skills such as clinical risk assessment/management and positive risk taking.

The successful candidate will be a registered mental health nurse with a current valid registration with the NMC. A degree or equivalent specialist knowledge is required. Extensive Band 5/6 post registration experience with adults is required with the post holder experienced at providing evidence based interventions for the full range of mental health problems. Experience in community mental health is preferred but consideration will be given to candidates who can demonstrate that they have the transferrable skills and experience to work a autonomously within a remote and rural area. Some cross cover for Cowal may be required
This is a permanent full-time post, working 37.5 hours per week over five days.

You will be expected to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within Argyll & Bute to meet the operational requirements of the Service.

Informal enquiries to:  Nicola Gillespie, Service Manager Mental Health and Addictions; Comraich Centre, Lochgilphead, phone: 01546604905, email:

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