DMWS – CPN/Mental Health Nurse or Registered Professional


Location: Central Northampton
Contract: Permanent, Full-time, 37.5 hours per week
Salary: Circa £35,500 (CPN Band 6)
Closing date: 14/02/2024
Permanent contract, 37.5 hours per week.

Hours: PT or FT 8.00 to 16.00 Monday to Friday possibly some Saturday Mornings

Are you a passionate and dedicated RMN/CPN Registered Mental Health professional seeking an exciting opportunity to make a meaningful impact? Join the Defence Medical Welfare Service (DMWS), a dynamic charity committed to delivering exceptional Mental Health and Wellbeing support to frontline personnel.

Do you hold an unrestricted RMN registration with the NMC or equivalent, coupled with at least 2 years of relevant experience? Can you showcase evidence of continuous professional development (CPD) and training, including expertise in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy or similar approaches? If so, DMWS invites you to join our team based in Northamptonshire. We are particularly interested in individuals with a keen interest in occupational health and wellbeing within the mental health context.

As a vital member of our team, you’ll need strong interpersonal skills, a collaborative spirit, and a genuine commitment to supporting the police service. Your role will involve working closely with a team to provide support to Police Officers and their Families. This includes conducting initial assessments, developing ongoing care plans, and delivering effective treatment. You will collaborate with DMWS welfare officers, ensuring a holistic approach to assessing the wellbeing of our service users.

We are looking for candidates with proven experience in mental health settings, excellent communication skills, and the ability to manage and organise a small team while engaging with diverse stakeholders. The role demands flexibility, with the majority of services provided through face-to-face interactions and occasional remote work.

This is a multifaceted position, requiring the candidate to collaborate within the Occupational Health Unit (OHU) facility while maintaining their identity as a DMWS Health and Wellbeing Professional. You will play a crucial role in contributing to the mental health/psychological support strategy team, building rapport within the multi-disciplinary team, and establishing a baseline modus operandi for each individual.

Working in close collaboration with various stakeholders, including Occupational Health Services, Counsellors, Human Resources, and the Head of Cultural Change, you’ll contribute to the overall success of the programme. While this is not an exhaustive list, it highlights the collaborative and sensitive nature of the role, emphasising the importance of teamwork and effective communication in achieving our shared goals. If you’re ready to take on this challenging yet rewarding role, apply now and become an integral part of our dedicated team at DMWS.

Benefits include:
• 30 days leave plus bank holidays calculated pro-rata
• Mileage paid between locations (45p per mile)
• Enhanced sick pay
• Up to 6% matched pension contributions
• Death in service benefits
• Great training opportunities
• £25 contribution towards eye tests and a contribution of £50 towards glasses. (As long as they are only needed for DSE use and not otherwise needed on a standard prescription).
• Enhanced maternity / paternity / adoption family friendly benefits.
• Access to Smarthealth with a 24/7 virtual GP Service.

For more information on the position please read our Northamptonshire Police – CPN Registered Mental Health Professional Job Description on our company website.

Applications close on 14th February 2024.

To apply, please submit a CV and covering letter explaining why you would be a good fit for the role. Please remember to click on ‘upload’ otherwise we may not receive your attachments.

Applicants must hold a full UK Driving Licence and satisfy Right To Work and DBS checks.
Applications will be considered as they are submitted. DMWS reserve the right to close the application process early.

Apply here.

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