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Clinical Nurse Specialist / Practice Development Nurse

Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust
£49,178 to £55,492 a year Per annum inclusive of Outer London HCAS
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

This is a new role within the CAMHS Service at The Beacon Centre. We are looking for a motivated and passionate CAMHS Professional who is seeking a to develop a role that is varied, interesting and crucial to ensuring excellent patient experience every step of the way.

This role will support the service in ensuring patients receive a high quality of care throughout their journey within both CAMHS Inpatient Service and the newly commissioned CAMHS the Day Hospital Service at the Beacon Centre.

We are looking for an experienced CAMHS professional to perform specialist personalised, assessment and higher-level discussion of patients holistic needs, resulting in personalised care planning and evaluation of care delivery using advanced clinical knowledge and clinical skills.

Demonstrate higher level clinical care by managing a patient caseload providing expert assessment, planning, and treatment.

Main duties of the job

  • To Lead and develop the Day Hospital Service for a small group of young people with the view to reducing length of stay within Inpatient Care and where possible avoid admission.
  • To provide support to the CAMHS Modern Matron to deliver sound and robust clinical Governance within the inpatient Ward and Day Service Model.
  • Acts as a role model demonstrating high standards of care and providing clinical promote a culture that supports self-management as well as providing specialist education and training to other professionals involved in young people's care.
  • Leads the development, management and promotion of the service ensuring the delivery of high quality, cost-effective care.
  • Collate and record quantitative and qualitative data to provide evidence of productivity, outcomes, and quality, through audit and research
  • Participates in service reviews to drive service improvement.

About us

BEHMHT is a multiple award-winning, combined mental health (MH) and community Trust providing local, regional and national healthcare services. We are one of the largest employers in North London with over 3000 staff delivering a range of mental health and community services to a population of over one million. In Enfield, we provide a full range of child and adult community health services, which over the last few years has been integrating with its mental health services to provide better and more holistic care.

We are an organisation that is passionate about equality, diversity, and inclusion; one that prides itself in developing the leadership capabilities of its employees, looking after their health and wellbeing, creating safe places for staff to speak up and providing opportunities to mentor and be mentored. Our employees are the reason for delivering Good CQC ratings, excellent outcomes, and outstanding patient experiences, so it is our aim to create a happy and healthy working environment where you can thrive and succeed.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please kindly refer to the job description and person specification by clicking on the JD/PS attachment in the advert.

Person Specification



  • Nursing Degree/Diploma Valid and up to date Nursing registration.
  • Evidence of Masters level learning or prepared to work towards


  • DBT, Solution focussed and/or CBT training
  • MSc in Relevant Training to CAMHS/ Risk Management.



  • Experience of working with Young People and Families with mental health and emotional crisis presentations.
  • Ability and experience in dealing with developing and implementing systems that support clinical excellence.
  • Experience of leading a team to achieve objectives and high standards of patient care.


  • Experience in managing an Inpatient and outpatient caseload.
  • Experience in delivering Groups and individual intervention (CBT,DBT, Motivational and occupational)



  • Calm and objective Assertive, confident, yet approachable
  • o Personally and professionally mature.

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