Emotional Resilience Staff Nurse

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
8 Jun 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a passionate and enthusiastic nurse to join the Emotional Health and Resilience team, within Northumberland 0-19 Service. The post holder will work to improve the lives of children and young people with mental health and emotional needs by minimising the impact of their difficulties through the delivery of excellent services to promote recovery and wellbeing.

The post holder will be integrated within the 0-19 services providing advice, consultation, training and professional support for staff in the children's workforce to enable them to address, in the most effective way, the mental health and emotional needs of children and young people already in their care.

The Emotional Health and Resilience team will work in partnership with other children and young people's services across Northumberland and contribute to the development and implementation of integrated pathways and joint working initiatives to ensure children and young people receive support in a timely manner.

Main duties of the job

To work as part of the Northumberland 0-19 Emotional Health and Resilience team to provide support and intervention to children and young people experiencing mild-moderate emotional health difficulties

Promotes and maintains safety, privacy and dignity of all children and young people in the delivery of patient centred care, recognising and respecting differences including spiritual and cultural beliefs

To obtain patient consent to care and treatment (or consent from theperson with parental responsibility), in accordance with the Mental Capacity Act and Fraser Guidelines, ensuring that children and young people who lack mental capacity remain at the centre of decision-making and are fully safeguarded.

Responsible for ensuring the highest professional standards and attitudes towards the care of children and young people are maintained and that care is delivered in accordance with evidence based practice at all times. Patients have a range of mental health or emotional needs of mild to moderate severity (including issues relating to child abuse, domestic violence etc.), may have difficult family or social situations of relevance and may demonstrate behaviours that challenge at initial assessment or as a result of unexpected changes during programme of therapy.

About us

Northumberland 0-19 Service is part of Harrogate and District NHS Trust, which is the largest provider of children's public health nursing services that stretch from Wakefield up to the top of Northumberland. We are dedicated to working towards improved public health outcomes for children and families in the foot print, delivering high quality universal and targeted health visiting and school health services to meet the key improvement priorities of the population

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see job description and person specification.

For more information, please contact Louise Shirley on 07741186211 or louise.shirley1@nhs.net

Person Specification

qualifications and experience


  • Registered Nurse qualification


  • relevant experience and transferable skills

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust


Alnwick Medical Group

Infirmary Close


NE66 2NL

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