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Community Nurse

Employer
Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Morpeth
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
23 Sep 2023
An exciting and rare opportunity is currently available for a band 5 mental health or learning disabilities nurse to work as a community nurse within Northumberland CYPS neurodevelopmental pathway.

The post holder must be dynamic and use their initiative, have excellent organisational skills and show commitment to delivering high quality care to young people and their families. They must be honest, respectful and show care and compassion at all times.

They will have an excellent knowledge of the diagnostic criteria for autism and adhd and how this may present in a child or young person.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will contribute to the delivery of neurodevelopmental assessments for children and young people. They will carry out play based assessments and clinical interviews with young people and their parents/carers. They will also deliver social communication groups with young people to assess their interactions while undergoing an autism assessment.

They will work within the multidisciplinary team which consists of nurses, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, support workers, psychologists and doctors.

They will manage their own diary with the possibility for flexible and hybrid working. It is essential that the post holder is able to travel around Northumberland and desirable that they have a driving license in order to do this.

About us

We aim to attract and retain a diverse, talented and committed workforce, who are caring and compassionate, and therefore able to meet the demands of the modern NHS now and in the future. In return we can offer a dynamic working environment in which to build a career.

The service offers a positive working environment that support's personal growth and development. The team look forward to hearing form interested candidates.

The service is keen to support progression within the team.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please find attached job description for full details.

Advertising date : 7th September2023

Closing date : 21st September 2023

We welcome your application.

Person Specification

Knowledge

Essential

  • Ability to work autonomously and within a team


Desirable

  • Knowledge of neurodevelopmental conditions


Qualifications

Essential

  • First Level Registered Nurse- mental health or learning disabilities


Desirable

  • Further training relevant to the post


Experience

Essential

  • Experience during training or post qualification working in a mental health, LD or neurodevelopmental setting


Desirable

  • Experience working in the community


Employer details

Employer name

CNTW NHS Foundation Trust

Address

St Georges Park

Morpeth

NE61 2NU

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

263-NL23-135-EW

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