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 descriptionJob responsibilities
Please find attached job description for full details.
Advertising date : 7th September2023
Closing date : 21st September 2023
We welcome your application.Person SpecificationKnowledgeEssential
- Ability to work autonomously and within a team
- Knowledge of neurodevelopmental conditions
- First Level Registered Nurse- mental health or learning disabilities
- Further training relevant to the post
- Experience during training or post qualification working in a mental health, LD or neurodevelopmental setting
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Experience working in the community
CNTW NHS Foundation TrustAddress
St Georges Park
Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.