Tees Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
8 Oct 2023

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Nurse, Mental health, Mental health nurse, CAMHS nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Band 5 CAMHS Nurse, to join the Scarborough, Whitby and Ryedale Community CAMHS Team, in a permanent post.

The successful candidate will join a dynamic and professional multi-disciplinary team, and work to develop their skills in delivering high quality evidence based assessments and interventions to our patient group, including children and young people experiencing a range of Mental Health and Neurodiverse conditions, while providing compassionate and effective support to their families.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a good knowledge of the mental health difficulties experienced by children and young people, and have an understanding of the therapies and other interventions used in treatment. Knowledge and understanding of common Neurodevelopmental conditions such as ASC and ADHD, and how these are assessed and treated, would be an advantage as is the ability to recognise and manage common physical health complications experienced by children and young people experiencing Mental Health and Neurodevelopmental difficulties.

The successful applicant will be involved in continuous service development, and will work closely with external and internal partners to review, improve, and deliver services to the community. There is also a requirement to maintain high standards of personal and professional development.

About us

Scarborough CAMHS Team is a busy and dynamic environment, and we pride ourselves in delivering high quality compassionate care to children and young people, while protecting and promoting staff wellbeing and development. The successful post holder will be expected to match the ethos of the team, and commit to ongoing personal and service development, while maintaining a high standard of professionalism and compassion. In return we will offer a friendly, professional experience, and investment in your development as a healthcare professional.

Additional contact details: Joanie Barber Bee - CNS

01723 346000

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will be qualified as a NMC Registered Nurse from either the Mental Health, Children's, or Learning Disability specialisms.

This post is only open to those candidates who already have their NMC registration in place and have successfully completed the preceptorship programme. Please note: Newly qualified applicants or those due to qualify will be recruited via a separate process.

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for further detailed information to ensure that you meet the role criteria before applying.

Person Specification



  • RNMH, RNLD, RSCN or RGN current professional registration with NMC
  • Key skills in literacy, numeracy and ITQ level 2 (or equivalent)
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development


  • Professional qualifications in a relevant area
  • Skills in using the Microsoft Office suite of software.
  • Training in ADHD/ASC



  • Experience of working with children and young people with Mental Health / Neurodevelopmental / Learning Disability needs
  • Understanding of relevant legislation (e.g. Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act).
  • Understanding of Safeguarding and its application in practice
  • Clinical Risk Assessment and Management and its application in practice.
  • Awareness of the interventions and assessments used to treat and assess children and young people in CAMHS


  • Knowledge of Neurodevelopmental conditions, their assessment, and treatment



  • Working with people with children and young people who have Mental Health, Neurodevelopmental, or Learning Disability needs.


  • Experience working across services with multiple stakeholders
  • Experience working with children and young people involved with Local Authority and Social Care

Employer details

Employer name

Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust


Lake House


YO11 3TU

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