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Young Persons Home Treatment Team Mental Health Nurse

North East London NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro-rata pa plus 15% HCAS
Closing date
29 Nov 2023
Permanent (Band 5 RMN) - CAMHS - Young People's Home Treatment Team

North East London Foundation Trust are looking to recruit aMental Health Nurse, who will provide effective and efficient management of delegated resources within the Young Person's Home Treatment Team (YPHTT),which is a 24 hour crisis provision within Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services.

Vaccination as a Condition of Deployment (VCOD) for Healthcare WorkersCandidates offered a role with North East London NHS Foundation Trust, who are aged 18 and over and who will have direct, face to face contact with service users as part of their role will be required to evidence that they have received a complete course of an approved COVID-19 vaccine, subject to limited exceptions, by no later than 1 April 2022. This will include front-line workers, as well as non-clinical workers not directly involved in patient care but who nevertheless may have direct, face to-face contact with patients, such as receptionists, ward clerks, porters and cleaners.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work within a well established nursing team to deliver best practice care to young people. The post holder will be required to work shifts, 8am-4pm, 2pm-10pm and 8am-10pm.

YPHTT work with young people and their families /carers, who are aged 12-18 years YPHTT is a full MDT service that is effectively a 'hospital at home' working adjacent to the inpatient unit. The team encourages re-integration back into communities, school and homes.

About us

COVID-19 Vaccination

We continue to encourage all staff to ensure that they have been double vaccinated and received their booster. We recognise that taking the vaccine provides the best defence against COVID 19 for our patients, our staff and their families.

Probationary Period

This post will be subject to a probationary period. Internal applicants are exempt from the probationary period (unless you are an internal applicant currently part way through a probationary period or currently a bank member of staff).

Starting with NELFT

NELFT place a great deal of importance on new starters being properly welcomed and inducted into the Trust. All new starters will join the Trust on the first Monday of each month and will undertake a comprehensive induction of up to two weeks which will include mandatory training, systems training and the allocation of equipment. As part of the process, new starters will have the opportunity to also meet the executive team, senior managers and attend a number of drop in sessions focusing on engagement, health and wellbeing and key processes. The induction will be held at our head office in Rainham, Essex.

High Cost Area Supplement - London

This post also attracts payment for High Cost Area Supplement of 15% of the basic salary ( min payment of �4,313 and a maximum payment of �5,436)

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification when completing your application

If you are an overseas qualified nurse and wanting to start your journey to becoming a UK based registered nurse with the NMC, you can check whether you are eligible to be supported through our Capital Nurse consortium. Please visit Whilst NELFT is happy to welcome overseas nurses we are unable to consider your application directly. You should submit your interest and apply through the Capital Nurse London group.

Person Specification



  • RMN
  • Degree
  • Evidence of CPD


  • Mentorship



  • Extensive experience of working with young people with complex, acute mental health needs and challenging behaviours.
  • Providing staff supervision and appraisal to qualified and non- professionally aligned staff.
  • Risk assessment and management within a mental health inpatient setting.
  • Ability to perform under pressure, quickly and effectively, making timely managerial decisions and following through available agreed care pathways.


  • Managing clinical services.



  • An awareness of NHS Plan, NSF and clinical governance priorities
  • Thorough knowledge of the 1983 Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act, Children's Act, and related legislation, codes of practice and guidance.
  • Understanding of and commitment to the principle of equal opportunities in service delivery
  • Infection control standards



  • To be able to travel efficiently throughout the area
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills especially when handling conflict and change.
  • Ability to lead and direct teams performance and activities.
  • Ability to cope with highly emotionally stressful situations on a day-to-day basis.
  • To be flexible, supportive and if required to take on management of new services as required

Employer details

Employer name

NELFT North East London Foundation Trust


Brookside- Goodmayes

107A Barley Lane



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