Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust is a Top Employer Award Winner. We have a Health and Justice Services Directorate, within which sits the 'Children and Young People' Service line working in partnership with 'Youth Custody Service' colleagues to provide trauma-informed primary care, mental health, neuro-developmental and substance misuse services to the young people and young adults within our care.
It is our quest to deliver patient-focused, developmentally appropriate, quality care promoting a trauma informed environment together with our operational colleagues and supporting young people and young adults to understand their own health and wellbeing needs and maximise all opportunities to achieve their goals during their stay and beyond.
We are looking to recruit a motivated and enthusiastic RMN band 6 Nurse practitioner to join our Integrated Healthcare Service
at HMPYOI Feltham. Feltham is effectively two separate establishments delivering healthcare services to young people in Feltham A (15-19 years) and young adults in Feltham B (18-25 years).
These two cohorts have slightly different needs and we are looking for staff that understand this and work in line with 'Child First' principles. By joining our team, you will not only look after the healthcare needs of the young people we care for, but also have the opportunity to have a real impact on promoting health and well-being for this population.Main duties of the job
The post holder will be an experienced RMN professional who also has excellent staff management and leadership skills. The Nurse Practitioner in Wellbeing Team in HMYOI Feltham will be committed to providing mental healthcare services in custody, equivalent to those in the community. Post-holders will have broad experience of working in successful Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services and will have a good understanding of what is required to deliver an effective mental health service for young people in a custodial setting.
The post holder will fully embrace the new SECURE STAIRS model, including participating in and co-delivering training, attending team Reflective Practice as a key part of the role, facilitating a therapeutic culture and activities on the units including Community Meetings, contributing to Formulations and, where appropriate, providing supervision to prison staff.
The post holder will work closely with the HWBT Lead to deliver and implement an effective Mental healthcare which meets the needs of the young people/young adults and adults in our care in HMYOI Feltham. About us
Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust offers its staff ongoing career progression through monthly supervision, annual personal development plans/appraisals and access to exciting internal and external training opportunities.
The trust alsovalues its staff and you are entitled to become a member of MyTrustBenefits. MyTrustBenefits is an online portal for all CNWL staff, as well as their family and friends. It offers over 1400 discounts at hundreds of retailers nationwide. Save money on your weekly food shops, toiletries, cosmetics, cinema, meals out, holidays, travel and entertainment. You can also access free online courses on a variety of topics, professional and personal, ranging from business management, languages, law and teaching.
All of our sites in CYPSL offer free use of the onsite leisure facilities and free parking for staff at the HMP YOI establishments. PLEASE NOTE ANY CANDIDATE WISHING TO APPLY FOR ANY OF OUR ROLES IN HEALTH AND JUSTICE SERVICES WILL BE SUBJECT TO PRISON VETTING CLEARANCE WHICH REQUIRES YOU TO HAVE BEEN A RESIDENT IN THE UK FOR A MINIMUM OF 3 YEARS. CANDIDATES WHO DO NOT MEET THIS CRITERIA NEED NOT APPLY.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
The post holder to ensure duties are carried out in accordance with the service contract, the Offender Care Service Line, the YOI Service and the post-holders professional guidelines. Must be responsible for a caseload of complex assessment, treatment and consultation work with young people and adults, with mental health difficulties and learning disability. Be responsible for initial assessment and developing, implementing and reviewing short term therapeutic interventions for referred young people where the work can be considered early intervention. The post-holder will carry out this process in consultation, as appropriate, with the young person and their family/carer, prison staff, fellow team members, other professionals, and the referrer. The post holder will participate in managing and administer all medication to patients in prison. They will operate as a member of the multidisciplinary team providing a role that contributes to both the generic and specialist work of the Health and Wellbeing Team. To promote and build the mental development and resilience in vulnerable young people in the YOI.
To have specialist skills and experience in delivering therapeutic interventions including the skills and experience required to manage individuals at risk to themselves or others. To have the experience and skills required to interpret presentations of distress and crisis by young people/adults and provide appropriate treatment decisions and interventions.
The post holder will be able to demonstrate the capacity to make confident and containing decisions. To keep senior staff informed at all times of all significant changes and occurrences that effect a young person/adults mental state and level of risk throughout their detention e.g. relationship breakup, significant anniversary, return from court with a long sentence, a bereavement etc. To work closely with YOI staff and other healthcare staff (primary care and substance misuse) to ingrain a positive understanding of mental health throughout the prison.Person SpecificationEDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONSEssential
- Registered Mental Health
- Nurse/Registered General Nurse/Children's Nurse or experienced CAMHS specialist Occupational Therapist HCPC registered
- Evidence of personal and professional development
PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE Paid/unpaid relevant to jobEssential
- ENB 998 or equivalent.
- Post registration qualification appropriate to speciality
- Previous experience
- Experience of managing other staff.
- Experience in providing and receiving supervision clinics and/or group work.
- Practical experience of providing high quality care and exceeding expectations. and receiving
- Ability to keep accurate records.
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Experience of working within a secure environment / prison
- Experience of SystmOne IT system
Central and North West London NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Bedfont Road, Feltham, Middlesex,
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