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Mental Health Nurse

Employer
Tavistock & Portman NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Camden
Salary
£47,154 to £52,936 a year pro rata inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
30 Jun 2022

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 7
Hours
Part Time
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The Whole Family Team sits within the Camden Local Authority, providing CAMHS input with a remit of supporting workers working with families who have a complex network of professionals attached to them. These families benefit from a Whole Family Approach and often do not engage with community services. The post is to join the Whole Family Service (WFS) as a member of staff in the Whole Family Team and in a liaison and diversion role for the Youth Offending Service.

The post holder would be expected to identify, screen and support young people (under 18 years old) coming into contact with the justice system that have one or more acute or existing vulnerabilities, this may include mental health issues, neurodevelopmental disorders, substance misuse and who also may present with a degree of risk.

The post holder would be expected to hold a case load of complex clients who have been referred into the Whole Family Team, including individuals and family/parent work. The post holder would be expected to work alongside and offer consultations to a wider multi-agency network. The post holder would be expected to attend professionals and network meetings such as child protection conferences and core groups. The post holder would be expected to hold in mind the impacts of contextual safeguarding risks and serious youth violence as well as the impact of risk within family settings.

Main duties of the job

Please see attached job description and person specification for more details about the role & vacancy requirements.

About us

The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust is a specialist mental health trust with a focus on training and education alongside a full range of mental health services and psychological therapies for children and their families, young people and adults. With 500 staff across a number of sites, we are committed to improving mental health and emotional wellbeing, believing that high quality mental health services should be available for all who need them. We bring a distinctive contribution based on the importance we attach to social experience at all stages of people's lives, and our focus on psychological and developmental approaches to the

promotion of health and the prevention and treatment of mental ill health. For more information, please access the following link: https://tavistockandportman.nhs.uk/

Job description Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description and person specification for more details about the role & vacancy requirements.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Nursing Registered or equivalent MH Professional Registration
  • Registered with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) or UKCP
Experience Essential
  • Demonstrable appropriate post qualifying experience of working with vulnerable persons within a community or inpatient MH setting
  • Experience of working in a clinical role with young people, parents, and families, and the ability to work autonomously in a multi agency context
  • Demonstrable evidence of transferable knowledge, skills, competencies and related activities that is applicable, and relevant to working in Liaison and Diversion
Skills Essential
  • An ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing to convey highly complex and clinically sensitive wide range of professional people within and outside the NHS
  • Knowledge of Mental Health Act
  • Knowledge and understanding of issues relating to safeguarding children
Desirable
  • Skills in risk assessment, risk management and the ability to formulate safety plans
  • A familiarity with trauma informed practice
Other Requirements Essential
  • Evidence of personal resilience and aptitude for dealing with potentially distressing and highly emotional clinical work
  • Willingness and ability to travel around the borough.


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