Senior Clinical Nurse Practitioner

Employer
South West London & St Georges Mental Health NHS Trust
Location
Wallington
Salary
£52,093 to £58,186 a year per annum inclusive of HCAs
Closing date
5 Jul 2022

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Grade
Band 8A
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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The Clinical Nurse role will be part of the Sutton CAMHS Single Point of Access provision in the London Borough of Sutton, to help and support the Child or Young Person at their most vulnerable time.

You will be based in the CAMHS Single Point of Assessment assisting with assessment and sign posting ensuring Children and Young People reach the most suitable pathway within the locally agreed time frames.

Another key function will be to support the integration of assessment where Children and Young People present with Mental Health / Emotional Well Being where there are also social contextual issues. The role will complement liaison between CAMHS and partner agencies.

An excellent opportunity for a Nurse to develop their CAMHS Nursing expertise by assisting the integrating of CAMHS with partners and stakeholders, helping to enhance the young person's journey.

Applications are invited from clinicians interested in joining this developing service

Main duties of the job

  • To be based in the CAMHS Single Point of Access (SPA) assisting with assessment and sign posting ensuring Children and Young People reach the most suitable pathway within the locally agreed time frames
  • Have an agreed job plan with specified activity and throughput levels with the Clinical Consult Psychologist for Sutton & Merton CAMHS
  • To directly provide therapeutic support, assessment, consultation and treatment, taking responsibility for managing own caseload, while sharing case responsibility and treatment care with professionals from within CAMHS and across partnership agencies such as Children's Services.
  • To contribute to specialist multi-disciplinary self-harm assessment and treatment / intervention.
  • To provide consultation and supervision to professionals working with children and adolescents for risk management advice


About us

Benefits:

We offer a number of excellent staff benefits and understand the importance of a healthy work life balance. Some of our benefits are highlighted here:
  • Generous pay, pensions and leave, we offer a comprehensive pay, pensions and leave package which is dependent on the role and length of service.
  • Work life balance, we support a range of flexible options, such as: part-time working, job sharing, term-time working, compressed hours and working from home.
  • Career development, There are plenty of opportunities to progress your career and we support your development through a number of programmes such as mentoring, coaching, positive people management, collective leadership and other talent programmes
  • Subsidised car parking - You can park at any of our sites at a reduced rate of £20/month.
  • NHS discounts, with discounts up to 10% from a variety of well-known retail brands though Health Service Discounts website.

Other benefits include:
  • Eye examinations
  • Looking after your health
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Car lease scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Staff restaurants
  • Free gym membership


Job description Job responsibilities

A Registered Nurse with an established clinical nursing background who has successfully completed a period of academic education and clinical supervision to be competent against the RCNs competency requirements for a Senior Nurse Practitioner.

Evidence of significant post registration education and development at degree level or equivalent

In depth current post-registration nursing experience within a clinical speciality Extensive

knowledge and expertise across a number of areas e.g. clinical, infection control, nutrition, safeguarding

Significant professional leadership, professional development, clinical governance and supervision and appraisal

Current knowledge of relevant professional and NHS policy initiatives within the clinical speciality

Evidence of understanding and developing nursing policy and practice, education and research within the context of a multidisciplinary setting

Person Specification Training & Qualification Essential
  • A Registered Nurse with an established clinical nursing background who has successfully completed a period of academic education and clinical supervision to be competent against the RCNs competency requirements for a Senior Nurse Practitioner
  • Evidence of significant post registration education and development at degree level or equivalent
Desirable
  • Significant management and or leadership training
Experience Essential
  • In depth current post-registration nursing experience within a clinical speciality
  • Extensive knowledge and expertise across a number of areas e.g. clinical, infection control, nutrition, safeguarding
  • Experience of managing a wide variety of projects
  • Significant professional leadership, professional development, clinical governance and supervision and appraisal
  • Implementation of clinical and professional governance processes
Skills & Knowledge Essential
  • Current knowledge of relevant professional and NHS policy initiatives within the clinical speciality
  • Evidence of understanding and developing nursing policy and practice, education and research within the context of a multidisciplinary setting
  • Evidence of contribution to practice and service development and the ability to translate strategic intent into operational reality
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving skills and information handling skills
  • Evidence of the ability to challenge and change practice.
Desirable
  • A demonstrable knowledge of evidence-based nursing practice in specialist area
  • Experience of effective redesign and improvement methodologies


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294-CAMHS-4211440-JB-A
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