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Community Mental Health Nurse/Practitioner

Employer
Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Sheffield
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum, pro rata if part time
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

Job Details

Do you have a desire to be part of something special that enables you to make a difference to the lives of young people in Sheffield? Do you feel it is time to develop your clinical knowledge and skills further, and gain support to progress onto the next step of your career? If so, we have an exciting opportunity especially for you, to join the Community CAMHS team at Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust as a Community CAMHS Mental Health Nurse / Practitioner.

Through the transformation of our Core CAMHS delivery model, we are expanding the service to recruit additional posts, who will work as valued members of our team to offer specialist assessment, group work and goal-based interventions to children and young people with mental health difficulties. In addition to offering direct work, you will be working collaboratively with other services, to develop a shared understanding of the young person's needs, to promote quality of life and emotional wellbeing throughout their CAMHS journey.

Our team work closely together, enjoying the ability to share multi-disciplinary expertise and resources to deliver a first-class, high-quality service. To do this, we are making improvements to our service to ensure there is the investment in our delivery model and staff by offering excellent supervision and training to deliver the service we want for children and young people attending mental health services.

Main duties of the job

Working in an outpatient setting at one of our Community CAMHS sites at Centenary House or Becton Centre. You will be supported by your team and the wider Trust in joining to meet with a number of established forums in place to provide professional support, development, and clinical supervision, including daily multi-disciplinary Huddles. In addition, there are opportunities to progress beyond Band 6 and into more specialist posts within the CAMHS structure.

Working autonomously within Sheffield Community CAMHS as part of a multi-disciplinary team delivering assessment, group work, and high-quality goal-based intervention to young people and their families, enhancing access and collaboration throughout their patient journey.

Offering direct work over a range of evidence-based interventions, you will be working collaboratively with other services, to develop a shared understanding of the young person's needs and promote quality of life and emotional wellbeing throughout their journey. You will work in collaboration with colleagues in the network to provide holistic packages of care.

Our team work closely together, enjoying the ability to share multi-disciplinary expertise and resources to deliver a first-class, high-quality service. To do this, we are making improvements to our service to ensure there is the investment in our delivery model and staff by offering excellent supervision and training to deliver the service we want for children and young people.

About us

Sheffield Children's is one of three independent, specialist paediatric hospitals in the country, providing dedicated healthcare for children and young people across community, mental health and acute specialist settings.

We have three overarching aims that set the direction for the Trust in our vision to create a healthier future for children and young people.
  • Outstanding patient care
  • Brilliant place to work
  • Leader in children's health

Our commitment to rewarding colleagues is demonstrated through our brilliant reward and benefits offer including generous annual leave entitlement and pension scheme and access to salary sacrifice schemes such as cycle to work and lease cars.

We are committed to supporting colleagues from different heritages and lifestyles while at work. This is supported through the offer we have in place for flexible working and the three equality network groups we have in place. Colleagues are encouraged to join these groups and request flexible working

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see Job Description and Personal Specification for full details of role.

Inclusive Recruitment & Selection

We are committed to being an inclusive employer and accurate data capture is an important part of that to ensure we are supportive and representative. Our aim is to ensure that all applicants can see themselves in the available categories on our application form, but we recognise that some of our data capture fields are not inclusive. We have flagged this with our system provider to ask for change.

We offer encouragement and active support to applicants with additional needs, including those from ethnic minorities, with disabilities and members of the LGBTQ+ community. If you wish to adjust any aspect of the recruitment process or wish to find out more about our recruitment & selection processes, please get in touch with our Recruitment Manager:Catherine.Gilbert7@nhs.net

We are continually reviewing our recruitment & selection process to support the long-term aim of Sheffield Childrens being a champion of Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion. If you have any ideas for improvement, please get in touch with Catherine Gilbert atCatherine.Gilbert7@nhs.net

Trust Values

The Trust is committed to providing great quality patient care and keep children, young people and families at the heart of what we do by following our CARE values:
  • Compassion leading by kindness and showing empathy, understanding and respect
  • Accountability striving to do the right thing and owning responsibility
  • Respect value differences, tackling inequality and fostering a culture of inclusion
  • Excellence delivering a high-quality standard of care


Person Specification

Qualifications and Training

Essential

  • RMN / RN (Mental Health), Occupational Health Therapist, Social Worker
  • Post registration clinical training relevant to CAMHS / Mental Health


Desirable

  • Degree in relevant subject
  • Additional vocational training courses (Solution focused, CBT, Motivational interviewing)


Knowledge and Skills

Essential

  • Broad knowledge and application of assessments and a range of therapeutic interventions deliverable to young people and families
  • Knowledge of a legal frameworks and practice relevant to CAMHS
  • Application of Health, Safety and Risk Management policies.
  • IT literacy


Desirable

  • Research and audit.
  • Knowledge of the principles of clinical governance and its application.
  • An interest in the appropriate National Service Framework for the clinical area, and government policies and guidelines.


Personal Attributes

Essential

  • Self-Management and organisation
  • Excellent Communication / interpersonal skills (verbal and written)
  • Liaison, negotiation and influencing
  • Personal integrity and credibility
  • Hold a current UK driving licence and have access to a vehicle


Desirable

  • Conflict resolution


Experience

Essential

  • Significant Post registration experience within a CAMHS / Mental Health setting
  • Experience of multi-agency liaison
  • Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Experience of mental health assessment, treatment, and evaluation


Desirable

  • Experience of group work
  • Supervision of less experienced staff


Employer details

Employer name

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Centenary House

Albert Terrace Road

Sheffield

S6 3BR

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425-24-5877275-C

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