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Clinical Specialist Nurse

Tees Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
23 Apr 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity for an Clinical Specialist Nurse to shape, develop and be part of our Mental Health services within HMP Humber and HMP Hull.

The post holder can be based in either site and will provide specialist provision to both teams. The post holder will work alongside a nurse consultant to lead and ensure clinical provision is of excellent quality and evidence based.

A �3,000 Trust welcome bonus will be applied to this post. This incentive is paid as follows �1,500 upon joining the Trust, �750 after year 1 and �750 after year 2.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for an experienced Nurse who will thrive amongst the multi-disciplinary team of professionals to assess, plan and provide patient care. You will work within a team of Registered Mental Health and Learning Disability Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Speech and Langauge Therapists, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Primary Care Mental Health Practitioners as well as wider partner agencies including primary care services, social care and prison colleagues.

We offer robust supervision arrangements and a comprehensive induction and workforce development plan with a vast array of personal, professional and academic training opportunities enabling you to expand your skill set and evidence based practices.

You will be required to be innovative, flexible and able to engage clients with complex needs. We require the post holders to be committed to equal opportunities and non-discriminatory practices and reflect the trust values of Responsibility, Respect and Compassion.

The post holder will be the professional lead for nurses within the teams, leading on professional development and the delivery of robust evidence based practice. They will ensure high professional standards of nursing.

We would encourage candidates to contact us for an informal discussion.

About us

We invest in your training and development.All staff who join TEWV will be provided with a comprehensive induction programme.

Continuous professional development is important to TEWV. Once you are comfortable in your new role, you and your manager will work collaboratively to form a Personal Development Plan (PDP), your personal career aspirations are taken into account and the trust will provide you with the resources you need to develop.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description for further detailed information regarding the role and main responsibilities.

Person Specification



  • Current Professional Registration with Nursing and Midwifery Council - RMN / RNLD/ RGN (RNSC - CAMHS Only)
  • Recognised Practice Assessor/Practice Supervisor or currently in progress of achieving.
  • Trained in Clinical Supervision and providing Clinical Supervision or in the process of achieving
  • Postgraduate diploma in a subject relevant to the area Or be willing to work towards and achieve within 2 years and
  • Within the first year of being in post hold a recognised qualification in a governed therapy/advanced clinical qualification e.g Intermediate Systemic Family Therapy/Post Grad diploma in CBT/British Isles Dialectical Behaviour Therapy /NMP (level 3 Independent Prescriber)
  • And have Equivalent clinical experience to that of a Post Grad Diploma/master's level such as working as a band 6 (or above) in relevant clinical area with significant experience (see below under experience), together with evidence of relevant CPD
  • Significant experience working with patients with complex needs in the specialist field.
  • Significant experience working with patients who display risk behaviours.



  • Extensive knowledge of current issues relating to health needs of patients in the field of practice, regionally and nationally
  • Understanding and working knowledge of the legal framework and statutory obligations under the Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act
  • Detailed understanding of Safeguarding and its application in practice.
  • Clinical Risk Assessment and Management and its application in practice
  • Clinical Governance and its application in practice.
  • Working knowledge of clinical medicines management
  • Understanding of psychological models of care and treatment (depending on specialist area)

Employer details

Employer name

Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust


HMP Humber

Sands Lane


HU15 2JZ

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