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Clinical Specialist Nurse - Structured Clinical Management

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

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
The Consett Adult Intervention and Treatment Community Mental Health Team would like to invite applicants for the post of Structured Clinical Management Clinical Specialist - Nurse.

We are looking for applicants who can join the establish leadership team and take a lead in the continued deliver of structure clinical management in the community. We welcome people to come and look around and meet the team based at Derwent Clinic. This post will particularly appeal to those who are passionate, enthusiastic, and committed to innovative and high quality service that are compassionate and relationally informed.

We are looking for applicants who can join the establish leadership and wider team, and to take the lead in the continued deliver of structure clinical management in the community.

Main duties of the job

You will have experience of working within an inpatient and/or community service for adults with complex mental health needs and have or be working towards a relevant post qualifying qualification.

You are required to have a high level of clinical expertise in working with people who present with personality and relational based needs. You will have a positive attitude towards service users with personality and relational difficulties. You will have an awareness of the clinical difficulties that arise for individuals and teams and be able to lead by example. The post requires the highest standards of professional practice, and exceptional communication and relationship skills.

It also requires the ability to be responsive and rapidly integrate with multi-disciplinary teams working collaboratively and providing clear leadership when required to professionals working within and outside the Trust. The post may suit applicants wishing to apply their previous knowledge and expertise in this specialist area in a different context. This could include, developing staff knowledge and skills across multiple teams, facilitation of multi-agency decision making, or working in partnership with groups in settings external to the Trust and NHS.

About us

We are the Mental Health & Learning Disability NHS Trust for County Durham and Darlington, Teesside, North Yorkshire, York and Selby.

From education and prevention, to crisis and specialist care --our talented and compassionate teams work in partnership with our patients, communities and partners to help the people of our region feel safe, understood, believed in and cared for.

We nurture the recovery journey of anyone in need of our help. In Our Trust, everyone has a say in how they are supported and treated because we listen to every person in our care until they feel understood. Our patients, their families and carers work together with us towards better mental health.

We're committed to new thinking that improves the wellbeing of our region. We connect with our communities and partners to get mental health care right, in areas that really need it.

We won't rest until everyone in our region has the mental health care they need, to lead their best possible life.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Clinical Specialist Nurse requires post holder to be part of the clinical leadership team.

Care co-ordinate caseload.

Provide support and supervision within the team.

Provide SCM training.

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for further detailed information to ensure that you meet the role criteria before applying.

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.
  • Understanding in interventions to support trauma.



  • Significant experience working with patients withcomplex needs in the specialist field
  • Significant experience working with patients who display risk behaviours
  • Clinical risk assessment and management and itsapplication in practice
  • Working collaboratively with service users their familiesand carers
  • Working in a multi disciplinary team
  • Quality improvement activities

Employer details

Employer name

Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust


Derwent Clinic

Shotley Bridge Hospital



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