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Registered Mental Health Nurse CAMHS -�3000 Recruitment/Retention(RL)

Employer
South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
Location
London
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum plus HCAs
Closing date
30 Sep 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Mental health, Mental health nurse, CAMHS nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Recruitment/Retention payment of �3,000 for new starters who are external to the Trust. This is payable in 2 instalments over a 24 month period. Terms and conditions apply to the scheme, in relation to repayment should you leave within a 24 month period.

Is working within the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) the first step in your career? Are you looking to work in a team that allows you to feel empowered and proud to be a Nurse? To work in an environment that will allow you to develop and flourish as a practitioner? Then the South London and Maudsley CAMHS Inpatient Units might just be what you're looking for.

Main duties of the job

We have vacancies across our adolescent units
  • Snowsfields Adolescent Unit, Maudsley Hospital
  • Bethlem Adolescent Unit, Bethlem Royal Hospital
  • CAMHS PICU, Bethlem Royal Hospital

We are looking for highly skilled and enthusiastic Band 5 nurses to work within our multi professional team. This is an exciting role and one that gives you the opportunity to work children and young people to develop your therapeutic relationships with patients.

We especially encourage newly Qualified (or about to qualify) to apply. If successful at shortlisting stage you will be contacted regarding the next stage.

About us

Benefits:

We are committed to ensuring our staff get the most out of their benefits package and understand the importance of a healthy work life balance. There is an extensive range of excellent benefits for you and your family. We want you to feel like you are part of a close knit team at SLaM. It's important to us that you valued and appreciated and that are why we have a comprehensive benefits package on offer

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,flexible working and support a range of flexible options, such as: part-time working and job sharing.
  • 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
  • Car lease,our staff benefits from competitive deals to lease cars
  • Accommodation,our staff benefits from keyworker housing available which is available on selected sites
  • NHS discounts,with discounts up to 10% from a variety of well-known retail brands though Health Service Discounts website.Other benefits include:
  • Counselling services
  • Wellbeing events
  • Long service awards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Staff restaurants


Job description

Job responsibilities

Providing top quality care depends on our ability to employ the best people. Were always looking to recruit outstanding people who will go the extra mile to support our patients, colleagues, teams and the Trust.

We are looking for ambitious staff with the desire for both personal and professional development. We offer regular clinical and managerial supervision as well as promoting continuous professional development to provide you with opportunities to progress and ensure that best practice is embedded in clinical provision. We support our staff through a well-structured Trust Induction, Mandatory Training, monthly professional and clinical supervisions, staff appraisals, robust Preceptorship Programme, support for continual professional development activities, Reflective Practice, staff meetings, psychosocial and team events such as team away days. We also offer a number of clinical and professional development opportunities.

You must be a qualified RMN, Learning Disability Nurse in the final year of your RMN/LD course. Its important that you have an understanding of multidisciplinary services and the challenges that Children and young people face from their mental health problems.

Communication skills must be of the highest standard, you will be expected to engage with very vulnerable children and their families. You must show that you are caring and compassionate as well as a desire to uphold the dignity of the Patient you support.

A detailed Job Description is attached to this advert.
Person specification Qualifications Essential criteria
  • Registered Mental Health Nurse and/or Registered Learning Disabilities Nurse
Desirable criteria
  • Mentorship qualification
Experience and Knowledge Essential criteria
  • Experience of research-based/reflective practice, e.g. understanding and ability to use supervision to reflect on skills, attitude and knowledge and develop these by using evidence based practice.
  • Knowledge of relevant Professional and Clinical legislation
Desirable criteria
  • Experience of shift co-ordination.
  • Experience of supervising and mentoring junior staff and students.
Skills and Abilities Essential criteria
  • Able to provide quality care that is responsive to service users needs, without close supervision.
  • Resilient: able to cope with difficult interpersonal situations.
  • Self-aware, self-confident and intrinsically motivated to do a good job and to motivate others.
  • Approachable and forms very effective working relationships with colleagues.
  • Advocates for all individuals, particularly those with protected characteristics promotes equality and diversity
Desirable criteria
  • IT skills
  • Skilled in supervision of others, and in providing critical and constructive feedback.
Other Requirements Essential criteria
  • Empathy for service users including individuals who have experienced mental health problems.
  • Loyal and able to advocate for and show pride in the work area and organization and demonstrates values of trust and NHS
  • Flexibility to work shift patterns across 24hrs, 7days a week and across all clinical areas within the Trust as required
  • Ability to fulfil all the requirements of the role (including physical)


Person Specification

Education and Qualification

Essential

  • Registered RMN/LD


Desirable

  • Mentorship qualification


Experience and knowledge

Essential

  • Experience of research-based/reflective practice, e.g. understanding and ability to use supervision to reflect on skills, attitude and knowledge and develop these by using evidence based practice.
  • Knowledge of relevant Professional and clinical supervision


Desirable

  • Experience of shift co-ordination
  • Experience of supervising and mentoring junior staff and students.


Skills and Abilities

Essential

  • Able to provide quality care that is responsive to service user's needs, without close supervision
  • Resilient: able to cope with difficult interpersonal situations.
  • Self-aware, self-confident and intrinsically motivated to do a good job and to motivate others
  • Advocates for all individuals, particularly those with protected characteristics promotes equality and diversity


Desirable

  • IT skills
  • Skilled in supervision of others, and in providing critical and constructive feedback


other

Essential

  • Skills in developing and changing clinical practice
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to build and maintain high standards of professional links and communication channels with a variety of personnel and agencies
  • able to work shift patterns across 24 hours and 7 days


Employer details

Employer name

South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Across both Maudsley Hospital & Bethlem Royal Hospital

London

BR3 3BX

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

334-NUR-5661504-B-A

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