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CAMHS Inpatient Staff Nurse

Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
21 May 2024
CAMHS Inpatients are looking for a highly motivated, caring, compassionate individual with at least 1 years of experience with working with young people. Working alongside the team to deliver quality care and support to the young people whilst they are admitted on the ward.

Main duties of the job

Working with young people within CAMHS Inpatients with Mental Health Difficulties starting from admission and ensuring a smooth transition upon discharge.

About us

NHFT is an integrated primary care and mental health Trust, providing physical, mental health and specialty services in both hospital settings and out in the community. Because we put the person at the centre of all we do, we focus on delivering care that is as easy to access as possible. This means many of our services can be provided at home, work or in schools.We also provide health services to various prisons and detention centres in Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire.

NHFT promotes a culture of learning to improve the care and safety of our patients and staff, which focuses on people who enable our Trust to be 'outstanding' by supporting opportunity, innovation, development and growth.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Developing and maintaining therapeutic relationships with parents/professionals. Assisting with the admission and discharge of patients. Supporting young people with daily aspects of living. Offering 1:1 keyworker sessions. Maintain effective communication and recording keeping. Physical health checks, medication, risk assessment and care plans.

Person Specification



  • At least 1 years experience of working in a Nursing Role
  • RMN Dip/HE Mental Health & Learning Disabilities
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation, Children's Act 2004, Safeguarding & Mental Health Act
  • Knowledge & Experience of working with adolescents with a range of emotional and mental health needs


  • Experience of working within CAMHS
  • Mentorship Qualification or Equivalent



  • Ability to maintain personal and professional boundaries
  • Able to take instruction
  • Good communication including ability to take instruction


  • Knowledge of SystmOne (Patient recording keeping system)
  • Skills to supervise Junior staff

Employer details

Employer name

Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust


CAMHS Inpatients, The Sett

Howarth Way, Upton



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