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Mental Health Nurse Practitioner- Hope Service

Surrey & Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Depending on experience Dependant on experience
Closing date
26 May 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
The Hope service is county-wide and during the hours of operation, 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday operates from Epsom or Guildford site. Assessment, support and treatment are offered to CYP known to CYPS community teams and/or Surrey Families' Directorate. There is a structured Day Programme as well as the Outreach provision working in community settings. The Service also provides transitional support for those CYP in hospital (acute or T4 adolescent provisions) and who are returning to their local community. The Service considers referrals to avoid hospital admission or facilitates early discharge from hospital. Referrals may also be received from the CYPS Community Teams SCC Families Directorate.

Main duties of the job

Main duties of the role include:

-Assessment and interventions related to Mental Health Crisis for young people aged 10-18

-Care Coordination

-Mentorship and training for colleagues

-Supporting families through systemic practice

-Leading on the planning and risk profiling for care delivery in the community

-Working with partner agencies and inpatient care facilities to promote safe support for young people in the community

-Support and maintain essential clinical governance functions of the service

About us

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is the leading provider of health and social care services for people of all ages with mental ill-health and learning disabilities in Surrey and North East Hampshire. We also provide social care services for people with a learning disability in Croydon and ASD and ADHD assessment services in Hampshire.

We actively seek to engage people who use our services and our communities in improving the mental wellbeing of the local population. We work closely with other NHS and voluntary sector organisations who provide services and support people who use services and carers.

Surrey is a beautiful county lying just 30 minutes away from Central London and from the South Coast.

Our historic market towns and bustling districts are enveloped in wonderful countryside, and our excellent road and rail networks bring the rest of the country within easy reach.

For international travel, both Gatwick and Heathrow airports are nearby.

Please note that we reserve the right to close posts as soon as sufficient applications are received.

Working from home contracts do not attract high cost area payments.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Job description

Job responsibilities

The job description for this role is attached. The band 7 RMN's in this team are part of a multidisciplinary service including Doctors, Nurses, Social Workers, Activity Workers, Therapists and Managers.

Person Specification



  • RMN with experience of working with Children and Young People
  • Registered Nurse (Child)/ RSCN with Children and Young People's Service experience with Mentorship preparation, relevant teaching qualification or relevant experience


  • Assessment in Practice or Mentor preparation course
  • Experience of working within Crisis Pathways/provisions for young people



  • Experience of undertaking specialist assessment and treatment of Children and Young People
  • Experience of working with Children and young people either in community or T4 settings


  • Experience of family therapy or therapeutic intervention skills
  • Level 3 Safeguarding Children and Adults training
  • Experience of working with disordered eating

Employer details

Employer name

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Hope Service Guildford

57-59 Worplesdon Rd.



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