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Specialist Nurse

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Are you a registered mental health nurse? We are looking to recruit mental health nurses who shares the philosophy of therapeutic optimism, promotes getting on with life & can deliver a blended care approach in line with our menu of services.

We support people aged between 14 & 64, with suspected symptoms of psychosis for the 1st time. You will receive:
  • Regular supervision
  • Performance/development review
  • Service appropriate training
  • Comprehensive and structured staff development package
  • Full time fixed hours with weekends off

The ability to communicate & work collaboratively with people & their families is an essential. The ability to commute within the Trust's geographical area & access to an appropriate means of transport is essential.

The team have also moved towards a blended care approach so the successful candidate would need to have the ability to use IT equipment & be able to keep electronic patient records, this would include using virtual appointments e.g. MS Teams & Upstream.

Main duties of the job

Psypher offers up to 3 years care for people of Hull & East Riding. After initially completing a comprehensive Assessment of at risk mental state (CAARMS) Patients are offered a comprehensive menu of support and interventions:
  • Activities
  • Health & Lifestyle support
  • Education and employment support
  • Family interventions
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Medication
  • Support/Education for friends and/or family

About us

We are an award winning and CQC rated good health and social care Trust delivering integrated services across Hull, East and North Yorkshire. Find out more on our website

We are a forward thinking and dynamic Trust with a real commitment to staff development. We value our colleagues and invest in them to ensure they have the right skills to deliver outstanding care.

We are proud to score above or equal to the average for all NHS People Promise theme areas demonstrating our commitment to improve the experience of working in the NHS for everyone. Wherever you work we know you will receive a warm welcome and all the support you'll need to get you started.

We recognise the positive value of diversity and promotes equality whilst challenging discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

Work life balance is about having influence and flexibility over when, where and how you work. If the work pattern for this role does not meet your needs, we welcome an application and are happy to discuss working arrangements that differ from those advertised.

We offer a unique range of benefits that go above and beyond other NHS Trusts including an enhanced leave package and health and wellbeing support.

From city to countryside, market towns to moors you'll find a place to call home including some of the most affordable places to live in the UK.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information with regard to this vacancy please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification

Person Specification



  • Full understanding of relevant policy, legislation, drivers and their application to clinical and service area, e.g. Mental Capacity Act, Social Inclusion
  • Full understanding/application of relevant clinical practice/standards/audit within identified clinical area
  • Basic IT skills


  • Evidence of project work that has impacted on practice and demonstrates a higher level of communication/planning/change that impacts within own area of work/responsibility



  • Evidence of continuing professional development (CPD) relevant to the clinical area at specialist level of care
  • Evidence of development of specialist practice nursing skills and able to demonstrate the impact of this on practice change/development
  • Evidence of promoting/supporting active user/carer involvement/participation
  • Act as Care Programme Approach (CPA) Co-ordinator


  • Demonstrable experience of working in the specific field where the post is held
  • Development of specialist/advanced level of practice skills and able to demonstrate the impact of this on practice change/development
  • Leadership/management experience which has had a positive impact and created change within the service delivery/practice
  • Professional networking locally
  • Ability to effectively Chair meetings



  • Part III or 13 of NMC live register
  • Post registration/graduate diploma or equivalent experience in related work area, to demonstrate advanced level of practice
  • Demonstrable experience of mentoring pre-registration students


  • Evidence of CPD or experiential learning at an advanced level e.g. Post graduate/Masters level
  • Leadership training/qualification/experience

Skills and Competencies


  • Ability to commute between the various sites
  • Ability to manage own and other's emotions at times of crisis

Employer details

Employer name

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust


Townend Court

Cottingham Road



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