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Crisis Intervention Nurse (Dev. Role)

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£37,162 to £52,067 a year Incl 5% Fringe HCAS, pa, pro rata
Closing date
11 Jun 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Due to exciting changes, we are seeking Band 6 to Band 7 Crisis Intervention Nurses within the Mindworks Crisis Intervention Service for Surrey.

Are you an RMN, Social Worker or Occupational Therapist with experience working with Children and Young people, looking to lead & support assessments and interventions for young people who are in crisis?

Our team provide a 7 day week crisis intervention service, offering discovery conversations to children, young people & their families presenting with emotional and mental health crisis in local acute hospitals and community bases. Our operational hours are 9am 5pm Monday Sunday including Bank Holidays. There will be one late shift until 8pm, every 2 weeks. Unsocial and weekend shifts will be expected.

The successful candidate will hold an appropriate professional registration with NMC or HCPC. Experience and competence in working with vulnerable people in crisis is essential. Experience of working with children and young people is required.

There has never been a better time to join our developing and dynamic Crisis Intervention service set within our friendly and supportive teams we encourage enthusiastic applicants to apply.

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Main duties of the job

The main duties within this role are leading and supporting assessment, risk and care planning alongside Children and Young People (CYPS), their family or carers and the acute staff to safely facilitate discharge with follow up care planned in the community.

Supporting junior staff to provide high quality care, sharing learning and developing skills through supervision and training while maintaining KPI's and collecting data to support the service growth and development are all part of this exciting role. These posts offer structured career progression with recognised training packages including modules in Crisis intervention with young people, DBT skills with an opportunity to join CYPIAPT.


We are pleased to announce that we are in a position to offer a Golden Hello payment of �3,000 (pro rata) for this vacancy eligible to the external candidates only. Payment would be made in three instalments. Further details can be found in the supporting documents.

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

Please check the job description and personal specification document for more information on the requirement for this job.

Person Specification



  • Post graduate qualification in Nursing, Social Work or Occupational Therapy



  • Band 6 - 2 years' post qualifying experience working with CYP with mental health needs within a crisis service. Ability to undertake mental health assessments, risk assessments, risk formulations, crisis and contingency planning and use of outcome measures. Band 7 - 3 years post qualifying experience, 1 of which must have been a year as a Band 6 in community.

Employer details

Employer name

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Gatton Place

St Matthews Road



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