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Clinical Specialist - Nurse

Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
Stockton on Tees
£43,742 to £50,056 Per annum
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Band 7
Full Time
We are looking to recruit a Clinical Specialist - Nurse/ Non Medical Prescriber to join the successful Stockton CAMHS Getting More Help Team.

The post is for a 12 month fixed term/secondment.

Strong team working is essential as well as working in partnership with a range of different agencies both internal and external to the team.

Main duties of the job

Promotes and maintains safety, privacy and dignity of all patients in the delivery of patient centred care, recognising and respecting differences including spiritual and cultural beliefs.Ensures that all staff take steps to obtain patient consent , parental consent or working within Frasier guidelines to care and treatment in accordance with the Mental Capacity Act, ensuring that patients who lack mental capacity are cared for in the least restrictive way where restrictionsare in place, ensures that consideration is given as to whether a deprivation ofliberty is occurring and that this is raised with the MDT to agree appropriate authorisation.Acts, wherever applicable, in accordance with the Mental Health Act, duty of candour and associated policies and proceduresResponsible for recognising the potential for or signs of patient harm, abuse or neglect, including poor clinical practice, reporting all such concerns and taking all reasonable steps to protect the patient. Responsible for identifying and reporting concerns regarding the safeguarding of children who may be at risk.Responsible for ensuring the highest professional standards and attitudes towards the care of patients are maintained at all times and that care is delivered in accordance with evidence based practice by all members of the team.

About us

Works closely with the team managers and senior staff to identify and support the professional training and development requirements for nursing staff, including those carrying a specialist caseload.Delivers specialist training in own area of expertise and contributes to the delivery of wider nurse training programmes.Ensures that systems are in place to enable individual practitioners to meet their Professional Practice requirements.Plans and contributes to the training, teaching and supervision of students and liaises with relevant training and educational bodies.Provides clinical supervision to staff and trainees as required and contributes to staff appraisals, ensuring the effective implementation of professional development plans.Ensures that clinical supervision arrangements and structures are in place for all registered nurses and non-regulated staff undertaking direct patient care in accordance with Trust policy and the clinical supervision protocol for nursing.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for further detailed information to ensure that you meet the role criteria before applying.

Person Specification



  • Current Professional Registration with Nursing and Midwifery Council - RMN / RNLD/ RGN (RNSC - CAMHS Only)
  • Recognised Practice Assessor/Practice Supervisor or currently in progress of achieving.
  • Postgraduate diploma in a subject relevant to the area or be willing to work towards and achieve within 2 years
  • Equivalent clinical experience to that of a Post Grad Diploma/master's level such as working as a band 6 (or above) in relevant clinical area with significant experience (see below under experience), together with evidence of relevant CP



  • Significant experience working with patients with complex needs in the specialist fi eld.
  • Clinical risk assessment and management and its application in practice
  • Working collaboratively with service users their families and carers
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Quality improvement activities



  • Understanding and working knowledge of the legal framework and statutory obligations under the Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act
  • Detailed understanding of Safeguarding and its application in practice.
  • Clinical Risk Assessment and Management and its application in practice.

Employer details

Employer name

Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust


Viscount House

Falcon Court, Westlands Way, Preston Farm

Stockton on Tees

TS18 3TS

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