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Recruitment Open Day – CAMHS Inpatient Staff Nurse

Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£25,655 to £31,534 a year pa, pro rata
Closing date
12 Aug 2022

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Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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Recruitment Open Day - CAMHS Inpatient Staff Nurse

Date: Saturday 13th August 2022

Event Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm

Location: St Crispin Community Centre, St Crispin Dr, Northampton, NN5 4GJ

Are you a Registered Mental Health or Learning Disability Nurse or second / third year nursing student?

Would you like to find out how you can join a trust that cares as much as you do?

If so, we would love for you to join us at our upcoming CAMHS Inpatient Staff Nurse Open Day, to come and meet the teams and find out further information about the roles and services!

On the Day

Please complete your application online and shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview at the event on the day. Please note this is an NHS event with NHS staff in attendance therefore Covid Guidelines including the wearing of face masks, the use of hand sanitiser and social distancing will be in place and encouraged to all attendees.

During the event you will have the opportunity to meet some of the team and talk to our staff about working for the Trust. You will have a chance to speak with NHFT colleagues and find more about nursing opportunities and career progression.

Main duties of the job

Rewards and Benefits
  • A welcome award of £5000 pro rata is offered for this post, £2000 within your first salary! A further £2,000 after completing 12 months service followed by £1,000 after completing 18 months.
  • Excellent learning and development to support you and develop your Nursing Career.
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Free parking on Trust Sites
  • NHFT is committed to training and developing its staff not only with clinical skills but also in leadership and managerial skills.
  • You'll also have access to our generous pension scheme and health service discounts, as well as generous annual leave plus bank holidays.

Working life

As a CAMHS Inpatient Staff Nurse, you'll
  • Develop and maintaining therapeutic relationships with patients within appropriate professional boundaries
  • Supporting young people with therapeutic/treatment programs
  • Be professionally accountable for the delivery of care
  • Utilise technology to enable you to update records

Your patients will be young people aged between 13 to 18 years with significant mental health difficulties that have resulted in an admission to hospital.

The service is part of the Tier 4 Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, therefore working at either The Sett or The Burrows, you will provide assessment & short term treatment for adolescents with a wide range of complex and challenging mental health problems that cannot be managed at home because of their complexity, risk and interference with social and normal development.

About us

Must have skills

You will need to be adaptable and resourceful. You'll need to be well organised, confident and able to cope in diverse situations to deliver patient care. Leadership and management skills are also important, as with all nursing roles, communication skills,problem solving and good judgement are crucial.

You will be part of caring team and be able to work flexibly with minimum supervision, with the ability to prioritise work based on the patient need.

About Us

NHFT currently has over 5,000 staff who contribute to providing dedicated healthcare for our community, making contact with patients on more than 1.5 million occasions in 2017/18 alone.

We have recently been rated CQC outstanding for a second year in a row.

If you want to make an impact in your Nursing career in a role that cares as much as you, then we are the Trust for you! At NHFT we'll give you every opportunity to realise your full potential and develop the stand-out career that's right for you. We are looking for somebody who is a proactive and dedicated team member, is open to new ideas, has the vision, passion and skills to work for the Trust.

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact the Recruitment Team via email on

Job description Job responsibilities

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.

For further information on the advertised role, please refer to the job description located under the Supporting Documents heading. The full person specification can be accessed under the About You Section of the document.

Person Specification Qualifications & Training Essential
  • RMN or RNLD
  • Student Nurse working towards registration
  • Student mentorship qualification
Attributes Essential
  • good communication skills evidenced in the application
  • able to work collaboratively within a team structure
  • must be able to undertake breakaway and low level interventions

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