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Clinical Nurse Practitioner

Employer
East London NHS Foundation Trust
Location
LONDON
Salary
£38,768 to £46,124 a year per annum inclusive of HCA
Closing date
15 Aug 2022

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Community
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for 2 permanent and one fixed term/secondment band 6 nurses to join a fulfilling and rewarding job within a diverse and dynamic inner London Crisis Service based in Hackney . The City and Hackney Crisis Service and Home Treatment Team is a multi-disciplinary team which respond to immediate crisis and endeavour to help people receive the treatment they need in their home rather than being admitted to hospital.

The successful clinicians should be highly motivated, have passion for crisis work and keen to make a difference in this diverse and dynamic environment. The service is part of East London NHS Foundation Trust, which was given an OUTSTANDING rating by the Care Quality Commission in 2016 and 2022

The successful candidates will also be active practitioners within the service acting as a role models to other members of staff and providing supporting advice to the team. They will need to demonstrate creativity, tenacity, flexibility and a can do approach to the running of the service and service user care. As well as working within the realm of their own profession, they will also be expected to take on generic roles. The role will also encompass research, evidence of service development, audit and supervision of junior staff. Weekly contracted hours will be worked over 24/7 period and will involve night shifts.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be a senior member of staff working in the City and Hackney Home Treatment and Crisis Team. The successful candidate will also be an active practitioner within the service acting as a role model to other members of staff and eventually providing supporting advice to the team. You will need to demonstrate creativity, tenacity and a 'can do' approach to service user care. As well as working within the realm of your own profession you will also be expected to take on a generic role. The role will also encompass research, evidence of service development, audit and supervision of junior staff. Weekly contracted hours will be worked over 24/7 period and including nightshifts.

About us

Our mission is to make a positive difference to people's lives by improving the quality of life for all we serve. Our values are: We Care, We Respect, We are Inclusive - so we are looking for people who live and breathe these qualities when supporting service users and carers, and in their relationships with colleagues in the Trust and our partner organisations.

Job description Job responsibilities

Kindly refer to the job description and person specification that is attached to the vacancy profile.

Person Specification Education/ Qualification/ Training Essential
  • Registered Nurse Part 3 and 13 (NMC).
  • Evidence of continual professional development.
  • ENB 998/ Mentorship or equivalent.
Desirable
  • Evidence of portfolio and Control and Restraint course.
  • CBT Solution focused therapy Motivational Interviewing
  • Recovery-based interventions Physical assessment skills
Experience Essential
  • Substantial experience of working as a qualified RMN including Experience of making full psycho-social assessment and writing reports.
  • At least 12 months' experience of working in an acute adult mental health setting as a qualified nurse. Experience of working as part of a multi-professional team
  • Experience of crisis management
Desirable
  • Experience of working in a multi-racial inner city area.
  • Psychiatric Liaison
Skills and , abilities and Knowledge Essential
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Leadership skills.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a Team.
  • Ability to be innovative in daily practice.
  • Word processing and computer skills or willingness to attend training.
  • Ability to engage with people with serious Mental Health problems in a holistic manner.
Desirable
  • To teach and support junior staff and students.
  • Knowledge of NICE guidelines and current research on HTT/CRT.


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