Advance Nurse Specialist

Employer
Surrey & Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Chertsey
Salary
£33,921 to £40,872 a year Includes High Cost Area Supplements
Closing date
31 Aug 2022

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Community
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Surrey NW CYPS in Chertsey is looking for passionate Registered Mental Health Practitioners, Occupational Therapists, and Social Workers who are enthusiastic to start a new role in CAMHS. Come and work at a friendly, committed and established CYPS Mental Health Service where your knowledge and skills will be valued.

There has never been a better time to join child and adolescent mental health services in Surrey & Borders NHS Foundation Trust in our newly developed Surrey Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Service.

As part of a busy CYPS Directorate and alongside our Alliance Partnership including local voluntary sector organisations, you will be ensuring children, young people and families are at the Centre of decision making to promote person centred care and outcomes in the implementation of the getting help and getting more help elements of the ITHRIVE framework.

We are looking for clinicians who are creative, highly motivated, shows initiative and is passionate and committed for ensuring high quality services for young people with mental health difficulties.

Excellent opportunities will be available for training and professional development both locally, within SABP network and across the entire alliance including the Tavistock and Portman.

For an informal chat or to visit one of our teams please contact Justina Nawah General Manager 07824 838178

Main duties of the job

To manage a caseload of young people referred to the CYPS to assist them to overcome the obstacles they face and to achieve their potential. Undertake holistic assessments including risk of the child/adolescent/family needs.

Work in partnership with young people, families/ carers and the Alliance regarding decision making and planning to help them to make informed decisions, to enable them to clarify and express their needs and to co-produce solutions.

Act as a lead professional for CYP following initial assessment. Developing appropriate plan of care.

Take responsibility for maintaining accurate and timely records of all work undertaken in accordance with Trust policies and Professional body requirements.

Have basic IT skills and Data entry skills to enter clinical information on the data bases.

Promote effective liaison with all statutory and voluntary agencies concerned with CYP and mental health.

Through the appraisal and supervision systems identify own training needs and undertake continuous professional development.

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 withing easy reach.

For international travel, both Gatwick and Heathrow airports are nearby.

Job description Job responsibilities

JOB DESCRIPTION / COMPETENCY PROFILE

Job Title

Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Payband/Grade

Band 6

Directorate

CYPS – CYPS Intensive Intervention Team

My job makes better lives by providing timely interventions that contribute to the care of young people with mild to moderate mental health problems and their families. I will put the experience of the CYP using the service at the centre of my decision making whilst building a supportive and responsive relationship with colleagues in Surrey emotional well-being service. (Previously Mindsight Surrey CAMHS)

Job Overview:

The Advanced Nurse Practitioner will be a member of the multi-disciplinary specialist team, providing services to children and young people 5-18 years and young people in transition to adult services with mental health needs, emotional and behavioural problems.

The main responsibilities of the post holder will be providing assessments and treatment, either individually or with a member of the multidisciplinary team depending on the complexity of the referral, within both clinic and community settings. The post holder will be able to offer a range of therapeutic interventions appropriate to the care pathway the young person is on.

As part of a busy CYPS Directorate and alongside our Alliance Partnership including local voluntary sector organisations, you will be supporting the team in leading with the implementation and embedding of the THRIVE Framework across the newly created CYPS in West Surrey.

You will have demonstrable expertise working with young people under the age of 18 years.

NHS Competencies

B6

Personal Competencies

B6

Communication

2

Interpersonal Sensitivity

2

Personal and People Development

2

Courage

2

Health, Safety and Security

1

Team-working

2

Service Improvement

1

Quality

2

Equality and Diversity

2

Values

IT Skills

2

Treat People Well

Statutory Requirements

Create Respectful Places

Relevant NMC or HCPC professional registration

Involve not Ignore

Open, Inclusive and Accountable

Qualifications required

Degree or diploma level qualification in Nursing, Social Work or Occupational Therapy

Experience required

2-year post qualification experience of working in the community with young people with mental health difficulties and their families.

Experience of and ability to undertake:

ü Mental Health Assessments,

ü Risk Assessment and implementation of risk management plans

ü Use of outcome measures to evidence good practice

This position is suitable for someone who is passionate about providing high quality, evidence-based care and treatment to young people with emerging mental health issues.

Job Purpose

· To manage a caseload of young people referred to the SEWBS to assist them to overcome the obstacles they face and to achieve their potential.

· Work in partnership with young people, families/ carers and the Alliance regarding decision making and planning to help them to make informed decisions, to enable them to clarify and express their needs and to co-produce solutions.

Key Responsibilities

• Carry own caseload and undertake holistic assessments including risk of the child/adolescent/family needs, either individually or in identified complex cases jointly with another member of the CAMHS Intensive Intervention Team IIT.

• Provide short term treatment to CYP.

• To liaise with Social Care, Education and other appropriate agencies/professionals /carers to ensure best outcomes for CYP.

• Act as a lead professional for CYP following initial assessment. Developing appropriate plan of care.

• Offer support for Students on placement.

• Co-work with other members of the team MDT.

• Take responsibility for maintaining accurate and timely records of all work undertaken in accordance with Trust policies and Professional body requirements.

• Provide statistical information on all activity undertaken, in line with Trust procedures. Have basic IT skills and Data entry skills to enter clinical information on the data bases.

• Contribute to the teams overall standard of services provided.

• Promote effective liaison with all statutory and voluntary agencies concerned with CYP and mental health.

• Through the appraisal and supervision systems identify own training needs and undertake continuous professional development.

• Ensure high standards of care are provided, and that regard to dignity, individuality, self-esteem and wellbeing of individuals and their families are given. Monitored and evaluated on a continuous basis.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Registered Professional Qualification
  • NMC Registration, HCPC, Social worker or other relevant professional registration body.
  • Evidence of CPD and professional portfolio
  • Proven post qualification experience
  • Experience of working with children and/or young people with
  • mental Health problems
  • Experience of supervising staff
  • Knowledge of CPA
  • Risk assessment experience
Desirable
  • Mentorship Course ENB998 or equivalent
  • Risk assessment experience
  • A knowledge of CAMHS issues and developments in a local and national context
Experience Essential
  • Proven post qualification experience
  • Experience of working with children and/or young people with mental Health problems
  • Knowledge of CPA
  • Understanding and contribution to the Clinical Governance Agenda
  • Previous experience in similar role
  • Risk assessment experience
Desirable
  • Experience of supervising staff


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