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CAMHS Community Nurse

Tees Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
Newton Aycliffe
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum
Closing date
27 Sep 2022

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Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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This post is only open to those candidates who already have their NMC registration in place and have successfully completed the preceptorship programme. Please note: Newly qualified applicants or those due to qualify will be recruited via a separate process.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join a CAMHS Community Service. This Role will represent an opportunity for the successful post holder to work as part of an MDT and to work clinically with children and young people.

Main duties of the job

You will work as a member of the multi-disciplinary team providing therapeutic services to children, young people (up to the age of 18 years), their families/ carer's, covering the South Durham locality. You will also work closely with partner agencies for the benefit of this client group. We are looking to appoint someone who is highly motivated and enthusiastic about working with this client group and who will come with a range of transferrable skills.

The successful applicant will have good organisational skills, and excellent verbal and written communication skills. In exchange you will be well supported within the team, with continuing opportunities for your ongoing professional development.

About us

We are geographically one of the largest NHS Foundation Trusts in the country with an annual income of £423m and a workforce of over 7,500 staff operating from around 160 sites. Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust provides mental health and learning disability services for the people of County Durham and Darlington, Teesside, NorthYorkshire, York and Selby, serving a population of around 2 million people. We also provide additional specialist services to other parts of Northern England.

We deliver our services by working in partnership with 8 local authorities and clinical commissioning groups, a wide range of voluntary organisations, as well as service users, their carers and the public. The services are spread over a wide geographical area of around 3,600 square miles, which includes coastal, rural and industrial areas.
Our alues
The most important way we will get there is by living our values all of the time. These are:
  • Respect - listening, inclusive, working in partnership
  • Compassion - kind, supporting, recognising and celebrating
  • Responsibility - honest, learning, ambitious

Job description Job responsibilities

Due to the nature of the role it is essential that applicants are able to travel independently across the locality and have access to a suitable vehicle for business purposes. If necessary, adjustments can be considered in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.

The post holder will work as part of a duty rota to cover service hours.

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 Qualifications Essential
  • RNMH, RNLD, RSCN or RGN current professional registration with NMC.
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Trained Clinical Supervisor (within agreed timescale).
  • Key skills in literacy, numeracy and ITQ level 2 (or equivalent)
  • Camhs degree/certificate in teaching and assessment
Experience Essential
  • Working with people with mental ill health or learning disabilities.
  • Experience of working with children and young people
Skills Essential
  • Communicate complex and sensitive information effectively to children and young people, carers/families and all members of the multidisciplinary team.
  • Work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Motivate and work positively and assertively with other members of the team.
  • Provide effective teaching, training and clinical supervision (within agreed timescale).
  • Presentation skills

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