Specialist Nurse

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum
Closing date
4 Oct 2022

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Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
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Are you a registered mental health nurse?

Are you looking for a role that will provide you with opportunities to help to revolutionise the way that we deliver mental health services?

As a Specialist Nurse working within the Primary Care Mental Health Network (PCMHN) in Yorkshire Coast & Wolds you will be instrumental in promoting and delivering evidence-based care for service users within Primary Care.

You will work closely with a small team, using new ways of working to empower people to improve their health and wellbeing.

There will be opportunities to work from home for part of your hours and flexible working patterns are well established within the team and we are keen to continue to support staff with this to enable a good work/life balance.

Main duties of the job

You will use your nursing skills to actively promote recovery to enable our service users to move towards independence and regain control over their lives.

You will use your values, skills, and knowledge to influence the work of the team, to help with integration into GP surgeries and provide support to our valued GP partners. You will be central in the process of closing the gap between primary and secondary care services through liaison, advice and collaboration.

You will have opportunities to lead, supervise, and provide mentorship to junior staff as the team has a strong belief in supporting and encouraging individual and team development.

You will independently carry out assessments, care planning and case manage. You will have excellent interpersonal skills and respect and value individuals from a diverse range of backgrounds from a recovery focused model with a strong focus on service user empowerment.

You will support appropriate risk assessment and management of risk within a primary care setting which promotes safety and positive risk taking within an individualised plan of care.

Applicants must demonstrate comfort with agile working and possess skills with self motivation.

The post holder will be managed by and receive clinical and professional supervision from the Clinical Lead.

About us

We are an award winning and CQC rated good health and social care Trust that delivers integrated health services to communities across Hull, East and North Yorkshire. To find out more about our wide range of services visit humber.nhs.uk/Services

You will join our team of over 2,800 colleagues that work together to change lives. lives. We're proud of our Trust community and we know you will receive a warm welcome and all the support you'll need from your new team to get you started.

We are a forward thinking and dynamic Trust with a real commitment to staff development. We value our staff and invest in them to ensure they have the right skills to deliver outstanding care.

Job description Job responsibilities

For further details with regard to this vacancy opportunity, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Part III or 13 of NMC live register
  • Post registration/graduate diploma or equivalent experience in related work area, to demonstrate advanced level of practice
  • Demonstrable experience of mentoring preregistration students
  • prepared to undertake or hold a recognised nonmedical prescribing qualification, if required
  • Evidence of CPD or experiential learning at an advanced level
  • Leadership / management / supervisory experience
Experience Essential
  • Evidence of continuing professional development (CPD) relevant to the clinical area at specialist level of care
  • Evidence of development of specialist practice nursing skills and able to demonstrate the impact of this on practice change/development
  • Evidence of promoting/supporting active user/carer involvement/participation
  • Demonstrable experience of working in community mental health setting
  • Leadership / management / supervisory experience
Personal Attributes Essential
  • Effective inter-personal skills and experience in supervising and mentoring
  • Able to demonstrate effective communication skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Work within the culture of improving working lives and working time directive
  • Ability to lead and motivate staff to embrace change
  • Working knowledge of Trust policies and procedures in order to effectively lead and manage others
Knowledge Essential
  • Full understanding/application of relevant clinical practice/standards/audit within identified clinical area
  • Full understanding of relevant policy, legislation, drivers and their application to clinical and service area, e.g. Mental Capacity Act, Social Inclusion
  • Basic IT skills
  • Evidence of project work that has impacted on practice and demonstrates a higher level of communication/planning/change that impacts within own area of work/responsibility
Effort and Environment Essential
  • Ability to commute between the various sites
  • Ability to commute between the various sites ? Demonstrate mandatory training and attendance for the management of violence and aggression
  • Requirement for frequent concentration e.g. assessments, care plans. The work may be unpredictable.
  • Frequent exposure to emotional or distressing circumstances

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