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CNWL Virtual Band 6 Recruitment

Central & North West London NHS Foundation Trust
London- Harrow/Brent/Westminster/Kensington and Chelsea
£38,762 to £47,965 a year dependent on location and experience
Closing date
23 Mar 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you looking to start the new year with a fresh start and a fresh challenge? Then Central and North West London (CNWL) NHS Foundation Trust would like to invite you to embark on this new beginning with us.

We are running our highly successful virtual Band 6 recruitment day where you will be offered the opportunity to interview for more than one opportunity at the same time! With different service leads being on your interview panel you will be able to showcase your ability to more than one service and if successful you can be offered more than one position to consider!

*FLEXIBLE WORKING OPPORTUNITIES- During these challenging times in the NHS we look to promote staff wellbeing across the board and this includes considering a healthier work-life balance for our staff. In our 9-5 services we will consider flexible working applications including condensed hours and working from home, where appropriate, to help you try and achieve this healthier lifestyle.

On the day you will be invited to attend a virtual Welcome meeting at 9am and then will be sent a link for your 1 hour virtual interview. You will not have to block out the whole day. It could not be any easier!

Main duties of the job

Jameson Division covers 4 diverse boroughs, each with its own unique client-demographic allowing you to utilise a range of Nursing interventions. These boroughs include Kensington and Chelsea, Westminster and more rural boroughs such as Brent and Harrow

We have vacancies in the following areas;

  • Clinical Team Leader Adult Inpatients and PICU
  • Wellbeing Clinic- Depot and Clozapine
  • Memory Clinic *(Flexible working considered)
  • Adult CMHH *(Flexible working considered)
  • Early Intervention in Psychosis*

  • Healthy Ageing CMHH/HTT *(Flexible working considered)
  • Adult CMHH *(Flexible working considered)
  • Clinical Team Leader Adult Inpatients

Kensington and Chelsea
  • Clinical Team Leader Healthy Ageing Inpatients
  • Clinical Team Leader Adult Inpatients and PICU
  • North K&C CMHH Triage and CPN*(Flexible working considered)
  • South K&C CMHH Triage and CPN*(Flexible working considered)

  • North Westminster CMHH Triage and CPN*(Flexible working considered)
  • South Westminster CMHH Triage and CPN*(Flexible working considered)


About us

Wherever you work within the Trust we will offer you;
  • Wards equipped withlatest technologyincludingOxehealth roomsensor technology,Omnicell automated medicine cabinetsandelectronic prescribing
  • Specialised in-house training including Trauma and informed approach (TIA), assessment formulation, venepuncture, family intervention and much more!
  • Shadowing opportunitiesfor you to explore other services, expand your networks and build on your experiences
  • Flexible shift working hours to provide ahealthier work-life balance
  • Commitment tocareer mappingto ensure continuous professional development including opportunitieswithin our services
  • On-going supportwith regular supervision and appraisals with a consistent view to you developing your skills and expanding your opportunities
  • Hidden Gem, annual award ceremonies andaward-winning Staff Networksthat have thousands of members and exciting events.
  • Excellentstaff benefits: our benefit packages are amongst the best in London and include: childcare vouchers, health and wellbeing services, season ticket loans and cycle to work scheme.

The successful applicant may have contact with patients or service users. As an NHS Trust we strongly encourage and support vaccination as this remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients and service users when working on our healthcare settings.

Job description Job responsibilities

Detailed job descriptions and main responsibilities are attached.

All invites will be sent via MS Teams to your email. You will receive an invite for a small Welcome Meeting at 9am followed by another invite for your 1-hour interview slot.

If you have any questions about any of the roles above please do not hesitate to contact Shahin Alvis. We look forward to welcoming you to CNWL in 2023!

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Current Professional Qualification in either mental health nursing Registration must be live with professional body NMC; Health Care Professions Council, HCPC or Social Work England (or UK equivalent).
  • Evidence of post registration training and CPD.
  • Training in Psychosocial Interventions
  • Other relevant training, e.g. psychosocial interventions
Experience Essential
  • Extensive post-registration experience
  • Experience of working in multidisciplinary mental health team with clients with acute/severe and enduring mental health problems
  • Work with clients with acute/severe and enduring mental health problems who are homeless/rootless
  • Supervision of students and junior staff.
  • Audit and research; Teaching; Working with people who use substances
  • Work with people experiencing mental health crisis.
Skills and knowledge Essential
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including report writing and presentations / IT skills.
  • Ability to assess, plan, implement and evaluate a comprehensive care package for the identified client group, using a wide range of resources.
  • Able to develop a comprehensive programme of intervention and support for the identified client group and their families
  • Skills in risk assessment and management.
  • Can demonstrate understanding of psychosis and its impact on service users and carers.
  • Knowledge of current legislation and guidance applicable to this client group
  • Can demonstrate understanding of the needs of diverse groups, e.g. residents of inner city; black and minority ethnic groups, and skills in engaging with them.
  • Skills in psychosocial interventions.
  • Able to build constructive relationships with clients and carers using warmth and empathy, using good communication skills.
  • Skills in leadership: ability to motivate others, use initiative and manage change
  • Basic counselling and group work skills.
Other Essential
  • The post-holder must have the ability to understand and implement the Equal Opportunities Policy at a level appropriate to the job.

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