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Clinical Nurse Specialist

South West London & St Georges Mental Health NHS Trust
£46,836 to £52,849 a year per annum inclusive of Outer London HCAs
Closing date
23 Mar 2023

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Nurse, CAMHS nurse
Band 7
Full Time
South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust has a rich history, well-established community links and an international reputation. We provide a full range of local mental health services to the Kingston, Merton, Richmond, Sutton and Wandsworth London boroughs, as well as specialist forensic mental health services, including high secure services, at Springfield Hospital.

We take pride in providing specialist care to our service users where our Trust values; being consistent, compassionate, collaborative, respectful and open is at the heart of everything we do. When you join us, you'll be part of something special - an innovative and rapidly growing organisation that is helping to redefine the Mental Health, education and social care landscape in the UK.

Our team is made up of Consultant Psychiatrists, Clinical Psychologists, Clinical Nurse Specialists Family Therapists, Assistant Psychologists and administrators.

Main duties of the job

We have developed a 12-month secondment / fixed term opportunity for either anexisting Band 7 who wants a new challenge or a Band 6 Nurse who wishes to gain B7 experience

The Clinical Nurse Specialist role will be part of the Sutton CAMHS SPA in the London Borough of Sutton where you will help and support the Child or Young Person at their most vulnerable time.

You will be based in the CAMHS Single Point of Assessment assisting with assessment and sign posting ensuring Children and Young People reach the most suitable pathway within the locally agreed time frames.

An excellent opportunity for a Nurse to develop their CAMHS Nursing expertise by being part of a dynamic CAMHS Service and also supported by four other senior nurses

The position will be based within Sutton CAMHS, Jubilee Health Centre, East Building 2, 6 Stanley Park Road, Wallington, Surrey, SM6 0EX

Our Trust headquarters is located within the impressive grounds of Springfield University Hospital in Tooting and we also operate in nearly 100 other locations throughout the UK. This is easily accessible via the Northern Line (Tooting Bec Station) and via private transport. The

Trust provides subsidised parking fares for all our substantive staff. Our main site is located immediately next to Tooting High Street where staff can easily access a range of shops, cafs, restaurants etc.

About us

We offer a number of excellent staff benefits and understand the importance of a healthy work life balance. Some of our benefits are highlighted here:
  • Generous pay, pensions and leave, we offer a comprehensive pay, pensions and leave package which is dependent on the role and length of service.
  • Work life balance, we support a range of flexible options, such as: part-time working, job sharing, term-time working, compressed hours and working from home.
  • Career development, There are plenty of opportunities to progress your career and we support your development through a number of programmes such as mentoring, coaching, positive people management, collective leadership and other talent programmes
  • Subsidised car parking - You can park at any of our sites at a reduced rate of £20/month.
  • NHS discounts, with discounts up to 10% from a variety of well-known retail brands though Health Service Discounts website.

Other benefits include:
  • Eye examinations
  • Looking after your health
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Car lease scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Staff restaurants
  • Free gym membership

Job description Job responsibilities

The post holder will:
  • Functions of the post will include high quality assessments, formulation, intervention where appropriate and consultatio
  • Support integration of assessment where Children and Young People present with Mental Health / Emotional Well Being and there are also social contextual issue
  • Co-ordinate care for those children, young people and families on their caseload
  • Work to relevant professional and ethical guidelines, and within the framework of Directorate and Trust policies and procedures.
  • Have an agreed job plan with specified activity and throughput levels
  • Manage risk within team, Directorate and Trust structures
  • Work to relevant professional and ethical guidelines, and within the framework of Directorate and Trust policies and procedures
  • Use screening and outcome measures in clinically meaningful ways to demonstrate treatment effectiveness and seek feedback about user experience.

Person Specification Training and Qualifications Essential
  • First level nursing qualification/registration RMN or RGN with related CAMHS experience
  • Training in Clinical supervision
  • Further post qualifying training and education in working with children and adolescents with mental health problems.
  • Mentorship and or equivalent experience and training (A/I)
  • Training as part of a CYP IAPT collaborative in a recognised evidenced based approach
Experience Essential
  • Demonstrable experience of working with children and young people in a variety of community settings
  • Experience of multi-disciplinary team working
  • Experience of inter-agency working
  • Experience of safeguarding
  • Experience of leading case reviews
  • Experience of working in the NHS

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