Specialist Nurse

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year Pro rata
Closing date
28 Mar 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you want the opportunity to work in a blended way? The Mental Health Triage and Assessment Team may be for you.

We are looking for a band 6 specialist nurse to join our team were you will be responsible for triaging, assessing and signposting patients based on clinical need.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to come and provide leadership to junior members of the workforce. You will be innovative, kind, compassionate and have exceptional time management skills.

Main duties of the job

  • To triage, assess and signpost patients based on clinical need following clinical intervention.
  • To support the team/clinical leads in providing clinical and supervisory leadership to junior members of the workforce.
  • To be jointly responsible with other senior colleagues for the day-to-day planning and delivery of the Mental Health Triage and Assessment Team.
  • To support the team leads and other colleagues with the implementation of policy, protocol, service/practice development and change within own area of responsibility
  • To continue to demonstrate specialist clinical skills in practice and provide support/advice re service development and the delivery of care, in partnership with service users, carers, staff, managers and other agencies

About us

We are an award winning and CQC rated good, health and social care Trust that delivers care to communities in Hull, East Yorkshire, Scarborough and Ryedale and Whitby. We deliver safe, effective, and integrated health services that improve the physical, mental and social health and wellbeing of our patients and service users.

To find out more about our wide range of services including mental health, learning disabilities, children, and young people service, Forensic, Community and Primary Care visit our website humber.nhs.uk/Services

You will join our team of over 3600 colleagues that work together across our wide geography and specialties to change lives every day. We're extremely proud of our Trust community and we know you can expect to 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 to ensure the delivery of high quality, person-centred and compassionate care to patients. We value our staff and invest in them to ensure they have the right skills and competencies to deliver outstanding care.

We Trust recognise the positive value of diversity and promotes equality whilst challenging discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

Job description Job responsibilities

Please see person Spec and job description for full details of job description and main responsibilities.

Person Specification Qualifications and knowledge Essential
  • Registered Nurse on NMC live register
  • Demonstrable experience of mentoring pre-registration students
  • Full understanding of relevant policy, legislation, drivers and their application to clinical and service area
  • 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
Experience Essential
  • Previous community based experience or band 6 experience transferrable to community setting
  • Evidence of promoting/supporting active user/carer involvement/participation
  • Evidence of continuing professional development (CPD) relevant to the clinical area at specialist level of care
  • Leadership/management experience which has had a positive impact and created change within the service delivery/practice
Skills and competencies Essential
  • Effective inter-personal skills and experience in supervising and mentoring
  • Able to demonstrate effective communication skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Ability to lead and motivate staff to embrace change

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