Specialist Nurse

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

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Brand new service and service model
  • Innovative clinical care model
  • Specialist training in older peoples organic and functional mental health.
  • Opportunities for skills development and further training
  • Rotation opportunities to enhance skill development
  • Wide range of staff benefits

Are you a band 5 or band 6 nurse with experience in older peoples mental health? We are looking for passionate, creative and ambitious nurses to join our new care home service working with those needing increased support living in a care setting.

We are seeking people with a drive towards service improvement and providing high quality care for those in care settings. You will be able to demonstrate experience in older peoples mental health care, managing risk, and providing positive person centred intervention.

Communication with people is a vital part of this role, we are looking for nurses who can provide education to care staff in a meaningful way that benefits those we are caring for.

Main duties of the job

The team will provide intervention for those living in care settings who require increased support as a result of their mental health needs, based on evidence based practice as part of an multi disciplinary team.

The service will cover Hull and East Riding care homes and staff will need to be able to travel to ensure we can offer a responsive service.

Our nursing staff will provide assessment, person centred care planning, clinical intervention, risk assessment and review whilst modeling high quality care and providing education.

The applicant will have advanced working knowledge of associated legislative frameworks including the Mental Capacity Act (2005).

A major part of the role will be engaging care settings and developing trusting , honest relationships to ensure those in care receive high standard mental health care. Nurses will take the lead and become a main contact for care settings within Hull and East riding to promote continuity.

Nursing staff will be part of a rotation between the care home service and Maister Lodge, our organic inpatient unit to ensure that skills and confidence is maintained and to further promote staff development.

We encourage applicants to get in contact and come for a look around our service, please see contact details below.

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 attached job description and Person specification for a detailed description of main responsibilities within the role.

Person Specification Experience Essential
  • Experience with older peoples mental health
  • 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
  • Experience of working in community older peoples mental health -
  • Act as a CPA co- ordinator
  • Evidence of CPD
Knowledge Essential
  • Demonstrable experience in providing education and modeling care
  • Full understanding of relevant policy, legislation, drivers and their application to clinical and service area
  • Basic IT skills
  • Teaching experience
  • 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
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
  • Evidence of CPD or experiential learning at an advanced level e.g. Post graduate/Masters level
  • Leadership training/qualification/experience
Personal Attributes Essential
  • Effective inter-personal skills and experience in supervising and mentoring
  • Good time management skills
  • Ability to demonstrate ethical values and attitudes within a culture of equality and diversity
  • Ability to lead and motivate staff to embrace change

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