Haringey CRHTT Senior Nurse Practitioner

Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust
£38,762 to £45,765 a year Per annum inclusive of Outer London HCAs
Closing date
27 Mar 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Senior Nurse Practitioner to join a HTAS accredited Crisis Resolution Home Treatment Team in Haringey. This is a full-time, permanent position within a 7 day per week/24hours a day service which provides urgent care for people experiencing mental health crisis as an alternative to hospital admission. The CRHTT is crucial in delivering urgent crisis resolution assessments and treatment for service users by assessing their needs and caring for them in the least restrictive environment.

We are honoured to reveal that the team has been accredited by the Royal College of Psychiatrist Home Treatment Accreditation Scheme (RCPsych - QNCRHTT) with an award which recognises crisis teams that meet the highest standards of care. We are focused on treating our patients with crisis resolution lens - attempting to enhance everyone's personal strengths, abilities, and the support they receive from their families and peer networks. It is an exciting place to work - we are very proud of taking an approach where we consider people, their diversity and their experiences and abilities as an enormous value to understand their needs. We have collectively created a culture within our team where staff feel they can contribute their views, are valued and able to perform to their full potential.

Main duties of the job

The team are looking for a pro-active practitioner who will be able to provide a supportive role to other members of staff, acting as a role model. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate creativity, resilience, flexibility and take a positive approach to the running of the service and service user care.

The position is primarily a clinical position involving the assessment of the mental health needs for clients in the community and liaising with community mental health teams and other external agencies, ensuring service users receive the best possible care. Post holder should be able to work autonomously and must demonstrate a high level of expertise as a mental health practitioner. The post holder will be expected to maintain high standards of care and comply with all policies and guidelines as per BEH standards together with those of their professional body

About us

BEHMHT is a multiple award-winning, combined mental health (MH) and community Trust providing local, regional and national healthcare services. We are one of the largest employers in North London with over 3000 staff delivering a range of mental health and community services to a population of over one million.

In Enfield, we provide a full range of child and adult community health services, which over the last few years has been integrating with its mental health services to provide better and more holistic care. BEH manages the renowned North London Forensic Services (NLFS) which delivers MH care across some of the prisons and provides MH services as HM Young Offenders Institutions in Aylesbury.

We are rated as 'Outstanding' by the CQC. We have also been appointed as the lead provider of forensic mental health services across North London managing the devolved New Models of care budget of £170m from 2018/19. We also provide one of the largest eating disorder services in England, as well as drug and alcohol services.

Job description Job responsibilities

  • Please refer to the attached Job description and Person Specification for main responsibilities of the role.

Person Specification Education and qualification Essential
  • Registered mental Health nurse (NMC registration)
  • Evidence of further post-registration relevant training /ongoing academic study relevant to area of practice
  • MSc in relevant field
  • Demonstrable experience of working in a multidisciplinary team setting
  • Demonstrate robust knowledge of risk management and its application to service user, carer and staff safety
  • Experience of leadership of junior staff in a clinical setting
  • Demonstrable experience of being resilient and adaptable to change
  • Demonstrate well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Ability to negotiate and liaise professionally with stakeholders
  • Ability to manage and support service users in challenging/crisis situations
  • Demonstrable skill of implementing change of behaviour
  • Ability to maintain boundaries and form positive therapeutic relationships with service users and carers
  • Interest in Quality Improvement
  • Car driver with current and valid driving license and own vehicle.

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