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Registered Mental Health Nurse - Rotational Post

Job Reference: 425-A-20-44312

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum pro rata for part time

Sheffield Children’s NHSFT is a specialised Paediatric Hospital with a CAMH Service and a Centre of Excellence, with our services amongst the best in the country. Our rotational programmespans over two years consisting of three 8 month assignments. The rotational post will allow successful candidates to gain extensive experience across community and inpatient mental health services and provides an opportunity to learn across the entire pathway. In addition to this, for those who are dual qualified in Mental Health Nursing and Social Work, the rotational programme offers a placement at the Local Authority. The programme provides exposure to the following areas of practice within Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services:

  1. Sheffield Treatment and Recovery (STAR) - The STAR team offer assessments in A&E and on the wards at SCH for young people who have presented with self harm or suicidal ideation or behaviours. We also offer follow up support and community intensive treatment packages for young people after a presentation of self harm at either SCH or NGH. Alongside this we will shortly be reopening the section 136 suite at the Becton centre which the STAR team will manage. We have an excellent and welcoming MDT team, offering specialist assessment and interventions to children and young people in Sheffield. We aim to deliver a first class, high quality service. In order to provide a flexible responsive service you will be required to work across the day including out of hours work as well as lone work within a community setting.


  2. Inpatient CAMHS (Sapphire Lodge, Emerald Lodge, Ruby Lodge) - The Becton Centre for Children and Young People is a state-of-the-art centre for children and young adults aged up to 18 with serious and complex mental health issues. A placement within the Inpatient Service will require clinical shift work over 24 hours, 7 days per week. You would also be asked to provide direct clinical interventions to a caseload of 3/4.


  1. Community (Mainstream Community Team) – The Community CAMHS team support children with a range of mental health conditions and see them in a variety of settings including in the community, at home, school, respite and in clinic. During this placement you will be based at either Centenary House or Beighton Community CAMHS.


  2. Local Authority – This placement is specifically offered to those who are dual qualified in Mental Health Nursing and Social Work. During this placement you will build relationships with children, young people and all key family members and provide support based on best evidence. Closely supervised, you will be in charge of your own caseload providing an excellent opportunity for development.


At the end of the two year period, you are guaranteed a band 5 position within one of the four areas above. Full orientation and support will be given to successful candidates and we have an outstanding Band 5 development programme not to be missed out on.

To find out more information about these exciting new roles and to have the opportunity to speak to members of the team, please sign up to attend one of our virtual recruitment open days in the coming weeks!

A link to further information and the registration form is available via the 'Further Links' section of this advert.

All communication throughout the application process will be via e-mail therefore please check your e-mail account and NHS Jobs account regularly. References are also requested by email (where possible). Therefore, to speed up the recruitment process please provide an email address for all referees when completing your application form.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If a DBS check is required for the post you are applying for any offer of employment will be provisional on a satisfactory DBS check being obtained.

In line with other NHS Organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region a successful candidate appointed into a post within this Trust will be required to pay the DBS check fee (£45). This is customarily payable over 4 months as a salary deduction once employed by the Trust. If you receive a conditional offer letter, complete your DBS application and later withdraw from the recruitment process, an invoice will be raised via the Trust's finance department to recoup the outlay.

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in accordance with the Equal Opportunities policy is committed to treating all individuals equally irrespective of age, race, social background, gender, sexual preference, colour, disability, nationality, ethnic origin, marital status, religion or trade union membership.

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancies earlier than originally stated, if sufficient applications are received.

Please note that Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust do not reimburse any incurred interview expenses.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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