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Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 833-AB-CS-424-20

Employer:
(CS) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Department:
Little Woodhouse Hall
Location:
Leeds
Salary:
£24,907 to £30,615 per annum

We are delighted to announce that we have been rated as a “Good” organisation by CQC and our Adults Services were rated ‘Outstanding’ for caring.


Are you interested in developing your skills?

At Leeds Community Healthcare, we're hugely proud of the work our Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) are doing. Offering pioneering care, we're pushing the boundaries to deliver the best options to our Service Users, putting the child at the heart of every decision made about their welfare.

 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated staff nurse to join our Inpatient CAMHS Service. An 8 bedded facility which offers assessment and treatment to young people aged 12 to 18 with a range of complex and enduring mental health difficulties. It's a really exciting time of change with transformation plans looking at increasing beds in region and creating specialist pathways.

About You

Applicants are required to be a registered mental health nurse with current NMC registration.

The role will involve working within a multidisciplinary team in direct clinical contact with young people and families. Applicants will be competent practitioners exuding confidence and passion for working within this specialist field.

The Role

Working as part of a multi-skilled, experienced, motivated and creative service, you will be responsible for contributing to the efficient day to day delivery of effective clinical care and risk management of the young people

You will have good communication skills, be able to function effectively within challenging situations and will demonstrate an attitude that respects and values others, and encourages choice, engagement and involvement from the young people and families who use our services.

If you're convinced you're the best person for this job, let us know more about you! Click apply to submit your application.




If you are successful in being offered a position which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The level of check required is dependent upon the position that you have applied for. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost from your salary. There will be no charge if you are enrolled in the DBS Update Service.

**Please be advised that at all stages of the recruitment process NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ will be given priority consideration. If you are ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application so that you receive priority consideration.**

Please note: all correspondence regarding this vacancy including the interview process will be sent to your registered NHS jobs e-mail address.

Please ensure you meet all the essential requirements in the person specification before applying for this vacancy.

Recruiting Managers may close an advert once sufficient applications have been received therefore all candidates are strongly advised to complete their application as soon as possible.

If you have not heard within four weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy and is a smoke free environment.

We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. As an equal opportunities employer we also welcome applications from anyone, irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religious beliefs or disability as we embrace diversity within our workforce.


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.


UK Registration

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



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