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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 11/03/2021.

Specialist Nurse

Job Reference: 263-NL21-025-LS-A

Employer:
Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Community Children & Young People (CYPS)
Location:
Morpeth
Salary:
£38,890 - £44,503 per annum

Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest healthcare Trusts in the country. Serving a population of 1.7 million, with a budget of circa £380 million and 7,000 staff, we work from over 70 sites across Northumberland, Newcastle, North Tyneside, Gateshead, South Tyneside, Sunderland and Cumbria.

We have been rated outstanding by the CQC and in November 2017 won the prestigious HSJ Award for Provider of the Year.

We provide a diverse range of specialist and generic health care services to both children and adults, their families and carers and we have a number of regional and national specialist services to England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

As an Organisation we are serious about supporting a diverse workforce that reflects our local community and are very much focused on being an inclusive and compassionate place to work.

We welcome applications irrespective of people's age, gender, race or ethnicity, religion or belief (With the exception of Chaplaincy Posts), sexual orientation, disability including mental health conditions or other personal circumstances, and are particularly keen to receive applications from:

  • people from a Black, Asian or minority ethnic background.
  • disabled people whether their impairments are physical, sensory, cognitive or hidden.
  • those who have lost their employment during this pandemic or who have been out of work for a period.

We are committed to the health and wellbeing of our staff and we have a number of initiatives and support for staff including access to psychology and counselling services. We are proud to be recognised as a mindful employer.

We have Maintaining Excellence level in the Better Health at Work award and also achieved the Investors in People Health and Wellbeing Award.

The Trust is committed to achieving high standards of health for its service users, staff and visitors providing a safe environment for staff, we operate a smoke free policy on all sites.


Northumberland Children and Young people’s service (CYPS) are excited to advertise band 7 specialist nurse / advanced practitioner posts.

It is an exciting time to join Northumberland CYPS as we are part of an NHS England 4 Week Wait Trail blazer site, and by becoming a member of our team you will be part of the improvement to ensure prompt access to mental health support for children.

CYPS currently provides the specialist mental health service for children (0-18) within Northumberland. Within CYPS there are 3 pathways Mental Health, Learning Disability and Neurodevelopmental to support children and young people who present with a range of significant difficulties requiring assessment and Intervention.

We are looking at enhancing our service provision and are pleased to be recruiting a Specialist nurse /advanced practitioners working directly into our PBS/Learning Disability pathway.

As a key clinical member of our CYPS team you will work as part of a Multi-disciplinary team who carry out;
•Assessment interventions and lead on Positive behaviour support (PBS) intervention for a range of Learning Disability/mental health issues.
•Support comprehensive transition support package to those young people who are approaching their 18th birthday and may need continuing support as adults.
•Provide Training, consultation, support and advice to front line staff working in targeted services for children


We work closely with our partner agencies to ensure the graduation mental health response is implemented.

As a specialist nurse / advanced practitioner you will utilise your advanced clinical skills around delivering interventions and offer clinical supervision whilst leading and supporting developments within the service, as well as delivering training to help develop other clinicians within the team, and Support the implementation of the PBS Pathway

This service is an 8-8 service weekdays with some Saturday working.

For further details / informal visits contact:

CCM Shirley May

Shirley.may@cntw.nhs.uk

or

Team Manger Michelle Bouhleli

michelle.bouhleli@cntw.nhs.uk





All of our clinical posts (and certain others), are subject to DBS clearance prior to commencement.

Applications from candidates who require Tier 2 immigration status to work in the UK are welcome, but such candidates will not be appointed to the post if there are a sufficient number of other suitable candidates as the employing body will in those circumstances be unable to satisfy the Resident Market Labour Test, as required by the Border immigration Authority. Please check with the appointing manager for the post that sponsorship can be offered prior to applying.

In view of recent changes to Home Office Immigration Regulations all applicants must state their current immigration status, including expiry dates.

Please note if you are external to Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust you will be subject to a six month probationary period (this does not apply to those not under Agenda for Change Terms and Conditions of Service).

You will also be encouraged to complete your Mandatory training via E-learning before you commence into post.

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If you are offered a job information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system


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.


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