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Clinical Nurse Specialist (Band 7)

Job Reference: 376-NLCG-031

Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust
NLCG AMH Recovery Team
£38,890 to £44,503 pa

Community Mental Health Services in North Lincolnshire have recently benefitted from over £1m investment. This will see specialist mental health services transform over the next three years with improved connections with other healthcare agencies in the area. This development forms part of our wider plan to transform mental health services which has already seen the introduction of a new primary care mental health service, has established a 24/7 acute liaison services, and improved crisis services.

The additional investment has allowed us to introduce this new role into our Community Mental Health Team. As the Clinical Nurse Specialist for the Older Adult Community Mental Health Team and the Memory Team.

You will be responsible for:

•    Providing clinical leadership and practical support and advice to the team members.

•    Contributing clinical expertise to the team with regular clinical meetings and support the continual development of the service.

•    Planning, organising, undertaking, and documenting full bio-psychosocial assessment for patients referred to service, then designing, delivering, and evaluating a plan of care to meet the identified needs.

•    Initiating, monitoring, and reviewing prescribed medications under the supervision of the clinical supervisor in line with Trust policy.

Applicants should be a registered Mental Health Nurse, with evidence of post registration training preferably in older people’s mental health. Experience of coaching and mentoring is essential as this role will be responsible for supporting and developing the skills and knowledge of colleagues with the team.

For further information about the role, or hear more about our mental health transformation plan then please contact Charlotte Jubber, Interim Community Mental Health Service Manager on or call 01724 270363, Kerry Chisnell, Nurse Consultant for Older Adults on 01724 270363 or

Virtual events will be held on the following dates:

10th August 11am

12th August 12noon

13th August 3pm

To book a place email

Interview date 26th August 2021

We reserve the right to close down this advert early should there be a high number of applicants.


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We are committed to recruiting candidates who share the commitment to safeguarding, and therefore we apply robust recruitment and selection procedures to ensure that the people selected are right for the job, and that all candidates are appropriately screened prior to appointment and periodically during their employment

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The Trust is committed to equal opportunities in employment and welcomes applications from all sections of the community in order to maintain a workforce as diverse as the population it serves.

The first 6 months of employment with the Trust will be a probationary period which may be extended by the Trust for a further 6 months. 

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