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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 28/09/2021.

Clinical Nurse Specialist- Community Mental Health

Job Reference: 455-MH4441-FKC-A

Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust
Community mental health nursing
1 lowther rd London N7 8US, london
£38,768 - £46,124 per annum inclusive of HCAS

At Camden and Islington NHS foundation trust our staff and service users have worked closely to create a set of values that make sure people who use our services get the best possible chance of a rapid recovery.

We have 3 key priorities which are:

  • Early and Effective Intervention,
  • Helping People to Live Well
  • Research and Innovation

The cultural pillars that help us achieve our key priorities are:

  • We value each other
  • We are empowered
  • We keep things simple
  • We are connected

By coming to work at Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust you will be joining a Trust with a national reputation for research, where services recognise that research underpins its commitment to providing high quality and innovative clinical care.

As an applicant for this role, you are urged to demonstrate within your supporting statement a combination of evidence that reflects your competence to meet the job specification and provide examples of how C&I Cultural pillars are an integral part of the way you have and will continue to deliver service.

By applying for this role, you accept in the event you are successful that your personal data may be transferred from the Trust to another NHS organisation where your employment transfers within the NHS. This is in accordance with the streamlining programme which is aimed at improving efficiencies within the NHS both to make costs savings for NHS organisations but also to save you time when your employment transfers. Therefore we want you to complete your e-learning modules prior to joining our organisation.

'Previous applicants need not to apply'

An opportunity has arisen for a permanent Band 6 Clinical Specialist Nurse based in North Islington Rehabilitation and Recovery Team, Kentish Town. North Islington Rehabilitation and Recovery Team is one of the largest teams in the trust.

We are a busy multidisciplinary team comprised of nurses, occupational therapist, social Workers, benefits advisor and employment specialist and psychiatrist's. Community Recovery & Rehabilitation Teams provide multi-disciplinary treatment to service users with psychosis. working to implement a recovery approach as the guiding principle of their way of working with service users. We work closely with individuals, their families, the local authority, London borough of Islington to provide support and treatment .

The successful post holder will act as care co-ordinator for a defined group of clients, you will be the named worker for an assigned caseload. You will work with clients in their own home and in clinic and/or hospital settings. We also have an intake team that manages new referrals and supports clients open to the North Islington Rehabilitation and Recovery Team.

All staff participate in a rota to work on the intake . The service utilises a team approach and has a multidisciplinary team structure. Other development activities include peer support, regular supervision and participation in training programme.

Applicants are advised the selection process will comprise of a written test and interview.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Connor Mc Intyre

Job title: Service Manager

Email address:

Telephone number: 020 3317 6370

Additional contact information

For an queries candidates can also contact Stephanie Johnson team manager

on 020 3317 6370

In line with NHS protocols, only those applicants who demonstrate clearly how they meet our person specification will be shortlisted for interview. We regret that it is not possible to contact all applicants for every vacancy. If you have not been contacted within 4-6 weeks of the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted for the next stage

We reserve the right to close any vacancies from further submissions, when we have received sufficient applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects diversity of our population and our service users. We are actively encouraging applications from people with experience of using mental health services and we would welcome applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups such as our black and minority ethnic (BME) communities, and LGBT communities. We also hold the Disability Confident symbol and have made the pledge to commit to employing more people with learning disabilities. If you require this application form in another format i.e. Large print, Braille or audio tape etc., please contact the Recruitment Department on 0203 317 7190 or email resourcing@candi.nhs.ukand we will arrange for this to be sent to you.

At the heart of our work is the drive to improve the quality of life for the population we serve. Quality improvement is an integral thread that runs through our organisation, bringing together staff, service users, families and carers to continually learn how to enhance the safety and wellbeing of everyone involved as well as providing the best possible service at Camden and Islington Trust.

Any applications submitted for this vacancy will be transferred onto our TRAC for the purposes of processing for recruitment.

For more information and to view our privacy policy please go to Camden & Islington NHS FT website.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) 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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