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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 18/01/2022.

Senior Mental Health Practitioner/Nurse – Crisis Care

Job Reference: 449-CS1014-1

Employer:
Solent NHS Trust
Department:
CAMHS
Location:
Horizon Centre, William Macleod Way, Southampton
Salary:
£40,057 - £45,839 p.a pro rata

Make a difference with us

If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you’re looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.

  • To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access
  • To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work
  • To deliver the best value for money

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full-time Band 7 Mental Health Practitioner/CAMHS Nurse to join our Crisis Team. The team is part of a supportive and innovative child and adolescent mental health service (CAMHS) in Southampton.

The post holder will be part of the CAMHS multi-disciplinary team delivering short term specialist mental health crisis support for children and young people and their parents/carers to manage a period of mental health crisis.

The successful candidate would be professionally registered and be supported to work autonomously within professional guidelines and the overall framework of the team’s policies and procedures. We are looking for a professional with significant experience of working with children, young people and their families experiencing mental health and trauma difficulties. Significant senior practitioner/leadership experience within a CAMHS setting would be an advantage. In all cases, you must be able to demonstrate the clinical, consultation and communication skills needed to offer an outstanding service.

You will be working alongside an established CAMHS team at an important time in our development. It really is an exciting time to be joining Southampton CAMHS as we push forward with implementing new ways of working in order to best meet the needs of the population we work with. We are looking for a Mental Health Practitioner/CAMHS Nurse who can lead by example and truly engage with service users, colleagues, and stakeholders.

The CAMHS team is a strong and supportive team and has excellent structures to offer regular supervision and support. This is a great opportunity to join our team in Solent NHS Trust Children & Families Service line to support in the delivery of high-quality children’s mental health services. We are looking for exceptional individuals with the right attitude, skills and knowledge who share our passion to deliver the best quality care experience for children and their families.

If you wish to have an informal conversation regarding the post please contact Satty Basra on 02381 030061.

 

We will contact you via NHS Jobs if you are shortlisted for interview. Candidates selected for interview will be contacted before the given interview date; therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders.




All patient facing workers in England will be required to ensure they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, from 1 April 2022 . It will be a condition of employment to be fully vaccinated. This requirement will also apply to those in ancillary support roles such as porters or receptionists who may have social contact with patients but are not directly involved in their care.

To be fully vaccinated you must receive both doses of a Covid-19 vaccination. Successful applicants will be required (unless exempt*) to provide evidence of their covid vaccination status (NHS COVID Pass) or evidence that they have commenced their journey to becoming fully vaccinated. If the required evidence cannot be provided then any offer of employment may be withdrawn.

Our shared values support the development of a strong working culture. They breathe life into our organisation – guiding and inspiring all of our actions and decisions. They enable us to be better at what we do and create a great place for our staff to work, whilst ensuring we provide the highest quality of care to our patients.

In creating our values, we spent time listening to our employees and members. Based on what people told us, we created our HEART values to reflect the deep belief that we are caring organisation at the centre of our community: Honesty, Everyone counts, Accountable, Respectful, Teamwork.

We are an accredited Real Living Wage employer.


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.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. 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.

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UK Registration

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



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