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Senior Mental Health Nurses - DAYS

Job Reference: L28-A-21-8588

Employer:
St Andrew’s Healthcare
Department:
Nursing
Location:
Northampton
Salary:
£35,500 + Enhancements

Senior Mental Health Nurses – Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service

Up to £35,000 depending on experience + Enhancements

*Flexible working hours available – open to all part and full time hours*

We have exciting opportunities within our Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) for compassionate and dedicated Senior Mental Health and Learning Disability nurses who want to make a difference to the lives of young people.

We are open to those nurses who would prefer to work flexible working hours to support shifts across a part and full time rota in the division. We endorse a work-life balance, please let us know your preferences when applying!

Our CAMHS division based in Smyth House is aTrauma Informed Care Service, ensuring that everything we do is driven by an understanding of how trauma affects the whole person; physically, mentally and socially. Weprovide low and medium secure Tier 4 CAMHS inpatient services, with the objective of enabling young people to live well and to their full potential in the least restrictive environment possible.

Our Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) are designed for boys and girls aged 13 to 18 with complex mental disorders, severe emotional and behavioural difficulties, intellectual disabilities, mental illness and autistic spectrum disorders.Our ethos, is to provide person-centred care which addresses young people’s mental health needs as well as their functional, cognitive, emotional, social, communication, sensory and vocational needs.

All of our therapies, facilities, education and activities are designed to reach the maximum potential for our young people and enable them to move forward with their journey through life.

Some of the main duties of a Senior Staff Nurse are to:

 

  • Plan, organise and deploy staff according to competencies and workload in order to meet patient needs.
  • Develop, implement, review and promote the importance of effective outcome focused care plans to meet individual preferences and needs, attending and contributing to ward rounds.
  • Effectively communicate with all MDT members, taking positive risks to manage the care environment and reduce the use of restrictive practices.
  • Build and monitor ongoing relationships with patients, their families and carers to encourage trust, whilst listening to and interpreting their needs and concerns.
  • Ensure all patient records, records of risk and interventions that have been taken, are up to date and accurate.
  • Use refection and supervision to learn from events and generate opportunities to improve patient outcomes.
  • Receive and provide clinical supervision.
  • Support the division to deliver specific outcome measures.
  • Complete required ward audits in line with the Clinical Governance strategy.
  • and assist their journey to recovery

What’s in it for you?

Alongside a competitive salary, we have a number of other benefits which include:

  • Pension
  • 35 days annual leave, increasing to 41 after 10 years' service
  • Life cover
  • Enhanced maternity cover
  • Car lease scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Free parking
  • Paid DBS application
  • Sickness policy on par with the NHS



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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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