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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/02/2020.

CAMHS Crisis Clinical Lead - Band 7

Job Reference: 201-20-115

Employer:
Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
CAMHS Crisis
Location:
Bodmin, Countywide
Salary:
£37,570 - £43,772 Pro rata

Thank you for your interest in working for Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

For more information about our Trust please click on the Trust's further link on this webpage.

Any general recruitment queries, please contact our recruitment team on 01208 834644. After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our Third-party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to "Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust prides itself in striving to be an employer of choice.

All external appointments to the Trust will be required to attend a full Trust Corporate Induction which will be held at Carew House, Beacon Technology Park, Dunmere Road, Bodmin, PL31 2QN.

The induction programme is for all new staff and the length is dependent on the role you will be undertaking. It is an essential part of new staff training requirements and therefore attendance is mandatory.

Our Trust objectives are:

  • To deliver high quality care, safe and accessible services.
  • To maximise the potential of our workforce to deliver high quality care to patients
  • To achieve best value and ensure the Trust is sustainable and financially sound into the future
  • To diversify and develop services that meet commissioner and service user needs and expectations
  • To improve health and wellbeing by working in partnership to create life opportunities for our clients

Cornwall Foundation Trust - Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service’s Crisis Team are undergoing exciting development and changes due to significant investment to support crisis mental health services for young people 24 hours a day across Cornwall.

We are therefore looking for a Clinical lead nurse that is good under pressure, place high worth in team based working but can also work autonomously, who has an unrelenting passion and dedication for working with young people and their families.

It is an exciting time to be joining Cornwall CAMHS with the recent opening of our amazing newly built in patient unit - Sowenna; Cornwall is leading the way on a ground-breaking Clinical Associate Psychology (CAP) service, the first of its kind anywhere in England and Wales. There has also been major investment in developing care pathways for CAMHS as well as the Crisis Team developments.

Cornwall is a beautiful and fun place to live, with opportunities to enjoy activities on the sea, rivers, beaches and moors. Summers are busy and full of entertainment and winters allow you to have to have peace, quiet and whole beaches to yourself.

The Crisis team work from the Sowenna inpatient unit and Royal Cornwall Hospital. We work intensively with young people with acute mental health difficulties and are in crisis, offer psychosocial risk assessment to young people who present at the general acute hospitals, work closely with our new CAMHS inpatient unit and community CAMHS teams.

The team also offers short term intensive interventions to young people with a significant mental illnesses /disorders or are emotionally dysregulated and displaying high risk behaviour relating to their mental health; offering home treatment as an alternative to hospital admission.

Additional support for the team is provided by the On Call Managers, the CAMHS consultants and the wider CAMHS team.

Work is on a 9am-5pm basis working over 4 days a week, there may be a requirement to work evening and weekends on occasion.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Freya Watts on 07825657784.




To achieve our Trust objectives, we prioritise the development of our staff. To support this, the following opportunities are available:

  • Protected CPD time for registered staff
  • Access to a dedicated central development fund to support CPD for all staff
  • Leadership and Management development programmes
  • Coaching and mentoring opportunities
  • A full clinical induction programme for essential operational skills
  • Access to a care certificate programme for our band 1-4 clinical staff
  • A bespoke and robust preceptorship programme to support newly qualified staff
  • Individual professional development programmes

Being part of a successful NHS Foundation Trust also brings a portfolio of rewards and benefits for our staff. These include:

  • Free access to individual RCNi portfolios to support revalidation for nursing staff
  • Free DBS checks where required
  • Discounts available from retailers, UK hotels and main attractions – often up to 15% savings
  • NHS Pension Scheme
  • Salary sacrifice car scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Multiple flexible working options

The Trust reimburses all application costs for staff eligible to apply for EU settlement status.

The Trust reserves the right to close this advert once a sufficient number of applications have been submitted. It is encouraged that you complete the application at your earliest convenience to avoid disappointment.

If you are successful at the shortlisting stage of the recruitment process you will be contacted via TRAC.jobs email regarding interview details.
We are committed to diversity and equality of employment including the employment of current and former service users. We promote flexible working.

If you are successful, you agree to Occupational Health accessing your health records from your current or previous employer to check the status of your inoculations and screening tests. Appointments are subject to full three year satisfactory references therefore please ensure you include correct contact details for your nominated referees including email addresses.


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.


UK Registration

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



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