Senior Nurse

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

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Job summary

We have an opportunity within our Dudley Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) for a permanent Band 7 Senior Nurse based at The Elms Health Centre B63 2UR

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed individual to join our team. We are an energetic and hardworking team working with children and young people from the age of 0-18.

Main duties of the job

We are seeking a highly motivated and dynamic individuals with a keenness and ability to integrate your current skills and apply them in this context. Important qualities are good communication skills, working co-operatively and thinking creatively. We are an energetic and hardworking team working with children and young people from the age of 0-18. Dudley CAMHS is a fully integrated multi-disciplinary team comprising Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Psychotherapists, Family Therapists, Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Social Worker and Support Workers.

CAMHS professionals deal with a wide range of mental health problems. Many children and young people are troubled by emotional, behavioural and psychiatric problems. These can cause worry and distress both to themselves and to those who care for them. A large part of the work is to identify the problem, understand the causes and advise about what may help.

The role of the Senior Nurse will be to provide assessment and intervention to children and young people. You will need strong clinical decision making skills and be committed to improving the lives of those struggling with mental health. The successful candidate will have robust risk assessment and management skills and be able to work creatively and flexibly to meet the needs of the young people and their families.

About us

We currently employ over 3,500 people and just like the population we serve, we are made up of diverse cultures and backgrounds. Whatever your role, working in a NHS Foundation Trust, like ours, is a demanding and extremely rewarding experience. Knowing that every day you can help make a positive difference to someone's life is a very powerful feeling.

Exciting opportunities are happening within Dudley Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS). As a clinical team we are involved in a redesign and restructure of our services to ensure that we are providing the best evidence based practice care in the best timely way we can.

CAMHS professionals deal with a wide range of mental health problems. Many children and young people are troubled by emotional, behavioural and psychiatric problems. These can cause worry and distress both to themselves and to those who care for them. A large part of the CAMHS professionals' work is to identify the problem, understand the causes and advise about what may help.

Our CAMHS Service is a multi-disciplinary team of psychologists, specialist nurses, systemic, child and art psychotherapists, occupational therapists, social workers and psychiatrists, who are passionate in their aim to work with children, young people and their families in developing creative solutions to improve their mental health difficulties.

Date posted

15 June 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 7

Salary

£40,057 to £45,839 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Part-time

Reference number

285-8278-CYPF

Job locations

Elms Health Centre

Slade Road

Halesowen

B63 2UR


Job description

Job responsibilities

As a senior member of the team you will have the opportunity to offer supervision and leadership to junior nursing colleagues. You will also participate in the CAMHS Duty system supporting colleagues and families who may require support and advice in liaising with referrers.

The Nursing team is very established within CAMHS. We provide robust supervision, the opportunity to attend peer group meetings, personal development and training opportunities.

The post-holder will be joining a supportive and forward-thinking team who pride themselves on their commitment to the continual development and improvement of patient care. Clinical and leadership supervision, and continuing professional development, are highly valued. Additionally, there are opportunities to join peer supervision and other groups. We are able to offer great opportunities for career progression, with many members of the service seeking and successfully securing promotions. The post will have active links with, and support from, both the wider CAMHS Service and professionals within the Trust.

Please refer to the attached full job description for more details

Job description

Job responsibilities

As a senior member of the team you will have the opportunity to offer supervision and leadership to junior nursing colleagues. You will also participate in the CAMHS Duty system supporting colleagues and families who may require support and advice in liaising with referrers.

The Nursing team is very established within CAMHS. We provide robust supervision, the opportunity to attend peer group meetings, personal development and training opportunities.

The post-holder will be joining a supportive and forward-thinking team who pride themselves on their commitment to the continual development and improvement of patient care. Clinical and leadership supervision, and continuing professional development, are highly valued. Additionally, there are opportunities to join peer supervision and other groups. We are able to offer great opportunities for career progression, with many members of the service seeking and successfully securing promotions. The post will have active links with, and support from, both the wider CAMHS Service and professionals within the Trust.

Please refer to the attached full job description for more details

Person Specification

Education

Essential

  • oProfessional qualification in a mental health related subject e.g. registered mental health nurse degree
  • oMasters degree/equivalent experience in CAMHS related field
  • oEvidence of continuous professional development in a mental health related field
  • oExperience of safeguarding for children and young people

Desirable

  • Non medical prescribingl prescribing

Knowledge and Experience

Essential

  • oDemonstrates extensive experience of working in specialist CAMHS
  • oDemonstrates extensive post qualification experience of care co-ordination and management of complex CAMH caseloads
  • oDemonstrates experience of supervising junior staff
Person Specification

Education

Essential

  • oProfessional qualification in a mental health related subject e.g. registered mental health nurse degree
  • oMasters degree/equivalent experience in CAMHS related field
  • oEvidence of continuous professional development in a mental health related field
  • oExperience of safeguarding for children and young people

Desirable

  • Non medical prescribingl prescribing

Knowledge and Experience

Essential

  • oDemonstrates extensive experience of working in specialist CAMHS
  • oDemonstrates extensive post qualification experience of care co-ordination and management of complex CAMH caseloads
  • oDemonstrates experience of supervising junior staff

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, 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. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, 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. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Elms Health Centre

Slade Road

Halesowen

B63 2UR


Employer's website

https://www.blackcountryhealthcare.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Elms Health Centre

Slade Road

Halesowen

B63 2UR


Employer's website

https://www.blackcountryhealthcare.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Clinical Lead

Lee Hurst

leehurst@nhs.net

01384324689

Date posted

15 June 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 7

Salary

£40,057 to £45,839 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Part-time

Reference number

285-8278-CYPF

Job locations

Elms Health Centre

Slade Road

Halesowen

B63 2UR


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