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CAMHS Senior Community Nurse | Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 13 June 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £37,162 - £44,629 per annum (Incl of HCAS)
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 13 July 2024
Location: Wokingham, RG41 2RE
Company: Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 6392094/371-TAP-CFS0952


Are you an experienced Nurse, looking for a varied role where you can develop skills in both inpatient and community? Are you keen to be part of a new model of care?

We are a unique and modern day-hospital CAMHS service based in Wokingham looking for a band 6 Nurse to join us on either a full or part time basis.

Our serviceprovides interventions for young people with complex mental health issues requiring tier-4 level care, but who benefit from a more flexible, community-based approach.

In this role you will work with young people who use our service during the day as well as doing outreach visits and offering home support to patients and their families. This gives you a rare opportunity to develop skills in both inpatient and community at the same time.

As an innovative CAMHS service we strongly support the development of our clinicians and can offer you both internal and external training whist giving you the opportunity in the role to make a real difference in the lives of our patients.

The service operates Monday to Friday 08:00 – 20:00 and 09:00 – 17:00 at weekends and you will work on a rota basis doing averagely one weekend per month.
• Providing care to patients with a variety of mental health issues.
• Planning, and implementing holistic care plans.
• Administering medications and treatments as prescribed.
• Developing relationships with other professionals, patients and their families/carers.
• Planning interventions, ensuring that clinical policies and procedures are followed correctly, and risks are minimised.
• Supporting young people with eating disorders via therapeutic meal support.
• Providing clinical supervision to a small number of junior staff or student nurses.
• Ensuring services are delivered in the area of specialism that meets quality and clinical effectiveness standards.
• Complying with all national, statutory, legislative, professional and local policy.
• Role modelling the highest standards of behaviour in relation to health and safety at work, cooperating to ensure that statutory and departmental safety regulations are adhered to.

Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is a specialist mental health and community health services trust. Rated ‘outstanding’ by the CQC, we’re committed to providing the best possible care to people across Berkshire. Hear what our people say about working for our CAMHS service:]

We value diversity and are proud to be a Stonewall Top 100 Employer.We work hard to create an inclusive environment where you’ll be supported by friendly and professional colleagues to flourish.

Our values at Berkshire Healthcare:
• Caring for and about you is our top priority
• Committed to providing good quality, safe services
• Working Together with you to develop innovative solution

We welcome people who share these values to come and work for us.

Benefits of working for us include:
• Flexible working options to support work-life balance.
• 27 days’ annual leave rising with service + opportunity to buy and sell
• Generous NHS pension scheme
• Excellent learning and career development opportunities
• ‘Cycle to Work’ and car leasing scheme
• Access to a range of wellbeing tools and services
• Discounts at hundreds of popular retailers and restaurants
• Staff networks for race, diversity, disabilities and armed forces community to support equality
• Generous maternity, paternity, adoption and special leave.
• Free parking across Trust sites

The “must haves” for this role:
• Be a qualified Mental Health or Paediatric registered Nurse
• Previous experience working with people with mental health conditions
• Demonstrable leadership experience
• Full UK driving license and access to vehicle

If you’re someone who shares our passion for excellence and care, join us and let’s be outstanding together.

We welcome a conversation about flexibility and any other questions you may have. Please don’t hesitate to call: Rebecca Martin on 01189495019 or emailrebecca.martin@berkshire.nhs.ukwho’ll be delighted to help.

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required.

This advert closes on Tuesday 30 Jul 2024

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