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Community Nurse CAMHS LD

NHS AfC: Band 6

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NHS AfC: Band 6
30 hours per week
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Mariner House Ipswich
£30,401 - £37,267 gross per annum
21/08/2019 23:59

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust provides child and adult mental health services, alcohol treatment, learning disability, wellbeing and eating disorder services across Norfolk and Suffolk.

We are committed to delivering quality driven mental health services. Every individual makes a valuable contribution. We are proud of our staff who have been commended for the care they provide. Do you value working positively, respectfully and together? If so, we’d love you to join us!

Please follow this link to find out more in our Employee Handbook

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Please read the job description/person specification carefully and ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills and experience needed.

It is important that you complete a formal application form as CV’s alone will not be accepted.

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Suffolk Countywide Specialist Service for Children and Young people who have Learning Disabilities and Mental Illnesses and/or challenging behaviour across East and West Suffolk.

We are looking for a Senior Specialist Nurse to be part of our new specialist service for children and young people who have a learning disability and who have mental health and/or very challenging behaviours (LD CAMHS).

We are seeking an adaptable, committed, driven and innovative nurse. You will have an interest and/or experience in this area along with a understanding of the particular barriers our service users and their families face.

You will have knowledge and expertise in mental health needs specific to children and young people who have a Learning Disability and promoting positive behaviour support from range of interventions and their delivery.

You will be passionate about supporting children, young people their families and carers to maximise the child/young person’s potential and achieve their highest outcomes by remaining in their home, school, workplace and local community.

You would be part of a specialist, skilled, experienced and supportive multidisciplinary community team. There is a real ethos of care for the children and young people seen and through understanding of their needs through team review, integrated multi agency working and supervision processes. Team development is valued and clinical team meetings will be strongly embedded in the culture of the team. You would receive regular supervision within the Trust supervision model and provide clinical supervision to others.

We have a genuine commitment to training and development with an extensive teaching matrix and protected time for managerial and clinical supervision supported by psychology input. Staff working within learning disability also have the opportunity to access the LD knowledge and skills framework.


Benefits included with this role are:-

  • NHS pension
  • A comprehensive in house & external training programmes
  • Career progression
  • Starting annual leave of 27 days per annum increasing to 33 days pa based on length of service (plus paid bank holidays)
  • Staff physio service
  • Gym membership
  • NHS discounts and many more.

Interviews are due to be held on 3rd September 2019 (subject to change).

To find out more about the role click the job description, then click APPLY to start your candidate experience today!

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Charlotte Samuels on 01473 237055 or at