Clinical Nurse Specialist

  • Thorpe Hamlet
  • Norfolk E Suffolk Foundation Nhs Trust
Job summary

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Clinical Nurse Specialist -North East Community Mental Health Teaml

Is it your passion to work creatively to provide Mental Health support to adults in North Norfolk. Would you like to work in a dynamic, creative and committed multi-disciplinary team? Are you a highly motivated, compassionate and dedicated mental health professional?

We are excited to have an opportunity for a professional practitioner to join our established team.

You must be able to demonstrate a warm, compassionate and needs-led approach to working with our service users.

As part of this team, responsibilities would include undertaking assessments, working collaboratively with individuals and other supporting agencies to manage needs, as well as holding a caseload.

Main duties of the job

This role will give you the time and facilities to make a difference. You will have the ability to offer person-centred care while building trusting relationships to increase engagement with individuals suffering from severe mental illness in the community. The main duties are:
  • Assessing patients mental state and formulating working diagnoses
  • Prescribing appropriate pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment plans for a range of mental health conditions such as psychotic disorders, affective disorders, insomnia, personality disorders and anxiety disorders.
  • Monitoring the effectiveness of treatment
  • Writing of care plans and discharge letters
  • Basic interpretation of blood results
  • Clinical leadership for the staff within the community team

In turn we will provide you with regular clinical and management supervision with an emphasis on reflective practice. We hold a strong belief in team and individual development. We provide a full induction program and have extensive training and career development that can be accessed across our Trust.

About us

Here at NSFT we pride ourselves on being a welcoming, talented, friendly and supportive team who like nothing better than sharing experiences and learning from each other. In addition to ongoing training and development opportunities, we are committed to providing an environment in which you can thrive.

Why work for us? We have challenges as a Trust, but we have ambitious aspirations, are pushing ahead with exciting transformation work and we need dedicated individuals to support us on our journey. We have strong, established nursing networks coupled with an exceptional leadership team who will ensure you are truly cared for and cared about.

Why Norfolk and Suffolk? The people here are warm and welcoming, you'll never be far from the beautiful coastline or Broads National Park. We're an hour and a half away from London and have an international airport in Norwich too. Our villages, towns and cities are packed full of history, independent cafes, shops and theatres. We have excellent shopping, eating out, top ranking schooling and affordable house prices too.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please find attached our Job Description and Person Specification for more detail on your Key Accountabilities, then if you feel you have what it takes to make a difference in your local communities, click APPLY!

Some of the benefits you can expect:
  • 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
  • NHS discounts and many more

Please visit our Facebook and Twitter page @NSFTjobs

Job description
Job responsibilities

Please find attached our Job Description and Person Specification for more detail on your Key Accountabilities, then if you feel you have what it takes to make a difference in your local communities, click APPLY!

Some of the benefits you can expect:
  • 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
  • NHS discounts and many more

Please visit our Facebook and Twitter page @NSFTjobs

Person Specification

Experience

Essential
  • Extensive experience at which has required supervision and mentorship of others.
  • Extensive experience of practice within clinical area with proven track record in delivering high quality care
Desirable
  • Experience of implementing evidence based practice and or service improvement initiative.
Qualifications

Essential
  • RMN or equivalent professional qualification
  • Non-Medical Independent Prescriber (qualified or course completed awaiting results)
  • Degree Level Qualification or equivalent or equivalent level

Person Specification
Experience

Essential
  • Extensive experience at which has required supervision and mentorship of others.
  • Extensive experience of practice within clinical area with proven track record in delivering high quality care
Desirable
  • Experience of implementing evidence based practice and or service improvement initiative.
Qualifications

Essential
  • RMN or equivalent professional qualification
  • Non-Medical Independent Prescriber (qualified or course completed awaiting results)
  • Degree Level Qualification or equivalent or equivalent level

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 .

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. .
UK Registration

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

Additional information
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 .

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. .
UK Registration

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

Employer details

Employer name

Norfolk & Suffolk Foundation NHS Trust
Address

Peddars Centre

Hellesdon Hospital

Norwich

NR6 5BE

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