RMN or RNLD (NHS), Child and Adolescent

Band 5

Main area
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
334-RMN-918043-MD
Site
Bethlem Royal Hospital or Maudsley Hospital
Town
Beckenham, London or Southwark, London
Salary
£22,128 - £34,495 per annum
Closing
25/02/2018 23:59

We are looking to recruit passionate mental health nurses to our Acorn Lodge, Bethlem Adolescent Unit and Snowsfield Adolescent inpatient wards to support adolescents and children across our services in the South East and London.

SLaM has the largest and most specialised CAMHS services in the country and are on the forefront of personalised support for young people and children. We want to hire nurses who have a real understanding for the needs of the CAMHS group who can bring innovation and change to our services. We see these services as a genuine specialism and are offering the opportunity to be part of it.

As part of our strong teams, you'll have the scope to share ideas and follow them through into innovative practice. Recent inspiring projects here include evening family support groups, gardening projects, community access and bespoke recovery and support plans. Factor in the therapeutic time youll be able to spend engaging with young people and their families, and you have the makings of a level of personal and professional development that is very special indeed.

Service users and their families will engage with you on a daily basis and are looking to be treated with respect and dignity. We want our nurses to be fully integrated in the mental health and wellbeing of everyone they work with and feel comfortable communicating with different stakeholders.

We give you the opportunity to become a specialist in CAMHS and be involved in cutting edge care and support. We offer excellent learning and development opportunities as well as the chance to be involved in research from Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN). We want to support you in your career and give you options to progress. Our preceptorship and mentoring schemes mean you will be partnered with like-minded individuals who will be dedicated to your development.

You must be a qualified RMN or LD Nurse or in the final year of your RMN/LD course, students qualifying in 3 months. Its important that you have an understanding of multidisciplinary services and the challenges that face people with mental health problems. We want to hire staff that are passionate about mental health, who believe in our recovery model and who will act as advocates for the reduction of stigma in our community. You must have an excellent understanding of safeguarding and how to work within professional boundaries. Roles at SLaM are challenging, stimulating and diverse. We believe that we can offer you something different from other Trusts if you are interested in a role please apply.

Please state in your application in your supporting statement whether you would want to work in Beckenham or Southwark. Please note that each location attracts a different London weighting payment.
If successful at shortlisting stage you will be invited to an assessment on the Friday, 23rd March 2018 at the ORTUS learning and events centre.

**Please note that if you do not state the month and year that you have completed your Nursing qualification you will not be invited to the assessment.**

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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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Further details / informal visits contact

Amanda Broughton, CAMHS Head of Nursing:
Amanda.broughton@slam.nhs.uk 
0203 228 2683 or 07971303677

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