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Staff / Senior Staff Nurses RMN / RNLD - Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

St Andrew's Healthcare

Northampton ,

Staff / Senior Staff Nurses RMN / RNLD - Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

St Andrew's Healthcare

Northampton ,
Number Of Vacancies: 10

Staff / Senior Staff Nurse RMN / RNLD

Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire

Salary: up to £35,500 plus enhancements (depending on experience) 

We have exciting opportunities within our Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) for compassionate and dedicated Staff / Senior Staff Mental Health and Learning Disability nurses who want to make a difference to the lives of young people.

We are open to those nurses who would prefer to work flexible working hours to support shifts across a part and full time rota in the division. We endorse a work-life balance, please let us know your preferences when applying!

Working together with young people and their families.

Our CAMHS is a Trauma Informed Care Service, ensuring that everything we do is driven by an understanding of how trauma affects the whole person; physically, mentally and socially. We provide low and medium secure Tier 4 CAMHS inpatient services, with the objective of enabling young people to live well and to their full potential in the least restrictive environment possible.

Some of the main duties of a Senior Staff Nurse are to:

  • Plan, organise and deploy staff according to competencies and workload in order to meet patient needs.
  • Develop, implement, review and promote the importance of effective outcome focused care plans to meet individual preferences and needs, attending and contributing to ward rounds.
  • Effectively communicate with all MDT members, taking positive risks to manage the care environment and reduce the use of restrictive practices.
  • Build and monitor ongoing relationships with patients, their families and carers to encourage trust, whilst listening to and interpreting their needs and concerns.
  • Ensure all patient records, records of risk and interventions that have been taken, are up to date and accurate.
  • Use refection and supervision to learn from events and generate opportunities to improve patient outcomes.
  • Receive and provide clinical supervision.
  • Support the division to deliver specific outcome measures.
  • Complete required ward audits in line with the Clinical Governance strategy.
  • and assist their journey to recovery
    What’s in it for you?

    Alongside a competitive salary, we have a number of other benefits which include:
  • Pension
  • 35 days annual leave, increasing to 41 after 10 years' service
  • Life cover
  • Enhanced maternity cover
  • Car lease scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Free parking
  • Paid DBS application
  • Sickness policy on par with the NHS

As a CQC regulated provider of healthcare, from 1 April 2022 we will be required to ensure that all of our workforce have had both first and second COVID-19 vaccinations (except for those who can demonstrate they are medically exempt).

About St Andrew's Healthcare

St Andrew’s Healthcare is a charity providing specialist mental healthcare services. We work in partnership with a number of NHS, voluntary, educational and research organisations to deliver a range of specialist inpatient and community mental healthcare services, education and research that helps to improve the lives of people with complex mental health needs.

Come and visit the Team to find out more about our exciting career opportunities for Student / Newly Qualified Nurses and support you will be given throughout your career.