Associate Nurse Consultant

Tees, Esk and Wear Val
North End House, Durham
Competitive salary
26 Apr 2021
05 May 2021
Role Type
Start Date
We are one of the largest specialist mental health and learning disabilities trusts in the country, with an annual income of £320m and a workforce of some 6,700 staff operating from around 100 sites in Durham, Teesside, North Yorkshire and York and Selby. We provide a range inpatient and community services to 2m people living in County Durham, the Tees Valley, Scarborough, Whitby, Ryedale, Harrogate, Hambleton and Richmondshire. We also provide additional specialist services to other parts of Northern England.

We deliver our services by working in partnership with eight local authorities and clinical commissioning groups, a wide range of voluntary organisations, as well as service users, their carers and the public. The services are spread over a wide geographical area of around 3,600 square miles, which includes coastal, rural and industrial areas.

We are a multi-award winning trust and are included within the Health Service Journal's Best 100 Places to Work. The trust take a positive and proactive approach to support staff in their personal development and has embedded the Talent Management approach within the Trust, with the vision of helping people to be as good as they can be, helping TEWV to do things better.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 8A Associate Nurse Consultant to play a key clinical role in the service provision and delivery of children and young people's mental health services in North Durham.

The service is a multi-disciplinary service covering Derwentside and North Durham area and is staffed by a range of mental health professionals including nurses, psychologists and psychiatrists.

The post holder will be employed by Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Trust and be line managed by the team manager .

Within this clinical role you will be responsible for the delivery of non-pharmacological and pharmacological treatments and will be a non-medical prescriber with experience of prescribing in this scope of practice. You will lead on the support, development and supervision of other non-medical prescribers in CAMHS within the trust.

You will be masters level trained and show evidence of continued professional development.

You will be part of the delivery of the nursing agenda and the long term plan, to promote nurse development, retention and recruitment. You will be part of wider trust meetings that develop services and guidance and sit within the senior leadership team within North Durham CAMHS.

You will work closely with partner agencies and children and young people to provide a holistic compassionate approach to care and delivery in order to achieve high quality outcomes .

This 12-month, fixed term posts is available as full time or as a job share. This role is also available as internal secondment opportunity for clinicians currently working within Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust . Internal applicants must ensure that prior to applying they have agreement from their current line manager that they can be released on a secondment basis.

If you do not meet all the requirements for this role, we would welcome a conversation prior to application regarding your current experience and willingness to engage in training to meet the role criteria.

In the event that permanent funding is secured for this post the successful applicant will be confirmed in post on a permanent basis

For further details / informal visits contact:

Kathryn Currah Associate Nurse Consultant 01207216400

Anna Lowes Acting Team Manager 01915945770

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Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust is committed to the protection of staff, service users and visitors to the Trust from second hand smoke and currently operates a no smoking policy which ensures all buildings and grounds are smoke free.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from individuals who have experience of mental ill health or learning disabilities. Our service users and carers tell us our staff should be consistently concerned with maintaining and improving care with pride, empathy and compassion.

This job advert may close as soon as sufficient suitable applications have been received. If interested please apply for this post as soon as possible

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