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Bank CAMHS Community Nurse

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Bank CAMHS Community Nurse

Employer: NHS Professionals - Flexible Workers

Location: Willow House, Wokingham Hospital

Salary: £16.93 - £26.61 Per Hour

Job Title and Grade:Bank CAMHS Community Nurse

Trust Location: Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust

Covering: Wokingham Area

Pay Rates: £16.93 Weekday's, £21.77 Saturday's, and Sunday's £26.61

What is special about this opportunity?

The NHS is changing. More emphasis on community-based care means there has never been a better time to join Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. And following our latest Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection, we are delighted to announce that we have been awarded 'Outstanding' as a community and mental health care provider. One of the highlights from the report states 'Staff across the trust felt valued and there was a real focus on doing what was best for staff, patients and carers and a real commitment to the delivery of good quality patient care at every level. Staff at all levels of the trust were proud to work there and morale amongst staff was good.'

With your experience we are looking for someone that has a passion for caring, great communication skills and the resilience to help enhance our patient's lives.

The Role:

The post holder will be responsible for the assessment, development, implementation and evaluation of nursing care, and activities to support therapeutic care plans, for young people referred to the Berkshire CAMHS Tier 4 Out of Hospital Service. The service, based in Willow House on the Wokingham Community Hospital site, is a hospital at home service that provides evidence based psychiatric, nursing, and therapeutic interventions for young people under the age of 18presenting withsevere and complex mental health difficultiesassessed as requiring Tier 4 level care,including where these disorders are co-morbid with neurodevelopmental diagnoses:  
  • Serious risk of harm to self; suicidal thoughts and behaviour 
  • Emotional dysregulation and symptoms that would be best described as emerging unstable personality disorder.  
  • Eating disorders including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa,  
  • ARFID and disordered eating in the context of emotional dysregulation, trauma, and other mental disorder.  
  • Low mood, depressive disorder  
  • Early onset psychosis  
  • Severe OCD, complex PTSD 

Other psychological disturbance that may adversely affect functioning but falls outside typical diagnostic criteria.  All young people who are accepted to the service will follow a structured programme, in line withrelevantNICE guidelines (for exampleanorexia nervosa, depression, anxiety, emotional dysregulation).Interventions are delivered by a multi-disciplinary clinical team comprising of: Consultant Psychiatrist, Psychologists, Nurses, Occupational Therapist, Social Worker, Dietitian, Family Therapist, Teaching staff, Support staff including Assistant Psychologists, Clinical Support Staff, Activity Co-ordinator, Administrators and Managerial Support.

The role includes delivering care to young people both individually and in groups, on site at Willow House, in the young person's home and via digital media.

This post includes working with families and / or carers in collaboration with other members of the multi-disciplinary team and also with community CAMHS, children's social care and other Local Authority and voluntary sector colleagues. The Service is an integral part of the wider specialist CAMHs service in Berkshire and is managed alongside and closely linked to the CAMHS Specialist Community Teams including CAMHS crisis, eating disorders and early intervention in psychosis services and relevant adult mental health services.

It is expected that all staff will take an active role in ensuring SHaRON, (Support, Hope and Recovery Online Network), is used effectively.

Working Hours:Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:00 Some weekend work may be required.

  • Working as part of the multi-disciplinary team you will work with children and adolescents and their families and/or careers providing support, education, family work and evidence-based interventions aimed towards promoting recovery. You will work with people in a service which aims to work with other agencies including primary care to raise awareness of mental ill health and to reduce the length of time people remain untreated.
  • To assess, plan, implement and evaluate a nursing care plan for young people and their families referred as either home treatment patients or day patients. Specialist knowledge of the following is required, the mental health problems of young people, child development, physical development, the management of risk in young people, the management of harm to self or others.
  • To work with young people and their families / careers in various environments including the home environments, care settings, community settings and clinical settings in order to provide clinically assessed and appropriate interventions as determined by the care plan for the young person.

Who are NHS Professionals?

NHS Professionals (NHSP), owned by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), works in partnership with hospital trusts to provide a bank of highly skilled temporary workers who want to work flexibly within the NHS. Working through the NHSP bank means Trusts do not have to rely on expensive agencies. Right now, we have over 130,000 members registered on our bank from various roles, grades, and specialities, saving the NHS over£70 millioneach year. This money is then reinvested back into the NHS.

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Please note that you will be contacted via e-mail throughout the recruitment process, so please check your e-mails regularly.

We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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