- Children and Adolescent Mental Health Service
- Full and Part Time
- Wessex House
- £24,214 - £30,112 per annum, pro rata
- 09/06/2019 23:59
Wessex House are looking for qualified Mental Health Nurses to join us in supporting young people in our CAMHS Inpatient Ward.
Wessex House is an innovative and interesting place to work, offering care for up to 12 young people between the age of 13 and 18 who require support for complex mental health needs.
We know that working on a CAMHS Inpatient ward can be challenging, but with the right team, we are rising to the challenge and reaping the reward of being able to support young people during a difficult and confusing time in their lives.
You will benefit from a positive and supportive environment and excellent support from your manager and colleagues. You will play a valuable role in the recovery of the young people, working closely with them and their families and contributing to the assessment, planning and implementation of treatment plans.
We have a recovery focussed approach on the ward and our main therapy model is Dialectical Behavioural Therapy; all staff have the opportunity to become involved in this programme with the potential of further specialist training. You will also take part in a variety of therapeutic activities with the young people, related to their care plans.
This is a great opportunity to become part of a well-established team and work hand in hand with other professionals to deliver high-quality care and make a difference.
After a period of orientation, you’ll also lead shifts and supervise junior staff in carrying out care plans.
Wessex house can offer you a rewarding career where you will be valued as a key member of our team. We can offer you bespoke training for CAMHS, as well as CPD and supervision.
Above all, you'll be able to make a difference to the lives of young people every day, supporting and encouraging them to achieve their goals and ambitions, whilst we support you to achieve yours.
We are also able to consider Registered General and Learning Disability Nurses depending on your experience.
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
Vicky Stephens, Ward Manager on 01278 454141