Job Title: Senior Practice Nurse / Lead Nurse Specialist Mental Health Services
Salary: Up to £50,000 full time
Hours: 40 Hours (Monday-Friday)
Package includes: No on call requirement; Hybrid working models available
Locations: Cambian Merida- Newmarket and Meeko House Wisbech
The Cambian Group, the UK's largest provider of specialist services in education, mental health rehabilitation and learning disabilities, is looking for a dedicated, caring individual to join the company as a Senior Practice Nurse.
The Senior Practice Nurse will form an integral part of the Clinical Team for the Wisbech and Newmarket Specialist Mental Health Service into the 2 homes, working in close collaboration with the Registered Managers, education and care staff team. This will include strategic contribution to the service development and growth, supervision of other clinical staff, involvement in staff training delivery and supporting operational staff team in the implementation of an evidence based clinical model, which is both trauma informed and trauma receptive
To be responsible and have clinical oversight of the physical health needs and wellbeing of young people, in addition to ensuring they achieve key outcomes as set out in their health plans, through close working with operational care staff team, education, multi-disciplinary team members and external professionals. To liaise with the consultant psychiatrist on the review of the young persons mental health needs and medications plan and take lead clinical responsibilities of medication administration and management by monitoring medication compliance and supporting care staff.
We can consider flexible working patterns, part-time working.
We plan to have in place a core group of clinicians by September/October 2022
We are looking for Registered Nurse who has
Minimal 3 years' experienceRGN/RNLD/RSCN with a current Pin Number
School Nursing/community public health/Health visitor experience & qualification an advantage.
Experience of working with Looked After Children
Experience and skills in meeting CYP physical health needs including knowledge of government Healthy Child programme.
Experience in CAMHS (community or in-patient services)Be patient centred and have a commitment to delivering high quality careGood decision-making skillsExcellent organisational capacityEffective communication skillsBe autonomous in practice
Providing consultation to groupsLeading/teaching workshops to peersManagerial experience
Leadership skills and involvement in service development
In return we will give you:
A competitive salary25 days annual leave plus bank holidays - pro rata for part timeEnhanced disclosure cost covered by CambianFree onsite parkingFree meals when on dutyOnline benefits and cashback rewardsComprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
Cambian is one of the largest providers of specialist education and behavioural health services for children in the UK. Our services have a specific focus on individuals who present with high severity needs.
We provide a broad range of specialist services across England. These services include specialist education schools and colleges for both day and residential learners, residential care homes and a therapeutic fostering service.
Our specialist education schools and colleges support children and young people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Asperger Syndrome (AS), moderate to severe learning disabilities, associated challenging behaviours and complex needs.
Our specialist residential care homes support children with social, emotional and mental health needs (SEMH) and associated complex needs. We provide care, therapy and education for a discrete cohort of needs within these homes; this includes provisions for children who have experienced complex trauma (neglect and abuse), those who have been sexually exploited, and those with a learning disability. These homes are all supported by specialists' schools to support their individual educational needs.
We also run a therapeutic fostering service through which we are able to support children with a variety of complex needs within a family environment