Mental Health/Learning Disability Nurses

£30,401 to £37,267 pa
13 Aug 2019
13 Sep 2019

Band 6 Mental Health/Learning Disability Nurses- CAMHS Inpatient Unit.


We are looking for experienced band 5/6 Mental Health and Learning Disability Nurses to work as Band 6 Nurses in our new CAMHS Inpatient Service.

Our new 13 bedded unit opens in September 2019 and the participation of young people has been fundamental in co-producing a very different kind of inpatient service for local young people. The new service will host 9 General adolescent beds (including a High Dependency Area) and 4 Psychiatric intensive care beds and will deliver a progressive and innovative service model from a newly built state of the art building.

Why apply?

  • Brand new state of the art inpatient unit
  • Progressive and innovative service model
  • Opportunity to join a CQC ‘good’ rated Teaching Trust
  • Comprehensive and structured development package
  • £3000 incentive available
  • Relocation packages/secondment Opportunities
  • Full-time, part-time and shift work available (talk to us about your requirements)

Come and join us, we have exciting opportunities for Band 6, Specialist Nurses: - we are offering a comprehensive development and incentive packages.

With the introduction of the Trusts Organisational Development Programme (PROUD) the Trust is investing in staff to ensure that they are supported to work collaboratively, are solution focused, skills are recognised and enhanced and strengths are celebrated. Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust is a great place to work, our Trusts values are CARING for people while ensuring they are always at the heart of everything we do, LEARNING and using proven research as a basis for delivering safe, effective integrated care, and GROWING our reputation for being a provider of high-quality services with ongoing opportunities for staff development and career progression.

This new service development is an exciting time to be part of the Trust’s senior clinical team.

You will be passionate about delivering a high standard of care, working with young people; their families and the professionals who support them to ensure that the care offered is needs based keeping the young person at the heart of all decisions about them.

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, forward thinking and will preferably have experience of working with young people in a CAMHS inpatient environment or be able to clearly demonstrate strong mental health and leadership experiences.

You will be invested in working alongside young people to ensure they remain the managers of their own care. You will be lead on the delivery of a high standard of care as part of a supportive multidisciplinary team, caring for young people with a wide range of needs. The services model places an emphasis on intervening with a young person within a social and developmental context, creating a systemic change which leads to effective and sustainable outcomes.

This is an exciting time and new chance to shape and develop our new service. The successful applicant will be involved in providing a safe, nurturing and therapeutic environment for the resident young people, whilst providing support to individual young people and their families.

All successful candidates will be offered a comprehensive and structured development package and informal clinical and professional development. Clinical supervision and facilitated reflective practice are key elements of this.

The overarching treatment approach on the unit will be informed by The Attachment Self-Regulatory Competency (ARC) Approach which provides a framework to guide and inform treatment choices while recognizing the need for individually tailored intervention. It is a flexible model of intervention that’s embedded in a developmental and social context. It is a framework that supports a client centred multi-modal treatment approach.

The environment on the unit will be therapeutic in helping teach young people through modelling and scaffolding, healthy ways of forming, maintaining and repairing relationships. Young people will be supported to develop social and emotional understanding and skills through the experience of being on the unit and this will help them to better understand themselves and the way they relate to others.

As Senior Nurses within the inpatient team, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate strong leadership skills and shift coordination. The service will operate the 3 shift model of Early, Late and Night shifts across at 7 day period.

This is an exciting time to be joining the Trust and we are determined to deliver a first class inpatient experience for young people. In addition to the new inpatient service extensive transformation work has been undertaken by the wider children’s mental health, developmental and learning disability services.

For Further information please contact Paul Warwick, Clinical Lead or Nicola Green Consultant Psychologist on 01482 303680 or email on or

You will be required to attend an interview of two parts the first led by a panel of young people, followed by a separate professional’s panel.

Please note that if there is a high volume of applications received we reserve the right to close early..

“Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust is positive about receiving applications from people with personal experience of mental illness and has mechanisms in place to support and guide potential job applicants”. Please see ‘Positive Assets’ link below for more information. Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, the Trust seeks to establish a workforce as diverse as the population it serves.

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