At Camden and Islington NHS foundation trust our staff and service users have worked closely to create a set of values that make sure people who use our services get the best possible chance of a rapid recovery.
We have 3 key priorities which are:
Early and Effective Intervention
Helping People to Live Well
Research and Innovation
The cultural pillars that help us achieve our key priorities are:
We value each other
We are empowered
We keep things simple
We are connected
By coming to work at Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust you will be joining a Trust with a national reputation for research, where services recognise that research underpins its commitment to providing high quality and innovative clinical care.
As an applicant for this role, you are urged to demonstrate within your supporting statement a combination of evidence that reflects your competence to meet the job specification and provide examples of how C&I values are an integral part of the way you have and will continue to deliver service.
An opportunity has arisen to for a Band 6 community mental health nurse to join Camden Assertive Outreach Team
The service aims to engage and treat service users with severe and Enduring Mental Illness, who are difficult to engage and may have a dual diagnosis of substance misuse. With smaller caseloads, we are able to work m...
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The service aims to engage and treat service users with severe and Enduring Mental Illness, who are difficult to engage and may have a dual diagnosis of substance misuse. With smaller caseloads, we are able to work more intensively and deliver a team approach.
Although the successful post holder will act as care co-ordinator for a defined group of clients, the service utilises a team approach and has a flexible multidisciplinary team structure. This post ideally suits a Band 6 Nurse with experience of supporting individuals (and their families) with psychotic illness in a community setting. The successful applicant will also be encouraged to develop their leadership skills, supervise junior staff and will deputise for the Team Manager at times. Other development activities include peer support, regular supervision and participation ongoing professional development.
This is an excellent opportunity for practitioners to transition from a ward to a community environment, for Band 5s looking to move to a more senior role, or community clinicians who are looking for a change from their current posts.
Potential applicants are encouraged to speak to your current line manager, (as per secondment policy). If you want more information about the post please contact Sophie Sturrock (Team Managers) for further information on 0203 317 6924. Applicants are advised the selection process will comprise of an interview.
In line with NHS protocols, only those applicants who demonstrate clearly how they meet our person specification will be shortlisted for interview. We regret that it is not possible to contact all applicants for every vacancy. If you have not been contacted within 4-6 weeks of the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted for the next stage
We reserve the right to close any vacancies from further submissions, when we have received sufficient applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role. We are an employer committed to Equal Opportunities and Diversity, with a range of family friendly policies.
For more information please go to Camden & Islington NHS FT website.