Clinical Nurse Specialist
Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust -
London, Greater London -
4 days ago
|Salary: 36481.0000 - 44044.0000|
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 for an experienced RMN to join a forward thinking and innovative service. Islington Early Intervention in Psychosis Service (EIS) is recruiting to their team working with service users experiencing a First Episode of Psychosis (FEP). Islington EIS is a well-established, multi-disciplinary team serving the culturally diverse London Borough of Islington. The team promotes a full symptomatic and social recovery, with an emphasis on assisting service users into valued education and occupation. The team also has a strong research ethic, with the team participating in several multi-Centre studies. Islington EIS works with FEP clients aged 18-65, The service aims are: • To offer early assessment, diagnosis and treatment of FEP. • To offer person centered, individual, culturally sensitive care, with an emphasis on increasing stability, skill development and developing social roles. • To maximize both symptomatic and social recovery after a first episode of psychosis through effective engagement with service users. • To minimize the service user's first experiences of service contact being disconcerting or stigmatizing • To support and educate carers, and involve them as fully as possible in service users' care. The successful applicant will be a qualified nurse with experience of supporting individuals (and their families) with psychosis in a community setting and of managing a caseload. The successful applicant will 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 in the EIS training programme. Applicants are advised the selection process will comprise of a written test and 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.