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Specialist Nurse Mental Health - COVID-19 in Cambridge

Job description

Come Nurse with us…
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the country. It comprises Addenbrooke’s Hospital and the Rosie Hospital. We provide accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge and regional and national specialist services. It’s a great place to nurse, work and live.

You will work on a vibrant hospital campus with a friendly community feel; we have excellent facilities to practise your skills and abilities to support your career pathway and development. Our values of Together – Safe, Kind, Excellent support the delivery of outstanding care. We have a fully electronic patient record system that is improving health-care quality; this is transforming services, improving patient safety and clinical outcomes.

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly skilled and experienced mental health nurse to work in a large acute teaching hospital. You will work alongside the MDT and liaison psychiatry inputting into patient mental health assessment, triage, risk assessment and intervention across multiple patient pathways.

You will be a source of mental health knowledge and expertise, providing support and teaching to staff in their day to day management of patients who present with acute psychological and mental health problems alongside their physical illness.

Excellent communication skills are essential for this role. You will need to communicate often complex information both with the MDT, patients and their families and with external mental health services.

This post is subject to a satisfactory DBS clearance and as a result, you will be required to pay the associated fee of £40.00. This fee will be deducted from your second month’s salary.

Please note:- Internal applicants on permanent contracts can only apply for this post as a secondment and must have the approval of your current line manager before applying.

Closing date: 29 November 2020

Interviews are due to be held in the week commencing 8 December 2020

Why choose Cambridge University Hospitals?

  • Our values and reputation for outstanding care
  • Opportunities to experience a range of specialities
  • Career and development opportunities
  • Preceptorship and mentoring programmes delivered by a dedicated clinical education support team
  • Research experience and opportunities
  • Lovely location and quality of life
  • Excellent schools/colleges and transport links (road, rail and air)

Benefits to you
We offer development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.

Extra information

Status
Closed
Location
Cambridge
Profession Sub-category
Health / Medical
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
No
Car Preferred
No
Must be eligible to work in the EU
No
Cover Letter Required
No

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