Clinical Nurse Specialist

Job ID: 721259
Location: Peterborough
Category: Health
Salary: 31,696 - 41,787 negotiable
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Job Reference: 310-MAC26-3900

Employer:Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation TrustDepartment:Liaison PsychiatryLocation:PeterboroughSalary:31,696 - 41,787

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) provides integrated community and mental health, learning disability and social care services of the highest standard due to our continued commitment to quality and service improvement. We aim to support people of all ages to achieve the very best they can for their health and well being. To ensure that we achieve this goal we look to recruit candidates of a high calibre that share our passion for delivering excellent service user care, research and education.
We are currently looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Clinical Nurse Specialist to join our Psychiatric Liaison Team based at Peterborough City Hospital.
We require an individual with an interest in Liaison Psychiatry to join our team responding to referrals from the Emergency department at Peterborough City Hospital, post hours will be full-time, working a shift pattern.
A willingness to acquire and develop the skills to work across the age range is highly desirable, with an interest in teaching and profiling positive mental health to staff at Peterborough City Hospital.
The ideal candidate will have a strong team work ethic, sense of accountability, accompanied by an ability to work under considerable pressure at times. This post is open to professionals with the right attributes to enhance a team.
We will provide the necessary support to ensure your development within your role. We are keen to support and develop our staff through a clear career pathway and encourage promotional opportunities within the Trust.
If you are looking for a new challenge, enjoy variety in your work and wish to be part of a team striving to make a difference for our community by supporting people with mental health or learning disability needs then we want to hear from you.
Benefits of working for CPFT include:
* Annual leave allowance 27 days plus bank holidays (this may increase depending on NHS service)
* Pension scheme
* Flexible job share opportunities
* Salary sacrifice schemes
* Staff discount schemes
* Professional development via the CPFT Academy which provides in-house training programmes
* Stress awareness training
* Mindfulness training
* Counselling service
If you are unable to attend an interview on the suggested date, please let us know on your application form as other options may be available.
For further information relating to this role please contact Gwen Hughes, Team Manager on 01733 678580.
The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As part of the selection process you may be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring check.
The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and we positively encourage applications from people who have experienced mental health issues.
The Trust believes in treating everyone with dignity and respect and encourages applications from all sectors of the community. We guarantee an interview to candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum essential criteria.
Please note that due to the variety of contacts you may provide it cannot be guaranteed that the recruitment process will be managed exclusively within the NHS email system. Please ensure that all the details you provide on your application form are correct.
**Internal CPFT Trust applicants who are currently 'at risk' and who meet the essential criteria will be given prior consideration over any other candidates who may apply for this post. Further consideration will then be given to other internal applicants currently 'affected by change' and then to other NHS applicants who are currently 'at risk' within the wider NHS. If you are 'at risk' or 'affected by change' please make it clear on your application so that you receive priority consideration**

In submitting an application form, you authorise Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust. to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.
Serco ASP will be providing the recruitment administration service for this Trust. We provide a recruitment administration service to a range of Primary Care Trusts within Cambridgeshire and the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust. If you have any queries concerning your application please contact us on - 0800 0181 990

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.
From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.
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Job Type:PermanentWorking pattern:Shift patternPay Scheme:Agenda for changePay Band:7Staff Group:Nursing & Midwifery RegisteredSpecialty/Function:Liaison Psychiatry

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Apply for this jobClosing Date:08/06/2017Interview Date:20/06/2017Contact Name:Gwen HughesEmail 678580

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* Guidance notes for applicants

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