- Mental Health
- Band 5
- 37.5 hours per week
- SS Coburn Galaxy
- £26,682 to £34,049 pa inc HCA
- 24/02/2019 23:59
ELFT (East London NHS Foundation Trust) is making a positive difference to thousands of people’s lives, providing support so that they can fulfil their potential and enjoy healthy lives.
Staff Nurse Band 5
The Coborn Centre for Adolescent Mental Health
Permanent Contract 37.5 hours
We currently have opportunities for enthusiastic and innovative qualified nurse to join our team at the Coborn Centre in East London. The Coborn Centre is located in well resourced, purpose built premises at Newham University Hospital. We work with 12-18 year old young people and their families across the East London boroughs of Newham, Hackney & Tower Hamlets. The Centre which opened in 2006 comprises of 12 acute beds, 16 intensive care beds and up to 9 day patient places. The service has led the way in the design of adolescent mental health facilities nationally. We have recently been awarded an excellent by the QNIC accreditation process and also accredited as Outstanding by the CQC.
The post holder should have robust nursing skills and have a keen interest in working with young people and their families to support recovery. A typical day may include helping a young person return to school, therapeutically playing on the wii, or helping a young person though a period of extreme distress.
In order to support staff in delivering care to young people and their families there are many forms of support and development available including, supervision, reflection, teaching, and preceptorship programmes.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
The postholder will have regular contact with vulnerable people and as such 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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.
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Further details / informal visits contact
For further details / informal visits contact:
For further information on the above post please contact Kamel Cheradi Modern Matron or Steffney Kamara Service Manager Coborn Adolescent Unit on 0207 540 6789
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