Clinical Nurse Specialist in Mental Health

Band 7

Main area
Mental Health
Band 7
37.5 hrs a week
Job ref
Whittington Health NHS Trust
Employer type
Ifor (Children'S) Ward Level 5
Inner London
£31,696 to £41,787 pa Exclusive HCA's
25/10/2017 23:59

The Whittington Hospital received a ‘good’ overall inspection from the CQC in April 2016, rated ‘good’ in a national review of openness and transparency standards across NHS trusts in England and ranked 78 out of 230 NHS Trusts overall.

62 per cent of staff say they are proud to be working for the organisation in our Staff Survey with 55 per cent saying they would recommend us as a great place to work and 53 per cent say they have a strong sense of belonging.

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Advert for RMN with paediatric experience or Paediatric Nurse with Mental Health experience

Are you interested in caring for Young People with complex and challenging mental health needs (13 to 19 year olds)? Do you thrive in a challenging environment?

We are looking for a Band 7 Registered Mental Nurse with Paediatric experience or with a paediatric qualification to manage and word with young people between the ages of 12- 19 with mental health needs.

The Whittington Hospital is a thriving and friendly inner city NHS Trust. It is in easy reach of central London and there is good access to the M1 motorway

The Whittington Hospital Paediatric unit comprises a 23 bedded inpatient ward with a 4 bedded dedicated adolescent bay. There is also a designated paediatric emergency department. We have a committed psychiatric team for Children and young people, who are enthusiastic to have a dedicated nurse to work with.

Working within this very rewarding environment will enhance your own professional development and at the Whittington we are committed to providing education opportunities for our nursing team. You will also benefit from a supportive senior nursing team, Matron, Nurse Consultant and Practice Development nurse.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated RMN/Paediatric Nurse committed to caring and supporting staff to join our team providing age appropriate care for CYP 12-19. We are looking for a Band 7 nurse who is dedicated to the CYP and their family advocating for high standards of care while in hospital and ensuring this care continues in the community.

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further information please contact Majella Travers/Colette Datt HoN, Acute paediatrics at Whittington Health on 02072885442 or email Majella at or Colette at

If you have problems applying, contact

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