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Band 7 CNS RMN

NHS AfC: Band 7

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Band 7 CNS RMN
NHS AfC: Band 7
Full time: 37.5 Hours Per Week
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Whittington Health NHS Trust
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Whittington Hospital
£37,570 - £43,772 per annum excl HCA
24/02/2020 23:59

Whittington Health NHS Trust 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.

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The Paediatric Mental Health team is a small multidisciplinary child and family mental liaison team working across the Whittington Hospital. The team provides psychological and psychiatric support along with clinical services to children and young people under the age of 18. The role of the CNS also focuses on assessing and managing CYP who present in ED with Mental Health crisis, and in helping the paediatric ward safely care for CYP who may need short stay admissions on the ward due to their acute presentation needs. They also provide support services to the families of these patients.

The role will involve some cross working with the wider CAMHS services and Adolescent specialist services.

You will work alongside another Paediatric RMN CNS and have the opportunity to use and develop therapeutic skills such as CBT, DBT and family therapy according to your skills and interests.

We are looking for an RMN with significant experience of working with children and young people with mental health issues.

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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 or to arrange an informal visit please contact:


Mr Chris Ellis

Paediatric Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist

0207 288 5529

07919 544 256


If you have problems applying, contact

Whittington Health NHS Trust
Magdala Avenue
N19 5NF
0207 288 3241