• This post is only open to internal applicants.

Senior Specialist Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 7

Main area
Services of Ageing and Mental Health
NHS AfC: Band 7
37.5 Hours Per Week
Job ref
Peckwater Centre
£38,035.20 to £48,256 pa inclusive of HCAS
28/02/2018 23:59

At Camden and Islington NHS foundation trust our staff and service users have worked closely to create a set of values that make sure people who use our services get the best possible chance of a rapid recovery.

We have 3 key priorities which are:

  • Early and Effective Intervention
  • Helping People to Live Well
  • Research and Innovation

The cultural pillars that help us achieve our key priorities are:

  • We value each other
  • We are empowered
  • We keep things simple
  • We are connected

By coming to work at Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust you will be joining a Trust with a national reputation for research, where services recognise that research underpins its commitment to providing high quality and innovative clinical care.

As an applicant for this role, you are urged to demonstrate within your supporting statement a combination of evidence that reflects your competence to meet the job specification and provide examples of how C&I values are an integral part of the way you have and will continue to deliver service.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly skilled and experienced mental health nurse to join Camden Memory Service as a Senior Specialist Nurse.

The successful applicant will deliver evidence based prescribing interventions to service users within Camden Memory Service as per treatment plan, leading on the development and implementation of the post diagnostic medication review. The applicant is required to hold or be in the process of obtaining a Non-Medical Independent & Supplementary Prescriber qualification.

In addition, the applicant will carry a caseload of the most complex service users within the Memory Service, acting as the lead specialist nurse for the service, providing senior nursing leadership and consultation to nurses and other professionals within the team.

The successful applicant will have significant clinical skill and knowledge of Dementia care, that is underpinned by experience, and specialist training / academic study relevant to this area of specialism.


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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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Ian Sherriffs

Team Manager

0203 317 6568

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