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Community Practitioner / Clinical Nurse Lead posted by Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust

Full Time
£30,401 - £37,267 / year

Job Description

Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest healthcare Trusts in the country – serving a population of 1.4 million, with a budget of circa £300 million and 6,000 staff. We have been rated outstanding by the CQC and in November 2017 won the prestigious HSJ Award for Provider of the Year.

We provide a diverse range of specialist and generic health care services to both children and adults, their families and carers.

We are an ambitious organisation aiming to improve the wellbeing of everyone we serve through delivering services that match the best in the world.

NTW values and respects the diversity of its employees, and aims to recruit a workforce which reflects our diverse communities. We welcome applications irrespective of people's age, gender, race or ethnicity, religion or belief (With the exception of Chaplaincy Posts), sexual orientation, disability including mental health conditions or other personal circumstances.

We are committed to the Health and Wellbeing of our staff, We have a number of initiatives and support for staff including access to psychology and counselling services. We are proud to be recognised as a mindful employer.

We have Maintaining Excellence level in the Better Health at Work award and also achieved the Investors in People Health and Wellbeing Award.

The Trust is committed to achieving high standards of health for its service users , staff and visitors providing a safe environment for staff, we operate a smoke free policy on all sites.

We have vacancies for Community Practitioners and Clinical Nurse Leads across the entire organisation.

A breakdown of services by locality is shown below:

Access North CBU

IRS / IRT / Crisis Teams

Street Triage / 136



Bed Management

Community North CBU

Primary Care / IAPT

CMHTs (all ages and specialisms)

Day Care

Inpatient North CBU

All mainstream inpatient beds – North

Autism beds

Specialist Children and Young Peoples Services CBU

CYPS Inpatient (Alnwood and Ferndene)

Adolescent Bipolar Service



Children’s Forensic Outpatients

Kolvin Inreach Services

Associate Nurse Directors for the North Locality are: Shirley Wakefield & Sandra Barker

Access Central CBU – Newcastle & Gateshead

Initial Response Service / Crisis Teams

Street Triage, Addictions

Liaison Psychiatry teams

Community Central CBU – Newcastle & Gateshead

Primary Care – IAPT

Community Mental Health Teams CMHT (children, adults and older persons)

Day Services, Learning Disability

Adult ADHD & ASD team

Inpatient Central CBU – Newcastle & Gateshead

Inpatient wards (adults and older persons)

Secure Care Services CBU – Newcastle & Morpeth

Secure Service (Learning Disability & Mental Health - MSU / LSU / Locked Rehabilitation)

Forensic CMHT / Criminal Justice, Liasion & Diversion / Secure In-reach / Community Rehabilitation

Secure Outreach Treatment Team (SOTT) - Learning Disability

Associate Nurse Directors for the Central Locality are: Anne Oxley& Bill Kay

Access South CBU

IRS / Crisis Teams



Military Veterans Service

Community South CBU

Primary Care / IAPT

CMHTs (All ages and specialisms)

Inpatient South CBU

All mainstream inpatient beds – South

Rose Lodge

Neurological Services and Specialist Mental Health Services CBU

Walkergate Park

Specialist Mental Health Services

PD Hub

Specialist Psychological Therapies

Associate Nurse Directors for the Central Locality are: Suzanne Miller& Janice Clark.

Succesul candidates at interview may be invited to attend a subsequent assessment centre following interview.

All of our clinical posts (and certain others), are subject to DBS clearance prior to commencement.

Applications from candidates who require Tier 2 immigration status to work in the UK are welcome, but such candidates will not be appointed to the post if there are a sufficient number of other suitable candidates as the employing body will in those circumstances be unable to satisfy the Resident Market Labour Test, as required by the Border immigration Authority.

In view of recent changes to Home Office Immigration Regulations all applicants must state their current immigration status, including expiry dates.

Please note if you are external to Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust you will be subject to a six month probationary period (this does not apply to those not under Agenda for Change Terms and Conditions of Service).

After applying on NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our Third party recruitment system - Trac Jobs. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, all communication will come via By applying for this post you are agreeing that the employing Trust (NTW) can transfer the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system, in this case Trac Jobs.

If you are offered a job information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system

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