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Deputy Ward Manager - Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Profession: Ward Manager/Deputy Ward Manager
  • Location: Northampton
  • Salary: £38,653 + £5,522 Special Duty Pay £44,175

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Clinical Nurse Leader - CAMHS

Starting from £38,653 + £5,522 (*Special Duty Pay*) - Total £44,175

Full and Part Time Opportunities available 

Looking for a new rewarding role?


We have exciting opportunities within our Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) for compassionate and dedicated Senior Mental Health and Learning Disability nurses who want to make a difference to the lives of young people.

We are open to those nurses who would prefer to work flexible working hours to support shifts across a part and full time rota in the division. We endorse a work-life balance, please let us know your preferences when applying!

Our CAMHS division based in Smyth House is a Trauma Informed Care Service, ensuring that everything we do is driven by an understanding of how trauma affects the whole person; physically, mentally and socially. We provide low and medium secure Tier 4 CAMHS inpatient services, with the objective of enabling young people to live well and to their full potential in the least restrictive environment possible.

Our Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) are designed for boys and girls aged 13 to 18 with complex mental disorders, severe emotional and behavioural difficulties, intellectual disabilities, mental illness and autistic spectrum disorders. Our ethos, is to provide person-centred care which addresses young people’s mental health needs as well as their functional, cognitive, emotional, social, communication, sensory and vocational needs.

All of our therapies, facilities, education and activities are designed to reach the maximum potential for our young people and enable them to move forward with their journey through life.


Clinical Nurse Leader role

We are looking for a highly motivated, dynamic and compassionate Registered Nurse to join the team on our CAMHS division a Clinical Nurse leader.

The Clinical Nurse leader will report directly to the Nurse Manager will be able to access St. Andrews excellent learning and development programmes, and specialised training in a range of therapeutic interventions.

The ideal candidate will have experience in acute mental health care, an interest or experience in CAMHS and a desire to succeed in a fast paced and ultimately rewarding work environment.

What’s in it for me?

Many of our senior leadership have graduated through our development programmes, like them you will be able to hone your skills and expertise to become a recognised role model across our Charity.

You will be able to access our (Charity-wide) coaching and mentoring programmes.

We offer an excellent package that includes:


•                Excellent professional and career development and training opportunities

•                ‘Transform’ our Leadership development program

•                Relocation allowance (eligibility criteria applies)

•                Pension and life assurance

•                Sickness policy on par with the NHS

•                38 days annual leave, increasing further with service (including bank holidays)

•                Access to huge savings through retail discount and cashback schemes from St Andrew’s Reward Gateway, Blue Light Card and Health Service Discounts

•                Cycle to work scheme

•                Healthcare cash plan

•                Free parking

•                Paid DBS application

* Average Special Duty Pay based on completing the full time nursing shift pattern including weekends