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Join us at NELFT - Acute and Rehabilitation Directorate recruitment day -
Owing to a successful recruitment campaign aimed at increasing our nursing compliment across all wards, we are now seeking to employ fully qualified mental health nurses to provide high quality care at Brookside - child and adolescant inpatient and young people's home treatment team.

  • When: 25 November 2017, 09:30 - 16:00 (walk ins only accepted until 14:30)
  • Where: Redbridge IAPT, Goodmayes Hospital site, 157 Barley Lane, Ilford, IG3 8XJ (Only a 20 minute train ride from central London).
  • Closest rail station is Goodmayes Train Station.

We invite applications from enthusiastic, motivated and compassionate healtcare professionals who can demonstrate the skills to be able to work in the community and/or hospital setting.

What are we looking for

Information for walk-in applicants

An opportunity has arisen for enthusiastic individuals to join a newly modernised Child and Adolescent Mental Health Tier 4 service, Brookside, in Goodmayes, Ilford, Essex.
Brookside have been recognised across London and nationally for a quality service and good practice. Providing an innovative home treatment team for children and young people (the first to be developed nationally) and a newly refurbished 15 bed mixed acute ward. It is a lead service which provides treatment and prevention support within NELFT London and South Essex catchment area.

The successful candidates will work with young people aged between 12-18 years, their families and carers, with acute emotional, psychological and behavioural difficulties.

There is scope within the job role to take part in formalised therapeutic contact with young people and carers.This will enhance the applicant’s future career planning and or academic endeavours.

The successful candidates will form part of multi-disciplinary team offering inpatient as well as Home Treatment Team care through intensive multi-disciplinary interventions and a structured daily programme with a central educational basis.

We are looking for candidates who have enthusiasm and passion for meeting the needs of acutely unwell young people, as well as being adaptable, enjoy variety, can work independently, as well as understanding the relevance of team work.
Candidates will have an opportunity to work across both services and will be expected to continue to strive and develop these new integrated services.

The main responsibilities of the post:

  • To complete 5 days of Prevention and Management of Violence and Aggression course which is yearly updated and implement in practice as required.
  • To work shifts over a 365 day a year basis including night duty
  • To undertake assessment of client’s needs and support qualified nurses in formulating appropriate individual care plans taking on a holistic approach.
  • Ensure that relatives and carers of service user and feel able to communicate effectively with the clinical area to answer any queries or concerns.
  • Appropriate IT skills to ensure accurate documentation and communication around a young person’s care
  • Take steps to maintain the safety and welfare of young people, staff and visitors to the ward.
  • Work alongside service users and carers/relatives to continually work towards improving and maintaining high standards.
  • To complete mandatory training and development as required.
  • To undertake clinical and children's safeguarding supervision.

Here's what happened at our previous recruitment event on 25/03/17

Interviews
There may be the opportunity to be interviewed on the day. To support this process please bring:

  • a copy of your CV 
  • 3 forms of ID documents (e.g. passport and proof of address)

For more information please complete the form below

Recruitment form

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