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Mental Health Nurse

  • Job reference: EL159
  • Location: Essex
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Children
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Job description: We are looking for Band 7 Mental Health Nurses for a fantastic opportunity to join a EWMHS Service based in Essex within the NHS.

Applicant must drive and have access to a car.

*Do you know someone who would be interested in this role? We offer a £250 referral bonus per successful candidate that is referred*

Temporary pay rate: £30ph

Hours and length of contract:
*The service operates a Monday to Friday 09:00 - 17:00.
*The manager is looking for the position to be filled ASAP with an initial 3 month contract length.

Daily Duties
The service provides emotional support to young people aged 10-18 years old with the overall aim of improving emotional wellbeing, emotional intelligence, resilience and self-esteem. In addition they support service users up to the age of 25 if special or additional educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

You will be managing a caseload of children and young people with neurodevelopmental problems and co-occurring mental health problems. Undertaking mental health assessments and providing treatment to service users you will support them to be safeguarded and manage risk.
You will be providing therapeutic interventions with young people and their families and experience of CBT is desirable.
You will be expected to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and therefore the ability to work within a team and develop great working relationships is essential.

Person specification:
The applicant must be DBS cleared and have previous experience in the field.

If you are interested in this role then please contact Emma at SCS on 01772 208963 or send across your CV directly to