Community Mental Health Nurse

NHS Borders

Community Mental Health Nurse

Band 6 (£37,831 - £46,100)

NHS Borders, Selkirk, Scottish Borders

  • Part time
  • Permanent

Posted 2 weeks ago, 26 Jun | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

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Life style change opportunity in the Scottish Borders

Community Mental Health Nurse - CAMHS

CAMHS Community Mental Health Nurse, Band 6 29.6 hours per week

NHS Borders are looking for a Mental Health Nurse to join our thriving and innovative multi-disciplinary team.

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service

NHS Borders are delighted to invite applicants to join our Child & Adolescent Health Service. This is a fantastic career move brings with it a lifestyle changing opportunity to work in the Scottish Borders and experience the benefits of rural life with very easy access to major cities such as Edinburgh (37 Miles) Glasgow (75 miles) and Newcastle (75 miles).

Scottish Borders CAMHS aims to deliver person centred care based on the GIRFEC principles within our community. As we progress with our service improvement program work we see this significant post as central, and an exciting opportunity to transform the way we support and care for children / young people and families in the community.

The Community Mental Health Nurse will work with the members of the multi-disciplinary team to ensure services are effective. This will include professional and practice development and ensuring high quality person-centred care is delivered. The post holder will lead by example to maintain high standards of care and practice to improve client care in the specialist CAMHS service. We are looking for a motivated nurse who wants to develop their clinical experience and knowledge of children and young peoples mental health.

We provide Tier 3 multidisciplinary and psychological interventions, and Tier 4 intensive community treatment. Led by our populations changing needs and national guidance we are fostering a period of innovation and positive change across a range of CAMHS activities and also between ourselves and our multiagency partners. 

We provide regular in House training opportunities through Continued Professional Development.

We would encourage anyone interested in this post to contact us (details below) for a chat and or to arrange a visit. We would love to share the wonderful work that we are doing in the Scottish Borders.

For further information, please contact Louise Brown, Clinical Team Manager 01750 23715,

Please note: the salary quoted is for full-time hours (37 hrs per week). For appointments to part-time hours, the salary will be pro-rata.

***PLEASE NOTE: We cannot accept late applications so please ensure your application is submitted early***

NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.