Young People’s Nurse - REACH

Young People’s Nurse – Ref: 040.18

REACH, North Yorkshire – Harrogate Area

Salary scale - £29,117 - £31,366

Permanent - 37 Hours per week

If you are a nurse and want to make a difference to the lives of young people and their families within the Harrogate area then we need you to help us deliver a dynamic and innovative Health & Wellbeing Service.

The Opportunity

This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join our team of dedicated specialist nurses and practitioners. You will be part of a truly innovative and responsive service that is committed to helping young people make sustainable lifestyle changes in order to improve their long-term health, resilience and emotional wellbeing in order that they might reach their potential.

About us

Compass REACH is the specialist young people’s drug and alcohol treatment provider for North Yorkshire and works with children and young people aged 9 – 19 (and up to 25 for those with special educational needs or disabilities). We also work with children and young people who may benefit from receiving early help and prevention work in relation to emotional wellbeing and mental health issues, and the team of qualified nurses deliver support to existing service users around sexual health matters.

The Person

The post holder will be a suitably qualified nurse who is registered with the NMC and will report directly to the Service Manager/Nurse Team Leader. You will share Compass’ commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children, Young people and vulnerable adults.  Working independently but also as a key member of our team will require you to work autonomously, but also support within the wider team.

The post holder will be a suitably qualified nurse who is registered with the NMC and will report directly to the Service Manager/Nurse Team Leader. You will share Compass’ commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children, Young people and vulnerable adults.  Working independently but also as a key member of our team will require you to work autonomously, but also support within the wider team.

The Role

This role will predominantly be working Monday – Friday with occasional evening or weekend work, as we value work, life balance.

The full role description and further details on how to apply can be found on our website at www.compass-uk.org. Please send completed Application forms to recruitment@compass-uk.org.

The Benefits

In return, we offer a range of benefits including:

Working hours Mon – Fri, 37 hours per week, there will be some late evening and weekend work • Generous annual leave • Childcare Voucher Scheme • Employee Assistance Programme and OH Service • Eye tests for VDU users • Excellent Learning & Development opportunities and career progression • Generous contributory Pension Scheme

For more information and to apply visit: www.compass-uk.org/recruitment

Closing date:  25 June 2018 at 12 noon

Interviews will be held shortly after the closing date.

Compass is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and you should share our commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We value diversity at Compass and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Established for 30 years, Compass is a national charity which works in communities across the UK providing services spanning substance misuse treatment and rehabilitation, early interventions for vulnerable young people, school aged health programmes and associated prevention as well as treatment and health promotion initiatives.