Young People’s Nurse

Compass REACH

Split post covering the Harrogate area (based at Oak Beck House, Harrogate)

and the Craven area (based at Belle Vue, Skipton)

Salary Scale:                       £29,117 – £31,366 p.a.

Full time:                   37 hours

Ref: 79.17

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

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.

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 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.

This role will predominantly be working Monday – Friday with occasional evening or weekend work, as we value work, life balance. We also offer a range of benefits for our employees including:

  • Generous annual leave of 27 Days p.a, plus Public Bank Holidays
  • Typical working hours of Monday – Friday
  • Childcare voucher scheme  
  • Specsavers Eye test for VDU users 
  • Generous pension scheme                                    
  • Employee assistance programme and OH service 
  • Excellent learning & development opportunities

For further information or for an informal conversation about the role please contact Lisa Gale, Compass REACH Service Manager  lisa.gale@compass-uk.org

An Enhanced DBS check will be undertaken before appointment can be confirmed.

To apply please send completed Application and Equality monitoring form to recruitment@comapss-uk.org

Closing date: Friday 5th January 2018 at 12:00 noon

Interviews: Tuesday 16th January 2018 in York

Compass is committed to equal opportunities.