Young People’s Nurse

Compass REACH

Based in Northallerton covering Hambleton and Richmondshire

Salary: £29,117 – £31,366  p.a

Full Time (37 hours) 10 month fixed term maternity cover

Ref: 064.17

Compass REACH is a specialist service that works with children and young people aged 9 – 19 (and up to 25 for those with special educational needs or disabilities) who have been screened as having moderate or high levels of need with regard to substance misuse/alcohol and/or sexual health. The service also works with children and young people who may benefit from receiving early help and prevention work in relation to emotional wellbeing and mental health issues. Our team of specialist nurses help young people to make sustainable lifestyle changes that will improve their long term health, resilience and emotional wellbeing, reduce risk to themselves and others and equip them to succeed in mainstream services and to reach their potential.

This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join a team of dedicated professionals for a fixed term maternity cover.  You will be part of a truly innovative and responsive service that is committed to improving young people’s long-term health, resilience and emotional wellbeing in order that they might reach their potential.

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.  They will operate out of the Prevention HUB in Northallerton covering the Hambleton and Richmondshire cluster and will be expected to work flexibly across the region when required to meet service demand and provide interim cover for other staff members.

You will share Compass’ commitment to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults.

We 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

An enhanced DBS check will be undertaken before appointment is confirmed.

To apply please send completed Application and Equality Monitoring Forms to recruitment@compass-uk.org

Closing date: Wednesday 4th October  2017 at 12 .00p.m.

 Interviews date: To be confirmed

 Compass is committed to equal opportunities.