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Child & Adolescent Mental Health Nurse - Full-time/Part-time

The John Wallis Church of England Academy, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-6919-596S
  • Posted:17/05/2023
  • Pay:£35,392 - £43,742 FTE depending on experience
  • Start Date:Sept 2023
  • App Close Date:16/06/2023 at 14:00
  • Interviews:TBC


The John Wallis Academy are seeking to appoint an ambitious and highly motivated Child and Adolescent Mental Health Nurse

As a registered nurse, you will be based in the Academy working alongside our current staff, Designated Safeguarding Lead and Senior Leadership Team.  It is essential you have an understanding of the challenges children with mental health difficulties face today and be able to demonstrate resilience and empathy. Most important to us is that you have a commitment and passion to want to make a difference to the lives of our children and young people.

This is a unique, newly created position in that the postholder will have opportunity to work with both Primary and Secondary year groups in supporting children and young people with their mental health and wellbeing. The postholder will need the drive and ambition to share our passionate belief that every child and young person should have the opportunity to realise their full potential; to be encouraged to raise their aspirations; and to have the opportunity to learn in an environment that is safe, inspired and guided by our key Christian LIGHT values of Love, Integrity, Generosity, Hope and Tolerance. We seek a motivated individual with the ability to inspire and guide other colleagues with the drive to shine our LIGHT values with unwavering determination to achieve the best outcomes for our amazing pupils.

Qualities, Skills and Experience - To be considered for the position:

  • Be a registered Nurse with at least 3 years post qualification and experience in mental health nursing
  • Ideally have child and adolescent mental Health background
  • Demonstrable ability to build effective working relationships with a range of colleagues and stakeholders, including parents/carers, teachers and external professionals.
  • Demonstrable ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written forms
  • Excellent facilitation and presentation skills suitable up to and including senior managers.
  • Empathetic, tactful and diplomatic.
  • Solution focused, working collaboratively and collegially with colleagues and stakeholders.
  • Excellent inter-personal skills

Information about the school

Our vision for every John Wallis student is clear: we expect them to graduate from our Academy equipped with the qualifications, skills, and unwavering confidence needed to achieve their ambitions, whether that's pursuing higher education or embarking on their chosen career path.

Join us at The John Wallis Church of England Academy, where our commitment to excellence and belief in the power of choice shape the futures of our students. If you're passionate about education and share our vision, we invite you to apply for a position with us today.

Together, we can make a difference and provide our students with the tools they need to shape their own destinies.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Recruitment Team
  • Address:Millbank Road, Kingsnorth, Ashford, Kent, TN23 3HG
  • Telephone: 01233 623465
  • Email: HR@thejohnwallisacademy.org


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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.