Join the Curve Team

Join the Curve Team

Role: Registered Mental Health Nurse  

An exciting opportunity to join Curve Foundation, a charity that is here to help and support children and young adults with mental health challenges.

We are looking for an experienced, registered mental health nurse with a passion to motivate, educate and inspire children and young adults.  

What will you be doing? 

As part of the Curve Foundation family, you will be the face of the charity, based within a secondary school in Chelmsford. You will be offering support to the children and their families, through counselling sessions, creating a safe space within their school for them to reach out, a place where they can come and openly share their experiences and concerns.  

Collaborating with the school you will be responsible for creating a warm and approachable environment, to build the trust and relationships with the children and young adults, so they feel comfortable to reach out and ask for the support they need.  

You will help raise awareness and understanding of invisible conditions and educate the children on the impact of mental health, both physically and mentally, when left unaddressed.  

What are we looking for?  

Person Specification  

  • You will be responsible for delivering an important service of the charity and helping to break down the stigma around mental health, raise awareness, and shine a light on some of the often-misunderstood conditions and issues. 
  • You will have a warm, compassionate, and personable nature.  
  • Enthusiasm for making a difference to the lives of young adults and children. 
  • Essential Skills and Abilities 
  • Experienced Registered Mental Health Nurse (RMN/RGN)  
  • Nursing degree qualification. 
  • Current valid NMC registration. 
  • At least 2 years of clinical experience. 
  • DBS checked. 
  • Right to work in the UK. 
  • Professional Indemnity Insurance.  
  • Excellent standard of English and ability to communicate effectively. 
  • Excellent coaching and mentoring skills. 
  • Ability to work with patience, tact and understanding. 
  • Ability to work at pace, set boundaries, manage conversations, and keep to timescales. 
  • Ability to relate to people from a range of backgrounds, races, religions, and cultures.  
  • Report writing skills. 
  • Strong analytical skills, familiar with MS office. 
  • Evidence of continuous professional development. 

Specific Duties  

  • Contribute to a safe and efficient service delivery, providing excellent levels of mental health support and care. 
  • Following all codes of conduct, standards, and legislation, respecting the rights of others, and promoting ethical practice. 
  • You will plan, monitor, and evaluate skilled and appropriate care for our service users. 
  • Providing support through workshops and interactive sessions, as well as one to one care.  
  • Signposting service users for further help and guidance where needed.  
  • Follow up with our service users to ensure they are getting the help and support they need. 
  • Record keeping and strict adherence to GDPR regulations. 
  • Monthly evaluation reports to the charity to help analyse and improve the service we are offering.  

What difference will you make? 

You will be part of a charity that supports, cares for and empowers vulnerable children, young adults and their families to manage their mental health. 

If you are dynamic, driven, enthusiastic and committed to delivering exceptional levels of patient care and support, we want to hear from you.  

How to apply 

Send your CV by email to hello@curvefoundation.org.uk  

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