APPLICATIONS are open for a mental health role with NHS Cumbria, Northumberland Tyne and Wear.

The trust is recruiting for a clinical lead in its Community Adult Mental Health North Cumbria department.

Successful applicants could earn between £40,057 and £45,839 per annum based in Workington.

NHS CNTW is one of the largest in the country serving 1.7 million people across 70 sites.

The Trust said: "The successful candidate will be the Clinical Lead covering the Allerdale & Copeland areas and will lead the clinical team through the assessment and treatment aspects of the pathway.

"You will provide clinical leadership to a multidisciplinary team of Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Psychologists, Support Workers, Doctors and Employment Specialists.

"As we move into the transformation of community mental health services, we are looking for a candidate who will share in our vision and work with the leadership team and the CBU to deliver on these developments."