Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust provides child and adult mental health services, alcohol treatment, learning disability, wellbeing and eating disorder services across Norfolk and Suffolk. One of our specialist services focusses ADHD in children, providing assessment, treatment; therapeutic interventions and monitoring for those up to 18 years old and their families. It is an exciting time within this service, as we are working with other key agencies to improve the outcomes for young people with ADHD.You will be a mental health professional looking to be part of a specialist team providing high quality care to young people, and have a strong interest in ADHD and the compassion to work with those affected and offer support to their families.Please note you do not need extensive experience in ADHD, as training will be provided.Working within a multi-disciplinary team, you will assess the needs of the young people you see and make appropriate non-medical prescribing decisions on drug treatments. You will provide appropriate interventions and referral to other agencies in line with the agreed treatment plan. Maintaining regular and effective contact with other key professionals is an essential part of the role.You will be a registered nurse with a prescribing qualification and post registration experience. You will have the proven ability to manage patients with long term conditions, strong communications skills and an awareness of the accountabilities inherent within a nurse-led service.You will be able to clearly demonstrate your understanding of clinical governance issues and how these are implemented as well as health promotion at both local and national levels.Previous applicants need not apply.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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For a discussion about these roles in more detail, please contact: Paula Clarke on 01284 719725
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