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Non-Medical Prescriber

Band 7

Main area
ADHD - Adult
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 Hours per week
Job ref
246-CFYP841530-A
Site
80 St Stephens Road Norwich / Northgate Hospital Gt. Yarmouth
Town
Norwich/ Great Yarmouth
Salary
£31,696 - £41,787 gross per annum
Closing
Today at 23:59

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.

We are committed to delivering quality driven mental health services. Every individual makes a valuable contribution. We are proud of our staff who have been commended for the care they provide. Do you value working positively, respectfully and together? If so, we’d love you to join us!

Please follow this link to find out more in our Employee Handbook

Employee Handbook

JOB DESCRIPTION/PERSON SPECIFICATION
Please read the job description/person specification carefully and ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills and experience needed.

YOUR APPLICATION
It is important that you complete a formal application form as CV’s alone will not be accepted.

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Are you interested in developing a career in ADHD, fully utilising your clinical expertise as a non-medical prescriber? 

Are you motivated and ready to take on a rewarding and interesting career working with adults with ADHD?

Are you eager to use your clinical skills and develop further? If so, we would like to meet you!

If your looking for a new role in Norfolk for 2018, we are able to offer up to £5000 relocation / removal benefit

ADHD is a neurodevelopmental condition, with symptoms affecting 2-5% of the adult population.  Symptoms are severe, persistent and pervasive and affect the development and functioning of the individual. This impairment affects all general activities of living, reducing independence as well as negatively affecting self-esteem, social and family relationships, education and work, and increasing risk-taking behaviour for the individual that can impact on their lives and the lives of others.

ADHD is a treatable condition with very good success rates.  We are a specialist service for adults age 18 plus, offering diagnosis following specialised assessment, and providing interventions in line with NICE guidelines, to include psycho-education and medication titration and review, working to a shared-care guideline with GP’s. 

Thr role will be working in the Adult ADHD Pathway undertaking initial assessment, diagnosis, reviews, care/treatment planning and prescribing. A good level of experience in adult mental health and associated conditions is a prerequisite for this post with additional training for diagnosis and treatment of Adult ADHD provided. 

You will be a registered nurse with a prescribing qualification and have post-registration prescribing experience. You will have the proven ability to manage patients with long term conditions, strong communication skills, be committed to working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, and show good awareness of the accountabilities inherent with an autonomous nursing role. 

You will be able to demonstrate your expert knowledge of national and local clinical governance and how this underpins your role. You will have evidence of how you have maintained your competencies to prescribe and describe what you will bring to this established and developing service.

We will provide a full corporate and local induction, regular clinical and management supervision with a yearly appraisal to discuss goals and aspirations. We have extensive training  and career development opportunities that can be accessed across the Trust. 

 

We can offer you the full range of NHS benefits and in addition

  • £5,000 relocation / removal benefit,
  • On site subsided gym (at Hellesdon).
  • Extensive wellbeing program and support
  • On site FREE physio service.
  • Access to onsite training centre at Hellesdon Hospital
  • Fully supported with development across post graduate opportunities
  • Opportunity as a member of our team to become part of the well-established Recovery College, empowering people with mental health problems to become experts in their own recover. (visit nsft.nhs.uk/ Get-involved/Pages/Recovery-College)
  • Extensive, research capacity, working closely with industry partners to conduct clinical research.
  • FREE parking

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Applicant requirements

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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Further details / informal visits contact

Lisa Riches - 01603 201400

Neil Robertson - 01603 272800

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
01603 421137