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Band 6 CAMHS Neurodevelopmental Nurse Prescriber - Developmental Role

Job Reference: 313-A-19-75511-MA

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
CAMHS Outpatients Team
Valentine Centre, Leicester
£30,401 / £32,525 / £33,587 / £34,782 / £37,267

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? If so read on and take a look at the opportunity below...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust provides a range of community health services for both physical and mental health conditions, as well as a range of specialist services supporting people of all ages including family and young people services, mental health, learning disabilities and physical health community and inpatient services.

We deliver services to the people of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. Our 5500 staff serve a population of one million from over 100 sites across the region.


Outpatient CAMHS Neurodevelopmental Pathway, Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

CAMHS Neurodevelopmental Nurse Prescriber– (Development Role) Band 6 £30,401- £37,267 to Band 7 £37,570 - £43,772

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated, enthusiastic individual with appropriate clinical proficiency and experience to join a dynamic multi-disciplinary team, which includes Psychiatry, Clinical Psychology, Speech and Language Therapy and Occupational Therapy. You will have a Non-Medical Prescribing role within Outpatient CAMHs, predominantly on the Neurodevelopmental Pathway, delivering a service for children, young people and their families in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR). The successful candidate will be expected to work from different locations across LLR.

This post is a development role. The initial role is at band 6 for an experienced nurse or allied health professional. The applicants must have a recognised Non-Medical Prescribing qualification and be recorded on their relevant professional register.

The successful candidate will be a Non-Medical Prescriber with knowledge, skills and experience of working within Mental Health, experience of working in CAMHs is desirable but not essential. They will also be working with other nurse prescribers and members of the multi-disciplinary team. This is an exciting opportunity joining a large supportive service with good levels of supervision.

The successful candidate will have a comprehensive development and support plan to enable them to move from a Band 6 to Band 7 role upon completion of Key competencies outlined within the Job Description / Person Specification/ Competency Framework for Band 7 Neurodevelopmental Nurse Specialist. Completion of the Competencies must be undertaken within 12 months of commencing in role. If the Competencies are not met within this time the successful candidate will remain as a Band 6, although may have opportunities to apply for senior positions through usual avenues.

We are a large multi-disciplinary service of over 180 professional staff serving a general population of nearly 1 million. Our CAMHS service is comprehensive and in addition to three outpatient teams has specialist teams for inpatient adolescent services, learning disabilities, primary mental health services, looked after and adopted children, young offenders and homeless children and paediatric psychology.

We have a history of expansion and further career opportunities may become available for post-holders who are able to show enthusiasm, innovation and initiative.

Enquiries or review of the Job Description should be made to Praf Solankior Rishi Rakha as per the details below: Tel: 0116 2952992 mobile 07717 807401 Tel: 01162952992 mobile07467 336542


We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients, and so some of our roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you as part of the recruitment process.

Details of our benefits, pledge and other important information about the application process, and working for us is contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, rosters are set in advance at a team level and you will be joining an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date. We will consider requests to vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider successful applicants for vacancies for the same post in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles the appointment of every new member of staff (excluding medical and dental staff) to a post is subject to a 6 month probationary period, details of which are in our Probation Policy.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our service users. To this end we actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups, including members of our black and minority ethnic communities. All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure at the required level will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary following commencement.

Requests from applicants to work alternative hours to those advertised may be considered.

Applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ within the local NHS, and meeting essential criteria will be given preference for interview over any other candidates who may apply for this post.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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