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Band 7 Non-Medical Prescriber - CAMHS

Job Reference: 313-A-20-80653-AWC

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
CAMHS Outpatients or Community Paediatric Service
£37,570 / £38,765 / £40,090 / £41,486 / £43,772

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1m people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Non-Medical Prescriber X2 Posts, Monday - Friday at Present

The base will either be The Valentine Centre, Anstey Lane or Bridge Park Plaza, Thurmaston

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you want the exciting opportunity to work as a non-medical prescriber in CAMHs and also Community Paediatrics? If so read on and take a look at the exciting opportunity below...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust, Family Young Person and Children's, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) and Community Paediatric Service are looking to recruit to a Permanent Band 7 full time Non-Medical Prescriber post – 1 post for CAMHS and 1 post for Community Paediatrics with the possibility of joint working in both areas.

We require enthusiastic, motivated and experienced Non-Medical Prescribers, with relevant post registration experience, to work as part of the established CAMHS and Community Paediatric Service.

For the CAMHS position you will need to demonstrate flexibility and commitment to high standards of patient care providing assessment and treatment, clinical advice and management for children and young people with significant mental health difficulties, with a particular focus on Neurodevelopmental presentations.

For the Community Paediatric position you will bring significant experience of working as an autonomous practitioner in a multiagency arena. As well as working with the paediatricians you will be working in the nurse led clinic and your clear communication skills will help in the liaison and education role on the subject of ADHD and ASD with our multiagency partners. Career development will be encouraged and supported.

Taking into account the key dimensions of health care quality:

  • Patient safety

  • The effectiveness of all health care interventions

  • Patient experience

  • The environment in which care is delivered

You will work effectively as a Non-Medical Prescriber within the CAMHs and Community Paediatric multi-disciplinary team to provide high quality, safe and effective care to Children and Adolescents in a community setting, to promote and ensure recovery focused care within set pathways and in accordance with NICE guidelines, taking full professional and legal responsibility for all prescribing carried out.

You will have excellent communication skills and the ability to work alone and as part of a team. You may be required to work flexibly possibly including evenings in the future.

Experience of working with children, young people and families is desirable but not essential as you will be provided with a comprehensive induction and training opportunities.

If you would like further information please contact:

Viki Elliott – Tel – 07827 841 394

Emma Bown – Tel – 0116 295 2992

Sarah Baines –



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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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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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