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ADHD Nurse

Job Reference: 839-3101725-HS

Employer:
Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust
Location:
St James' Clinic / Norwich Community Hospital, Kings Lynn / Norwich NR2 3TU
Salary:
£31,365 - £37,890 pro rata pa

NCH&C is proud to be the first standalone NHS community trust in the UK to achieve an ‘Outstanding’ rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Our focus is on continually improving the quality of care we offer to local people and on improving access to that care, helping people to move seamlessly from one service to another. Praising NCH&C’s “compassionate, inclusive and effective leadership at all levels”, the CQC observed that our staff are well supported to make positive changes and innovations.

Norfolk Community Health & Care NHS Trust is committed to continuing to create a modern and inclusive work environment. As part of this commitment we actively promote flexible working opportunities where possible, to meet the needs and wishes of our workforce to maintain and improve their wellbeing. The trust offers a range of flexibility, including flexible working patterns, and we would encourage you to discuss this with the recruiting before or during the application process if this would interest you.

We welcome applications from people who share our values and can help us deliver outstanding care in our local community.


Registered Nurses – Band 6 (£31,365 - £37,890 per annum, pro-rata)

Location: Norwich or Kings Lynn with county-wide travel

Position: Permanent (Full-Time / Possible Part-Time available)

We are looking to recruit 2 whole time equivalent Band 6 nurses, or experienced Band 5 nurses looking to step up into a Band 6 role, from a background of mental health nursing, paediatric nursing or learning disability nursing, to support the Community Paediatric ADHD Nursing Team. The main aspect of the role will be ADHD medication reviews for children and young people aged 5-18. If you have not worked with young people with neuro-developmental needs before, our nursing team can support you with learning these new skills. The young people we see often have complex mental health and neuro-developmental needs, and following an initial period of training and shadowing, you will be expected to work independently in a clinic setting to review medication and put forward appropriate care plans. Up-to-date Safeguarding knowledge is essential, especially in CCE and CSE, as well as being able to complete physical observations (including a manual blood pressure and pulse) and being able to understand and act on these readings in relation to a child’s medication care plan. You will be supported by the team’s senior nurses to formulate care planning decisions. Team meetings and case discussions occur on a Tuesday afternoon 2-4pm; availability for this is strongly recommended.

Apply now to join an organisation that has been awarded an ‘Outstanding’ rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the highest possible rating and the first stand-alone NHS community trust in the country to be awarded the title.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Jess Brunet

Job title Advanced Nurse Practitioner / ADHD Nursing Team Clinical Lead

Email address jessica.brunet@nchc.nhs.uk

Telephone number 01603 505581 or 01553-668514

Additional contact information

Email is advised as the best means of contacting Jess to arrange a time to call / receive a call




Equal Opportunities - We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. Additionally, people with disabilities that fall under the Disability Confident Scheme will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification). All sites are Smoke Free.

Immigration Status - Norfolk Community Health & Care NHS Trust is a diverse employer and welcomes all job applications. However, potential applicants should note that although the Trust is registered with the Home Office as a sponsor organisation for migrant workers, this is only against Tier 2 (General) visas. If you are a migrant worker from outside of the European Economic Area and do not already hold a self-gained right to work, we recommend you check the Home Office eligibility requirements before making an application.

Redeployment - Please note that in the first instance priority for this vacancy will be given to NCH&C staff who are on the Trusts Redeployment Register.

DBS - If this post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and you are not a current employee of Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust or being recruited as an Apprentice then the cost of the DBS check will be automatically removed from your first month’s salary. However if you are registered with the update service this may not be required.

Closing and Interview Dates -This vacancy may close early if sufficient applicants are received.

Data Protection - A privacy notice detailing how we will handle your data is attached to this advert as a document. Your application will be transferred to our recruitment management system (Trac) once the advert has closed and you will receive notification then detailing how Trac will handle your data.


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.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

For further advice, please visit Applying from overseas.


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