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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/05/2021.

CAMHS Specialist Nurse/ Nurse Prescriber

Job Reference: 367-CAMHS-4565

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Clinical Nurse Specialist
99 Waverley Road, St Albans and The Marlowes Health Centre, Hemel Hempstead, St.Albans & Hemel Hempstead
£45,753 - £51,668 per annum pro rata

Values Based Screener

At Hertfordshire Partnership Foundation Trust we are looking for people to join us who share our values and those of the NHS. Before your application can be considered please take part on our online values questionnaire which you can find in the 'Further Links' section of this advert. When you have finished you will be sent a 'completion code' by email, which will be valid for 6 months and required to submit your application form (If you are experiencing problems please call 01707 253878).

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of a child and adolescent mental health multidisciplinary team delivering high quality service provision that promotes and improves the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people and their families.

We are seeking an energetic, highly motivated and experienced Registered Nurse Prescriber who has the skills and knowledge in the assessment of children and young people and to deliver expert nursing care, advice and support to children and young people with mental health problems and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

You must be an NMC Registered Nurse and an Independent Nurse Prescriber (which is essential for the post) and possess a sound knowledge of child development. You will work alongside our Child Psychiatrists and part of your role will be to share the management of any pharmacological interventions as a nurse prescriber. You will be responsible for demonstrating excellent clinical outcomes, safe and effective delivery of care to children and young people.

You will be expected to manage your caseload effectively in order to improve the experience for the child and family, acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately within a multiagency context where collaborative working is key.

You will need to have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, be flexible and able to use initiative. You will also need to be capable of working independently as well as pat of the wider CAMHS multidisciplinary team and be adaptable to the changing needs of the organisation and be able to work across disciplines.

We would also consider offering this post at a band 7 level, dependent on experience

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Marsha Mungo-Okolie Job title CAMHS Community Manager Email address Telephone number 01727 804214 / 01442 913569


About us

Work for an NHS trust that’s been rated as 'OUTSTANDING' by the CQC. Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT) is a successful provider of mental health and learning disability services with ambitions to be the leading provider in the country. We are already delivering services as far afield as Norfolk and North Essex as well as for the population of Hertfordshire. We are a Values Based organisation and our aim is to ensure that we deliver an experience that is consistently welcoming, kind, positive, respectful and professional, because these are the Values that our service users, carers and staff told us meant the most to them. We are currently embarking on a major transformation programme that will change the way that we deliver our services. We are also delighted to be named in the top 100 list of the best places to work in the health service in 2014, which is due to the national staff survey results as well as our range of engagement activities, the diversity of our staff, support for employees with a disability or those who have suffered mental ill health themselves, and our training and development programmes.

Additional Information

HPFT is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and in order to reflect the diversity of its population, positively encourages applications from all areas of the community. We aim to be a representative organisation with regards to age, disability, ethnicity, gender, beliefs and sexual orientation and are fully committed to equality, diversity and human rights and encourage applications from all sections of the community including users of mental health services.

The Trust is committed to helping staff balance work and home life and welcomes applications from candidates wishing to work part-time or under flexible working arrangements.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

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

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