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Band 7 ADHD Nurse Specialist

Job Reference: 313-A-21-99711-SG

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
The Herschel Prins Centre - ADHD Service
£38,890/ £40,894 / £44,503

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.

Due to the expansion of the Adult ADHD Service an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 7 ADHD Nurse Specialist to work as part of the Adult ADHD Service based at the Herschel Prins Centre. The service has undergone significant change and expansion in the past 12 months and continues to grow to meet the demand. It is an extremely busy team with a high referral rate for new referrals and transitions from CAMHS. The service is primarily clinic based, with clinics held in various locations across Leicestershire.

We are seeking an energetic, highly motivated and experienced Registered Mental Health Nurse Prescriber who has extensive mental health experience. Experience of working with ADHD in Adults or Children is desirable.

You must be an NMC Registered Mental Health Nurse and an Independent Nurse Prescriber (which is essential for the post). You will work alongside our Senior ADHD Nurse Specialists to provide follow up and treatment for Adults with ADHD.

You will be expected to manage your caseload effectively to improve the experience for the adults who have been diagnosed with ADHD. The ability to communicate effectively and share information appropriately within a multi-agency context is essential.

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 part of the wider Adult ADHD multidisciplinary team and be adaptable to the changing needs of the organisation.

“Due to Covid19, the ADHD service is currently providing telephone or virtual appointments (via attend anywhere) to many patients. As part of the team's recovery plan, face to face contacts are gradually being re-introduced over the coming months”

As the ADHD service is a district wide service, clinics will be held in various locations across Leicestershire and therefore the post holder must be a driver and have access to their own transport, public transport is not suitable for this role.

Full time, Part time and flexible working will all be considered for the suitable candidate.

For further information please call Dawn Holding (Team Manager) on 0116 295 0700 or Debbie Mason (Senior ADHD Nurse Specialist) on 0116 295 2663.

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

Details of our benefits, leadership behaviours and other important information about applying and working for us are contained in the documents linked to our advert.

It is a statutory requirement for roles that involve work in care homes that staff are up to date with their Covid vaccination status to be able to work in that environment, unless the person has a valid medical exemption. Where a role requires this, they will need to demonstrate that they meet this requirement during the recruitment process.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, these are set in advance at a team level and you will join an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date.

We will consider requests to work alternative hours or vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

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

For all substantive roles the appointment of new staff (excluding medical staff) is subject to a 6 month probationary period (see Probation Policy).

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our community. 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.

All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of any DBS disclosure required will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary once started.

Applicants ‘at risk’ within the local NHS who meet essential criteria will have preference for interview over other candidates who apply for posts.

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.

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