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Band 8a Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Job Reference: 313-A-21-103362-NAS

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
CAMHS Out Patients
Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland
47,126 - 53,219

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.

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated Advanced Nurse Practitioner to join the CAMHS Out-patient Team within FYPC LD.

The post holder will deliver a clinically autonomous Advanced Nurse Practitioner led service in the CAMHS Out-patient teams.

  • The post holder will exercise advanced clinical expertise, levels of judgement, discretion and decision making in clinical care demonstrated through the Health Education East Midlands Advanced Competency framework.

  • To lead clinical practice working closely with the multi-disciplinary team as required, to ensure patients receive appropriate investigation, intervention, and treatment with minimal avoidable delays, whilst improving the quality of care.

  • To work autonomously assessing individual patient needs, initiating investigations, determine a differential diagnosis and initiating appropriate holistic, research-based treatment with the development of a personalised clinical management plan, including independent prescribing.

  • To put the patient at the centre of all decisions, reinforcing the concept of a more streamlined patient journey, improving the quality of care.

  • Monitor and lead improvements to standards of care through, supervision of practice, clinical audit, evidence-based practice, teaching and supporting professional colleagues and the provision of skilled professional leadership.


This is a very rewarding role and offers the opportunity to develop both clinical and managerial skills working with children and adolescents and their families. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to liaise with and work alongside other agencies such as social services, schools and colleges in providing the most appropriate care to meet the needs of our young people and their families. This is a service going through many positive changes and now would be a good time to join us and be part of this exciting journey.

Please contact CAMHS Outpatient Team Lead Emma Bown 0116 295 2992 if you wish to discuss further

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.

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