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Band 7
37.5 per week
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Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust
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Band 7
21/09/2018 23:59
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Neurodevelopmental Nurse Practitioner (ADHD)

Band 7

About the Trust

Formed in 2002, Pennine Care has grown to become a leading provider of community and mental health services.

Our vision is to deliver the best care to patients, people and families in our local communities, by working effectively with partners to help people to live well.

We provide services across six boroughs of Greater Manchester - Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport, Tameside and Glossop and Trafford – with a combined population of more than 1.3 million people.

Our 6,000 community and mental health staff work tirelessly to deliver the very best care – and provide around 2.4 million patient contacts each year. We are privileged that some of the most talented and leading experts choose to work for us.

We consider ourselves lucky to be based just a few miles from the wonderful city of Manchester. If you’re looking to re-locate, there’s no GREATER place to live and work than MANCHESTER.                                                  

Our city offers an outstanding, yet affordable quality of life. Where else does vibrant nightlife and diverse culture meet the peace and tranquillity of the rolling Pennines?

Interviews to be held: 18th October 2018


Service/Ward/Department Summary:

We are a dynamic integrated Children and Young Peoples Service in Heywood Middleton and Rochdale working to achieve positive outcomes for young people up to the age of 19 years, with emerging neurodevelopmental and mental health issues. We offer both assessment and intervention. The Healthy Young Minds team works closely with our [partner agencies and this is an exciting time to join the team and help influence a full Borough Multi-agency pathway .

Role Summary:

The post holder will be a specialist practitioner and resource in this area, and will take the lead in the development and provision of specialist nursing provision within the HMR multi agency ADHD care pathway working across with-in  the healthy young minds team. The work will include developing nurse led clinics, and supporting both group and one to one health care and behavioural management advice to families, schools and other service providers.

In addition to clinical work, the post holder will also be expected to undertake consultation, support and expertise to the teams and partners within the borough. As a band 7, the post holder will also be expected to support practice by offering supervision to junior staff, and to developing policy and process to underpin excellent standards of care quality within the pathway.

Key Responsibilities of the Post:

• The post holder will with-in  healthy young minds teams to provide expert skills and knowledge in relation to complex neurodevelopmental presentations.
• The post holder will hold an agreed case load of children with highly complex neurodevelopmental needs who require both assessment and intervention.
• Liaison and consultation with other professionals and networks as appropriate
• The postholder will have the ability to run nurse led clinics and be able to develop information for families and lead groups.

Key Requirements of the post:

• First level qualification/ registration RMN, RSCN
• Minimum 2 years CAMHS experience
• Non-Medical Prescriber or willingness to train
• Postgraduate specialism appropriate to the role.
• Supervisory qualification.
• Team worker within and beyond organisational boundaries.

No smoking policyDisability confident employer

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Informal Contact Name: Julie Jakeman
Job Title: Operational  Manager
Contact Number: 01706676000


Or Dr Kay Harvey

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Contact Number: 01706676000


If you have problems applying, contact

0161 716 3049