Specialist Nurse

Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year per annum
Closing date
2 Jun 2023

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a non medical prescribing nurse to specialise in childrens ADHD. The position is open to all registered nurses who hold an Independent/supplementary prescribing qualification. Experience of working with children with ADHD is desirable.

We are looking for a highly motivated, inspirationalcandidate who is committed to delivering a high-quality service. They will have excellent communication skills and good interpersonal skills as theservice works collaboratively with other health partners and the third sector to deliver the care to our families. They will be able to demonstratetheir personal alignment with the Trust Values.

Main duties of the job

The Specialist Nurse will provide a high level of nursing care and treatment to Service Users accessing the service with high care needs due to their complex difficulties and/or associated risks.The Specialist Nurse will practice autonomously within the Pathway and in accordance with local and trust Policy, Protocols, Standards and Guidelines.The post holder will be grounded in nursing whilst undertaking advanced practice procedures and highly specialised therapeutic interventions, promoting recovery and Wellbeing and maximising independence.

About us

We aim to attract and retain a diverse, talented and committed workforce, who are caring and compassionate, and therefore able to meet thedemands of the modern NHS now and in the future. In return we can offer a dynamic working environment in which to build a career.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Support the team managers with team development and other practitioner performance and if applicable to the service, assist the clinical managers and contribute to individual practitioners performance in relation to non-medical prescribing.Participate in the planning, development and evaluation of clinical services leading on defined projects as agreed with the Clinical Manager and in collaboration with the Clinical Lead and Pathway Manager.

Please find attached job description for full details.

Advertising date : 19th May 2023

Closing date : 2nd June2023

We welcome your application.

Person Specification



  • First Level Nursing Qualification and Registration Degree or equivalent qualification or experience in evidence based psychological therapies relevant to Pathway. ENB 998/P126/127 Student Nurse Assessor Safeguarding Children and Adults Training If applicable to service Non Medical Prescriber


  • additional qualifications



  • Experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team Participate in Joint Development Reviews Commitment to Partnership working both multi-agency and multi-disciplinary. Coordinating and supporting staff in the day to day provision of clinical services. Knowledge and Understanding of equal opportunities legislation and policies. Experience of collaborative working across agencies and professional disciplines. Proven ability to manage a clinical caseload in a flexible manner as Experience in carrying out research NTW/Nursing/NJ/1554 required. Experience of providing clinical supervision to clinical staff. Knowledge of health and safety requirements of the team.


  • Experience in carrying out research



  • Excellent communication skills Excellent interpersonal skills including negotiation and conflict management Evidence of effective organisational skills Evidence of Leadership Skills. Expert Clinical Supervision Skills Evidence of maintaining accurate and contemporaneous record keeping. Evidence of excellent Report writing. Evidence based clinical / psychological skills and advanced nursing practice.

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, 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. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

CNTW NHS Foundation Trust


Carleton Clinic

Cumwhinton Road



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