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CMDU Specialist Nurse Team Leader (Independent Prescriber)

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our friendly team at The Royal Wolverhampton Trust as the CMDU Specialist Nurse Team Leader. The CMDU supports patients across the Black Country ICB providing clinical triage, assessment, prescribing and treatment for vulnerable COVID-19 Positive Patients .

This post offers an outstanding opportunity to lead on the delivery of a Black Country wide service as well as develop your leadership skills and specialist knowledge in this clinical area. You will utilise your skills and experience of delivering excellent patient-centred care to deliver a gold standard service.

The successful candidate will be an integral member of our well-established CMDU team, supporting clinical excellence and operational efficiencies. We are looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic and committed independent prescriber with excellent clinical, communication and leadership skills to lead and manage the delivery of a highly specialised service for our CMDU patients across the Black Country ICB.

Do you think you are the right person for this post?What are you waiting for, join us on this journey at the Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust.

Main duties of the job

You will work in partnership with relevant organisations and stakeholders to lead on the design, delivery and quality assurance of the CMDU service.

The post will provide the following services:
  • Provide clinical and directorate support to the Living Well Group
  • Provide operational leadership to the CMDU service
  • Deliver a clinical service and advice to our CMDU patients
  • Participate in service improvement projects
  • To continuously monitor costs against budgets
  • To manage any CMDU-related NICE Guidance or formulary updates
  • Support safe prescribing and Medication Governance
  • Review and develop treatment guidelines, policies and PGDs
  • Participate in the training of the wider clinical teams

Applicants must be a registered clinical professional, have the ability to demonstrate clinical experience and competence in a broad range of medical and/or surgical specialties relevant to post and have an independent prescribing qualification.

About us

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust is one of the largest NHS trusts in the West Midlands providing primary, acute and community services and we are incredibly proud of the diversity of both our staff and the communities we serve. We are building a workforce that can help us to fulfil our values, improve the quality of care for patients, and solve the health care problems of tomorrow. We're passionate about the value that diversity of thinking and lived experience brings in enabling us to become a learning organisation and leader in delivering compassionate care for our patients.

We are delighted that we have been rated as \Good by CQC. We have achieved numerous awards; The Nursing Times Best Diversity and Inclusion Practice and Best UK Employer of the Year for Nursing Staff in 2020.

The Trust is a supportive working environment committed to creating flexible working arrangements that suit your needs and as such will consider all requests from applicants who wish to work flexibly.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the Main duties above and attached Job description attached to this advert.

Please complete your application form in full outlining and providing examples of how you meet each of the criteria listed below. This includes both essential and desirablecriteria.

Person Specification



  • UK Registered Healthcare Professional
  • UK Registered Independent Prescriber


  • post graduate management qualification



  • Experience in supervising, training and assessing staff
  • Ability to demonstrate clinical experience and competence in a broad range of medical and/or surgical specialties relevant to post


  • Experience of working in a CMDU
  • Previous experience in leading a team

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