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Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ANP)

Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust
£56,388 to £62,785 a year pa inc
Closing date
26 Sep 2023

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Band 8A
Full Time
The successful candidate will be working alongside the Community Paediatric Team seeing children and Young People in a community hospital setting.

The team see a broad range of children and Young People with physical and Neuro Developmental conditions.

This role will be to participate autonomously in assessments, review medication and prescribe and to work as a team member in the wider Specialist Services Team.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will deliver, and lead on the delivery of, high quality safe and contemporary care, ensuring consistently high standards of practice and clinical excellence, including: promoting population health, improving personal outcomes, contributing towards service evaluation, while leading and developing research and quality improvement initiatives.

The post holder is expected to place the well-being and safety of service-users/patients above all other considerations, with responsibility to recognise and work within the limits of your professional competence.

It is the joint responsibility of the Post Holder, in collaboration with your Operational Manager, to undertake the ongoing assessment of competence, ensuring this is monitored and recorded in line with clinical governance and organisational policy.

As a senior professional leader working within Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust, the post holder is required to encourage and foster collaborative and cross-organisational working.

About us

Oxleas offers a wide range of NHS healthcare services to people in community and secure environment settings. Our services include community health care such as district nursing and speech and language therapy, care for people with learning disabilities and mental health care such as psychiatry, nursing and therapies. Our multidisciplinary teams look after people of all ages and we work in close partnership with other parts of the NHS, local councils and the voluntary sector and through our new provider collaboratives. Our 4,300 members of staff work in many different settings including hospitals, clinics, prisons, secure hospitals, children's centres, schools and people's homes.

We have over 125 sites in a variety of locations in the South of England. In London we operate within the Boroughs of Bexley, Bromley Greenwich and into Kent. We manage hospital sites including Queen Mary's Hospital, Sidcup and Memorial Hospital, Woolwich, as well as the Bracton Centre, our medium secure unit for people with mental health needs. We are the largest NHS provider of prison health services providing healthcare to prisons within Devon, Dorset, Bristol, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire, Kent and South London. We are proud of the care we provide and our people.

Our purpose is to improve lives by providing the best possible care to our patients and their families. This is strengthened by our new values:
  • We're Kind
  • We're Fair
  • We Listen
  • We Care

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Post ADHD diagnosis support/queries/training: Offer individual advice and support/signpost families, post diagnosis on the management of ADHD and behavioural difficulties.
  • Medication Review (booked and adhoc): including a health assessment in association with medication and offer advice and support around medication and repeat prescribing as appropriate.
  • Discuss arising queries with medication with Consultant and wider Team.
  • Undertake physical observations to support ADHD Diagnostic assessments and Medication clinic reviews, eg blood pressure, pulse. height, weight and act upon outcomes appropriately/ discuss with consultant.
  • Prescribing: To act as an independent nonmedical prescriber or supplementary prescriber as appropriate
  • Liaise with partner agencies, including Education and CAMHS/ IND ADHD for updates and support for the children/young people and their families.
  • Shared care and partnership: Liaise with the primary health care team regarding referrals and management of children and Young People with ADHD and behavioural difficulties.
  • Education and Training: Liaise with SENCos on appropriate support materials for children and young people and families, including resources for use within schools.
  • Transition support: Provide advice and support on Young Person transitioning to adult/primary care services.
  • Responding to parent telephone queries and arranging reviews as required.
  • Supervision and Continuing Professional Development (CPD):
  • To run a Nurse Led Clinic independently.
  • To assist the Lead Consultant with Team budgetary management as required.

Person Specification



  • NMC registration
  • Prescribing qualification


  • Worked with people with ADHD / ASD

Employer details

Employer name

Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust


High Point House

Shooters Hill


SE18 3RZ

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