Band 7 Non Medical Prescriber/Nurse Prescriber (Community)

Employer
Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Derby
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pa
Closing date
27 Sep 2023
Derby City CMHT Adults of Working Age

Non Medical Prescriber-Full Time Post. 37.5 hours.

Derby City Community Mental Health Team adults of working age are looking for an enthusiastic Band 7 Community Psychiatric Nurse with a recorded prescribing qualification to join their busy and friendly teams based at St Andrew's House on a Permanent basis.

The team operates Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm, excluding bank holidays.

There will be opportunities for development, as you become embedded within the existing Derby City NMP team.

The work will involve assessing, treating and supporting adults with mental ill-health who live predominantly in the Derby City locality.

You will need to have the ability to travel across a specified geographical area.

The applicant will also have recent prescribing experience with this client group.

Arrangements for Consultant support and prescribing supervision will be in place.

Main duties of the job

Main duties of the job

This post will suit an enthusiastic, driven, motivated and flexible NMP with experience of independent prescribing and preferably experience of working as a CPN in a clinical setting.

As a practitioner, you will assess patients who present with urgent but not life-threatening illness and injury, plan their care, administer treatment on site and complete discharge supported by the Team Consultant Psychiatrist and CMHT colleagues where required.

Where on-site treatment is not appropriate you will refer to other healthcare professionals / external agencies.

This is a very supportive team and you will be encouraged to continue your professional development with the help of regular supervision and access to training opportunities.

We are committed to Equal Opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff.

We will consider applications to work flexibly.

About us

About us

Join 'Team Derbyshire Healthcare' and become part of a talented, compassionate and enthusiastic workforce committed to a vision of making a positive difference in people's lives.

CQC rated us as 'GOOD overall, commenting on how our colleagues treated patients with compassion and kindness and felt positive and proud about working for the trust.

Benefits include:
  • Commitment to flexible working where this is possible
  • 27 days annual leave/year plus bank holidays, increasing to 29 days after 5 years & 33 days after 10 years service
  • Yearly appraisal and commitment to ongoing training
  • Generous NHS pension scheme
  • Good maternity, paternity and adoption benefits
  • Health service discounts and online benefits
  • Incremental pay progression
  • Free confidential employee assistance programme 24/7
  • Access to our LGBTI+ network, BAME Network and Christian Network
  • Health and wellbeing opportunities
  • Structured learning and development opportunities


Job description

Job responsibilities

Job description Job responsibilities

You will need to have recent relevant experience of working with adults who experience on-going mental ill-health, preferably in a community setting.

This post will suit an enthusiastic, driven, motivated and flexible NMP with experience of independent prescribing and preferably experience of working as a CPN in a clinical setting.

The post holder will be required to engage in CPD including a mix of self-directed learning and mentored practice supported by internally and externally taught training.

Note: For the main duties and responsibilities, please Refer to the Job description and person specification attached.
Person Specification Contractual Requirements Essential
  • Driving licence and use of a vehicle for work
Aptitudes / Skills Essential
  • Evidence of leadership skills and development project work.
  • Effective teaching and presentation skills
  • Highly specialised range of interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Effective time management and organisational skills.
  • Caseload management
  • Basic IT skills
  • Ability to organise and prioritise work load.
  • Clinical supervision skills
Desirable
  • Ability to manage change
  • Budget management
Knowledge Essential
  • Current knowledge and understanding of a wide variety mental health needs and ability to demonstrate clinical competence.
  • Can evidence knowledge of effective risk assessment.
  • Knowledge of the principles of recovery based practice
  • Knowledge of Adult and Children's Safeguarding requirements/legislation and how these apply to the role
  • Knowledge of CQC Compliance Audits
  • Understanding of Equality and Diversity issues and their application in a healthcare setting
Work Essential
  • Substantial experience of community MDT working.
  • Mental Health Experience
  • CPD relevant to current post.
  • Substantial experience of assessing and prescribing treatments for mental health problems.
  • Recent and considerable experience of working as an independent prescriber.
  • Substantial and considerable experience in assessing people with an acute mental health disorder and prescribing for this group
  • Can evidence having undertaken and facilitated research and audits that contribute to governance, service development and service planning.
Desirable
  • Relevant clinical courses
  • Experience of prescribing for adult people
  • Experience of working with people who use alcohol and drugs
Attainment/Qualifications Essential
  • Professional qualification, e.g. RMN, OT pharmacist and relevant registration
  • Non-medical prescribing qualification - as an independent prescriber
  • Education to degree level or equivalent experience
  • Teaching and assessing training (ENB 998).
Desirable
  • Clinical supervision course
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.
Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit theUK Visas and Immigration website (opens in a new window).From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must 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) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found hereCriminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants (opens in a new window).
UK Registration
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please seeNHS Careers website (opens in a new window).
Employer details Employer name
Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Address
St Andrew's House

201 London Road

Derby

DE1 2TZ
Employer's website
http://www.derbyshirehealthcareft.nhs.uk/

Person Specification

Attainment/Qualifications

Essential

  • Professional qualification, e.g. RMN, OT pharmacist and relevant registration
  • Non-medical prescribing qualification - as an independent prescriber
  • Education to degree level or equivalent experience
  • Teaching and assessing training (ENB 998).


Desirable

  • Clinical supervision course


Work

Essential

  • Substantial experience of community MDT working.
  • Mental Health Experience
  • CPD relevant to current post.
  • Substantial experience of assessing and prescribing treatments for mental health problems.
  • Recent and considerable experience of working as an independent prescriber.
  • Substantial and considerable experience in assessing people with an acute mental health disorder and prescribing for this group
  • Can evidence having undertaken and facilitated research and audits that contribute to governance, service development and service planning.


Desirable

  • Relevant clinical courses
  • Experience of prescribing for adult people
  • Experience of working with people who use alcohol and drugs


Knowledge

Essential

  • Current knowledge and understanding of a wide variety mental health needs and ability to demonstrate clinical competence.
  • Can evidence knowledge of effective risk assessment.
  • Knowledge of the principles of recovery based practice
  • Knowledge of Adult and Children's Safeguarding requirements/legislation and how these apply to the role
  • Knowledge of CQC Compliance Audits
  • Understanding of Equality and Diversity issues and their application in a healthcare setting


Aptitudes / Skills

Essential

  • Evidence of leadership skills and development project work.
  • Effective teaching and presentation skills
  • Highly specialised range of interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Effective time management and organisational skills.
  • Caseload management
  • Basic IT skills
  • Ability to organise and prioritise work load.
  • Clinical supervision skills


Desirable

  • Ability to manage change
  • Budget management


Contractual Requirements

Essential

  • Driving licence and use of a vehicle for work


Employer details

Employer name

Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Address

St Andrew's House

201 London Road

Derby

DE1 2TZ

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383-ACC-2944-23-A

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