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Clinical Nurse Specialist ADHD Service, Non-Medical Prescriber (NMP)

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

The Wigan Adult ADHD Team are looking to recruit a Clinical Nurse Specialist (NMP) to a full time (37.5 hours per week), permanent position to join our specialist team.

The service is a 9-5 service based at Claire House in Wigan and we have clinics based in Wigan and Leigh. Travel across the borough will be required to support this clinic offer and increase the service's accessibility.

The successful applicant will join a friendly and supportive team and be supported by senior clinicians who will provide clinical supervision and development opportunities within the specialist team.

The opportunity for further professional development including specialist ADHD diagnostic and assessment training and pharmacological treatment of adults with ADHD training will be considered with the successful applicant. Although specialist knowledge and experience of ADHD is desirable it is not essential.

Main duties of the job

- Completing routine reviews of patients with a confirmed ADHD diagnosis and plan clinical care accordingly.

- Assessing the efficacy of treatment as well as completing physical health observations

- Completing a clinical triage of referrals received in to the service to determine suitability for assessment

- Attending the MDT to ensure we provide a collaborative approach whilst focusing on patient care

- Liaison with other agencies involved in a service users care to ensure effective communication leading to a comprehensive and integrated package of care

- To supervise and provide support to the Band 6 nurse and students

- To act as an advocate to facilitate the views and choices expressed by our patients

- Contribute to the specialist ADHD diagnostic assessment process for adults over 18 years

- To provide Clinical Specialist input into the ADHD service

About us

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over6,400members of staff, who deliver services from more than160locations.

We provide inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford,Trafford and the borough of Wigan, and a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond.

Greater Manchester is one of the world's most innovative, original and exciting places to live and work. From the beauty of the surrounding countryside to the heart of the vibrant inner city with great shopping, entertainment and dining options.

Wherever you go you will experience a great northern welcome with people famed for their warmth, humour and generosity.

Our people enjoy their work, have opportunities to learn and develop their skills and are encouraged to generate new ideas that improve care for our service users.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and person specification.

Staff benefits

Pay Enhancements 30% additional for Evenings (8pm onwards) and Saturdays and 60% additional for Sundays and Bank holidays.

27 days annual leave plus bank holidays rising to 29 after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years

Excellent pension

Cycle to work scheme

Salary sacrifice car scheme

Wellbeing programme

Blue Light Card Discounts

Person Specification



  • Up to date Professional Registration (to be maintained), on the appropriate part of the NMC register and hold a current NMC registration.
  • Non-Medical Prescribing (NMP) Qualification.
  • Significant experience working within mental health.
  • Assessor/Mentorship Training.


  • Post registration training in relevant field.
  • Leadership/Management training.



  • Experience of working with service users with complex care needs requiring higher levels of expertise.
  • Experience of mentorship and supervision and coordination of staff.
  • Experience of working in a multi-agency framework.
  • Demonstrate a contribution to change management process.
  • Demonstrate experience of problem-solving approaches.


  • Experience of diagnosis, treatment, and management for ADHD/neurological conditions
  • Experience of positive leadership



  • Experience of mentoring students
  • Ability to participate in service development processes at a strategic level.
  • Detailed knowledge and ability to apply and teach risk management.
  • Knowledge of Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults Procedures.
  • Up to date clinical knowledge including risk assessment, dual diagnosis and complex health and social care needs.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding on the Mental Health Act, MCA, and legal aspects of Mental Health Care.


  • An overview of the Trust's objectives

Skills and Abilities


  • Proven ability to work with service users and carers who are distressed.
  • A proven ability to work with colleagues from other professions and agencies in a collaborative manner.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrate sound leadership qualities and an understanding of management styles.
  • Understanding of quality and change in the clinical setting.
  • Ability to delegate and coordinate.
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Ability to utilise Assessment skills and tools effectively.
  • Ability to communicate in a variety of settings.
  • Able to maintain accurate and up to date records.
  • Able to deal with sensitive issues with tact and diplomacy.
  • Ability to develop effective interpersonal relationships with colleagues.
  • Effective time & workload management
  • Ability to identify and minimise risk effectively.
  • IT skills


  • Working knowledge of Paris system



  • There is an occasional requirement to travel across the wide footprint of the Trust to attend meetings and events relevant to the role.
  • Flexible approach to working
  • Commitment to effective teamwork.
  • Commitment to service development and good time management
  • Demonstrate continuous professional development.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to always respecting and displaying the Trust Values

Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT


Claire House

Phoenix Way



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437- 6143420


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