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Clinical Nurse Specialist (NMP) - Manchester ADHD & Trafford ADHD

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

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We have a number of posts for Clinical Nurse Specialists in our ADHD teams in Manchester and Trafford. We are looking to recruit a full time and part time (0.6WTE) roles in our Manchester ADHD team and a full time role in our Trafford Team (TES).

The Manchester ADHD team are based at The Rawnsley Building, MRI.

Trafford Extended Services are based at Manor House, Urmston.

Main duties of the job

The Clinical Nurse Specialist will be responsible for completing ADHD screenings, assessments, and review clinics (including medication reviews and associated physical monitoring) as part of the ADHD clinical pathway. The post holder will provide pharmacological and non-pharmacological evidence-based interventions and provide specialist clinical input into the ADHD Service.

The post holder will contribute to the specialist ADHD diagnostic assessment process for adults over 18 years and demonstrate enhanced competence in complex decision making, assessment and the management of clinical needs.

The role will involve working in partnership with service users, carers, families, friends, and other agencies, including liaising with primary care services to ensure effectiveness of outcomes.

The post holder will also support the development of registered and unregistered staff including students by mentoring, supervising, and teaching.

The post will also involve collecting and collate data / information effectively for the purpose of audit, research, and service performance.

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

See attached detailed 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

Education / Qualifications


  • Current NMC registration
  • Non-Medical Prescribing 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.
  • 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


  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrate sound leadership qualities and an understanding of management styles.
  • Understanding of quality and change in the clinical setting.
  • Able to maintain accurate and up to date records.
  • Ability to develop effective interpersonal relationships with colleagues.


  • Working knowledge of Paris system

Other requirements


  • Demonstrate continuous professional development.
  • Commitment to effective teamwork.
  • Flexible approach to working.

Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT


Rawnsley Building, Manchester Royal Infirmary

Oxford Road


M13 9WL

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