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Clinical Nurse Specialist (Independent Prescriber)

Employer
Powys Teaching Health Board
Location
Brecon
Salary
£44,398 to £50,807 per annum
Closing date
14 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 7
Hours
Full Time
THIS POST IS FIXED TERM/SECONDMENT FOR 8 MONTHS TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR THE SECONDMENT POSITION, YOU MUST OBTAIN PERMISSION FROM YOUR CURRENT LINE MANAGER PRIOR TO APPLYING FOR THIS POST.

We are looking for a highly motivated, competent staff member with a relevant level of experience and education to join the Powys Teaching Health Board Neurodevelopmental Team . The team has a vacancy for a Non-Medical Prescriber to support the work with ADHD assessments on a Fixed Term basis until 31st March 2025.

Main duties of the job

The team provides assessment and intervention for children and young people with / or suspected of having a Neurodevelopmental condition (Autism Spectrum Disorder / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder).

The successful candidate will need the appropriate training and qualifications in prescribing and have experience in working with neurodevelopmental conditions, and with children.

The candidate will be supported by the team and supervision and support will be in place as required.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

Being the smallest Heath Board in Wales means that you won't get lost in the crowd. Everybody at Powys Teaching Health Board is valued for the contribution they make to our varied and diverse portfolio of community-based services. Together, we can continue to make a real difference to our patients and build on our unrivalled reputation.

As a supportive and progressive employer, we actively encourage you to carve out a career with us, through a range of development pathways. We're also lucky enough to be situated in one of the most beautiful rural counties in Britain, let alone Wales! Achieving a healthy 'life work' balance is essential, and something we recognise by prioritising your well-being.

To start your journey with us, and to learn more about what we can offer you please visit: https://pthb.nhs.wales/working-for-us/. There you will find information about our benefits and values, read staff experiences and more about what our beautiful county has to offer.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The main role and responsbilities for the Clinical Nurse Specialist (Independent Prescriber) can be referenced in the job description.

Person Specification

Qualifications and / or Knowledge

Essential

  • Recognised health qualification relevant to specialty including professional registration e.g. Nursing & Midwifery Council
  • Master's level qualification or equivalent demonstrable experience of working at this level
  • Non-Medical Prescriber qualification or working towards


Desirable

  • Teaching / training qualification
  • Training in evidence based psychological approaches e.g. CBT


Experience

Essential

  • Substantial experience of working in relevant service area
  • Ability to assess and implement a range of evidenced based therapeutic interventions


Desirable

  • Experience of managing a team
  • Experience of providing clinical supervision


Employer details

Employer name

Powys Teaching Health Board

Address

To be agreed / Brecon Hospital Children's Centre Annexe

Cerrigochion Road

Brecon

LD3 0UP

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

070-NMR113-0624

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