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Neurodevelopmental Practitioner (Nurse, Social Worker, AHP)

Employer
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Location
Bangor
Salary
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Children's Neurodevelopmental Service is a 0 - 18 service that works across Gwynedd and Anglesey local authorities.

We are a multi-disciplinary team of professionals from a variety of background's who offer comprehensive neurodevelopmental assessments as well as medication and support to children and young people diagnosed with ADHD.

Applicants should be registered professionals such a nurse, social worker, clinical psychologist, occupational therapist or speech and language therapist, and have a valid registration with an appropriate professional body. Applicants should also demonstrate experience in working with children and young people with neurodevelopment conditions (ASD and / or ADHD) and with children and families.

Full training and supervision will be provided to ensure that the successful applicant becomes familiar with the assessment tools, and processes, used within the service.

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

Main duties of the job

To work within a multi-disciplinary service completing neurodevelopment assessments for children and young people. Contributing to the internal assessment meetings and to the development and improvement of service delivery.

Providing support, advice and guidance to parents and carers of children and young people with neurodevelopment conditions.

Providing clinical and managerial support for junior colleagues

Undertaking awareness raising and training to external agencies and internal service and professional's where required.

About us

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered nurse or other professional qualifiaction
  • Post registration training


Desirable

  • Other relevant courses / training


Experience

Essential

  • Working with children with LD and / or Neurodevelopmental or adults with LD
  • Managing support staff


Desirable

  • Experience with children with other disabilities or medical conditions


Knowledge

Essential

  • Knowledge and undersatnding of LD and impact on families
  • Knowledge and understanding of child safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Understanding of child development and behaviour and interventions


Desirable

  • Detailed knowledge of specific approaches relevant to client group e.g. ErlyBird, IY etc


Personal qualities

Essential

  • Enthusiastic
  • able to work autonomously


Desirable

  • Able to communicate in welsh


Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Address

INTEC, Parc Menai

Ffordd Y Parc

Bangor

LL57 4FG

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

050-NMR657-0624

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