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Specialist Nurse ASD/ADHD

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Sutton in Ashfield
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
21 Jul 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We are seeking to recruit a Band 7 full time Specialist Nurse role o work as part of the Community Paediatric Service. The successful candidate will join a diverse team of supportive professionals working within the service.

The postholder will support the care and assessment of children with ASD/ ADHD (neurodevelopmental conditions).

The role includes the delivery of independent nurse-led clinics for review of patients covering the Mansfield/Ashfield/Newark/Sherwood areas, alongside opportunities to support young people and families and be involved in neurodevelopmental assessments.

There may be wider opportunities to develop skills through training and teaching within the Trust.

The role would suit those wishing to enhance their knowledge and expertise, and secondment placements would be considered.

Candidates for the post must be registered with the NMC and have some experience of working with children/young people with neurodevelopmental conditions.

Post holder will also preferably hold nurse prescribing qualification V300.

Please see full job description for details.

For informal queries please contact Dr Esther Corker, Consultant Paediatrician & Head of Service for community paediatrics 01623 622515 ext. 6465 and/or Rachael Giles 01623 622515 ext. 3024

Main duties of the job

To understand the role in more detail, please refer to the attached job description and person specification.

About us

Thank you for your interest in this role.

Sherwood is nationally recognised as being an excellent place to work and deliver care. We are rightly proud of the 5,500 colleagues who work here and we are the Health Service Journal's Trust of the Year in 2020.

The Care Quality Commission rated King's Mill Hospital Outstanding and Newark, and Mansfield Community Hospitals Good. Overall we are rated Outstanding for care.

For the last three years, we have been ranked as the best NHS Trust to work for in the Midlands and in 2020 we were the third best Acute/Community NHS Trust in England.

Happy colleagues deliver better care. Our teams work in a supportive, inclusive environment, which nurtures wellbeing and has opportunities for development and progression. We do not just care for our patients, we also care for you.

We would love you to join us.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To understand the role in more detail, please refer to the attached job description and person specification.

Person Specification



  • Knowledge & experience of evidence-based interventions with children with ADHD & ASD their families
  • Knowledge and understanding of child protection policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of child development



  • 1 ST level registered nurse - RN (Child) / RMN / RMLD
  • 1 st degree or relevant equivalent experience
  • Teaching qualification (ENB 998, FLIPS, D32/33, C& G 730)


  • Additional post registration qualification eg Specialist Practitioner Health Visiting / Specialist Practitioner School Nursing
  • Non medical prescribing V300

Further training


  • Willingness to undertake further training if post is made substantive in particular around non-medical prescribing

Contractual Requirements


  • Ability to travel between locations and work with children, young people and families in their homes
  • Flexibility to work outside office hours as required



  • Post-registration experience
  • Experience of supporting children and young people with ASD & ADHD and their families
  • Experience of working as part of an integrated or multi-disciplinary team
  • Experience of working with partners in CAMHS, education, social care, Sure Start & the voluntary sector
  • Experience of delivering training to health staff & families

Employer details

Employer name

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


King's Mill Hospital

Mansfield Road

Sutton in Ashfield

NG17 4JL

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