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Specialist CYPMH LD MH Practitioner - Trainee / Non-Medical Prescriber

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Depending on experience £43,742 - £50,056
Closing date
22 Jul 2024

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Mental health, Mental health practitioner
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for a Registered Nurse - Non-Medical Prescriber Trainee to join our Learning Disability TeamAn exciting opportunity to join an established Mental Health Learning Disability team within the Bee U service (CAMHS) across Telford and Shropshire.Children and Young People's Mental Health Services in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin have received additional investment to improve the support available. As a result, we are advertising a number of new roles. Where people are interested in applying but would need to relocate we can support. Where people are interested and passionate about working with children but have identified additional training, we may be able to train staff to develop the appropriate skills.We are looking for a nurse with significant experience of working with children with a learning disability who would be interested in training to be a non-medical prescriber (V300) to support the current Specialist Lead Nurse/ Prescriber within the service.This role requires a current professional registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. You will be working as part of the Bee U Mental Health Learning Disability Team. The successful candidate will work alongside the Specialist Lead Nurse / Prescriber, within a very caring and dedicated multidisciplinary team, completing specialist assessments and delivering interventions to children, young people, and their parents/carers, including pharmacological interventions as a Non-Medical Prescriber.

Main duties of the job

  • To provide specialist assessments of children and young people referred to CAMHS based upon the appropriate use, interpretation and integration of complex data.
  • To take a lead role in the development of clinical services for young people accessing the service, both referred to the team and those identified as requiring additional consultation.
  • Be an essential member of the multi-disciplinary team and will be able to facilitate the co-ordination of care on a multi-disciplinary basis to the CYP & Family.
  • The post holder will also be a non-medical prescriber with a qualification recorded on the appropriate professional register as an independent / supplementary prescriber or will be willing to start their training to achieve this.
  • Provide expert assessment, formulation and intervention and support to all children, young people and families referred to the service providing evidence-based specialist interventions.

About us

By joining Team MPFT, you will be helping your communities and in return for this, we will support you by
  • Supporting your career development and progression
  • Excellent NHS Pension scheme
  • Generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Options for flexible working
  • Up to 27 days annual leave (increasing with service up to 33 days) and the opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Extensive Health and Wellbeing support and resources
  • If you work in our community teams, we pay for your time travelling between patients
  • Lease car if you complete more than 500 business miles per annum, fully insured and maintained (including tyres), mileage paid at lease car rate
  • Salary sacrifice car - fully insured and maintained (including tyres), your gross pay is reduced by the cost of the vehicle before tax, NI and pension deductions are calculated, mileage paid at business rates
  • Salary sacrifice bikes up to �2k
  • Free car parking at all trust sites
  • Free flu vaccinations every year
  • Citizens Advice support linked with a Hardship Fund for one off additional support up to �250 (if the criteria is met)

And more. We are proud to be a diverse and inclusive organisation and there is a choice of staff networks that help you meet like-minded people.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Before applying for this exciting and challenging role we encourage applicants to review the job description and job specification.

Person Specification



  • oQualified Nurse and Registered with NMC trained to degree level or equivalent
  • oExperience of providing care and support to children and young people with LD


  • oAdditional training and working understanding of mental health in Learning Disability and Positive Behaviour Support.
  • oExperience of working in CAMHS/ Learning Disabilities



  • oExperience of providing care and support to children and young people with LD
  • oExperience of assessing and managing complex needs including risk


  • oExperience of working in CAMHS/ Learning Disabilities

Employer details

Employer name

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Bee U Service Severn Fields Medical Practice

Sundorne Road



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