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ADHD Nurse

Employer
Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Dukinfield
Salary
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum
Closing date
30 Jan 2023

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Community
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Role Summary:

An opportunity has arisen within Tameside for a Registered Mental Health nurse to join the ADHD service in providing adult ADHD assessments. The post will be based at Outram Road in Dukinfied.

Main duties of the job

Key Responsibilities of the Post:

  • To ensure high quality assessment of adults referred to the service.
  • To signpost adults to a range of quality psychotherapeutic interventions in accordance with individual assessed need.
  • To deliver group work with adults and their carers.
  • To be responsible for and manage a defined caseload and undertake case management responsibilities within the caseload.
  • To liaise closely with a wide range of agencies
  • To undertake liaison and joint work with other professionals outside of the MDT
  • To provide consultation and training on a wide range of adult's emotional health and well-being issues to professionals from a range of services including GP's, Primacy Care Services, Adult Mental Health Services and Probation Services
    Key Requirements of the Person Specification:

    RMN: Registered Mental Health Nurse

    Experience in a Community Mental Health Team setting

    Current driving licence or supported driver with use of vehicle.

    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments to regulated and controlled activities will require an enhanced DBS disclosure.



About us

There is a strong commitment to promoting your professional development. You will be supported by clinical and management supervision and will be given the opportunity to develop and enhance clinical skills, interventions and case management through a personal development and training plan.

Job description Job responsibilities

Post: Adult ADHD NurseBand: 6Responsible to: Line ManagerMain Contacts: Internal and external contactsJob Summary The post holder will be a member of the multi-disciplinary Adult ADHD Team The post holder will develop extensive knowledge of the Adult ADHDspeciality. The post holder must be able to show evidence of relevant post basic study. The post holder will assist the clinical lead in developing the nurse led clinicfor adults with ADHD. The post holder will provide a response to adults who are waiting for or have adiagnosis of ADHD and assist the clinical lead in developing new ways ofmonitoring in the community. The postholder will be willing to undertake Non-Medical Prescribing dutieswithin agreed service protocols and guidelines, working closely with themedical staff, where appropriately trained.In addition, the postholder is encouraged to develop a specific therapeutic modalityas a speciality for the service.Main Duties and Responsibilities Clinical To ensure high quality assessment of adults referred to the service. To signpost adults to a range of quality psychotherapeutic interventions inaccordance with individual assessed need. To deliver group work with adults and their carers. To be responsible for and manage a defined caseload and undertake casemanagement responsibilities within the caseload. To identify and develop strategies to manage risk to the adult and others in linewith Pennine care procedures and protocols.AFC 20/12/22 JME-257-22 Adult ADHD Nurse Band 6 To liaise closely with a wide range of agencies regarding individual carepackages and to promote awareness of adult mental health issues within theseagencies. Undertake liaison and joint work with other professionals outside of the MDT To provide consultation and training on a wide range of adults emotional healthand well-being issues to professionals from a range of services including GPs,Primacy Care Services, Adult Mental Health Services and Probation Services. To engage in / deliver managerial and clinical supervision. Ensure collection of relevant information required by Pennine Care NHSFoundation TrustManagerial and Administrative To attend team, clinical, business and other meetings as required. To manage own workload and time effectively. To undertake accurate record keeping. To provide and enter data for local information management systems. To contribute to peer supervision within the ADHD Team. To be responsible for the supervision of other staff as appropriate including juniorstaff and students. To give and receive regular clinical management supervision and to participate inappraisal. To participate in the development of education and training programmes. To maintain own education and awareness of current developments within thefield of ADHD.Development Maintain a current professional portfolio and participate onprogrammes of personal development and training, which will beidentified as part of the individual performance and developmentreview. Undertake personal development in line with Trust policy. Maintainprofessional registration requirement.This job description is not exhaustive, but is intended to give an overall picture of therole. Other duties within the general scope of the post may be required from time totime. The duties of the post and job description can be reviewed through the agreedprocess.General Duties of all post holders To undertake any other reasonable duty, which is appropriate to the band, whenrequested by Senior Staff. To be familiar with and comply with all Trust and departmental policies,procedures, protocols and guidelines. To be aware of and work towards the Trusts strategic goals.AFC 20/12/22 JME-257-22 Adult ADHD Nurse Band 6Standards of Business Conduct The post holder will be required to comply with the organisations standing orderand standing financial instructions and at all times, deal honestly with theorganisation with colleagues and all those who have dealing with the organisationincluding patients, relative and suppliers. The post holder must ensure that their behaviour and interests inside and outsidework do not conflict with their Trust position, duties and/or responsibilities. The post holder must comply with and support the development of theperformance standards within the service/department to ensure the service isresponsive to and meets the needs of its customers. The post holder will be required to develop and maintain good workingrelationships with all patients, service users, staff, contractors and whereappropriate, members of the public. The Trust aims to maintain the good will and confidence of its own staff, patients,service users, NHS contractors and the general public. To assist in achieving thisobjective it is essential that at all times, the post holder carries out their duties in acourteous, sympathetic and professional manager. All post holders who are members of a professional body must comply withstandards of professional practice / conduct. It is the post holders responsibilitiesto ensure they are both familiar with and adhere to these requirements andmaintain their professional membership to the relevant body.Equality and Diversity and Equal Opportunities The post holder must carry out all duties and responsibilities of the post inaccordance with the Trusts Equal Opportunities and Equality and Diversitypolicies, avoiding unlawful discriminatory behaviour and actions when dealingwith colleagues, service users, members of the public and all other stakeholders. The post holder must promote awareness of and respect for equality and diversityin accordance with Trust policies and procedures. The post holder is responsible for treating all staff, patients, service users, NHScontractors and the general public with dignity and respect at all times.Safeguarding Appointments to regulated and controlled activities require an enhanced DBSdisclosure. All staff have a responsibility to promote the welfare of any child, young person orvulnerable adult they come into contact with and in cases where there aresafeguarding concerns, to act upon them and protect the individual from harm. All staff should refer any safeguarding issues to their manager and escalateaccordingly in line with the Trust Child and Adult Safeguarding Policies. All staff should familiarise themselves with the NICE Guidelines when to suspectchild maltreatment 2009.Professional and Personal Development The post holder must ensure that they are aware of their responsibilities byattending the Trust Mandatory Training and Induction Programme. The post holder will be involved in a formal IPDR/KSF review with their managerat least every 12 months. Once performance / training objectives have been set,the staff members progress will be reviewed on a regular basis, so that newobjectives can be agreed and set, in order to maintain progress in the servicedelivery. The post holder will be expected to take responsibility for their own professionaldevelopment and will be supported by the Trust to achieve developmentopportunities as appropriate.Confidentiality and Information Governance Confidentiality is of prime importance. In the normal course of duties, the postholder will have access to confidential documents and information relating topatients, service users, staff and contractors, as well as information of acommercially sensitive nature. Such information should not be communicated toanyone outside or inside the NHS unless done in the normal course of carryingout the duties of the post. Disciplinary action will be considered where a breachof confidence has been established. All information obtained or held during the post-holders period of employment thatrelates to the business of the Trust and its service users and employees willremain the property of the Trust. Information may be subject to disclosure underlegislation at the Trusts discretion and in line with national rules on exemption. The post holder must maintain high standards of quality in corporate and clinicalrecord keeping ensuring information is always recorded accurately, appropriatelyand kept up to date. The post holder must only access information, whetherpaper, electronic or in other media, which is authorised to them as part of theirduties. The post holder must work to the requirements of data protection laws asapplicable to the UK, which includes the General Data Protection Regulations(GDPR).Health and Safety at Work The post holder is required to take reasonable care of the health and safety ofthemselves and other persons who may be affected by their acts or omissions atwork and to co-operate with the Trust in adhering to statutory and departmentalsafety regulations. The post holder is responsible for ensuring that they do not intentionally orrecklessly misuse or interfere with anything provided in the interests of healthsafety or welfare e.g. misuse of equipment. The post holder is required to contribute to the control of risk and must reportimmediately, using the Trust Incident reporting system, any incident, accident ornear miss involving patients, service users, carers, staff, contractors or membersof the public.

Person Specification shortlisting criteria Essential
  • RMN/RGN
  • Professional involvement with the users of mental health services. o Experience of case management of adults o Experience of multi-agency working o Experience of working with neuro developmental disorders
  • Knowledge of mental health issues in adults o Knowledge of relevant legislation and National policies in relation to treatment of ADHD o Knowledge of therapeutic interventions for adults with ADHD
  • Ability to manage a caseload effectively o Ability to work independently o Ability to work creatively and flexibly in a clinical context
  • Occasional evening and weekend working may be necessary o Use of a car or access to a means of mobility to travel across the Trust footprint in line with service needs o Willing to carry out all duties and responsibilities of the post in accordance with the Trust's Equal Opportunities and Equality and Diversity policies o Appointments to regulated and controlled activities require an enhanced DBS disclosure.
Desirable
  • ADOS trained o Experience of delivering training o Willingness to complete non medical prescribing qualification.
  • Experience of delivering groups to adults
  • Understanding of Probation services. o Knowledge of drug and alcohol issues relating to adults


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