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Non Medical Prescriber- Community South

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£41,659 to £47,672 a year per annum (pro rata for part-time)
Closing date
15 Feb 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
The Mental Health division of Nottinghamshire Healthcare Foundation Trust comprises of three directorates; Adult Mental Health, Mental Health Services for Older People and Specialist Services. More than 2,800 dedicated staff provide vital and integral healthcare services for our patients in a variety of settings, ranging from community through to acute wards, covering a vast geographical area.

We're investing heavily in our staff, facilities and patient care. As we move into this new chapter, we need a strong, motivated and compassionate workforce to reflect our core values of Honesty, Compassion, Trust, Respect and Teamwork. There has never been a better time to join our growing team.

We have exciting opportunities across different specialities and services, with an emphasis on career development and progression. We want to help our staff reach their full potential, and are committed to providing the support, skills and development needed to succeed.

Main duties of the job

Our core purpose is to work with children and young people within Nottinghamshire, who are experiencing emotional and mental health disorders that have a significant impact on the child's development and cause distress to the child and/or their carers. We aim to improve the mental health of all children and young people with the provision of a timely, integrated, high quality, effective, multi-disciplinary county wide service.

About us

We have a huge variety of opportunities in our expansive Trust covering geographically from South Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire to Leicester, providing mental health inpatient and community services, community health services, forensic mental health services and secure prison healthcare across the East Midlands.We have more than 100 sites and a huge scope of unique opportunities to develop your career and gain some amazing experiences. We strive to be a great place to work and offer many staff benefits and tailored staff support and wellbeing programmes.

Do you want to make a difference?
Do you believe in Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork?

Then Nottinghamshire Healthcare is the perfect place for you to start, maintain or further your career.

Join our team of nearly 9000 who are making a difference every day. We are all about our people - our staff, volunteers, carers, service users and patients. We are Notts HC.

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Job description
Job responsibilities

We are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic and innovative individual to work as a NMP in the CAMHS Community South team. We would welcome applications qualified nurses from all backgrounds.

The post holder will promote and develop clinical excellence within the team to enhance the mental and emotional well-being of children and young people within Nottinghamshire through sound evidence-based approaches.

This role will support the delivery of high quality and safe patient-centred care, by working as a senior member of the team.

You will be required to work closely with the team manager and consultant and other NMP's for the team to ensure quality and excellence in service provision.

A key element of the role will be to support the development and sustaining of a positive working culture within the team and the broader service to support clinicians in feeling valued, listened to, supported and provided with clinical learning opportunities.

There will be an expectation for you to carry out audits as required in order to evaluate quality of care provision and to formulate improvement plans as needed.

A working knowledge of risk assessment, safeguarding procedures, experience of working with the Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act is essential. Experience of working with young people experiencing mental health difficulties is essential.

Candidates should have excellent written and verbal communication skills and good IT skills.

A full UK driving licence and vehicle for business use is required for this post; however reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled individuals in line with the Equality Act 2010.

Person Specification
Qualifications and Training
  • Must hold RMN/RNLD nursing qualification
  • Education to degree level or equivalent experience
  • Teaching and assessing training

  • Non-Medical prescribing qualification
  • Clinical supervision course

  • Substantial experience of MDT working
  • CAMHS or Crisis Mental Health Experience
  • CPD relevant to current post (in particular working with looked after and adopted young people and networks)
  • Having used a consultation model previously
  • Experience of assessing and prescribing treatments for young people with mental health problems
  • Substantial and considerable experience in assessing young people with an acute mental health disorder or severe emotional distress

  • Community Mental Health experience
  • Crisis Team experience
  • Knowledge of Trust non-medical policy and local procedure.
  • Relevant clinical courses
  • Can evidence having undertaken and facilitated research and audits that contribute to governance, service development and service planning
  • Recent experience of working as a non-medical prescriber

  • Current knowledge and understanding of child and adolescent mental health needs and ability to demonstrate clinical competence
  • Can evidence knowledge of effective risk assessment

  • Evidence of leadership skills and development project work
  • Effective teaching and presentation skills
  • Highly specialised range of interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Effective time management and organisational skills
  • Caseload management
  • Basic IT skills
  • Ability to organise and prioritise work load.

  • Clinical supervision skills
  • Ability to manage change

Contractual Requirements
  • A driving license (with access to a vehicle for work) is required for this post

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