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CAMHS Advanced Nurse - Independent Prescriber

Job Description

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust is an exciting place to work. It offers a wide range of employment opportunities for many people.

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust positively encourages applications from all areas of the community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or religious beliefs. We are committed to ensuring people who work for the community trust have a good working life - and a good work life/home life balance.

Shropshire and Telford CAMHS are seeking to recruit to two Band 7 Independent Non -medical Prescribers to permanent positions within our county wide CAMHS service as we embark on a transformation journey.

The post holder will work primarily within the CAMHS teams, accessing supervision from a designated consultant /doctor and peer supervision from a growing number on non medical prescribers within the service. Experience of working with children, young people and families is essential.

As a non medical prescriber) you will contribute to the development of a County wide service and assist in the CAMHS function. This will involve prescribing medication within the neurodevelopmental pathway

In addition you will be undertaking consultations with a variety of professionals, families and schools by way of telephone calls, correspondence and face to face contacts;

If you feel that you meet the aspects of the person specification required for this post, we would welcome your application or a conversation in the first instance.

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust is committed to continuing Professional Development and you will be supported through line management, clinical supervision, appraisal and appropriate training.

Applicants should note that where it is deemed that a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required, it will be the applicants responsibility to cover the cost of the check and payment must be made in advance for all bank positions.

The Trust supports a no smoking policy.

Childcare voucher schemes and subsidised childcare support is available to parents.

Staff who are new to the NHS will normally start on the bottom increment of the payscale advertised.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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