An opportunity has arisen within the adult ADHD service and we are looking for a band 7 Clinical Lead who is able to demonstrate leadership in a specialist, multi-disciplinary team.
The Adult ADHD service is a trust wide service covering Northumberland, North Tyneside, Newcastle/Gateshead, South of Tyne and Sunderland. The service is commissioned by the CCG's to diagnose, treat and monitor service users through a treatment pathway working alongside the GP's and shared care agreements.
Applicants for the post must have a depth of knowledge around ADHD in adults or children and a knowledge of the processes involved in assessing and treating someone with a confirmed diagnosis. The successful candidate will ensure robust core documentation and care plans are in place and adhered to and be able to assess, monitor and review services users within the service. In addition the successful candidate will be able to meet challenges are raised and responded to in a timely manner and will be expected to demonstrate excellent clinical skills in working with adults and their families and have an in-depth knowledge and understanding of assessment and treatment of adults with complex mental health difficulties and a clear understanding of the NICE guidelines.
The role also combines the challenges of Clinical leadership for the team alongside carrying a clinical caseload. The post holder will work alongside the team manager, supervise staff and liaise with multiple agencies. They will take a lead in teaching and sharing good practice within NTW.
Applicants must hold a first level RNLD/RNMH qualification and will need to demonstrate excellent organisational, autonomy, communication and interpersonal skills and be able to contribute to the existing multi-disciplinary team and internal/external processes.
The successful applicant will work between 9am - 5pm predominately Monday to Friday however there may be evening and weekend working around clinical need and may be an additional expectation to support service users. Robust supervision arrangements and joint development review will facilitate opportunities for continuing professional development.
Applications are invited from clinicians who are able to meet the requirements of the person specification.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Paul Wilson, Team manager
Adult ADHD service 0191 287 6250
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