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Adult ADHD & Autism Service Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 5

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Adult ADHD & Autism
NHS AfC: Band 5
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Hill House
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum
06/07/2020 23:59

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust provides specialist mental health, learning disability, and community healthcare services for the population of the Black Country.


Across the whole of the region we provide:

  • Adult and older adult mental health services
  • Specialist learning disability services
  • Mental health services for children and young people
  • Community healthcare services for children, young people and families in Dudley


Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was formed on 1 April 2020, after NHS England and NHS Improvement approved the merger of Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust. Combining resources, strategies and talented workforce enables us to deliver a wider variety of outstanding services that are based on best practice and are continually improving.


We currently employ over 3,000 members of staff and just like the population we serve, we are made up of diverse cultures and backgrounds. Whatever your role, working in a NHS Foundation Trust, like ours, is a demanding and extremely rewarding experience. Knowing that every day you can help to make a positive difference to someone’s life is a very powerful feeling. We know that our Trust runs on this desire to help and support people, and our Trust vision expresses this. Our vision is to improve health and wellbeing for everyone, especially our colleagues to achieve the best possible work/life balance.


We proudly offer supportive, inclusive and family friendly employment and flexible working policies. We have a wide range of professional services and employee networks to help our colleagues be at their best - and find support if they need it. To find more about our staff benefits, please visit our website:




Adult Autism and ADHD Specialist Nurse – Band 5

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust are looking for two motivated individuals to work in our Adult Autism and ADHD Service as a Band 5 Adult Autism and ADHD Specialist Nurse. The service is for people over 16 years referred for assessment, diagnosis and treatment interventions of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or Attention Deficit Hyper activity Disorder (ADHD)

As the successful post holders, you will primarily be involved in the assessment and diagnosing of Autism and ADHD for people referred to the service. You will work with the wider team in the responsibility of conducting assessments for patients to aid diagnosis, (training will be provided for the successful applicants as required). You will work as part of the Multi-disciplinary team, being involved in diagnosis decision making and effective team working, including the preparation of reports.

The Trust is keen to support their staff’s personal development and various training is provided to assist their career pathway including undertaking all statutory and mandatory training.

Previous applicants need not apply.


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For an informal discussion regarding the post please contact Susanne Tracey, Team Manager on 007557214045

Post Details:-Band 5 - Adult Autism and ADHD Specialist Nurse

Location Base:- Hill House, High Street, Amblecote, Stourbridge, DY8 4DG

Hours: Full Time position – 37.5 hrs per week - Mon- Fri, 8.00am - 4.00pm