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Advanced Nurse Practitioner ( 12 month's initially)

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pa, pro rata
Closing date
3 Dec 2023

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Band 7
Full Time
A rare opportunity has arisen for a Advanced Nurse Practitioner in our dedicated older people's community mental health team.

The multidisciplinary teams comprise of Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Support workers, physiotherapist, assistant psychologists, Psychologists and Doctors. We are committed to the excellent community care of older people with a breadth of mental health problems and those with dementia.

To assist in the continued delivery and development of high-quality community nursing services, working towards being an Advanced Practitioner, maintaining patterns of excellence and ensuring that service delivery meets the needs of patients within the care home/MATS communities in Bradford/Airedale district. To ensure communication and support is maintained for service users by linking in with the inpatient services to ensure seamless care provision. Care Home Liaison/MATS is a service that is being reviewed at current times and would provide the successful applicant with the opportunity to shape how the service moves forward to continue to meet the needs of this client group.

Closing Date: 1st December 2023

Shortlisting Date: 6th December 2023

Interview Date: 14th December 2023

Main duties of the job

Continue to develop own knowledge and skills to meet NMC standards and ensure competent practice to meet the roles and responsibilities of the post.

To ensure equality of opportunity and fair access for all client and carers of service

Use best available evidence to inform and develop personal and team clinical practice.

Construct, implement and evaluate packages of care to effectively meet the needs of clients and their carers in accordance with the current guidelines for the care programme approach.

Clinical Assessment and risk Assessment- this to be reviewed with senior practitioners

Undertake accurate, timely and skilled assessments and ongoing reassessment of patient's condition, taking into consideration all social, physical and environmental factors analysing a range of options

Comprehensively and accurately record and evaluate the implications of the information gained in order to plan the appropriate care for the patient.

Detect early signs of deteriorating mental health including potential self-harm and suicide risk, worsening physical conditions and potential threat to others.

Effectively manage direct exposure to sometimes unpleasant working conditions, e.g., bodily fluids, unhygienic environments and managing challenging behaviour and verbal aggression

To prescribe medication once qualified within nice guidance, NMC guidance and Local trust policies

About us

Everything we do is underpinned by our core values: -

We Care - We act with respect and empathy, and always value difference

We Listen - We understand people's views and respond to their individual needs

We Deliver - We develop and provide excellent services and support our partners

We will consider a variety of flexible working arrangements to enable staff to balance their work and home lives and support staff by offering a fantastic range of benefits including :

Increase mileage rates for > 3500

A wide range of health and wellbeing support packages

A range of internal and external development and learning opportunities

Plus many more.

We are also proud to pledge our support to the Armed Forces and hold a Bronze Award in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.

BDCFT is dedicated to environmental and social sustainability by delivering on the commitments within our Green Plan. All staff are actively encouraged and supported to participate in training and to identify and implement sustainable quality improvement across all service areas and activities.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please read the attached Job description and the person specification for further details about this role.

Person Specification

RMN qualification


  • 2 years post qualification experience


  • older persons mental health experience

Mentor qualification


  • experience of mentoring students


  • upto date with current supervison of students guidance

Employer details

Employer name

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust


Horton Park Surgery

Horton Park Avenue



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