The Bolton Mental Health Directorate has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and enthusiastic individual to apply for this newly developed role, to improve the service delivery within the adult CMHT's.
The successful candidate will play a central role in supporting the clinical and operational team to ensure high quality, recovery focussed care is delivered to our service users.
The post holder will hold a caseload and will lead assessment, formulation and prescribing of care / treatment planning, including discharge planning within agreed protocols and procedures and be an integral part of the MDT supporting clinical decision making and supporting the service pathways, developing nurse led clinics and providing brief interventions. The post holder will also support the development of the Living Well Model, by providing a seamless pathway into & out of the CMHT, once interventions / goals have been achieved, to promote recovery and self-management, as clinically appropriate.
Main duties of the job
The post holder will provide advanced and expert level of practice (including non-medical prescribing) within the adult CMHT leading to improved patient outcomes.
The post holder will support the clinical and operational team to deliver on service improvements in the quality of care and safety through service development, evaluation, and audit.
They will be an integral part of the MDT supporting clinical decision making and supporting the service pathways, developing nurse led clinics and providing brief interventions. The post holder will also support the development of the Living Well Model, by providing a seamless pathway into & out of the CMHT, once interventions / goals have been achieved, to promote recovery and self-management, as clinically appropriate.
The Advanced Practitioner will hold a case load and will lead assessment, formulation and prescribing of care planning including discharge planning within agreed protocols and procedures.
The job holder may additionally lead on practice and service developments. The job holder is required to demonstrate clinical and practice expertise via interventions, supervision and modelling good practice.
To support improving workforce knowledge and practice through the contribution to a CMHT education and training programme across the community teams within Bolton
To participate in the BOC/BOS on Call rota
Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over6,400
members of staff, who deliver services from more than160
We provide inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford,Trafford and the borough of Wigan, and a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond.
Greater Manchester is one of the world's most innovative, original and exciting places to live and work. From the beauty of the surrounding countryside to the heart of the vibrant inner city with great shopping, entertainment and dining options.
Wherever you go you will experience a great northern welcome with people famed for their warmth, humour and generosity.
Our people enjoy their work, have opportunities to learn and develop their skills and are encouraged to generate new ideas that improve care for our service users.
Job description Job responsibilities
To demonstrate high-level communication skills to Service Users who have complex emotional, physical and psychological conditions.
To effectively overcome the barriers to communication
To utilise highly developed interpersonal skills to facilitate effective communication when there are barriers to understanding or in a hostile, antagonistic or highly emotive situation.
To establish and maintain robust communication networks with clients, carers, team members, other health care and social care workers and external agencies.
To establish and maintain good working relationships with GPs, and other partner agencies
To represent the service at local forums.
To present at local and national forums as required
Person Specification Education/Qualifications Essential
- Registered First level nurse MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice Nurse Prescribing qualification
- Experience of working with clients with complex needs Compiling protocols and clinical guidance Audit Experience of working at a senior clinical nurse level
- Advanced Clinical Practice skills Management of service users with complex needs
- Knowledge of issues affecting the client group
Skills and Abilities Essential
- Experience of leading / supporting complex RCA investigations & completion of 3 day reviews & complaints Communication skills, both written and verbal Communication of difficult messages to service users and families Negotiation and conflict management skills Change management
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