Apprentice Multi Professional Advanced Practitioner

Employer
Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Ashton-under-lyne
Salary
£40,057 to £45,839 a year pa
Closing date
10 Jul 2022

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Profession
Practitioner
Grade
Band 7
Hours
Full Time
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The post holder will commit to completing the Advanced Clinical Practitioner integrated degree/masters' apprenticeship qualification whilst managing a caseload of complex cases This apprenticeship will be undertaken in collaboration with an approved training provider and includes both classroom sessions as well as work- based assessment within the clinical environment. Apprentices complete a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate their learning and skills in practice.

The post holder will be responsible for the provision of advanced mental health practice within the service location they are based within. They will apply their advanced expertise in a range of care settings including both first contact and on-going care delivery. They will work across traditional boundaries providing comprehensive assessment and management of service users and families with a range of mental health needs. The post holder will work as an autonomous practitioner, providing clinical assessment and treatment to a diverse group of service users requiring either crisis or ongoing care. The post holder will demonstrate a highly developed, advanced and expert knowledge, in depth experience and clinical skills within the domain of mental health services. A highly visible profile is expected, in order to provide clinical and professional leadership, promoting advanced practice, education to others, research activity and publication.

Main duties of the job

To participate fully in the training programme for the Advanced Clinical Practitioner integrated degree/masters' apprenticeship qualification the post holder will be required to:
  • Attend formal study sessions,
  • Be willing to undertake self-directed learning,
  • Complete all tasks and assignments
  • Apply skills and knowledge to patient care in the clinical area
  • Complete all identified mandatory training
  • Contribute to regular performance and progress

Within the apprenticeship the post holder would develop their role within the four pillars of ACP practice:
  • Clinical Care,
  • Education including lecturing, teaching others (see below),
  • Leadership including ward rounds, leading patient care and clinical quality improvement, change
  • Research including service evaluations, audit and service developments

It is expected that the apprentice will successfully complete the training programme within a contract period. On completion, the post holder will gain clinical competencies relating to the National Apprenticeship Standards.

About us

We are looking for a practitioner with a passion for learning who wants to join our Psychiatric Intensive Care team on our exciting journey to develop our services. This post is newly funded within our services and aims to develop Advanced Clinical Practice within our Psychiatric intensive Care Units.

You will study on the integrated degree/ master's programme alongside your clinical role to develop your skills in Advanced Clinical Practice. In your role as a trainee ACP you will undertake a range of complex assessments including physical health examinations, formulations and management plans. You will provide consultation and advice to other professionals and deliver training and supervision of junior staff and students across all disciplines. You will contribute to quality improvement through engagement with research, audit and specific projects in accordance with trust strategy. You will participate and contribute to the trusts Inter-Professional Learning agenda. Supervision will be provided by a dedicated medical supervisor and you will attend the trust ACP Forum for additional peer support.

IMPORTANT Information: This is a 36-month course that will require regular and committed attendance at university throughout its duration; alongside considerable private study, with supervision from a dedicated medical assessor. You will be required to undertake formal examinations and submit a portfolio of learning for the course.

Job description Job responsibilities
Main Duties and Responsibilities

To participate fully in the training programme for the Advanced Clinical Practitioner integrated degree/masters apprenticeship qualification the post holder will be required to:
  • Attend formal study sessions,
  • Be willing to undertake self-directed learning,
  • Complete all tasks and assignments
  • Apply skills and knowledge to patient care in the clinical area
  • Complete all identified mandatory training
  • Contribute to regular performance and progress

Within the apprenticeship the post holder would develop their role within the four pillars of ACP practice:
  • Clinical Care,
  • Education including lecturing, teaching others (see below),
  • Leadership including ward rounds, leading patient care and clinical quality improvement, change
  • Research including service evaluations, audit and service developments

It is expected that the apprentice will successfully complete the training programme within a contract period. On completion, the post holder will gain clinical competencies relating to the National Apprenticeship Standards.

The post holder will further develop their skills within the education pillar as follows:
  • Responsible for recognition and assessment of the learning and development needs of colleagues, participating in the creation, delivery and evaluation of learning opportunities that fulfil these
  • Responsible for teaching and mentoring future staff and other professionals across health and social
  • To create and maintain an appropriate learning environment to meet the educational and development needs of a range of staff groups and students as
  • Work with the integrated team to co-ordinate the development, implementation and evaluation of teaching programmes for service users and their families / carers, that provide them with the necessary knowledge and skills to: gain independence, safety manage with their circumstances, plan for unavoidable progression in their conditions, effectively access health and social
  • To lead the development and implementation of teaching programmes to staff
  • To provide peer support to other case managers and wider integrated teams across partner
  • To take part in education and training
  • To be responsible for personal education and development needs and to take the opportunity to maintain and improve professional knowledge and
  • To ensure and maintain CPD in line with professional Registration
  • To take responsibility for care (including assessment, formulation and treatment planning). To act in a clinically autonomous way to develop, lead and implement appropriate multidisciplinary care
  • To provide expert clinical leadership and provide advanced clinical input to a range of pathways for service users and their families / carers.
  • Exercise an advanced degree of personal and professional autonomy and critical judgment to make professional autonomous decisions in relation to presenting
  • To utilise advanced skills and expertise to triage and prioritise patients demonstrating the use of a variety of techniques to elicit the history of a difficulty and determine an appropriate care
  • To work in partnership with GPs, other health and social care professionals to apply advanced skills to interpret and analyse clinical and non-clinical findings using advanced clinical reasoning and problem-solving skills to support formulation in a wide range of complex presentations and to recommend the appropriate intervention and develop comprehensive and individualistic care plans to provide best possible
  • To use expert knowledge and skills to assess the physical and psycho-social needs of a defined client group, instigating therapeutic treatments based on best available evidence in order to improve health
  • To evaluate the effectiveness of a range of therapeutic interventions and respond
  • To utilise advanced skills to extrapolate and review clinical outcome data within electronic health records and compile into formats that can assist the development of
  • To develop and co-ordinate intensive care packages and provide clinical advice on care
  • To utilise advanced skills to identify changes in a service users difficulties and risk level through clinical assessment and take appropriate action to ensure the safety of the
  • To undertake interventions consistent with evidence-based practice, transferring and applying knowledge and skills to meet presenting
  • To use the skills and knowledge to make referrals for further specialist interventions as required
  • Responsible for supporting users and carers in identifying early signs and change of condition to facilitate care planning and implementation of proactive care
  • To evaluate the effectiveness of interventions in meeting prior agreed goals and making any necessary
  • To undertake necessary specialist assessments and in a non-medical prescriber, prescribe within the scope of professional
  • To ensure that the care provided and services delivered are in line with Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust policies and procedures and the Clinical Governance
  • To maintain accurate and contemporaneous patient records in accordance with Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust, national professional policies and guidelines and local policies and guidelines defined by general practice
  • To use advanced clinical skills and expert knowledge to provide proactive monitoring and provide timely
  • To be aware of vulnerability within the patient/carer caseload and report potential safeguarding situations according to local policy and
  • To work with the multidisciplinary, multi-agency team to co-ordinate the development, implementation and evaluation of care programmes for patients and their carers.
  • To develop robust multidisciplinary working relationships to support the co- ordinated provision of highest standards of care to service users and their families / Be responsible for the provision of data and information as required to support the monitoring of appropriate performance measures and outcomes both at individual and whole service level.
  • To support and contribute to the development of new models of care away from hospital
  • To work in partnership with integrated teams of health and social care professionals to ascertain care plans, initiate interventions and evaluate treatment and service outcomes
  • Negotiate and agree with service users and their families / carers, and other health and social care professionals, roles and responsibilities together with
  • Challenge professional and organisational boundaries, to improve outcomes for service users and their families / carers, using a person-centred approach to ensure continuity and provision of high quality patient centred
  • Incorporate service users preferences into treatment decisions, creating a culture of shared decision
  • To undertake necessary specialist assessments and interventions; if the post holder is a non-medical prescriber, to prescribe within the scope of professional practice
  • Demonstrate that all clinical assessments, agreed programmes of care and evaluations comply with the Trusts agreed clinical
  • To provide information as requested by the Managerial and / or Professional Lead for case management in supporting the provision of reports to the local partnerships and other
  • To assist managers in achieving the objectives of the services and promoting an open style of
  • To assume delegated responsibility in the absence of your line manager(s).
  • To be responsible for the establishment of effective clinical governance systems to ensure that standards of care delivery are constantly high and lines of clinical accountability are
  • To promote and champion working across professional, organisational and geographical boundaries to facilitate a person centred, seamless, approach for the delivery of
  • To champion principles of self-care, shared decision making and service user/patient and carer
  • Effectively manage own time and
  • Work collaboratively and in partnership with other practitioners to offer appropriate advice to all professions on care practices, delivery, service developments and re-design.
  • In conjunction with other health and social care professionals develop and regularly review patient information using a variety of mediums that take into account cultural diversity and communication
  • Be a change agent, facilitating change in practice, which improves clinical outcomes, and the patient and carers experience
  • To participate in the staff recruitment


Person Specification Education and Qualifications Essential
  • oGCSE English and Maths A- C/4-9 or Functional Skills level 2. oDegree level qualification in either Social Work, Nursing, Psychology, AHP, etc oUp to date Professional Registration with NMC, HCPC or Social Work England. oClinical supervision training and experience oShort courses and experience to Master's level oCommitment to complete training as an Advanced Practitioner
Desirable
  • oTeaching qualification oSpeciality qualification - Non-medical prescribing oTraining in psychosocial or other specific interventions in mental health
Experience Essential
  • oExperience of working with service users' with complex needs, and their families / carers' oCompiling protocols and clini

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