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Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Employer
Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
Various
Salary
£40.27 an hour Basic pay + HCAS + 12.07% Holiday pay + Unsocial hours
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 7
Hours
Part Time
To provide high quality evidence-based care to patients attending with injuries and undifferentiated health problems. The post holder will be expected to work autonomously as a Nurse Practitioner delivering care to our patients.? Utilising expert diagnostic skills and clinical reasoning to provide autonomous, unscheduled care for patients presenting with acute undifferentiated conditions (most commonly minor injuries and ailments although some patients attending may present with complex health needs and / or acute on chronic conditions).? The post holder will deliver care in collaboration with Emergency services, other health care professionals, statutory and voluntary agencies.? To work in association with colleagues, including doctors and trainee ACPs, in defining standards of care and practice aimed at maintaining, developing or improving quality.? To work in collaboration with our other CLCH walk in centres, including occasional cross cover to other sites.? To work with the senior staff in the operational management and the organisational development of the service.

Main duties of the job

Are you keen to use your clinical skills in a rewarding community-based role but unable to commit to a permanent position right now?

This is an exciting time to join our bank, with a new friendly and supportive team. We can offer you regular yet flexible working patterns, that allow you to make a real difference to services and patients and become an integral part of a cohesive team. As the largest community NHS trust in London we can support you to develop your experience, working as part of multi-skilled teams across a huge range of different locations and care settings.

Essential criteria for this post

Applicants should either be on the SCPHN register or a registered nurse able to demonstrate at least 1 year of previous experience of community-based nursing work with skills covering wound care, catheters and medication administration.

A full UK driving licence and access to a car.

Why join?

Earn more per hour -bank rates are higher than agency and include holiday pay. We also cover your expenses and provide free uniforms

See the best shifts first -bank staff get priority over all agency workers

Book the shifts you want on your phone -build your own rota on our bank booking system

About us

We provide community health services to more than two million people across eleven London boroughs and Hertfordshire.

Every day, our professionals provide high-quality healthcare in people's homes and local clinics, helping them to:

stay well

manage their own health with the right support

avoid unnecessary trips to, or long stays in, hospital.

We support our patients at every stage of their lives, providing health visiting for new-born babies through to community nursing, stroke rehabilitation and palliative care for people towards the end of their lives.

Our vision: deliver great care closer to home.

Our mission: working together to give children a better start and adults greater independence

Job description

Job responsibilities

Utilise advanced clinical and diagnostic skills and expert knowledge to carry out thorough assessments of physical and psycho-social needs of both Adults and Children in order to develop a comprehensive short term care plan aiming to optimising health and wellbeing of patients and where possible to prevent avoidable attendances/admissions to secondary care. To act as role model ensuring that assessment and treatments conform to best practice as agreed through organizational or nationally accepted NHS guidelines issued from approved sources such as NICE. To undertake the first contact autonomous role through face-to-face client assessment and consultation. Request or perform and interpret tests using clinical judgment and expertise.

Person Specification

Education/Qualification

Essential

  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • NMC Registration


Desirable

  • Evidence of other post-registration education and training


Experience

Essential

  • Recent clinical nursing experience negotiating and liaising within a multidisciplinary team
  • Working with people with complex health needs
  • Supporting students and other learners e.g. HCAs teaching others in the practice environment
  • Experience of undertaking general assessment by utilising evidence based care.
  • Previous experience in the Nursing process, care planning and fluent in record keeping
  • Experience of providing holistic care that involves the multidisciplinary team


Desirable

  • Experience of training other students
  • Participation in audit research projects service development
  • Post registration experience in a NHS community environment


Skills and Knowledge

Essential

  • Knowledge of out of hospital care and the role of the Community Nurse
  • Ability to listen effectively and ability to give constructive feedback to clients and colleagues
  • Time management skills.
  • Knowledge of how Equal Opportunities can be implemented in practice
  • Knowledge of reasonable response to service user needs and prioritising and dealing with those needs with a required urgency
  • Awareness of the management and use of data in the NHS setting
  • Knowledge of risks involved in working in the community.
  • Knowledge of evidence based practice.
  • Knowledge of management of long term condition e.g. Diabetes and an understanding of the concept of self- management.
  • Knowledge of infection control
  • Knowledge of general wound care
  • Promotion of continence
  • Literacy and numeracy skills


Desirable

  • Knowledge of recent government legislation and changes in community care delivery
  • Understanding of resource management
  • Knowledge of the audit process


Other

Essential

  • Ability to work in a team and be a proactive member and able to engage in change process in the team.
  • Ability to organise and participate in weekly work allocation and be able to prioritise and delegate effectively
  • Ability to assess a situation and act promptly
  • Ability to implement learning in practice and inform others.
  • Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing such as computerised documentation and data entry
  • Ability to facilitate and support students and HCAs
  • Car Driver


Desirable

  • Ability to critically analyse and evaluate research relevant to practice.


Employer details

Employer name

Central London Community Health Trust

Address

London

Various

SW6 4UL

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

824-BANK-0190376

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