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Advanced Clinical Practitioner

Employer
Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust
Location
Lincolnshire
Salary
£48,526 to £54,619 per annum
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 8A
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you a qualified Advanced Clinical Practitioner?

Come and join us at Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust

This is an exciting opportunity to work in one of our Community Hospital wards providing inpatient care within Lincolnshire.

The ACP will use specialist knowledge and skills to provide healthcare autonomously to patients in their area. They will have accountability for independent clinical assessments, diagnosis, and treatment of patients with undiagnosed and undifferentiated conditions. In addition to this the ACP will also be responsible for appropriately referring patients to relevant specialities for any necessary inpatient or outpatient investigations as well as facilitating safe patient discharge.

Our care pathways include Palliative care and end of life rehabilitation (this includes stroke patients stepping down from acute care) and transitional care.

We have 4 locations Gainsborough, Louth, Spalding and Skegness.Please specify your favoured site to work at in your application

Main duties of the job

What are we offering?

Successful candidates will need to demonstrate that they are able to meet the essential criteria in the person specification and can provide evidence of significant experience in the treatment of long-term conditions, frailty, and palliation. Candidates will also hold a non-medical prescribing qualification.

We are looking for people who can demonstrate the right values and behaviours and have excellent leadership and communications skills.

As part of a team, you will work as an autonomous practitioner, with support from our ward medical practitioners.

If you fit this description and have the motivation and flexibility to join this evolving service, this an excellent opportunity to join a highly skilled team to provide quality care.

About us

Who are we?

Lincolnshire Community Health Service NHS Trust (LCHS) are the primary community healthcare provider across Lincolnshire. Delivering services aimed to support people to manage their own health closer to home, both in the community and in our nurse led inpatient units.

As an organisation we have been rated 'Outstanding' by the Care Quality Commission and are playing an integral part in shaping future health service provision countywide alongside our partners in Health and Social care.

Living in Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire is wonderfully diverse, from a thriving University City in the centre, to the rolling hills of the Wolds and the beautiful 30 mile stretch of sand at the coast. We celebrate the mix of heritage and modern developments which provide fun opportunities for all the family.

Thinking of relocating?

Lincolnshire boasts an affordable lifestyle and LCHS also offer relocation packages for successful applicants.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Successful candidates will need to demonstrate that they are able to meet the essential criteria in the person specification and can provide evidence of significant experience in the treatment of long-term conditions, frailty and palliation. You will be required to have and an MSC in Advanced Clinical Practice. Candidates will also hold a non-medical prescribing qualification.

There may also be an opportunity to work with our Urgent Care colleagues to gain insight and experience in this area of care.

Please see attached job description and person specification for detailed outline of the roles main duties.

The current vacancy is for a full-time role working day shifts pro rata over a 7-day period.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Health Care Professional holding current registration with appropriate regulatory body.
  • Postgraduate study in Advanced Clinical Practice/Autonomous Practice at Masters level
  • Non-Medical Prescribing qualification
  • Safeguarding-level 3 or willingness to undertake
  • Teaching and assessing qualification


Previous Experinece

Essential

  • Evidence of recent and on-going personal development including obvious leadership development
  • Experience of education and training issues/requirements for undergraduate and post graduate members of professions.
  • Extensive post registration experience in relevant settings, including experience in the management of long term conditions, frailty and palliation.
  • Demonstrates specialist knowledge of operational management, education and leadership
  • Skills for analysis of service delivery and improvement planning.


Desirable

  • Able to demonstrate a working knowledge and experience of the governance agenda locally.


Employer details

Employer name

Lincolnshire Community Health Service NHS Trust

Address

Community Hospitals predominantly Scotter Ward

John Coupland Hospital Ropery Road Gainsborough Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire

LN5 7JH

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

818-HOS062

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