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Trainee Advanced Clinical Practitioner-Female PICU

Employer
Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Stockport
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We hope that you will join us as our Band 7Apprentice Advance Practitioner on Woodbank a female PICU.

You will be instrumental in initiating and leading change, and embrace the responsibility of professional leadership and advice, in both the development and coordination of care to service users and their families/carers with a range of mental health needs.

You will be responsible for the provision of advanced mental health practice within the service location they are based within.

You will demonstrate a highly developed, advanced and expert knowledge, in depth experience and clinical skills within the domain of mental health services. You will embrace and challenge the depth and breadth of current and future professional practice, exercising a high level of professional autonomy. 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

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 management.
  • Research including service evaluations, audit and service developments


About us

This is a chance to be involved in helping to deliver a service based on the principles of the RAID model of care including positive behavioural support and trauma informed interventions, whilst drawing on your knowledge and expertise. It is an exciting and transformational project. In the apprenticeship role, there are flexible units which will be tailored to the needs of the service alongside practical learning through shadowing other Advanced Clinical Practitioners and other services.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The postholder will commit to completing the Advanced Clinical Practitioner training

integrated degree/masters apprenticeship qualification whilst managing a caseload of complex cases on the inpatient unit. 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.

The post-holder will be key in the development of a new approach to mental health care. 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. They will embrace and challenge the depth and breadth of current and future professional practice, exercising a high level of professional autonomy. A highly visible profile is expected, in order to provide clinical and professional leadership, promoting advanced practice, education to others, research activity and publication.

The post holder will be instrumental in initiating and leading change, and embrace the responsibility of professional leadership and advice, in both the development and coordination of care to service users and their families/carers with a range of mental health needs.

Person Specification

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS

Essential

  • GCSE English and Maths AC/4-9 or Functional Skills level 2.
  • Up to date Professional Registration with NMC
  • Clinical supervision training and experience
  • Commitment to complete training as an Advanced Practitioner


Desirable

  • Teaching qualification
  • Speciality qualification - Non-medical prescribing
  • Training in psychosocial or other specific interventions in mental health


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working with service users' with complex needs, and their families / carers'
  • Compiling protocols and clinical guidance
  • Audit
  • Significant experience of working at a senior clinical level
  • Experience working in a PICU environment


Desirable

  • Evidence of delivering teaching and training programmes to staff groups
  • Evidence of delivering presentations at local, regional, national level.
  • Research experience


Knowledge

Essential

  • Management of service users' and their families / carers' with complex needs
  • Accountability of own role and other roles within the team
  • Sound knowledge of Local and national health policies particularly those related to service users' and their families / carers' with complex needs.


Desirable

  • Knowledge of issues affecting services users' and their families / carers
  • Clinical examination skills
  • Knowledge of legislation affecting service users' and their families / carers' with complex needs


Skills and Abilties

Essential

  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Negotiation and conflict management skills
  • Change management
  • Ability to work across boundaries
  • Demonstrate the ability to work in highly demanding environment
  • Competent in use of IT packages such as Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
  • Able to articulate personal development needs


Desirable

  • Able to demonstrate imaginative and effective use of resources
  • Competent in databases and spreadsheets


Employer details

Employer name

Pennine Care NHS FT

Address

Woodbank Unit

Stepping Hill Hospital

Stockport

SK2 7JE

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