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Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Employer
Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Chelmsford
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
9 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Mid Specialist Dementia and Frailty pathway team within Mid Essex. We are looking to recruit a motivated, hardworking team leader who has excellent communication skills with a passion for driving service improvement and working collaboratively with other health care providers and third sector agencies.

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the Chelmsford team, ensuring the delivery of a high level service providing a proactive assessment, diagnostic, monitoring and management of patients with dementia of any age and people over the age of 75 years with complex Mental Health needs who have an age related frailty.

We are looking for:
  • An experienced registered mental health nurse
  • A competent, confident and proficient practitioner
  • Who is organized and able to work creatively and effectively in a busy and demanding role

It is essential that you have a UK driving license and able to drive for this position.

Main duties of the job

Provide leadership of the Multi Disciplinary Team to deliver the service

Responsible for the overall delivery of a range of evidence based interventions to service users based on identified holistic needs, review the effectiveness of implemented care packages and discharge service users back to primary care / other providers in a timely manner.

Develop robust interagency relationships with key stakeholders supporting development of the integrated care pathways and locality working.

Responsible for the coordination and management of the team in providing a safe, effective and therapeutic clinical service, ensuring the delivery of high quality community mental health services.

Responsible for general service management including
  • Appraisals
  • Supervisions
  • Complaints/investigation management
  • Management of sickness absence/disciplinary/capability and other workforce procedures and policies.

Support others in their learning and development in relation to the management needs of patients with dementnia and serious mental illness with age related frailty

To ensure the service works in line with CPA/Social carer/risk management/ safeguarding and other relevant policies.

About us

EPUT are looking for motivated staff who shares our Trust values of Care, Learn and Empower. In return, EPUT can offer you a range of benefits and development including
  • Season Ticket Loans
  • NHS discounts for staff
  • Excellent Training facilities and opportunities
  • Buying and Selling annual leave scheme
  • The opportunity to work bank shifts and expand knowledge and experience in other areas
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars and Cycle to Work
  • Day One Flexible Employer

The Trust supports and actively encourages flexible working for all employees. We offer many options and you are encouraged to ask the recruiting manager what is possible for this role. If appointed, you will have the opportunity to apply for a flexible working request from the first day of your employment

Join our Staff bank

What is Staff Bank?

Our EPUT NHS staff bank is an entity managed by the trust that hires clinical and non-clinical healthcare professionals to take on shifts at our trust hospitals and community settings. Here at EPUT we maintain our own bank of specialist staff to ensure that we are able offer safe and effective care at all times.

All our permanent staff are automatically enrolled onto the staff bank however this does not mean you have to work any additional shifts, but the option is there for you if you wish.

If you are joining our Trust in a fixed term role, please indicate on your New Starter Paperwork that you wish to join our staff bank.

Job description

Job responsibilities

please see Job Description and Person Spec for full details of the requirements and responsibilities of the role

Person Specification

Knowledge

Essential

  • Ability to conduct complex assessments demonstrating knowledge of the complexities of dementia and complex mental health needs in older adults and frailty


Desirable

  • Knowledge of working with external agencies to support the service user group


Skills/ Experience

Essential

  • Good oral communication skills based on fluency on the English language


Desirable

  • Provide clinical expertise and support to the Commissioning Panels (Health & Social Care)


Knowledge

Essential

  • experience of working with patients with dementia or other mental health problems


Desirable

  • experience of working in a community setting as a Band 6 practitioner or equivalent


skills and Experience

Essential

  • Working knowledge of CPA, MHA, MCA,
  • Good level of IT proficiency


Desirable

  • Understanding of the principles of the Care Act
  • Non Medical Prescriber


Employer details

Employer name

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

Address

The Crystal Centre

Pudding wood Drive

Chelmsford

CM1 7LF

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364-A-7858

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