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Consultant Nurse ACP Education and Strategy

Employer
Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust
Location
London
Salary
£58,972 to £68,525 Per annum
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 8B
Hours
Part Time
This is a cross site role to provide corporate Trust strategic leadership for the Advanced Clinical Practice (ACP) agenda.

Provide expert input into divisional workforce development planning to provide expert advice and where appropriate support senior divisional leaders to implement ACP roles in place in line with the Trust strategic agenda

Maintain an overview and lead the development of the Trust Trainee ACPs in line with the Trust SOP which will include:

Recruitment and selection of trainee ACPs.

Overview of ACP progress on pathway with the ACP Clinical Educators.

Linking with the HEIs for student progression, including tripartite meetings.

Please note interviews will be held face to face.

Main duties of the job

Lead the training provision within LGT for our tACPs, which will include the provision of Trust ACP training days and maintaining an online learning platform for this workforce

Lead and manage the ACP Clinical Educator team (secondment).

Liaise with internal divisions and external providers in relation to Advancing practice, including but not exclusive to: Health Education England, London Region, Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) and national forums.

About us

Our people are our greatest asset. When we feel supported and happy at work, this positivity reaches those very people we are here for, the patients. Engaged employees perform at their best and our Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) initiatives contribute to cultivate a culture of engagement. We have four staff networks, a corporate EDI Team and a suite of programmes and events which aim to insert the 5 aspirations:
  • Improving representation at senior levels of staff with disabilities, from black, Asian, and ethnic minorities background, identify as LGBTQ+ and women, through improved recruitment and leadership development
  • Widening access (anchor institution) and employability
  • Improving the experience of staff with disability
  • Improving the EDI literacy and confidence of trust staff through training and development
  • Making equalities mainstream


  • Job description

    Job responsibilities

    Lead the training provision within LGT for our tACPs, which will include the provision of Trust ACP training days and maintaining an online learning platform for this workforce

    Lead and manage the ACP Clinical Educator team (secondment).

    Liaise with internal divisions and external providers in relation to Advancing practice, including but not exclusive to: Health Education England, London Region, Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) and national forums.

    Person Specification

    Training & Qualification

    Essential

    • Registered healthcare professional (NMC, HCPC , GPhC).
    • Education to master's degree level or equivalent.
    • Professional post qualifications in relevant clinical area
    • Autonomous clinical practice qualification


    Desirable

    • Doctorate level study
    • Leadership qualification
    • ALS instructor


    Experience

    Essential

    • Senior leadership role in nursing / AHP practice
    • Experience of working within the clinical speciality in at an advanced practice level
    • Experience of formal teaching within a wide range of forums
    • Demonstrable interest in and commitment to the professional development of self and others.


    Desirable

    • Senior leadership role within the area of speciality.
    • Experience of presenting at senior management or board level forums


    Knowledge and Skills

    Essential

    • Ability to organise and manage daily departmental activities and the activities of large multidisciplinary team within this.
    • Physical assessment, history taking, requisition of appropriate investigations and the interpretation of their results, formulating differential diagnoses and liaising/referring to other multidisciplinary teams.
    • Ability to teach advanced skills in a clinical environment
    • Communication skills - able to relate and communicate with patients and staff at all levels and from different professions. Adapts communication style as necessary and is able to work with and through others.


    Desirable

    • Experience of working with electronic patient records


    Personal Qualities

    Essential

    • Self-motivated, with high work standards, sets themselves and helps others to set attainable goals wants to do things better, to improve, to be more effective and efficient measure progress against target
    • Flexibility - Able to adapt to ensure achievement of objectives within constantly changing situations and environments
    • Customer focussed - committed to ensuring a positive patient experience for patients and their relatives/ carers
    • Strong sense of commitment to openness, honesty and integrity in undertaking the role.


    Desirable

    • To be widely read regarding national clinical speciality issues and have published articles


    Employer details

    Employer name

    Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust

    Address

    UHL

    Lewisham High Street

    London

    SE13 6LH

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    197-AO5494

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