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Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
28 Jul 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
If you are a dedicated, enthusiastic and compassionate Mental Health Nurse with post Graduate training including a prescribing qualification looking to work in a dynamic team, with a genuine interest in working with people experiencing mental health crisis then keep reading.....!

Are you looking for a job where no 2 days are the same, involving shift work, working within a supportive team, where your assessment skills will be tested, where you will support staff in their role using your clinical expertise and where you will broaden your experience? Keep reading....

First Response Service (FRS) are looking for applications from Registered mental health Nurses for our 24/ 7 Mental Health Crisis Assessment Service. The service offers support to the diverse population of Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven.

The Service is ageless and includes assessments for working age adults, older people, Children and Adolescents and Women in the Perinatal Period who are experiencing a mental health crisis ensuring that people can access the right help in a timely way.

Closing Date: Sunday 28th July 2024

Shortlisting Date: Monday 29th July 2024

Interview Date: Monday 5th August 2024

Main duties of the job

The candidate will need to be an experienced practitioner in mental Health acute care, providing high quality crisis assessment in any environment, both in person and over the phone. They will lead shifts and be called on to manage staff, presenting themselves as a role model and agent of change to the team.

Key to the service is its relationships with its stakeholders and as such diplomacy and an empathy for other services pressures while at the same time promoting mental health is essential.

About us

Everything we do is underpinned by our core values: -

We Care - We act with respect and empathy, and always value difference

We Listen - We understand people's views and respond to their individual needs

We Deliver - We develop and provide excellent services and support our partners

We will consider a variety of flexible working arrangements to enable staff to balance their work and home lives and support staff by offering a fantastic range of benefits including :

Increase mileage rates for > 3500

A wide range of health and wellbeing support packages

A range of internal and external development and learning opportunities

Plus many more.

We are also proud to pledge our support to the Armed Forces and hold a Bronze Award in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.

BDCFT is dedicated to environmental and social sustainability by delivering on the commitments within our Green Plan. All staff are actively encouraged and supported to participate in training and to identify and implement sustainable quality improvement across all service areas and activities.

The Trust reserves the right to close this position early if a significant number of applications are received .

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please read the attached Job description and person specification for more details about this role.

Right to Work in the UKPrior to your appointment you will be asked to provide confirmation of your right to work and reside in the UK. During your continued employment with the Trust, you have a personal responsibility to notify your manager as soon as possible should there be any changes to your right to work status.Regrettably, if the role is not eligible for sponsorship under the Trusts eligibility criteria, the Trust are unable to extend your employment beyond the expiration of your current visa. The Trust is not responsible or liable for ensuring that your employment continues after this period.As a condition of continuous employment, it essential you maintain the legal right to work in the United Kingdom throughout the duration of your employment with Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust (BDCFT). Any change in your right-to-work status, including but not limited to visa expiration, revocation, or denial of renewal, may impact your eligibility for employment with the Trust. It is your responsibility to promptly inform your Line Manager of any changes in your right-to-work status immediately and to provide necessary documentation for verification purposes. Failure to obtain or renew your visa in a timely manner is a breach of employment conditions and will result in termination of your employment. We appreciate your attention to this matter and your commitment to fulfilling this requirement promptly

Person Specification



  • Registered Mental Nursing Certificate (RMN) Current Registration on part 3 or part 13 of NMC register.
  • MSc, or working towards accredited course which enables Advanced Practitioner registration.
  • Independent Nurse Prescriber with prescribing Experience.
  • Teaching and assessing learners qualification/certificate.


  • Leadership qualification/training.
  • Clinical Supervision Certificate / Course



  • Crisis Experience
  • Multi-agency working / Working with Diverse Populations.
  • Teaching, training and/or supervision of clinical staff.


  • Leadership experience.
  • Evidence of supporting Learners in Clinical Practice.

Employer details

Employer name

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust


Lynfield Mount Hospital

Heights Lane.



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