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Community Advanced Clinical Practitioner (AHP / Nursing)

Employer
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Sale
Salary
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum.
Closing date
23 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 8A
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for 3 enthusiastic Advanced Clinical Practitioner who want to join our Community Crisis Response Team and support patients to stay at home, reducing the need for hospital admission. We receive referrals from community services, GP's and the acute trusts including ED with a focus on keeping patients at home where possible. A confident communicator with strong organisational skills, you will thrive in an MDT environment and will be instrumental in supporting and developing this service, to ensure a high-quality service for our patients. You will have the opportunity to use your specialist clinical skills across all four pillars of advanced clinical practice to determine the most appropriate pathways for your patients. Using your experience and knowledge, you will support other team members to ensure we deliver a high-quality service for our patients, providing education and support as needed. We pride ourselves on promoting quality improvement initiatives, service development and professional and personal development and as a member of our team you will receive support to pursue post graduate education. You will be involved in both team projects and wider trust initiatives giving you the opportunity to form close professional relationships with a wide variety of multi-disciplinary team members.

The 3 posts are 37.5, 30 and 25 hours per week.

Main duties of the job

A confident communicator with strong organisational skills, you will thrive in a multi-disciplinary team environment and be instrumental in supporting and continue in developing the Crisis Response service.

You will also have the opportunity to work across hospital and community whilst developing key links and networks with acute and community colleagues. This will enable you to use your specialist clinical skills across all four pillars of advanced clinical practice to determine the most appropriate pathways for your patients and will include access to virtual patient monitoring for patients that would benefit from additional clinical oversight.

You will work closely with the multi-disciplinary team across acute, community and voluntary partners to ensure discharges are safe and effective and to prevent re-admission.

Using your experience and knowledge, you will support other team members to ensure we deliver a high-quality service for our patients, providing education and support as needed.

We pride ourselves on promoting quality improvement initiatives, service development and professional and personal development and as a member of our team you will receive regular supervision, in-service training, and support to pursue post graduate education.

You will be involved in both team projects and wider trust initiatives giving you the opportunity to form close professional relationships with a wide variety of multi-disciplinary team members.

About us

MFT is one of the largest NHS Trust In England with a turnover of �2.6bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research, and innovation through the introduction of Hive our Electronic Patient Record system which launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our Green Plan which sets out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.

At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open, and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

Diversity Matters

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at resourcing@mft.nhs.uk.

Were looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Current registration with NMC, HPC and or other statutory body
  • Relevant professional health degree or equivalent experience
  • MSc in Adanced Practice
  • Independent non medical prescriber (V300)


Experience

Essential

  • Substantial post registration experience (Inc. leadership) at Band 7 or above
  • Proven experience of working as an independent practitioner
  • In-depth knowledge of recent NHS or equivalent health care legislation relevant to community services
  • Experience of teaching and mentoring staff across the multi-disciplinary team


Skills

Essential

  • Able to demonstrate care which reflects evidence based practice
  • Can demonstrate experience of acute disease management and crisis care
  • Leadership skills with ability to engage and deliver change through negotiation and partnership working
  • Ability to manage complexity and develop and sustain partnership working with both individuals and across organisations
  • Able to prioritise workload, achieving a balance between clinical and other aspects of the role


Personal Attributes

Essential

  • Flexible to meet the needs of the 7 day extended hour service
  • Access to a car for business use on a daily basis
  • Ability to manage and diffuse stressful situations


Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Meadway Health Centre

Meadway

Sale

M33 4PS

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

349-LCO-6269186*

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