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Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Employer
Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Colchester
Salary
£40,057 to £45,839 a year per annum
Closing date
15 Aug 2022

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Would you like to lead a team that is at the forefront of keeping vulnerable people with dementia out of hospital? A rare opportunity has arisen for an Advanced Nurse Practitioner in the Dementia Intensive Support Team (DIST) in North East Essex. This team provides a range of supportive interventions in the person's home to prevent and manage crisis. DIST has been in operation for around one year and we are looking for someone whom can continue the good work, innovate new ideas, drive service improvement and work collaboratively with a number of individuals and organisations to reduce the number of admissions for this group.

Main duties of the job

The Dementia Intensive Support Team provides urgent support interventions in the community to support people with dementia and their carers in crisis and to prevent crisis. Minimising the need for admissions to both general hospital and mental health inpatient settings.

You will have continuing responsibility for proactive assessment, monitoring and management of patients and ensuring care is current, evidence based and in line with practice standards. You will provide clinical leadership to the team in evaluation and monitoring of the service, provide specialist assessment as per the service users, and carer's requirement

The Dementia Intensive Support Team works from 09:00hrs-20:00hrs 7 days per week.

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

ROLE SUMMARY

The Dementia Intensive Support Team provides urgent support interventions in the community to support people with dementia and their carers in crisis and to prevent crisis. Minimising the need for admissions to both general hospital and mental health inpatient settings.

You will have continuing responsibility for proactive assessment, monitoring and management of patients and ensuring care is current, evidence based and in line with practice standards. You will provide clinical leadership to the team in evaluation and monitoring of the service, provide specialist assessment as per the service users, and carers requirement

.ADDITIONAL DUTIES

In addition to the above duties you will also be expected to perform the below key activities in line with your job role;

- Complete mandatory training in line with Trust policy and procedures

- To participate in the staff appraisal process and to undertake for any staff you manage

- To keep yourself updated on all matters relating to Trust policy

- To provide management supervision where appropriate

- You will be expected to work collaboratively with key partner organisations, service users, carers, clinicians and other practitioners within the multi-disciplinary team in delivering

Person Specification Education/qualifications Essential
  • Professional qualification in nursing, social work, occupational therapy
  • Able to deliver from a range of possible key therapeutic interventions CBT, Psychosocial interventions, Family Interventions, DBT approaches
Desirable
  • Post graduate qualification degree or extensive experience of community mental health nursing
Knowledge Essential
  • Ability to supervise and conduct complex assessments and review of care in line with the requirements of the mental health care clusters
  • Provide clinical leadership to support the team to meet their performance and contractual targets
Desirable
  • Knowledge of working with external agencies to support the service user group


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