Advanced Nurse Practitioner (Community)

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£48,526 to £54,619 a year per annum
Closing date
29 Sep 2022

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Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
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Wigan and Bolton CEDS ( CAMHS) has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and enthusiastic individual to apply for this newly developed role, to improve the service delivery within the Community Eating Disorder Team.

The successful candidate will play a central role in supporting the clinical and operational team to ensure high quality, recovery focussed care is delivered to our service users.

The post holder will hold a caseload and will lead assessment, formulation and prescribing of care / treatment planning, including discharge planning within agreed protocols and procedures and be an integral part of the MDT supporting clinical decision making and supporting the service pathways, developing nurse led clinics and providing brief interventions. The post holder will also support the development of the CED service by providing a seamless pathway and patient experience, with interventions, to promote recovery and self-management, as clinically appropriate.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will provide advanced and expert level of practice (including non-medical prescribing) within CEDS leading to improved patient outcomes.

They will be an integral part of the MDT supporting clinical decision making and supporting the service pathways, developing nurse led clinics and providing brief interventions.

The Advanced Practitioner will hold a case load and will lead assessment, formulation and prescribing of care planning including discharge planning within agreed protocols and procedures.

The job holder may additionally lead on practice and service developments. The job holder is required to demonstrate clinical and practice expertise via interventions, supervision and modelling good practice.

To support improving workforce knowledge and practice through the contribution to our wider partner agencies education and training programme across the community teams within Bolton and Wigan in relation to eating disorders

To participate in the BOC/BOS on Call rota

If you are not in current possession of Advanced Practitioner MSC qualification we are in a position to offer you the training course to complete this qualification in SEPT 2023, on completion Band 8 A will be offered and while training Band 7

About us

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over6,400members of staff, who deliver services from more than160locations.

We provide inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford,Trafford and the borough of Wigan, and a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond.

Greater Manchester is one of the world's most innovative, original and exciting places to live and work. From the beauty of the surrounding countryside to the heart of the vibrant inner city with great shopping, entertainment and dining options.

Wherever you go you will experience a great northern welcome with people famed for their warmth, humour and generosity.

Our people enjoy their work, have opportunities to learn and develop their skills and are encouraged to generate new ideas that improve care for our service users.

Job description Job responsibilities

To demonstrate high-level communication skills to Service Users who have complex emotional, physical and psychological conditions.

To effectively overcome the barriers to communication

To utilise highly developed interpersonal skills to facilitate effective communication when there are barriers to understanding or in a hostile, antagonistic or highly emotive situation.

To establish and maintain robust communication networks with clients, carers, team members, other health care and social care workers and external agencies.

To establish and maintain good working relationships with GPs, Acute service L/A and wider partner agencies.

To represent the service at local forums.

To present at local and national forums as required

Staff benefits
  • Pay Enhancements 30% additional for Evenings (8pm onwards) and Saturdays and 60% additional for Sundays and Bank holidays.
  • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays rising to 29 after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years
  • Excellent pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Salary sacrifice car scheme
  • Wellbeing programme
  • Blue Light Card Discounts

Person Specification Education/Qualifications Essential
  • Registered First level nurse MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice Nurse Prescribing qualification
Experience Essential
  • Experience of working with clients with complex needs Compiling protocols and clinical guidance Audit Experience of working at a senior clinical nurse level
  • Research
Knowledge Essential
  • Advanced Clinical Practice skills Management of service users with complex needs
  • Knowledge of issues affecting the client group
Skills and Abilities Essential
  • Experience of leading / supporting complex RCA investigations & completion of 3 day reviews & complaints Communication skills, both written and verbal Communication of difficult messages to service users and families Negotiation and conflict management skills Change management

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