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QSR Senior Practitioner (External Placements)

Employer
Norfolk & Suffolk Foundation NHS Trust
Location
Norfolk/Suffolk
Salary
£41,659 to £47,672 a year gross per annum
Closing date
27 Jan 2023

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Profession
Practitioner
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Job Details

Are you a registered professional who is passionate about the quality and safety of care with an interest in quality monitoring and improvement in mental health?

Are you a tenacious, confident, flexible, and curious person, with excellent organisational, engagement, and communication skills, who can work autonomously and as part of a creative and motivated team?

If you are, we would really like to hear from you!

The Quality and Safety Senior Practitioner for external placements is a new role and is a great opportunity for you to work for NSFT and build working relationships with external providers of inpatient care nationally.

***Note*** Previous applicants need not apply

Main duties of the job

You will be part of the Quality and Safety Review Team, managing, conducting, and reporting on a schedule of quality and safety reviews with external placements, providing assurance that the care of our service users is meeting the Fundamental Standards and Mental Health Act. You will be able to assimilate, analyse and clearly report information that will play a key role in supporting teams on all levels of the organisation, to make informed decisions alongside service users and their families about external placement options.

You will need the ability to travel extensively and spend short periods of time away from home. Ideally you will have a good knowledge and experience of quality monitoring and inspecting mental health inpatient services

About us

This is an exciting time to join NSFT as we commit to developing our Trust. We believe that staff, who feel valued by their employers and are truly engaged, and able to provide better outcomes for our service users.

Here at NSFT we pride ourselves on being a welcoming, talented, friendly and supportive team who like nothing better than sharing their experiences and learning from each other.

Benefits included with this role are:-

NHS pension

a comprehensive in house & external training programmes

starting annual leave of 27 days per annum increasing to 33 days pa based on length of service (plus paid bank holidays)

staff physio service

NHS discounts and many more.

We are a creative, motivated and compassionate team who are dedicated to the quality and safety of patient care

Job description
Job responsibilities

Please find attached our Job Description and Person Specification for more detail.

If you feel you have what it takes to make a difference in your local communities, click APPLY!

Person Specification
Qualifications
Essential
  • Qualifications

Experience
Essential
  • Experience

Skills
Essential
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Knowledge
Essential
  • Knowledge


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“Welcome to Norfolk and Suffolk foundation Trust, we provide an extensive range of mental health services across two counties , working with our communities and partners we continue to develop and transform our services so we can really meet the needs of the people we serve .We are an organisation which truly values nurses , acknowledges the special , unique skills they bring and is committed to developing clinical, academic and leadership pathways whilst supporting, nurturing and caring for you .We have strengthened nurse leadership, created Nurse Consultant , Advanced Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Nurse Specialist roles with many more expected . We have over 80 Non medical prescribers and will continue to support more each year .  Nursing In NSFT is not without its challenges but we have used them to create opportunities, to learn, to improve and to work differently . Our absolute priority , our number one aim is to improve the care we provide and we will achieve this. Join us and be part of something very special" - Diane Hull, Chief Nurse

Diane Hull - NSNHSFT

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust is the main provider of specialist mental health services for the counties of Norfolk and Suffolk, serving a population of 1.6 million people. We are a large organisation covering a wide geographical area divided into ‘Care Groups'. There are also Care Groups supporting children, family and young people’s services, and specialist services, including Forensic mental health services.

Each Care Group has its own Leadership team, with the aim of supporting clinically led decision making locally, to support the needs of people accessing services. 

We have inpatient facilities across both counties with smaller bases in rural locations. Many of the Trust’s services are offered in the community, enabling people accessing services to receive the support they need in an environment familiar to them.

At NSFT we believe in recovery and wellbeing, and understand the importance of good physical health, maintaining relationships and achieving a balance between treatments and continuing an active life.

The people in our care, families and carers are at the centre of all aspects of all we do and are vital in helping shape and support our service strategy. Our strategy supports and enables people with mental health problems to live a fulfilling life and make their personal recovery journey. 

Norfolk and Suffolk, in the East of England are some of the safest places to live in the UK, with low crime rates making it a community to be proud of. Housing prices are frequently cited as a reason to move here, as you get an incredible amount for your money compared with other major UK cities.

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About our location

Norwich in Norfolk has something for everyone. It has retained a strong local identity and, with that, a sense of community. Locals say hello to each other, baristas remember our coffee orders and you’ll be among the first to know about interesting local projects.  This strong sense of community, along with excellent shopping, eating out, affordable house prices and excellent schooling is why Norwich has been ranked by the Guardian as the UK’s best city to work in.

Ipswich in Suffolk is steeped in history, yet full of life. According to The London Economic, affordable house prices and hourly commutes to London have earned Suffolk’s county town a slot in their top ten property destinations. “In Ipswich we have got a fantastic cultural offer far better than what towns and cities bigger than us are offering.  We have got very good transport links, especially to London, and house prices are a lot cheaper in the area.

One of Norfolk’s most famous stretches of beaches, Great Yarmouth attracts around six million tourists each year! Situated at the mouth of the River Yare, this old port town is home to beautiful golden sandy beaches and neighbouring towns and villages with scenic views and homely charm.

Full to the brim of history and with a vibrant town centre, King’s Lynn is the ideal destination to enjoy the superb mix of history, shopping and entertainment on offer!  A small, historic market town, King's Lynn is the perfect place to live and work, with fantastic train links and short drives to fantastic beaches.

Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk is a unique and dazzling historic gem. An important market town with a richly fascinating heritage, the striking combination of medieval architecture, elegant Georgian squares and glorious cathedral and abbey gardens provide a distinctive visual charm. With prestigious shopping, an award-winning market, plus variety of attractions and places to stay, Bury St Edmunds is under two hours from London and convenient for Cambridge.

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Travel

For family members who love (or need) to travel, you’re ideally located. Trains run to and from London every 30 minutes from both Ipswich and Norwich, and there are direct rail services from Manchester, Nottingham and Cambridge.   Both counties are well connected to major road networks and Norwich has an international airport. 

Some of our valued employees have told their story of working at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust... use the links below to read these.

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