Advanced or Trainee Nurse Practitioner

Employer
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Manchester
Salary
£48,526 to £54,619 a year Per annum
Closing date
1 Feb 2023

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 8A
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and enthusiastic nurse to join our community teams as a trainee Advanced Nurse Practitioner or as a qualified Advanced Nurse Practitioner.

The successful applicant will be a Registered Mental Health Nurse with considerable clinical community experience. For Trainee Advanced Nurse Practitioners, it is essential that you reach the criteria in the general Apprenticeship eligibility. The Apprentice ACP will act as a professional resource for the multi-disciplinary team, patients and carers within the scope of their practice and competence. The Apprentice ACP will understand professional accountability and legal frameworks for advanced practice and be professionally accountable and legally responsible for all aspects of own work. The Apprentice ACP will demonstrate safe practice in line with Trust policies and procedures.

The post holder will be an active senior leader for the community team, offering leadership and guidance to the wider team and will be involved in service development work. You will provide clinical interventions and work closely with the team to give clinical direction and oversight, provide supervision and practice development opportunities for the community team.

The core hours are Monday to Friday 9-5, although some flexibility, including weekend / BH working may be required

Main duties of the job

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

The post holder will support the clinical and operational team to deliver on service improvements in the quality of care and safety through service development, evaluation, and audit.

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 post holder will also support the development of the Living Well Model, by providing a seamless pathway into & out of the CMHT, once interventions / goals have been achieved, to promote recovery and self-management, as clinically appropriate.

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 post holder may additionally lead on practice and service developments. The post 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 a CMHT education and training programme across the community teams.

To participate in the Bronze on Site / Bronze on Call rota

About us

This job description is not exhaustive but is intended to give an overall picture of the role. Other duties within the general scope of the post may be required from time to time. This job description is subject to regular review by the Senior Manager in conjunction with the post holder and to meet service need.

All information obtained or held during the post-holder's period of employment that relates to the business of the Trust and its service users and employees will remain the property of the Trust. Information may be subject to disclosure under legislation at the Trust's discretion and in line with national rules on exemption

All Trust sites have been designated a no smoking area. The post holder is therefore advised smoking is not permitted within the hospital premises or grounds or whilst representing the Trust in the course of their duty. While the Trust will not discriminate against employing smokers, all prospective employees should be aware of this policy

Job description Job responsibilities

For Trainee Advanced Nurse Practitioners, it is essential that you reach the criteria in the general Apprenticeship eligibility. The Apprentice ACP will act as a professional resource for the multi-disciplinary team, patients and carers within the scope of their practice and competence, The Apprentice ACP will understand professional accountability and legal frameworks for advanced practice and be professionally accountable and legally responsible for all aspects of own work. The Apprentice ACP will demonstrate safe practice in line with Trust policies and procedures.

The post holder will support the clinical and operational team to deliver on service improvements in the quality of care and safety through service development, evaluation, and audit.

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 post holder will also support the development of the Living Well Model, by providing a seamless pathway into & out of the CMHT, once interventions / goals have been achieved, to promote recovery and self-management, as clinically appropriate.

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 post holder may additionally lead on practice and service developments. The post 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 a CMHT education and training programme across the community teams.

To participate in the Bronze on Site / Bronze on Call rota

The core hours are Monday to Friday 9-5, although some flexibility, including weekend / BH working may be required

Person Specification Education/Qualification Essential
  • oRegistered First level nurse
  • oMSc in Advanced Clinical Practice or willing to undertake training
  • oNurse Prescribing qualification or willing to work towards
Desirable
  • oClinical based Masters degree
  • oMentor Qualification
Experience Essential
  • oExperience of working with clients with complex needs
  • oCompiling protocols and clinical guidance
  • oExperience of working at a senior clinical nurse level
Desirable
  • oResearch
  • oExperience of developing nurse led clinic
  • oEvidence of autonomous practice
  • oExperience in service development
skills and abilities Essential
  • oExperience of leading / supporting complex RCA investigations & completion of 3 day reviews & complaints
  • oCommunication skills, both written and verbal
  • oCommunication of difficult messages to service users and families
  • oNegotiation and conflict management skills
  • oChange management
Knowledge Essential
  • oAdvanced Clinical Practice skills
  • oManagement of service users with complex needs
  • oClinical examination skills
  • oAccountability of own role and other roles within the team.
  • oKnowledge of Local and national health policy
  • oExtensive knowledge of psychological, social and biological factors and formulating these into a comprehensive bio-psychosocial formulation and clinical risk management plans.
  • oClinical supervision training and experience
  • oExtensive knowledge and application in practice of leading complex adult safeguarding procedures, professional meetings, MHA, CPA, DOLs
  • oFacilitate a culture of lifelong learning including involvement in the process of clinical supervision, AP student final sign off and appraisal.
  • oExperience of coordinating & leading on a series of audits, action pans & projects
Desirable
  • oAble to identify determinants on health in the area
  • oKnowledge of legislation affecting the client group
  • oKnowledge of issues affecting the client group
  • oExperience of delivering education and training to clinical staff eg clinical risk training / physical health education / formulation / medication management


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