Community Advanced Practitioner (AHP/Nursing) | Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
|Posting date:||21 January 2020|
|Additional salary information:||£44,606 - £50,819 p.a. (pro rata)|
|Closing date:||20 February 2020|
|Location:||Manchester, M20 2LR|
|Company:||Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust|
We are Manchester Local Care Organisation - an exciting, new public sector organisation that is bringing together NHS community health services and social care services in the city. We’re driven by the aim of improving the health of local people in Manchester by working across organisational boundaries.
The first health and social care staff have been deployed to us from April 2018 and are now starting to work in new ways across the city. Our teams work as one in the neighbourhoods they serve – delivering and designing services in partnership with local people. We also provide key services that work across wider localities and city-wide. We believe that our pioneering approach will make a massive difference to the health of people in our city and we are looking for you to join our team and help us do this.
Do you want your Advanced Practitioner skillset to make a difference? Then join our Crisis Response Team in south Manchester caring for our local community.
We are looking for a qualified Advanced Practitioners with either a nursing or AHP background to join a dynamic team providing a quality Crisis Response service across South Manchester.
As an Advanced Practitioner, this is an exciting time to be part of our developing and progressive working environment which will deal with community escalations on a daily basis, and where your clinical skillset will contribute to local residents remaining in their own homes and preventing unnecessary A&E attendances.
Our Crisis Response Service operates as part of the wider Manchester Community response Service and is a clinically led multi-disciplinary integrated health & social care team comprising of Advanced Practitioners, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, nurses, support workers , pharmacists and social care colleagues.
The Service operates over 7 days a week , covering extended hours (08:30 - 22:00) providing urgent and timely response to referrals from the ambulance service, acute or primary care and other health or social care professionals. From this response, a rapid assessment and community intervention for up to 72 hours aims to support adults ‘in crisis’ with health or social care needs, at home.
As well as bringing your clinical expertise, you will be a champion of integrated community care. You will be a strong team player, an excellent communicator, adaptable, committed, well organised and work well under pressure. You must be able to travel around various community locations delivering care.
You must be motivated, enthusiastic and have proven experience of working as an autonomous practitioner. Applicants must have the following essential qualifications:
• MSc in Advanced / Clinical Practice
• Hold a relevant professional health degree (Nursing or AHP)
• Evidence of recent and ongoing CPD
• Current registration with NMC, HCPC
• NMP V300 (or working towards it)
This advert closes on Thursday 6 Feb 2020
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