Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Band 8a

Main area
Community and urgent care
Band 8a
22.5 hours per week
Job ref
Ardwick and Longsight
£40,428 - £48,514 per annum
26/02/2018 23:59

From 1st October 2017, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CMFT) and the University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM) has joined together to create a new Foundation Trust which has been named Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust. 

Our new organisation will provide a single hospital service across the city of Manchester and in 12- 18 months will also include the services currently provided by North Manchester General Hospital.  These changes will make a real difference to the health outcomes and quality of life for the people of Manchester.  That’s why this really is an extremely exciting and challenging period in the delivery of health and social care in Greater Manchester and one that provides a wealth career opportunities for great people right across our Group. 

Manchester University Foundation NHS Trust new model for delivering integrated care close to patient’s homes is emerging and requires forward thinking individuals with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills to be part of the team leading and developing this initiative. A unique opportunity has arisen for an experienced and motivated individual to join our Community Integrated Teams.

As an Advanced Nurse Practitioner you will utilise your advanced clinical expertise, levels of judgement, discretion and decision making to deliver excellent clinical care demonstrated through the Trust’s Advanced Competency Framework. You will work closely with the Integrated Team Manager to ensure that care is planned, developed and implemented to meet the needs of the locality. You will proactively case manage and anticipate the future care needs of people at risk of deterioration and will provide a response to urgent health needs in the locality supported by the MDT and specialist services. Incorporated into this is the exciting opportunity to be a key player in the development of Urgent Care First Response for the locality, working closely with other health and social care providers to promote place based care. This role will enable you to lead improvements into standards of care through, supervision of practice, clinical audit, evidence based practice, teaching and supporting professional colleagues and also by contributing to the quality and clinical effectiveness agenda through research and audit.

This is an excellent opportunity to enhance your knowledge and skills in this key area, with the full support of a friendly committed team. You’ll enjoy the chance to work with the local community and colleagues across the district and you will be encouraged to help develop and improve the service. You will be a 1st level registered nurse with in-depth professional knowledge, evidenced by appropriate training and a reflective portfolio of evidence. It is essential that you have significant post registration experience, with comprehensive and relevant experience at B7 level educated to Advanced Practice Masters level. Forward thinking, committed and proactive, you will be keen to develop the role and enhance the service and you should be capable of coaching and guiding staff. A natural leader, you will have the ability to manage performance and handle challenging situations with calm and focus. Good communication and interpersonal skills are essential and you will be someone who gains respect and credibility from others.

The Division of Medicine and Community have a vision to deliver integrated care across health and social care boundaries within Manchester. To achieve this vision we intend to educate and develop a flexible, multi-skilled nursing workforce able to challenge and change practice, reduce service barriers and provide care where it is needed within an established team. A full process for developing and maintaining competencies is in place with support from a team of advanced practitioners and medical colleagues. You will receive a comprehensive induction, regular 1:1's and annual appraisals to develop knowledge and skills where appropriate.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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