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Advanced Nurse Practitioner

NHS AfC: Band 8a

Main area
Advanced Nurse Practitioner
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 8a
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week (Full-time 37.5 hours per week)
Job ref
331-B4020920-I
Site
Furness General Hospital
Town
Barrow In Furness
Salary
£47,126 - £53,219 per annum, pro rata
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
01/12/2021 23:59

''A great place to be cared for; a great place to work''

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay has been nationally recognised as the UK’s most inclusive NHS organisation. As such we have a firm commitment to strengthening the diversity of our workforce, and therefore welcome and encourage applications from likeminded people who can support our ambition to become effortlessly inclusive. We are particularly keen to hear from protected groups – including BAME, LGBT+ and people with a disability.


Job overview

Do you want to work for a Trust which

 values inclusivity?

 invests in you with ongoing in-service training, development and supervision from expertly trained clinical specialists?

is on a transformational journey where collaboration between sector partners is core business?

values and invests in YOU?

If this sounds like you why not come and see what UHMBT has to offer.

We are a multi-disciplinary team who would welcome you to join us. As well as being the country’s most inclusive employer, work life balance is made easier with our location; right next door to the beautiful Lake District, where you can enjoy outdoor recreational activities, as well as being close to the bustling city of Manchester.

As a recently combined Acute and Community Trust, Morecambe Bay Hospitals Foundation Trust is enjoying greater integration working with colleagues across difference sectors within the footprint of Morecambe Bay. Not only does this provide improved ways of working within the multi-disciplinary context, it enables you to be involved in the exciting journey ahead for providing transformational care within Morecambe Bay.

You will be based at Abbey View in Barrow in Furness. There will also be an expectation for the post holder to be flexible to be able to support other community inpatients including Millom and the Langdale Unit on a rotational basis.

 

 

 

Main duties of the job

- have experience of working post-registration in an appropriate area of specialist practice

- demonstrate and evidence your own professional development

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- have a friendly and flexible attitude, which is patient focused and dedicated to quality care

- use your expertise to supervise and teach [nursing] students and other staff within the service

What will we offer you?

- A supportive team environment which values the input of the team

- A structured two-way appraisal process to support your ongoing development

- A focus on employee involvement where your contribution is valued

- Encouragement for your professional development

- A relocation package for prospective applicants living more than 60 miles away

- Opportunity to be part of our transformational programme of combining acute and community services

- Excellent location of our sites near the Lake District to support a healthy worklife balance

Working for our organisation

We operate from three main hospitals - 
Furness General Hospital (FGH) in Barrow, the 
Royal Lancaster Infirmary (RLI), and   Westmorland General Hospital (WGH) in Kendal, as well as a 
number of community  healthcare premises including Millom Hospital and GP Practice, Queen Victoria Hospital in Morecambe, and 
Ulverston Community Health Centre.

FGH and the RLI have a range of General Hospital services, with full Emergency         Departments, Critical/Coronary Care units and various 
Consultant-led services. 

WGH provides a range of General Hospital services, together 
with an Urgent             Treatment Centre, that can help with a range 
of non life threatening conditions such as broken bones and minor illnesses.

All three main hospitals provide a range of planned care including outpatients, diagnostics, therapies, day case and inpatient surgery. In addition, a range of local outreach services and diagnostics are provided from community facilities across  Morecambe Bay.

 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading.

You can also read more information about University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay visiting our website https://www.uhmb.nhs.uk/

Person specification

Education and Qualification

Essential criteria
  • RN
  • Masters in Advanced Practice or undertaking the same
  • Non medical Prescriber
  • Relevant teaching qualfication
  • completed accredited communication skills training
  • Registered mentor
  • Evidence of continued professional development

Experience

Essential criteria
  • establishing effective communication
  • knowledge and experience of caring for patients with relevant conditions
  • evidence of clinical competence and credibility in speciality at senior level
  • exercise a high degree of autonomy
  • change management experience and ability to develop expert practice
  • evidence of teaching, mentoring and assessing junior staff
  • setting and monitoring of standards
  • experience of and ability to work as a member of MDT
  • undertaking research
  • undertaking audit
  • experience of developing policies, procedures and practice guidance
  • of dealting with child protection issues
  • management/leadership experience relevant to the post
  • presenting to a multidisciplinary audience
  • establish, deliver and manage nurse led clinics and services

skills, ability and knowledge

Essential criteria
  • able to respond rapidly to emergency situations
  • able to work as part of MDT
  • able to priortise own workload and that of others
  • ability to communicate effectively both written and verbal
  • up to date knoweldge of the development in the area pertinent to the post
  • understanding clinical governance and its application
  • understanding of curent best practice and NHS issues and initiatives
  • able to develop and deliver nurse led services and clinics in collaboration but independently of medical consultants
  • carries own caseload of patients
  • Autonomous practitioner able to admit investigate diagnose treat prescribe mdeications and discharge patients
  • able to prioritse and time manage
  • work under pressure
  • exercise sound judgement when faced with conflicted pressures
  • committed to CPD of self and others
  • line management experience managing team of nurses
  • demonstrtate advanced management skills - motivation, negotiation deciswion making leadership budget control staff development conflict and problem solving
  • IT skills
  • Demonstrable basic and advanced clinical skills

Personal Qualities

Essential criteria
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing needs of service
  • excellent interpersonal skills
  • motivated and able to motivate others
  • committed to service development
  • able to deal with difficult/sensitive situations
  • able to deal with and resolve conflict
  • ability to travel across the Bay
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Rebecca Carter
Job title
Clinical Services Manager
Email address
becca.carter@mbht.nhs.uk
Telephone number
07796614596
Additional information

Informal discussions are very much encouraged.

For further details please contact Rebecca, Clinical Services Manager 07796614596

If you have problems applying, contact

Address
LA14 4LF