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Advanced Clinical Practitioner (Nights)

NHS AfC: Band 8a

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Advanced Clinical Practitioner
NHS AfC: Band 8a
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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£45,753 - £51,668 per annum, pro rata
Salary period
26/11/2020 23:59

Choose Well - Choose WWL


Are you forward thinking?

Do you want to be involved in an exciting progressive new venture?

We’re looking for an ambitious, enthusiastic, motivated and experienced ACP (advanced clinical practitioner) who will be required work as an autonomous practitioner identifying, assessing, diagnosing and treating older adults with frailty needs while taking the next steps in developing community services. If you have a strong interest in reablement, working with patients' strengths and promoting their autonomy by enabling safe discharge to place of residence to maintain their independence in the community, this could be for you.

We are looking to recruit a band 8A ACP (Advanced Clinical Practitioner)  to work in the as yet unopened Community Assessment Unit covering predominantly night shifts. Working with a full team of therapy staff/nurses/generic support workers/speech and language and dietetics/mental health workers, we aim to provide patient focused care utilising a  strength-based reablement approach.

This post is full time (37.5 hours) and will consist of mostly night shifts to cover the 24/7 service.

CRT (Community React Team) works in collaboration with NWAS (North West Ambulance Service), primary care and wider health economy in order to reduce hospital admissions. 

The Community Assessment Unit (CAU) will consist of 21 beds including 9 single rooms. Its primary function will be to operate as an older persons assessment unit, accepting patients for step up/step down care and safe discharge into the community. Additionally, there will be access to diagnostics for community via the 6 assessment chairs. The unit is due to open early 2021.

The role will require work across all areas of the Trust, including those designated as positive, asymptomatic and negative COVID areas.

An Enhanced DBS (with check against the Adults Barred list) will be required for the role and one will be obtained for the successful candidates during pre-employment checks.

Based in the Community division so you will need to be able to travel to Ashton, Wigan and Leigh.

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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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Further details / informal visits contact

Cath Partington
Job title
Operational Clinical Manager CRT
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01942 481221