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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 01/07/2020.

Community Advanced Clinical Practitioner

Job Reference: 209-A-20-2361993-B

East Cheshire NHS Trust
Advanced Clinical Practitioner
Poynton, Bollington, Disley, Poynton
£38,890 - £44,503 per annum pro rata

Whether you are just starting out in your career or are looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, East Cheshire NHS Trust is the right employer for you. An organisation with a real sense of community we actively support and develop our staff to ensure our patients receive the best quality care. Join our team and support our vision of delivering the right care first time, every time.

Please be aware that the banding for this vacancy is currently subject to job matching.

The BDP Team (Bollington, Disley,Poynton) is recruiting a reliable Community Advanced Practitioner to join our Integrated Community Service.

The remit of the Integrated Community Service is to support the care of patients in the community and reduce the need for them to be admitted to hospital. Community services are expanding and this is an interesting and exciting time for ACPs to join our team.

The extremely motivated post holder will require well-developed interpersonal and communication skills, They must be able to demonstrate a flexible approach to working and possess the ability to work as an effective member of a multidisciplinary team; whose ultimate aim is to deliver the highest standards of care for all patients and their families. We offer a mixture of proactive and reactive care for our patients. The reactive element includes rapid response referrals from GP surgeries , NWAS paramedics, Care Homes and other community services; whilst the proactive elements offer the opportunity to work with patients for longer periods, promoting independence and self-management , preventing premature admissions into long term care, and ongoing projects around further development of care community.

The post holder will be keen to face challenges, be well organised and enthusiastic, and can demonstrate critical thinking with confidence in decision making. In return for your commitment the successful candidate will be offered professional support from senior management within the Integrated Community Service and regular ACP forums to look at professional issues such as clinical supervision and reflection; as well as supporting District Nursing Team.

If you are interested in this post and wish to be considered, we strongly advise you to complete and submit your application as soon as possible or alternatively you can make enquiries via email on .

This post is : Permanent

Hours per week : 30

Working shift pattern : 8am-4pm, 9am- 5pm or 10am -6pm within 30 contracted hours

Closing date: 1st July 2020

Please be aware that this post requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, the cost of which is payable by the successful candidate.

If you have lived or worked abroad for 6 months or more in the last 5 years you will need to obtain an overseas police clearance. Further information can be found on the additional information links at the bottom of the advert.

To keep up to date with all of our latest Recruitment activity here at East Cheshire NHS Trust, take a look at our Careers website with lots of information on how to join our team and Facebook and Twitter pages, links to which can be found on the right hand side:

Visit our Facebook page: Careers at East Cheshire NHS Trust

Follow us on Twitter: @CareersECT

*We are currently exploring other options to face to face interviews, which we will discuss further with you, if your application is successful.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Rhoda Gaylo, Care Community Coach

Please read the guidance for applicants and completing the application form documents prior to completing your application form (documents are located to the right).

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. The Trust is a Disability Confident Leader and as such, applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification). In order to facilitate applications from all members of the community the Trust is able to offer services including Braille Applications and Interpreting Services.

The Trust may close any advertised post before the stated closing date. We recommend that you apply as soon as possible.

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By applying for this post you are agreeing to East Cheshire NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system. Please note, all communication regarding your application will be made via email, please ensure you check your junk/spam folders as emails are sometimes filtered there.

If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the advert closing date, regretfully you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

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