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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/11/2020.

Advanced Clinical Practitioner - Rapid Response

Job Reference: 085-WHC-20247-1

Wiltshire Health and Care
Chief Operating Officer
Wiltshire (Locality Based)
£45,753 - £51,668

Wiltshire Health and Care provides adult community based services, enabling people to live healthy independent lives.

There has never been a better time to join us. We have received an overall ‘Good’ rating from the CQC, with the majority of our services deemed outstanding. We are always keen to review the way we work, making the best use of resources and up to date technology to deliver improved services for our patients and a good working experience for our staff.

Our values and behaviours were developed by our staff and are important to us.

Historic Wiltshire with its rolling countryside, bustling market towns and vibrant city life combined with excellent transport links and good schools really does have something for everyone. What are you waiting for?

Advanced Clinical Practitioner - Rapid Response Band 8A

Cheif Operating Officer

Various full time and part time hour available


We are currently looking to recruit dynamic, enthusiastic, innovative, forward thinking and flexible ACPs who will join our new Rapid Response Service to assist in the prevention of avoidable admission, in line with the overall objectives of the service and NHS plan.

The post holder will be expected to work multi professionally, support other team member’s roles and contribute to the future development of the Rapid Response Service.

Wiltshire Health and Care have Posts available in 3 localities across Wiltshire this is our opportunity to provide care closer to home, avoiding admission to hospital wherever possible and appropriate. We are proud that we are doing more for our patients in their own homes.

The successful candidates will be based in one of our three localities:

North Locality – Chippenham, Calne Corsham Box, Marlborough, Malmesbury

West Locality – Trowbridge, Warminster, Devizes, Melksham

South Locality – Wilton, Amesbury, Salisbury City

As an Advanced Clinical Practitioner you will be a Registered Nurse or Paramedic. You will need to have the desire to work autonomously to assess and treat patients. You will have excellent clinical assessment and decision-making skills using the full range of advanced practice skills to ensure an optimum outcome for patients providing high quality clinical assessment and treatment intervention. As an Advanced Clinical Practitioner, the post holder will be expected to support the clinical leadership and to be a role model and mentor to other clinical staff. You will be required to be a non-medical prescriber as well as to respond to deteriorating patients. You will be working across a shift system which includes evenings, weekends and bank holidays between the hours of 8-8.

You will be joining a multi-disciplinary team who pride themselves on their excellent team working and support of each other whilst treating a diverse range of conditions. You will have excellent opportunities for learning and development with access to a wide range of courses to develop your clinical skills.

As a Senior Clinician you will be able to demonstrate good leadership skills and the ability to independently make sound clinical and leadership judgements. You will regularly supervise junior colleagues.

This role will provide you with a challenging but rewarding opportunity to utilise your advanced skills and to deliver excellent care to a wide group of patients. We are happy to consider full or part time hours.

Wiltshire Health and care delivers a range of healthcare services across a number of sites and specialties, be part of an Organisation that is proud of its community services with our last overall CQC rating as Good and many areas rated as outstanding.

Please don't hesitate to contact Anne-Marie Nuth (Service Transformation Manager) if you would like any further information or to arrange an informal visit via 07771730655

We may close this vacancy early if sufficient applications have been received. We aim to contact all applicants within four weeks, but if you do not hear from us, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

All new starters with Wiltshire Health and Care are subject to a six month probationary period, which runs alongside the induction process to help create a positive and supportive working environment which allows new staff to learn the key elements of the role.

Wiltshire Health and Care are supportive of flexibility and are open to discussions regarding flexible working for our roles. We will endeavour to meet the flexibility needs of individuals however we must always ensure delivery of our services to our patients and communities is not impacted.

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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