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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/09/2021.

Advanced Clinical Practitioner - Long Term Conditions

Job Reference: 083-SIR2084

Sirona care and health CIC
Bristol - North & West
£40,057 - £45,839

We are Sirona care & health, a Community Interest Company committed to providing local communities with a range of high quality specialist health care services across Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire. For us, it’s about the personal approach; we take pride in what we do and deliver the high standard of care that we’d expect for ourselves and our families.

In return we offer NHS Agenda for Change benefits including generous holiday entitlement, paid enhancements for bank holiday/night working, and the NHS pension scheme, a planned induction program, extensive learning and development opportunities, health and wellbeing programmes, flexible working patterns, staff excellence awards, in-house physiotherapy support and more!

We recognise that flexible working can enable everyone to work successfully, happily and productively to the benefit of both the organisation and the person. Having a good work/life balance makes an important contribution to your health and wellbeing. At Sirona care & health we offer a range of flexible working options. Not all will be suitable in every job, and we aim to make the available options clear when you apply for a job. If the option you would like is not listed, please talk to us about the flexibility you would like us to consider.

Please note: If you work in a role that could require you to either be based in a care home setting or to carry out tasks in a care home setting, you will need to have received both doses of an approved Covid vaccine prior to joining the organisation.

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated, passionate and enthusiastic Advanced Clinical Practitioner to work in the North West Locality of Bristol. We currently have a part time role (30 hours), Band 7 depending on relevant skills and qualifications.
The purpose of this role is to work autonomously as a specialist practitioner to identify and case manage patients with highly complex needs who require intensive community support, within their GP Primary Care Networks in partnership with the Integrated Network Team (INT) and the primary care team to prevent avoidable admissions and facilitate timely discharges from hospital into the community setting.

You will need to be a reliable, adaptable and self-motivated individual that is able to work as a good team player, have excellent communication, interpersonal skills and experience in autonomous practice.

As a specialist practitioner you will provide a service that focuses on achieving and demonstrating overall improvements in health care for patients who are frail and have several long-term conditions. You will also provide clinical leadership and direction to the INT, supporting the Locality Manager and Assistant Locality Manager to deliver excellent clinical outcomes. To provide organisational and service resilience, you may be expected to cross cover other teams or services, both within the locality and across Sirona services.

We currently have an established friendly and supportive team of Advanced Clinical Practitioners with a Clinical lead and a robust career development pathway.

• Registered Adult Nurse NMC level 1 or equivalent
• Must hold a degree level qualification
• Excellent interpersonal skills, able to build strong relationships with stakeholders/GP’s
• Demonstrate; an advanced level of physical examination skills, proficient clinical reasoning, the ability to interpret diagnostic tests where appropriate.
• Be able to diagnose patients who present with undifferentiated acute injuries and plan and implement any further care the patients may need
• Have a good working knowledge of safeguarding issues for adults
• Proficient Long Term Conditions/Urgent care management skills.
• Ensure that accurate, contemporaneous documentation is achieved
• Be accountable for care using research based knowledge to inform practice
• Non-medical prescribing qualification, registered with NMC, or prepared to work towards

This post is offered on a permanent basis for 37.5 hours per week.

For general recruitment enquiries please email or call 03001245444.

Sirona care and health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, and sharing information appropriately. Sirona is committed to safe recruitment practice and any appointment will be subject to satisfactory clearance appropriate to the post.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy. Sirona care and health is a Disability Confident Employer.

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