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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/09/2021.

Advanced Clinical Practitioner

Job Reference: 434-IEC3481752

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
AHP and Nurses
7 bases across Buckinghamshire, Buckinghamshire
£47,126 - £53,219 pa

At Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust we have lots to be proud of:

  • We are an integral member of the Buckinghamshire Integrated Care Partnership (ICP) providing both acute and community services, and at the forefront in developing ICP systems and new models of care.
  • The Trust’s latest CQC inspection report, rated the Trust as “Good” overall, “Outstanding” for caring with an “Outstanding” end of life service and a range of “Outstanding ”practices in areas such as the Emergency department, adult community services and outpatients.We have been ranked as one of the UK's top hospitals by health intelligence specialists CHKS.
  • Our Stroke Unit has maintained the ‘A grade’ in the latest Royal College of Physicians’ Sentinel Stroke National Audit Programme (SSNAP) audit
  • We are the home for the National Spinal Injuries centre, the birthplace of the Paralympics.

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust is delighted to announce the exciting opportunity for Advanced Clinical Practitioners to join our Rapid Response & Intermediate Care Team.

Your mission will be delivering innovative care for the residents of Buckinghamshire in exceptional teams that respond quickly to people in crisis to keep them at home, provide rehabilitation and work as a tight-knit service across the county.

The Rapid Response and Intermediate Care (RRIC) is a team of Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Nurses, Paramedics, Community Healthcare Assistant Practitioners and Healthcare Assistants with plans to soon include Pharmacists, Pharmacy technicians, and a domiciliary doctor. We are an early implementer of the Urgent Community Response 2 hour and 2 day standards, which is one of the Ageing Well initiatives in the NHS Long Term Plan, for which the Buckinghamshire is an Accelerator site as part of BOB Integrated Care System.

The service consists of 7 teams, geographically based across Buckinghamshire, and together operate as one to deliver:

  • Holistic assessments.
  • Dynamic, innovative care and rehabilitation to prevent unnecessary hospital admissions and facilitate timely discharges from hospital.
  • Empowerment to people and focus on enabling their recovery from illness or injury, maximising their independence and function.
  • Support for those at the end of life.
  • High quality patient experience, expert clinical interventions and compassionate care for our residents.
  • Collaborative working with colleagues in District Nursing, Primary Care, hospital, social care and other community health teams to support people in their own homes.

The Trust is committed to supporting ongoing education and opportunities for staff to progress their clinical and leadership career.

Our mission requires you to have:

  • A desire to fully engage in service development and improvement
  • Drive to improve the care of patients in the community, so patients can remain safely in their own home for as long as possible
  • A range of clinical expertise, ideally with experience of working in a community multidisciplinary team environment within the NHS.
  • An innovative approach, excellent communication skills and willingness to work with other members of the community teams to ensure high quality service delivery
  • Experience of managing healthcare assistants or other support staff is desirable
  • Ability to support staff to develop their knowledge and skills
  • Willingness to further develop your clinical expertise in a range of areas
  • A full driving licence and access to a car for work purposes.

Additional information

To respond to the healthcare needs of the local population, RRIC operates 8am -8pm, 7 days a week ensuring the delivery of a service which can react to patients’ needs as and when required. Weekend and Bank Holiday working is subject to enhanced pay in accordance with Agenda for Change Terms and Conditions.

Full-time, part-time, and evening hours are available.

If you are an internal applicant there is the option for secondment, all applicants must have the endorsement/support of their line manager prior to application.

If you would like to know more about our mission and the dynamic team, or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Helen Hallett or Sandra Silva (RRIC Clinical Leads).

For further details / informal visits contact:

Helen Hallett, RRIC Clinical Lead North

Email address :

Telephone number : 07816 174032

Additional contact information

Alternatively please contact Sandra Silva, RRIC Clinical Lead South on or 07799 898660

We are committed to providing staff with learning and development opportunities to support their career progression. We also offer on-site subsidised childcare, flexible working and a generous pension.

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust is an equal opportunities employer and are constantly striving to improve the working lives of our staff. We do not offer London Weighting. It is Trust policy that travel expenses for interview will not be reimbursed.

The post will close on the closing date stated at midnight. Please note that we may when necessary be required to close a job prior to the closing date, due to a large number of applications or change in circumstance. Contact with candidates will be made via the email address on your application form. Therefore, ensure that this email address is checked regularly.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to Buckinghamshire Healthcare 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.

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The Trust is a NO SMOKING environment. Smoking in all areas of the building and premises is prohibited.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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