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Advanced Clinical Practitioner

Job Reference: 833-GS-AS-671-21

(AS) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
£47,126 to £53,219 per annum

We are delighted to announce that we have been rated as a “Good” organisation by CQC and our Adults Services were rated ‘Outstanding’ for caring.

Do you really want to make a difference by providing the best care for patients in the most appropriate way?

We are excited to be recruiting a qualified Advanced Clinical Practitioner with the master’s qualification including Independent and Supplementary Prescribing. Although employed by Leeds Community Healthcare the successful candidate will be deployed to work as an embedded member of the West Leeds Primary Care Network which comprises 7 practices working together to deliver care for their patient population. The role will support the delivery of a comprehensive frailty service working closely with the local Neighbourhood Team in line with the integration agenda.

You will need to evidence in your application and demonstrate at interview consolidation of your learning together with further formal learning regarding common Long-Term Conditions in order to manage patients proactively and acutely in both GP surgeries and their own homes, working to promote quality of life, avoid inappropriate admissions to hospital and support earlier discharges.

If you are committed to improving patient care, case management for people with severe frailty, providing credible, visible, and effective clinical leadership and are looking for a new, exciting challenge, then we would like to hear from you.

There is a statutory requirement for staff in this role to provide nursing or personal care within Care Quality Commission (CQC) regulated care homes.

Therefore, in line with new government regulations which come into force on 11 November 2021, anyone employed in this role will need to evidence they have had two doses of a Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) approved COVID-19 vaccine, or that they come within a specified exemption. Evidence of vaccination status should be provided via the NHS app, the NHS COVID pass via the NHS website, or an NHS letter as part of pre-employment checks.

If you are excited by this potential opportunity, please contact Julie Mountain for more information on 07957 378734.

Please note: all correspondence regarding this vacancy including the interview process will be sent to your registered NHS jobs e-mail address.

Please ensure you meet all the essential requirements in the person specification before applying for this vacancy.

Recruiting Managers may close an advert once sufficient applications have been received therefore all candidates are strongly advised to complete their application as soon as possible.

If you have not heard within four weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy and is a smoke free environment.

We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. As an equal opportunities employer we also welcome applications from anyone, irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religious beliefs or disability as we embrace diversity within our workforce.

We are also looking for applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health and care needs.

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.

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