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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 05/12/2021.

Advanced Clinical Practitioner - Crisis Response Team

Job Reference: 349-LCO-3423063

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Nursing or Physiotherapy or Occupatinal therapy
MCR offices, Manchester
£47,126 - £53,219 per annum (pro-rata)

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 28,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of ten hospitals across seven separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider.

We are Manchester Local Care Organisation - an exciting, new public sector organisation that is bringing together NHS community health services and social care services in the city. We’re driven by the aim of improving the health of local people in Manchester by working across organisational boundaries.

Our community teams work as one in the neighborhoods they serve – delivering and designing services in partnership with local people. We also provide key services that work across wider localities and city-wide. We believe that our pioneering approach will make a massive difference to the health of people in our city and we are looking for you to join our team and help us do this.


We are looking for a qualified Advanced Clinical Practitioner to join our supportive, dynamic Crisis Response Team in North Manchester.

You will be from either a Nursing or AHP (Physiotherapy or Occupational Therapy) professional background with an MSc in Advance Clinical Practice.

The Crisis team is part of our Manchester Community Response Service (MCR) which also includes Discharge to Assess, Intermediate Care, Reablement, Community Flow, Community IV teams and a new contract with the Care Homes. .

This is an exciting time to be part of our new integrated multi disciplinary and multi-agency team providing specialist rapid assessment and interventions to our local population.

Our progressive working environment manages ‘crisis’ on a daily basis, taking referrals from community, care homes and acute colleagues and directly from the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) . Your clinical skillset will contribute to people being able to remain safely and supported in their own homes wherever possible and preventing unnecessary A&E attendances.

Our Crisis Response Service operates as a clinically led multi-disciplinary team comprising of a Service & a Clinical Lead, Advanced Clinical Practitioners, Occupational therapists, Physiotherapists, Nurses, Social Workers, Pharmacists and support workers.

The service provides a 7 day, extended hours, urgent and timely response to referrals from the ambulance service, acute hospital, primary care and other health and social care professionals. From this a rapid assessment and community intervention for up to 72 hours will support adults ‘in crisis’ with health or social care needs, at home..

You will be a champion of integrated community care approach, a strong team player and an excellent communicator. You will be adaptable, committed, well organised and able to work well under pressure. You must be able to travel around various community locations delivering care.

You must be motivated, enthusiastic and have proven experience of working as an autonomous practitioner.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Carol Kavangh

Job title MCR Service Lead

Email address

Telephone number 07866363152

Additional contact information



We may decide to close this vacancy earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Trust policy requires that the cost of submitting & processing the successful applicant/s DBS application be recovered via salary deduction in the first 3 months following start in post. The amount of £26.85(standard disclosure) or £43.85(enhanced disclosure) If you wish to withdraw once a DBS application has commenced you will be still liable for payment.

MFT would like to develop a committed, flexible workforce that is able to adapt to the changing needs of the NHS. We aim to support employees who wish to work flexibly, to allow them to maintain a healthy work life balance and fair consideration will be given to any flexible working requests.

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post.

We welcome applicants from the Armed Forces Community.

Please be aware that all roles at MFT(except Medical and Dental posts) are subject to a probationary period.

If you have any personal requirements that will enable you to participate in our recruitment process please contact a member of the Recruitment Services by phone on 0161 276 6198.

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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