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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/08/2022.

Advanced Clinical Practitioner

Job Reference: 470-22-318-TS

Isle of Wight NHS Trust
Newport, IOW
Band 8a: £47,126 - £53,219

We’re thrilled that you are thinking of joining us.

Why wouldn’t you choose the Isle of Wight NHS Trust?

We serve a population of approximately 150,000 residents, making the services we offer variable and personalised with a flexible approach to our service users. Every day brings a fresh challenge to our staff and being part of our island gives you the opportunity to work as one cohesive team.

The Isle of Wight is a unique and stunning gem located off the South Coast of England, a short ferry journey from Portsmouth and Southampton, with journey times taking from as little as 10 minutes. London can be reached in 90 minutes by rail from Southampton or Portsmouth. There is a regional airport at Southampton, with flights to many European destinations as well as UK mainland cities The island offers our visitors and residents an amazing coastline with beautiful countryside, year round events, festivals and award-winning attractions..

Our top priority in the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic is to protect our patients, our staff and our community.

Where possible, interviews are currently being conducted remotely via Microsoft Teams.

Until further notice, all patients and visitors to Isle of Wight Trust sites will be required to wear a face covering.

At the IOW NHS Trust we are committed to putting the safety and care of our patients first, as well as helping us to protect you and your colleague and therefore we would recommend that you are vaccinated against COVID-19 and that you understand that we are treating COVID-19 positive patients within our services.

Advanced Care Practitioner

Band 8a

Permanent Position

This is an exciting and unique opportunity to be at the forefront of the delivery of ourCommunity Rapid Response Team (CRR). This is a great opportunity for a qualified and experienced Advanced Clinical Practitioner (ACP) to utilise their transferable skills whilst increasing knowledge and skills in the management of acute medical presentations. We are seeking to appoint a 1.0 WTE Advanced Clinical Practitioner (AHP or Nursing registration accepted) to support our established team of ACP’s.

The team operate 7 days/week from 08:00-18:00/10:00-20:00 and the primary function is to reduce hospitalisation rates for adults, including the provision of an urgent community response. The team consists of a clinical lead, advanced clinical practitioners, registered nurses, a physiotherapist, an occupational therapist, associate practitioners, and healthcare assistants and a social care officer. Referrals come from: primary care, community rehabilitation, local hospice, Age UK, emergency portals, acute wards, and adult social care.

The Advanced Clinical Practitioner will be a highly experienced, knowledgeable, and educated member of the team who is able to work autonomously making high level decisions to treat health needs. ACP’s within CRR are all also actively involved in service development roles and quality improvement as well as clinical work to meet the development requirements of the four pillars.

For more information, please contact:Georgina Littlejohn, clinical lead Advanced Clinical Practitioner

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Equality Statement We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all our employees as well as maintaining a workforce that reflects our local communities we serve.

In accordance with the Equality Act, we welcome applications from anyone who meets the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy, religion or belief or sexual orientation. Reasonable adjustments to the interview process can be made as required.

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