Advanced Nurse/Clinical Practitioner in Leeds

  • Leeds, UK
  • £0.00 - £55,000 per annum
  • Permanent

An exciting position has arisen for Advanced Nurse/Clinical Practitioner with a keen interest in urgent care development to join a well established Group within Leeds, West Yorkshire.

As an experienced ANP/ANP, you will utilise your expert clinical knowledge to manage patients presenting with acute problems in addition to those with long term chronic conditions.

Working across Urgent Care Services in Leeds, the ANP/ACP will manage acute presentations to the Walk-In Centre and at Leeds General Infirmary and St James primary care services, as part of a team of autonomous Practitioners; in addition to using the clinical knowledge and skills to determine urgency and best pathway for patients presenting to the Emergency Departments in Leeds (streaming).

To be considered, the following are ESSENTIAL:

  • First Level registered nurse (NMC) ECP, or ACP
  • MSc in advanced Clinical Practice or Relevant ANP courses at level 6 or 7, or equivalent in Advanced Physical Assessment skills, Minor Illness, disease management, etc.
  • A Non-medical prescribing qualification
  • Evidence of continued professional development.
  • Teaching qualification i.e., 998 or equivalent (Desirable)
  • Satisfactory DBS clearance
  • Experience of managing acute undifferentiated presentations
  • Ability to triage (desirable)
  • Good understanding of autonomous practice within a minor illness/urgent care centre and the roles that deliver this
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Experience in using I.T. based patient documentation systems.
  • Knowledge of IT systems including System One, Adastra or EMIS (desirable)
  • Ability to manage and prioritise workload.
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team.
  • In-depth Knowledge of the CQC Key lines of Enquiry
  • Current knowledge of government targets and initiatives and N.I.C.E. guidelines and their impact on clinical practice.
  • Understanding of clinical audit.
  • Actively supports Clinical Governance
  • Acts as a mentor for other clinical staff as required

In return you will receive the following EXCELLENT benefits:

  • NHS Pension with 20.6% Employer Contribution
  • 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays (pro-rata, if part-time); the annual leave entitlement rises with length of service
  • Extra day of leave per year for work anniversary
  • Paid for Indemnity cover
  • Unsocial hours payment at 30%, Monday to Friday after 6pm and all-day Saturday and Sunday
  • Learning and Development time (5% of weekly hours)
  • NMC/ HCPC fees paid annually
  • Enhanced Maternity, Maternity Support (Paternity), Adoption pay
  • Family friendly employment policies
  • Special and Significant Event Leave
  • Internal wellbeing support through internal Wellbeing Advisors
  • Employee Assistance Program run by award winning Health Assured
  • Eye care scheme - free eye test plus a contribution towards glasses
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to NHS Discounts
  • Continued personal and professional development

To apply for this role or for more information, please send your CV or call Piers Le-Grand on 0203 962 5642.

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