Mental Health Advanced Clinical Practitioner x3
Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust
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This is a new permanent role created to help us deliver our plans to transform our community mental health services, as part of the NHS Long Term Plan and working within our Primary Care Networks. The MH ACP role will work within GP practices supporting people who identify with mental illness.
Our Mental Health transformation plans are supported by £25m in funding and will mean the roll-out over the next three years of multi-disciplinary teams of experts working within the new Primary Care Networks and offering wraparound, holistic care to our service users and wider community. Our aim is to support the whole person as they live with, or recover from, mental illness and to offer them support with other challenges they may face, such as debt, relationship problems, housing, education or training. We will also focus resources on reaching those who currently face obstacles in getting the help they need.
Main duties of the job
The Mental Health Advanced Clinical Practitioner (MHACP) will use highly specialist knowledge and skills to provide healthcare autonomously to people within their sphere of practice, acting as the Mental Health expert. The MH ACP is accountable for independent clinical assessment, diagnosis and treatment of people. In addition to this, the MH ACP is also responsible for appropriately referring people to relevant specialties for any necessary investigations.
The MH ACP will practice at an advanced level demonstrating in depth knowledge and competence in aspects which may include acute medicine, community services and mental health; encompassing enhanced assessment, critical thinking, intervention planning and delivery and clinical management skills that are evidence based. The MH ACP will deliver high-quality person-centered trauma informed care.
The MH ACP, based in the PCN's, will bridge with Barnet Mental Health Community Core teams and will lead in the creation of robust communication and referral pathways, being a conduit for primary care PCNs and Barnet Community Mental Health Teams.
At Barnet, Enfield and Haringey NHS Community and Mental Health Trust our staff and service users have worked closely to create a set of values that make sure people who use our services get the best possible chance of a rapid recovery.
The Trust's values are:
- Being Positive
- Working together
By coming to work at Barnet, Enfield and Haringey NHS Trust you will be joining a multiple award-winning, combined mental health (MH) and community Trust providing local, regional and national healthcare services. We are one of the largest employers in North London with over 3000 staff delivering a range of mental health and community services to a population of over one million.
- MSC or PGdip in Mental Health Advanced Clinical Practice or equivalency criteria as per national standards
- Current registration with NMC, HCPC and or other statutory body
- Substantial post registration experience within specialty
- Proven experience of working as an independent practitioner
- In-depth knowledge of recent NHS legislation, relevant to community.
- Experience of leading, planning and completing audit / research.
- Experience of supporting and educating staff across the multi-disciplinary team.
- Involvement in advanced practice development
- Able to demonstrate care which reflects evidence-based practice.
- Can demonstrate experience of acute management and crisis care
Please kindly refer to the job description and person specification that is attached to the vacancy profile.
Education and Qualifications
Experience and Knowledge
Skills and Abilties
Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).
From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).