Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
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The successful candidate will join our innovative, highly skilled multidisciplinary team
UCR and Virtual Ward is a multi-disciplinary team that provides a two-hour urgent response to patients in their own home that are experiencing a crisis. The service can clinically monitor patients remotely via Virtual Ward/Hospital at home using enhanced technology which is supported by a Digital Health team. The Virtual Ward supports both step-down patients from acute care and step-up patients in the community.
Main duties of the job
The role of the Nurse Practitioner will be to assesses, plan, implement and review using research and evidence based knowledge to underpin practice and support avoiding a hospital admission.
Monitor and improve standards of care through supervision of practice, clinical audit, evidence based practice, learning and development and the provision of skilled clinical leadership
We hold a unique position in the Stockport community as the provider of healthcare and we are one of its largest employers.
Our mission is to make a difference every day. Our values are that we care, we respect, and we listen
We believe that the best organisations are those that reflect the communities they serve. We are therefore seeking to improve the diversity of our workforce to make it truly representative of our local population.
We actively encourage applications irrespective of race, age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage & civil partnership, or pregnancy or maternity. Recognising those communities that are underrepresented within our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from you.
We recognise that flexible working is important. We take requests for flexible working seriously, consider any request we receive and try to work with you, so we can explore if your request may fit with the needs of the service.
The salary for the role is only one part of the excellent package of benefits we offer to you:
- Between 27-33 days of annual leave plus bank holidays
- NHS pension scheme membership
- Salary sacrifice schemes for lease cars, home electronics and more, to make your salary go further
- NHS Staff discounts
- Cycle to work scheme
- Salary finance - for loans, savings, budget planning and tips on managing debt
- Stockport Credit Union- for local financial advice
Assess patients within a crisis situation and offer appropriate nursing assessment intervention, and review to meet their needs using advanced clinical assessment skills Assesses, plan, implement and reviews routine through to complex nursing care plans using research and evidence based knowledge to underpin practice and which support avoiding a hospital admission. To supervise, lead, inform and delegate staff as appropriate to the needs of the service by utilising skills and resources effectively as directed by the team leader. To be an expert resource within the team regarding all aspects of nursing care. Demonstrates a high level of intuitive and creative problem solving skills to facilitate patient centred care; rationalising information to create patient concordance by using a high level of communication/negotiation skills to affect the outcome. Participates in the Performance and Development Review process within the team and undertakes review of junior staff under supervision of the manager To participate in the investigation of complaints and safeguarding concerning nursing services in accordance with the level of experience and encourage comments and suggestions on improving the quality of the service.
Participate and initiate Quality Improvement initiatives
The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing the Trusts policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately.
If successful this vacancy will require an enhanced DBS check at a cost of £41.90. This cost will be deducted from your first Trust salary
In addition to this it will be a condition of your employment that you will join the DBS update service and pay the annual subscription fee of £13.
education and training
skills and abilites
work related circumstances
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).