Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

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Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen with the North Essex Dementia Service working within the Care home liaison and Memory Assessment Service. The successful candidate will be responsible for the delivery of a high level service for patients experience in Dementia and Frailty. As part of the national agenda for transformation the service is currently undergoing an exciting period of change with the development of the Dementia Intensive Support Team and the integration of the community teams within the local neighbourhood model in line with the North East Essex Alliance.

Main duties of the job

  • To provide management/leadership for North East Essex Memory Assessment/Care Home Liaison Service and designated geographical localities.
  • The post holder will lead and be accountable for the day to day operational management of the teams.
  • To participate in the staff appraisal process and to undertake for any staff you manage
  • To provide management supervision where appropriate
  • To report on key performance indicators in line with national standards to ensure a quality service is delivered at all times.

About us

EPUT are looking for motivated staff who shares our Trust values of Care, Learn and Empower. In return, EPUT can offer you a range of benefits and development including;

  • Season Ticket Loans
  • NHS discounts for staff
  • Excellent Training facilities and opportunities
  • Buying and Selling annual leave scheme
  • The opportunity to work bank shifts and expand knowledge and experience in other areas
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars and Cycle to Work
  • Day One Flexible Employer

The Trust supports and actively encourages flexible working for all employees. We offer many options and you are encouraged to ask the recruiting manager what is possible for this role. If appointed, you will have the opportunity to apply for a flexible working request from the first day of your employment

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What is Staff Bank?

Our EPUT NHS staff bank is an entity managed by the trust that hires clinical and non-clinical healthcare professionals to take on shifts at our trust hospitals and community settings. Here at EPUT we maintain our own bank of specialist staff to ensure that we are able offer safe and effective care at all times.

All our permanent staff are automatically enrolled onto the staff bank however this does not mean you have to work any additional shifts, but the option is there for you if you wish.

If you are joining our Trust in a fixed term role, please indicate on your New Starter Paperwork that you wish to join our staff bank.

Date posted

01 August 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 7

Salary

£40,057 to £45,839 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

364-A-4755

Job locations

King's Wood Centre

Turner Road

Colchester

CO4 5JY


Job description

Job responsibilities

You will have continuing responsibility of age inclusive, comprehensive memory/mental health assessments and interventions. Including monitoring and management for individuals with short term memory difficulties. To be able to assess for dementia, complete relevant cognitive assessment tools and feedback the outcome having followed the memory assessment pathway.

Your role within the Care Home Liaison Service will be to offer specialist advice to care home managers and their staff in managing and caring for residents with mental health problems. You would be offering them support and would be linking them with the relevant mental health, third sector and primary care services.

Within the role you will be expected to cover other aspects of care delivery within the dementia and frailty pathway. This will allow for you to work collaboratively with key partnership organisations, service users, carers, clinicians and other practitioners within the multi-disciplinary team delivering evidence based person centred care over a 5 day week service.

You will also provide clinical leadership for both the Care Home Liaison and Memory Assessment Service.

You will be working closely with relevant parties regarding admission avoidance to both general hospital and older adult mental health inpatients services and ensure holistic care delivery and participate in the continued development of services

In delivering your duties you are expected to display behaviors that are aligned with the Trust values and as required in accordance with the NHS Constitution at all times.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will have continuing responsibility of age inclusive, comprehensive memory/mental health assessments and interventions. Including monitoring and management for individuals with short term memory difficulties. To be able to assess for dementia, complete relevant cognitive assessment tools and feedback the outcome having followed the memory assessment pathway.

Your role within the Care Home Liaison Service will be to offer specialist advice to care home managers and their staff in managing and caring for residents with mental health problems. You would be offering them support and would be linking them with the relevant mental health, third sector and primary care services.

Within the role you will be expected to cover other aspects of care delivery within the dementia and frailty pathway. This will allow for you to work collaboratively with key partnership organisations, service users, carers, clinicians and other practitioners within the multi-disciplinary team delivering evidence based person centred care over a 5 day week service.

You will also provide clinical leadership for both the Care Home Liaison and Memory Assessment Service.

You will be working closely with relevant parties regarding admission avoidance to both general hospital and older adult mental health inpatients services and ensure holistic care delivery and participate in the continued development of services

In delivering your duties you are expected to display behaviors that are aligned with the Trust values and as required in accordance with the NHS Constitution at all times.

Person Specification

Knowledge

Essential

  • Experience within dementia care and to be able to demonstrate a good understanding of dementia
  • To be efficient in completing Cognitive assessment tools

Desirable

  • Knowledge of working with external agencies to support the service user group

Skills/Experience

Essential

  • Good oral communication skills based on fluency on the English language

Desirable

  • Provide clinical expertise and support to the Commissioning Panels (Health & Social Care)
Person Specification

Knowledge

Essential

  • Experience within dementia care and to be able to demonstrate a good understanding of dementia
  • To be efficient in completing Cognitive assessment tools

Desirable

  • Knowledge of working with external agencies to support the service user group

Skills/Experience

Essential

  • Good oral communication skills based on fluency on the English language

Desirable

  • Provide clinical expertise and support to the Commissioning Panels (Health & Social Care)

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).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

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).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

Address

King's Wood Centre

Turner Road

Colchester

CO4 5JY


Employer's website

https://eput.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

Address

King's Wood Centre

Turner Road

Colchester

CO4 5JY


Employer's website

https://eput.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Clinical Manager

Sonya Doe

01206228928

Date posted

01 August 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 7

Salary

£40,057 to £45,839 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

364-A-4755

Job locations

King's Wood Centre

Turner Road

Colchester

CO4 5JY


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