Advanced Practitioner in General Adult Psychiatry
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Exeter, England, GB
5d ago
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Advanced Clinical Practitioner, Exeter Exe CMHT

The role

  • Are you an experienced and enthusiastic clinician who would like to develop a senior clinical career trajectory?
  • Are you a motivated individual who can engage a team?
  • Have you always had that rural dream whilst still seeking access to the amenities of a city?
  • We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, highly motivated and experienced Advanced Clinical Practitioner to work alongside an Associate Specialist doctor and Multi-Disciplinary Team in the Exe CMHT, one of 3 general adult psychiatry CMHTs covering the city of Exeter.

    The definition of Advanced Clinical Practice in England is as follows :

    Advanced Clinical Practice is delivered by experienced, registered health and care practitioners. It is a level of practice characterised by a high degree of autonomy and complex decision making.

    This is underpinned by a masters level award or equivalent that encompasses the four pillars of advanced practice :

  • Clinical Practice
  • Research
  • The post holder will demonstrate courageous and critical thinking and is a caring, compassionate and committed experienced person who, acting within their professional boundaries, will provide care for the presenting patient from initial history taking, clinical assessment, diagnosis, treatment and evaluation of care.

    They will demonstrate safe, competent clinical decision-making and expert care. The post holder will commit to demonstrating critical thinking in the safe clinical decision-making process.

    They will communicate and work collaboratively with the team to meet the needs of patients, supporting the delivery of policy and procedures, and providing leadership as required.

    The post holder will work as a member of the multi professional team by providing an advanced clinical role to prevent un-necessary acute hospital admissions and where safe, appropriate and in the persons best interest to do so keep patients in their own homes for longer, work to identify and proactively prevent premature relapse and / or deterioration in a person’s condition hence where possible avoid admissions into long term care facilities.

    The post holder will work as part of a multi professional team providing a clinical service that is sensitive to the needs of the population.

    The team will provide comprehensive assessment in order to establish diagnosis and creation of an appropriate, person centred, evidenced based treatment plan.

    The post holder will not carry a caseload. They will be expected to be available to review and provide advice complex patients on behalf of the MDT as well as providing advice to primary care and other stakeholders.

    The Advanced Practitioners will contribute to the development and implementation of effective models of care to facilitate timely, clinician to clinician advice.

    Salary : £31,696 £41,787

    Relocation package : Up to £8K available

    Refer a friend scheme applies to this post

    Our offer to you

    Your benefits include :

  • Commitment to career development
  • Wide range of leadership development opportunities
  • Up to 41 days of paid leave per year, depending on length of NHS service, includes bank holidays
  • Generous NHS pension scheme with employer contributions of up to 14.5% of pensionable pay
  • Incremental pay progression
  • Good maternity, paternity and adoption leave over and above the statutory minimum requirements
  • Sick pay up to a maximum of six months full pay and six months half pay
  • Childcare vouchers annual savings of up to £1,19
  • Commitment to flexible working
  • 24 / 7 free confidential advice and support service
  • Refer a friend and both earn £500 - available for selected posts. Terms and conditions apply.
  • Freedom to speak up Guardian Service’ , enabling you to safely discuss any concerns impacting on patient care
  • Preceptorship schemes
  • Exclusive health service discounts for NHS staff
  • Stagecoach bus transport discounts
  • Salary sacrifice cyclescheme
  • Access to free recovery and wellbeing courses
  • Living here

    Exeter is a thriving city with fine dining restaurants, excellent schools and flourishing art scene. Alongside a dynamic city lifestyle, as the third largest county in England, it’s no wonder Devon can also offer people the space to contemplate, to relax and reinvigorate yourself.

    The beauty and quality of our landscapes are unsurpassed with over 1 / 3 of the county designated as Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

    There are over 450 miles of coastline along 2 stunning and distinctive coasts, the rugged wildernesses of 2 National Parks, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, England’s first natural World Heritage Site the Jurassic Coast, 5,000km of public rights of way and over 250km of off-road cycle paths.

    Our natural outdoor playground offers you the chance for a fantastic work-life balance.

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