Trainee Advanced Clinical Practitioner - Therapy

Employer
Royal Surrey NHS Found
Location
Godalming, Surrey
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
5 Dec 2021

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Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust is a friendly, supportive, busy but welcoming acute and community Trust that is ambitious about developing our services and your career.

Our compassionate, caring and friendly colleagues make up our Royal Surrey family and are at the heart of what we do. We all have a passion for learning, continuous improvement and excelling together through innovation, research and development. There are over 4,500 members of our Royal Surrey family.

We are clinically led and provide joined up care by bridging the gap between hospital and community services alongside regional specialist cancer care. Our main acute hospital site is in Guildford with community hospital sites at Milford, Haslemere and Cranleigh. We provide adult community health services in the community and homes across Guildford and Waverley.

We have received an overall 'Good' rating from the CQC with Medical care (including older people's care), End of Life Care and Maternity services being deemed 'Outstanding' by the CQC. We are investing in our colleagues through our health and wellbeing programme and a commitment to supporting professional development as well as investing more than £45 million in our physical environment and new equipment in the next few years.

There has never been a better time to join us.

Trainee Advanced Clinical Practitioner - Urgent Community Response - Band 7 - 8a progression

Occupational Therapy

Band 7 (8a on completion of competencies) - Permanent - Full-Time (37.5 hours per week)

We have an exciting opportunity for a trainee ACP occupational therapist to work in our Urgent community response team, which supports our Guildford and Waverley patients to stay at home.

Are you passionate and committed to delivering high quality health care in an integrated urgent care service environment?

You will be required to work as an autonomous clinician and have a proven track- record of delivering high quality care for patients in crisis. You will deliver and participate in clinical care of patients and provide a level of advanced and comprehensive assessment based on your specialist knowledge and experience. You will need high standards of communication skills and provide assurance to all aspects of management, leadership and quality of care. You will manage the therapists working in the UCR Team - and work together to develop our new UCR service to achieve best outcomes for our patients. This is an excellent opportunity to make a difference to patients and develop an urgent care need and your skills will keep them in their own home

You will work closely with the UCR service manager, and UCR nurse lead to identify and implement service improvements to the wider team. Together with the service manager, you will ensure the team are delivering on the UCR trajectories.

We provide a 7-day service and you will be on a rota to work weekends and evenings

You will be working towards an autonomous role and on successful completion of the ACP MSc apprenticeship and qualification you will move into the ACP Job description .

If you would like to discuss this further please contact Nicky Skinner on 07557 494348

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If you are interested in applying for this post please use the links provided to access the full job description/person specification and apply online.

The Royal Surrey is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Reasonable adjustments to the interview process can be made for any candidates with a disability.

Important:
  • The closing date given is a guide only. There may be some occasions where we have to close a vacancy once sufficient applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.
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The Trust aims to treat all applicants fairly in regards to any disclosure of conviction revealed at the application stage. Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us. This will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances and background of your offences. If you currently reside outside of the UK we will require documentary proof of security/police clearance, in English.

The Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust has a safeguarding policy for both adults and children and is committed to all safeguarding legislation and current standards.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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