Advance Nurse Practitioner - RMN

Bradford, West Yorkshire, England
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
11 Feb 2020
11 Mar 2020

Job Description

Advanced Nurse Practitioner - Mental Health

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen within the First Response service. We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Advance Nurse Practitioner (ANP) to join our First Response Service.

Our First Response Service offers support 24 hours a day, seven days a week to people of all ages living in Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven experiencing a mental health crisis. Accessed through a single phone number people in crisis can ring for help and support from trained staff who can identify the appropriately course of action.

The successful candidate will provide clinical and managerial leadership to the First Response team and provide clinical support and leadership out of hours to mental health services within the community. You will be providing advice and leadership on clinical risk and mental health assessments, completeformulations, caring planning and prescribing for people requiring mental health treatment and/or support within the community. You will also complete face to face assessments and telephone assessments of individuals presenting in heightened states of distress and complex Mental Health needs

You will be working closely with other mental health services and agencies, such as the CMHT's, West Yorkshire Police, West Yorkshire Ambulance service, the Voluntary care sector, social workers, CAMH's and Older people's services.

We manage candidates' applications through the recruitment system.
This means that all of the information provided in your application form will be
securely transferred from NHS Jobs following submission, and it will only be
used for the purpose for which it was provided.

We would welcome applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health and care needs.

Our workforce supports dynamic working practices such as reducing travel, printing, and making more efficient use of digital information and technology. To support this process, we need people who share our excitement, embrace different ways of working and new technologies and are able to work flexibly across organisational boundaries.

As an associated teaching NHS Trust, Bradford District Care Foundation Trust is committed to supporting high quality research that will enable us to deliver excellent, evidence-based care to our service users. We support all our staff to be actively involved in evidence-based practice and research as part of their personal development.

Candidates applying for this vacancy are informed that preference will be given to Trust staff who are currently going through the organisational change process within the Trust and the role may be withdrawn from external candidates on this basis. In the event of this happening the Trust will inform candidates via their email address on NHS Jobs.

We welcome people from all backgrounds and in particular Bradford District Care Trust is keen to reflect the population we serve, we are currently under represented in terms of black and minority ethnic staff. Applications are encouraged from these groups, but it must be stressed that selection will be solely on merit and in accordance with the Trust recruitment policy.

We will consider a variety of flexible working arrangements to enable staff to balance their work and homes lives and support staff by offering a range of benefits including nursery facilities. We are also proud to pledge our support to the Armed Forces and hold a Bronze Award in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.

We want to understand how you demonstrate the values, skills and knowledge that we are looking for. Please ensure that you read the job description and person specification attached below as this will help you complete your application.

Ref: A20227620

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