Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 20,000 staff.
We are responsible for running a family of nine hospitals across six separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.
We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology, Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.
Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:
- Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
- Attracts, develops and retains great people
- Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider
Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CMFT) and the University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM) have joined together to create a new Foundation Trust in October 2017 which is named Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust. As a result of this, it’s an extremely exciting and challenging period in the delivery of health and social care in Greater Manchester and one that provides a wealth of opportunity. Our new organisation is providing a single hospital service across the city of Manchester. These changes are making a real difference to the health outcomes and quality of life for the people of Manchester. There has never been a better time to be an Advanced Clinical Practitioner (ACP), and the opportunities for you at Manchester Foundation Trust are amazing. We’re committed to providing the best patient and family experience, so we’re proud to nurture and support our Advanced Clinical Practitioners. As one of the largest Trusts in England, and as a teaching hospital for one of the largest cities in the country, we have a strong track record of achieving NHS performance targets and delivering excellent clinical outcomes.
The WTWA (Wythenshawe, Trafford, Withington and Altrincham) Division of Medicine is excited to offer a unique opportunity to recruit a dynamic experienced and motivated Advanced Clinical Practitioner to work as part of our friendly and talented Urgent Care Team who will strive to deliver high quality emergency care to all patients. This role will be pivotal in providing clinical expertise in the delivery of the future models of care for greater Manchester.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on a rotational basis from the Emergency Department at Wythenshawe Hospital and the Trafford Urgent Care Centre one day per week under the direction of the Consultant Nurse. They will have the opportunity to work in the newly built state of the art Emergency Department at Wythenshawe Hospital working between Majors, Resus and the newly designed Children’s Emergency Unit with its own Resus room and observation area.
Advanced Clinical Practitioners will be given an educational and clinical Consultant supervisor who with the Consultant Nurse will provide guidance and feedback on a monthly basis whilst developing your portfolio, working towards credentialing and enhancing your clinical skills providing safe and appropriate patient care.
All Advanced Clinical Practitioners at MFT are supported to participate and lead on research, service development and audit. Strong links exist with the local Higher Education Institutes this provides opportunities for our ACPs to develop their teaching and education skills as part of their role. During 2017 – 2018 Manchester Foundation Trust has been instrumental in developing the future of research and development focusing on sowing the seeds to further our ambition; to improve the care and treatment we provide for our patients, carers and service users. You will have regular continued professional development time 20 percent and weekly teaching which is provided by the Consultant team within WTWA. The successful candidate will be educated to Masters Level, including independent non-medical prescribing.
Our aim is to improve the sustainability, quality and efficiency of services, enhance integrated services with the community and improve care pathways, delivering a truly person centered service.
The successful candidate will be provided with a robust induction and personal development plan to meet their professional development needs whilst working closely with the Consultant Nurse.
Successful candidates will demonstrate the Trust Values and Behaviours framework, acting as a role model to multidisciplinary teams and provide support to staff.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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Further details / informal visits contact
Sarah Rys-Halska, Lead Nurse, Urgent Care WTWA
Tel: 0161 291 6038
Gill Johnson, Consultant Nurse
Tel: 0161 746 2725