A new, innovative and exciting opportunity has arisen for amotivated Trainee Advanced Clinical Practitioner to join our Prison HealthcareTeam at HMP/YOI Stoke Heath. The AP roles are key indeveloping and supporting the new model of care at HMP/YOI Stoke Heath.
We welcome applications from varying professionalbackgrounds and specialities and support will be given to develop skills.
We are looking for a dynamic and innovative autonomousregistered health professional who is currently on the Advancing clinicalpractice Masters programme or who is willing to undertake this at the nextavailable cohort.
There is an expectation within this training role for fullcompletion of the ACP Masters programme (within theallocated time frame) and the related competencies before progression into the8a post.
Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust is the lead providerof a full range of healthcare services to the 781 prisoners held in custody atHMP/YOI Stoke Heath.
The post holder will support the Lead GP and wider healthcare team at HMP/YOI Stoke Heath with a view to further developing physical health services for all those held in custody within the prison and ensuring effective release planning into the community post custody to enable continuity of care.
They will work closely with the Lead GP and operational management team to ensure high quality, safe and efficient care delivery and enhancing practice standards through research and practice innovation.
- 37.5 hours
Main duties of the job
The post holder, alongside the Lead GP and wider healthcareteam, will be clinically accountable for the day-to-day delivery of physical clinicalcare in the prison, providing expert clinical opinion and supporting thedevelopment of a cohesive multi-disciplinary approach to patient care.
Core elements of development within the role will include a comprehensivereview of patients receiving care and a range of high-level clinical duties.You will work closely with our dedicated team of Nurses, Therapists,Pharmacists, Senior Nursing and wider prison team in the delivery of excellent,safe and compassionate care to all patients within the Prison.
Working collaboratively with the multidisciplinary partnership,the role will include supporting the expansion of quality led services, acrossboundaries in line with the strategic plan. A professional approach, ability todeliver, an enthusiasm for advancing nursing/clinical practice and the abilityto work with people as a change agent are essential.
We are looking for candidates who share our passion forpatient care, with a strong belief in the influencing the quality agenda,whilst supporting the development of nursing/therapy colleagues.
The post-holder will be supported clinicallyand professionally and continuing professional development opportunities willbe available and encouraged.
Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust provides community-basedhealth services for adults and children in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, andsome services in surrounding areas too. These range from district nursing,health visiting and running four community hospitals through to providing veryspecialist community care through talented and dedicated staff.
Patients, carers and the public play a vital role in helping usto develop and improve our services and we are constantly looking for ways towork with local communities, patients and the public to innovate and improve.Have a look at the Have Your Say section of our website to find out how you canfeed back your experiences and help us to continually improve.
Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust is an exciting place towork. It offers a wide range of employment opportunities for many people.
Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust positively encouragesapplications from all areas of the community, regardless of age, gender,ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or religious beliefs. We arecommitted to ensuring people who work for the community trust have a goodworking life – and a good work life/home life balance.
17 February 2023
Agenda for change
£41,659 to £47,672 a year OPS4805
Stoke Health Young Offenders Institute
Support the Lead GP and wider healthcare team in identifying further developmental needs for the wider team and support them to address these.
Through continual development and study be able practice autonomously within professionalboundaries and liaise with medical colleagues and the Lead GP to ensure the safe delivery of treatment to patients.
Assess and treat from a range of previously undiagnosed differential diagnoses, formulating treatment plans to manage patients in the prison setting with supervision and support from the Lead GP.
Respond to actual and potential health problems appropriately including the management of deteriorating patients, Advance Care Planning for patients within the last 12 months of life and care in the last days of life with supervision and support from the Lead GP and wider healthcare team.
Through continual development and acquiring advanced practice skills deliver an advanced level of holistic care: utilising support services appropriately.
- Accepted on to and/or already commenced the MSc Advanced Clinical Practice (ANP or ACP) Masters programme or a willingness to work towards commencing the Masters programme on the next available cohort.
- Registered Health professional
- Non-Medical Prescriber (V300) or currently undertaking V300 course
- Relevant post qualification/experience in speciality( PrisonHealthcare)
- Evidence of CPD
- Teaching and mentoring
- Evidence of developing expert advanced professional/clinical knowledge and experience within a prison and/or community setting through study at Masters level.
- Experience of working and developing as an autonomous practitioner in a Trainee Advanced Clinical Practitioner role, managing patients with undiagnosed clinical conditions, requiring investigations, interpretation of diagnostics, formulation and adjustment of management plans.
- Evidence in involvement in supporting the development of programmes of care, protocols and clinical audit.
- Evidence of relevant involvement in meeting the Trust clinical governance objective.
Knowledge and skills
- Trainee Advanced Clinical Practitioner skills, underpinned by theory and experience through study at Masters level.
- These skills should include the ability to undertake a comprehensive assessment /review of existing patients or new receptions.
- Develop an individualised care plan which is patient centred and has a multi- disciplinary approach.
- Physical assessment skills/Non- medical prescriber
- Excellent time management and organisational skills
- Effective communicator: able to communicate complex and highly sensitive information
- Experience of assessing and interpreting patient conditions, appropriate actions.
- Ability to translate and integrate evidence based research/guidelines into the development of pathways of care.
- Ability to manage change and contain conflict ensuring resolution with positive outcomes, with the use of negotiation skills
- Computer literacy
- Excellent clinical reasoning/clinical decision- making
- Knowledge of Prison and community healthcare services
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) .
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).