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Trainee Advanced Nurse Practitioner- Respiratory posted by Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Full Time
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Blackpool
Band 7 initially then 8a

Job Description

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is ideally situated on the Fylde Coast just a 45 minute drive from Manchester. The Trust provides services to the 440,000 residents of Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre and North Lancashire, as well as specialist tertiary services in haematology, cystic fibrosis, cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery. We employ more than 6,500 staff, have approximately 900 beds and have a planned turnover in excess of £410m for 2017/2018.

As one of the United Kingdom’s largest coastal resorts, Blackpool has plenty to offer its residents – it’s not just a good place to work; it’s a great place to live. In addition to its bustling centre and historic seafront, the town is world famous for its many attractions, including the Blackpool Tower. This seaside town also offers a number of scenic cycling routes round its local parks and across the surrounding countryside, as well as panoramic views of the coast on its picturesque Promenade. Further afield, Blackpool benefits from less than three-hour connections via rail to Edinburgh in the north and London in the south.

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Unscheduled Care Division

Trainee Advanced Clinical Practitioner Post

Band 7 as trainee to Band 8a upon Qualification.

Unscheduled Care- Respiratory

An exciting opportunity has arisen for 1 inspirational and motivated Trainee Advanced Clinical Practitioners to join our dedicated clinical team within the Respiratory Unit at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals. You must have substantial post registration experience, sound clinical knowledge within Respiratory clinical management whilst also demonstrating good managerial and leadership qualities

The successful candidate will be supported to complete the MSc Advanced Practice programme over 2 years with guidance and help from our medical colleagues. You will have a dedicated medical mentor and in house training to support you to achieve your MSc along with support and encouragement from the Clinical Matron within Respiratory.

You must be able to communicate effectively with a wide range of healthcare professionals and be enthusiastic and committed to making a difference and improve practice through ongoing personal and professional development.

You will become responsible for delivering high standards of care using advanced autonomous clinical skills, offering support to both our nursing and junior medical colleagues.

The post holder will be allocated dedicated time for academic study every week alongside clinical hours.

For applicants to become eligible in future, to apply for substantive posts, they must have
successfully completed the course of training, and passed any subsequent selection
Applicants are reminded that the Trust is neither obliged, nor can guarantee the availability of
or provide substantive posts of permanent tenure upon your completion of the
Applicants are reminded that upon successful completion of the course of training, that a
minimum of 2 years service with the trust is required, otherwise the applicant agrees to
reimburse the trust for costs incurred by providing the course.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Matron Fiona Verenakis, Tel [Click here to apply] ext 55605
Bleep 015

What happens next?

Please ensure that you read the person specification (attached below) BEFORE you begin the application, as your application WILL be screened using this specification.

Any invitation to attend an interview will be sent to you via the email address you provide, so please ensure this is correct. If you do not receive a response within three weeks, then you should assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion.

If you are currently employed by another NHS organisation and have been formally notified as being 'at risk', please notify the recruitment team on [Click here to apply] to highlight your application (providing, of course, you meet the essential criteria for the post

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Please note that in line with national NHS guidelines, this Trust operates a strict non-smoking policy. Members of staff are not permitted to smoke on Trust premises or grounds at any time, nor take breaks during working hours for the purposes of smoking.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

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