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Senior Nurse Practitioner

Job Description

Formed in 2002, 5 Boroughs Partnership achieved NHS Foundation Trust status in early 2010 and has established itself as a leading provider of mental health services regionally and nationally by delivering innovative approaches to providing high quality services. In 2011 the business expanded to incorporate community service provision enabling the Trust to begin to design and deliver integrated high quality care services. This is a large, dynamically changing and complex multi sited organisation employing 3,400 staff.

We are committed to providing safe, compassionate care and look to appoint people who are as passionate about patient care as we are.

We expect all new starters in clinical, patient facing posts (bands 1-4) to complete all 15 standards of the Care Certificate, within their first 3 months with us.

Are you committed to providing outstanding patient care?

5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust provides treatment, support and guidance for a wide range of health issues, including physical, mental health and learning disability services.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time Senior Nurse Practitioner to work in Later Life and Memory Community Services. You must possess a caring and compassionate attitude and have post-qualification experience in Later Life and Memory Services with a proven track record of Continuous Professional Development. You will work closely with all LLaMS Community Services in Knowsley.

We are an established and supportive community team specialising in assessing and treating people with cognitive impairment and mental health needs which co-exist with later life needs.

The role will involve assessing and monitoring clients who have been referred to the service, developing a treatment plan and also working closely with the Multi Disciplinary Team in promoting the well being of our client group.

As one of the team you can expect to work in a friendly and supportive environment and benefit from regular support and supervision .You will have the opportunity to build on your existing experience and skills. In return, we can guarantee training and development opportunities linked to your personal development plan and the opportunity to be involved in shaping Later Life and Memory Community Services.

You must be able to demonstrate the following :-
* A commitment to deliver high quality care.
* An experienced Mental Health Practitioner
* Open to new ways of working
* Able to work autonomously within a Multi-disciplinary team

The post holder will also demonstrate an attitude which respects and values our service users and their carers.

The team operates Monday to Friday 09:00-17:00hrs

This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check. Successful candidates will either have a valid DBS check with the Trust or will be required to pay for the cost of the DBS Disclosure which is £4750 for an enhanced disclosure, the cost of which will be deducted from first salary.

We are committed to the delivery of outstanding care for our patients. The successful candidate will share this commitment and demonstrate both our Trust values and our culture of compassionate care.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Lesley Lee (Team Manager) ( Email address removed )
or  ( Phone number removed ) 

Important: All communications regarding the progress of your application, including any interview arrangements, will be sent electronically to the email address from which you applied. Please ensure that you check your emails on a regular basis.

There may be some occasions where we have to close a vacancy early once sufficient applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

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.

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