The Trust is currently under-represented in terms of individuals from BME backgrounds and welcomes applicants from these communities. DCHS is also an LGBT inclusive employer. Selection will be on a basis of merit. The Trust has achieved the status of a Disability Confident Leader and guarantees to invite to assessment applicants who meet the criteria for the job vacancy. To ensure the diversity of the workforce and understand the differing needs of our communities, the Trust is committed to the principles of Positive Action.
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Castle Street Medical Centre are looking for an Advanced Clinical Practitioner with MSC in advanced practice qualification to join their friendly and dynamic clinical team.
Your role would be to work collaboratively with the General Practice team, to meet the needs of patients supporting the delivery of policies and procedures and providing leadership as required.
They will be required to access, diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate treatment. They will be required to clinically examine and assess patient needs and demonstrate safe decision making and expert care.
Castle Street Medical Centre is a part of Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust (DCHS).
Main duties of the job
The candidate will need to show the ability to work autonomously, as well as working with in a diverse team to provide high quality care to the patient population registered at Castle Street Medical Centre.
Main duties include assessing acute illness presentations, prescribing, developing Treatment plan, ongoing Long Term Condition Management, liaising with members of the multi disciplinary team, home visits, referral and End of Life Care.
Good IT skills also required within this role to ensure accuracy of data on to patient record in Systmone.
Working for our organisation
The Purpose and Activities of DCHS?
Our purpose is to provide community health services to a patient population of over one million people in Derbyshire and Derby, as part of Joined Up Care Derbyshire.
We employ around 4,200 substantive staff, caring for patients in 11 community hospitals and more than 30 health centres, as well as in clinics, GP practices, schools, care homes and, increasingly, in people’s own homes and via virtual consultations.
During the pandemic response we have led the implementation of public vaccination centres in collaboration with partners across health and social care.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Applicants from Nursing or Allied Health Professional background are encouraged to apply for this post.
You will be working along side a team of 4 GPs, as well as our Practice Nurse Team.
We are training practice for GPs and Nurses.
This allows the individual to work within a diverse team in which to develop and learn, which in turn will provide the highest care possible to our patients here at Castle Street Medical Centre.
Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust (DCHS) is one of the largest providers of specialist community healthcare in England and we currently employ around 4,500 staff. We deliver a variety of services across Derbyshire, caring for nearly 1.8 million patients each year.
We deliver patient care through 11 community hospitals, 4 minor injury units, 29 health centres and a learning disability centre. Another key part of our service is out in the community where we care for people in their own homes via therapists, health visitors and district nurses, and promoting public health in the wider community. As a Trust we care for patients of all ages with a special focus on the needs of elderly people and the very young.
DCHS has been recognised as a top 10 NHS organisation to work for in the UK by the Health Service Journal and NHS Employers in their Best Places to Work 2015 campaign. The Trust is also the runner-up in the category for the best NHS community trust employer.
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