ACP Clinical Educator

Local Care Direct
Published
8th October 2021
Location
Local Care Direct, Contact Centre, Unit 2, Longbow Close, Bradley, HD2 1GQ
Category
Job Type
Job Reference
B0250-21-5093
Department
Clinical
Job Location
Huddersfield
Salary
£26.27 per hour
Working pattern
Various Shifts Available
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Description

ACP Clinical Educator

Local Care Direct

The closing date is 01 November 2021

Job summary

Local Care Direct delivers a range of primary and urgent healthcare services across West Yorkshire. We have part-time ACP Clinical Educator vacancies available working various shifts in our Bradley Contact Centre. If you are interested in working in our friendly, flexible organisation then please apply now.

Salary: £26.27 per hour

Location: Local Care Direct, Contact Centre, Unit 2, Longbow Close, Bradley, HD2 1GQ

Shifts Available (Working across a 4 week rolling rota):

Thursday weekly 18.00-22.00

Saturday weekly 16.00-20.00

Saturday weeks 2&4 18.00-22.00

Sunday week 1 16.00-23.00

Sunday week 2 16.00-00.00

Main duties of the job

The Clinical Educator will be an experienced Advanced Clinical Practitioner, with a minimum of 3 years experience in an advanced practice role.

They will be an experienced non medical prescriber and will be responsible for supporting the training of clinicians who are undertaking the Advanced Clinical Practitioner course.

Along with providing support and training for clinicians employed within Local Care Direct with clinical education needs. Be involved in providing clinical supervision for non GP clinical workforce.

About us

A few Benefits of working for Local Care Direct are:

NHS Pensions Scheme

Comprehensive Staff Training programme

Opportunity to pick up additional shifts

Regular salary reviews

Free Flu Jab

Staff Awards

Dedicated friendly teams

Nothing matters to us more than people -The way we treat our patients and the people who work for us; the way we do things and our commitment to keep our promises are what we value most.

We do what we say we will do and we do it well -Local Care Direct is a Social Enterprise organisation providing a wide range of healthcare services in Yorkshire. We are a community owned organisation, independent from the NHS and committed to putting patients first.

Internal reference number: LB3040 & LB3039

Job description

Job Title: ACP Clinical Educator

Team: Education Faculty

Shifts Available:

Thursday weekly 18.00-22.00

Saturday weekly 16.00-20.00

Saturday weeks 2&4 18.00-22.00

Sunday week 1 16.00-23.00

Sunday week 2 16.00-00.00

Base Location: King Street/Bradley Contact Centre

Line Manager: Julie Daniels-Galey

Professionally accountable to: Director of Clinical Governance and Quality

Job Summary

  • The Clinical Educator will be an experienced Advanced Clinical Practitioner, with a minimum of 3 years experience in an advanced practice role. They will be an experienced non medical prescriber. They will be responsible for supporting the training of clinicians who are undertaking the Advanced Clinical Practitioner course. Provide support and training for clinicians employed within Local Care Direct with clinical education needs. Be involved in providing clinical supervision for non GP clinical workforce. To act as an effective role model for best practice, demonstrating up to date clinical knowledge and practice

Key educational/clinical responsibilities

  • Support, guide and monitor the development of clinicians undertaking the Advanced Clinical Practitioner Apprenticeship course.
  • Support, guide and monitor the progress of clinicians employed by or rotating through Local Care Direct
  • Liaise with Higher Education Institutions (HEI) to ensure that the learning objectives of individual practitioners are identified and that clinical supervision needs are met
  • Assist with maintaining up to date competency frameworks, ensuring the frameworks are up to date with local and national guidance in line with local and national academic and governing institutions
  • Demonstrate and teach evidenced based care ensuring that self and others are working within agreed guidelines and protocols, involved in the development of in-house training programmes
  • Work closely with the members of the education faculty to deliver evidenced based teaching sessions
  • Ensure that competence is regularly assessed and relevant documentation compiled on a regular basis, liaising with members of the educational faculty if required
  • Ensure self and others are working within agreed guidelines and protocols
  • Liaise and network closely with other colleagues within primary and secondary care and other agencies, referring patients as necessary
  • Ensure self and clinical workforce is delivering evidence based care that is of a high standard, providing expert clinical advice when required
  • Be actively involved in the development of new polices and procedures
  • Prescribe medications appropriately following national and local guidelines
  • Participate in the audit process, providing feedback to clinicians, evaluating the service, implementing action plans and change of practice as necessary

Effective communication

  • To communicate at all expected levels to ensure an effective service is provided
  • To ensure that the service user is involved with any discussions about their care management and that this is documented
  • Maintain accurate, contemporaneous healthcare records appropriate to the consultation
  • Participate in audit to improve service delivery and design, provide feedback to clinicians

Clinical supervision

  • Be actively involved in the clinical supervision of non GP clinical workforce across all aspects of organisational service delivery including the assessment and declaration of individual competency
  • Participate in clinical supervision, acting as a role model for staff

Clinical governance and quality

  • Responsibility for ensuring clinical governance standards are maintained in accordance with company policy and protocols
  • Support clinical audit for LCD using clinical guardian and attend clinical audit group meetings
  • Promote and maintain high standards relating to health, safety and welfare of self and others
  • Report incidents as outlined in the incident policy
  • Work within the polices and guidelines approved by Local Care Direct

Managing people and self

  • Ensure that professional practice is evidence based and current
  • Ensure that continual professional development is maintained and facilitates the ability to provide care to a high standard in a way that is both safe and cost effective
  • Ensure that mandatory training is up to date and participate in training as appropriate
  • Provide an effective and efficient service including utilising time management, organisational, co-ordination and management skills
  • Identify own professional development needs through the Personal Development Review process (PDR)

Confidentiality

  • To ensure you operate within information governance protocols and business confidentiality is maintained at all times

Infection prevention and control

  • Health care workers have a duty of care to patients and are expected to comply fully with the companies Infection Prevention and Control (IP&C) policies and attend/complete and complete IP&C training, for personal and patient safety and for prevention of healthcare-associated infection (HCAI). Knowledge, skills and behaviour in the workplace should reflect this.

Safeguarding

  • Individuals have a duty of care to children and vulnerable adults that they come into contact with whilst at work to safeguard and promote their welfare and to work to prevent, recognise and respond, appropriately refer and record potential neglect or abuse, adhering to the companys Safeguarding Children and Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults policies and procedures.

The main duties and responsibilities shown above are not exhaustive but should merely be regarded as a guide. The jobholder will be expected to conduct any reasonable activities according to the business needs at that time. These will be subject to periodic review and may be amended to meet the changing needs of the business. The job holder will be expected to participate in this process and the company would aim to reach agreement to changes.

Person Specification

Personal circumstances

Essential

  • Flexibility in working hours.

Training

Essential

  • Evidence of continuing professional development and application to practice within last 12 months

Knowledge

Essential

  • Knowledge of current clinical and professional issues.
  • Up to date knowledge of health agenda (local and national) Innovative approach to practice.
  • Keyboard/PC skills.
  • Awareness of the impact of evidence based practice within nursing.
  • Aware of impact of change on self and service.
  • Evidence of previous contribution to service change or improvement.
  • SystmOne experience.

Skills

Essential

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Able to work independently and accountably.
  • Presentation and ability to articulate vision effectively.
  • Able to develop self and others.
  • Coaching and supporting clinical staff.

Experience

Essential

  • Current and credible recent experience in primary and/or urgent care.
  • Evidence of a range of clinical expertise.
  • Experience of working in an autonomous practitioner role.
  • Evidence of development of others in previous roles.
  • Experienced in clinical audit.
  • Experience of change management.

Qualifications

Essential

  • Advanced Clinical Practitioner MSc/post Grad Diploma (minimum 3 years post qualified) With evidence of clinical competencies sign off.
  • Level 7 modules consisting of Advanced clinical assessment and management (30 credits) Consultations skills.
  • Independent prescriber qualification.

Desirable

  • PgCert health professional education or Equivalent clinical educator qualification.
  • Experience of teaching in clinical practice.
  • Level 7 or equivalent Minor Injuries Qualification.
  • Experience of working with Patient Group Directions (PGDs).

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