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Liverpool Women’s delivers the highest standards of care for women, babies and their families. Each year we deliver over 8,300 babies, carry out over 10,000 gynaecological procedures, and care for over 1,000 poorly and preterm newborns, making us the specialist provider of health services for women, babies and their families in Europe.

We have some of the leading experts in their field, and, after featuring on One Born Every Minute, Miracle Babies and Special Baby Unit, our teams are famous across the world for their professionalism, skill and compassion.

Liverpool Women’s Hospital clinical services are currently being reviewed by NHS Liverpool Clinical Commissioning Group, following work done by our clinicians in presenting a powerful case for change in the Future Generations Strategy.

A useful information booklet is available about the proposed changes which can be downloaded from the Healthy Liverpool website facebook.com/healthylvpool. This booklet clearly states that ‘there is absolutely no threat to the services themselves – this is about making what we have even better and protecting services for the future’.

Liverpool Women’s has an excellent reputation and is a centre of excellence. It is an exciting environment to work in and a great place to develop your career for many years to come.

We invite you to review why Liverpool Women’s Hospital is a great place to work:  https://vimeo.com/556197652 

We reserve the right to close any vacancies from further applications when we have received sufficient applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role.

Job overview

The team at Liverpool Women’s Hospital are working in partnership with the surgical team at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital to deliver a single neonatal service across the city. This means we can offer exciting opportunities for trainee ANNP’s to join the biggest team of ANNPs in the UK to work across the Liverpool Neonatal Partnership.

We are a dynamic, diverse and growing service renowned for high standards of clinical care, research and education.

If you are enthusiastic, flexible in your approach, innovative, highly motivated , wanting a challenge and have a commitment to providing excellence in neonatal care –  this is the job for you.

As a Trainee ANNP at Liverpool Women’s, you will be seconded to undertake a MSc programme in Advanced Paediatric and Neonatal Practice, validated by Salford University. Year one of the MSC programme includes specialty neonatal care modules, non-medical prescribing  and clinical practice hours.

Continuing professional development is encouraged and you will be expected to participate actively in research, education, clinical governance, audit and guidelines.  There are great opportunities for ANNPS looking for progression to further develop skills. You will be encouraged to develop all 4 pillars of advanced practice and be given opportunities to get involved in quality improvement and collaborate with leading paediatric and neonatal teams.

Main duties of the job

As a Trainee ANNP at Liverpool Women’s, you will be seconded to undertake a Masters programme in Advanced Practice (Neonates), delivered by Salford University. This is a year long masters programme which includes speciality neonatal care modules, non-medical prescribing, research, dissertation modules, and ongoing clinical support of your emerging competence as an advanced Clinical Practitioner with a minimum of 500 clinical practice hours on the neonatal unit.

You will be supported for your clinical hours on the neonatal unit by our well established expert team of ANNPs and consultant Neonatologists.

On completion of the Masters you will undertake a supernumerary clinical role across the LNP partnership for a minimum of 12 months supported by a designated ANNP and wider clinical team, this is to consolidate your learning and prepare you for independent practice.   You will follow an established clinical frame work supported by a portfolio, Lead Practitioner and Consultant supervision.

Working for our organisation

Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust delivers the highest standards of care for women, babies and families. Each year we deliver over 7,500 babies, carry out over 49,000 gynaecological inpatient and outpatient procedures, care for over 1,000 poorly & preterm new-borns, perform around 1,000 IVF cycles and have over 4,000 genetic appointments taking place. We believe that this along with a strong dedication to research & innovation makes us the specialist health provider of choice in Europe for women, babies and families.

We have some of the leading experts in their field, which has been showcased on national TV and news, making our teams famous across the world for professionalism, skill & compassion.

The Trust is constantly innovating and evolving its services to provide the most cutting edge and modern care possible. As well as developing services on our current site we have long-term aspirations for the future. We have recently launched a number of new strategies which provide a detailed long-term plan for our services.

Check out why Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust is a great place to work using the links below:

Video: https://vimeo.com/556197652

 Online brochure: https://www.liverpoolwomens.nhs.uk/media/4121/recruitment-pack-great-place-to-work-16pp-v4-final.pdf

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Person specification (Trainee ANNP)

Criteria Essential Desirable
Qualifications and Training •        Minimum 2.2 Honours Degree or evidence of potential to study at master’s Level

•        Professional registration

•        NLS

•         Qualification in Speciality – Intensive Intensive and Special Care of the Newborn

 

·         Mentor/teaching qualification

·         Leadership course/qualification

 

 

Experience ·     Significant experience of working  in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

·     Proven ability of working within a multi-professional team

·     Evidence of leadership at local organisational level

 

·     Experience of neonatal transport

·         Experience within adjacent services

·         Leadership course/qualification

 

Skills and Knowledge ·         Willingness to learn advanced clinical skills appropriate to area of practice

·         Evidence of a clinical based career path

·         Clinical audit experience

·         Research Skills

Personal Attributes ·         Motivated and self-directed individual with good organisational skills

·         Good communication skills verbally and written.

·         Ability

·         Flexible and responsive to the changing needs of the service to work well in a team

 

·         Ability to lead a team to support effective safe clinical care

 

 

Value Based Behaviours

Value Linked behaviours

 

Care: we show we care about people Listens and acts to the concerns of others to bring about improvements for people (patients and staff).

 

Shows empathy to others and a caring attitude to people (staff, patients and the public)

 

Ambition: we want the best for people Motivates and coaches others to support them to develop their own capabilities and skills.

 

Links individual development needs with service goals.

 

Has the resilience to keep going in adversity and shows a can do attitude to deliver improvements for others.

 

Strives to ensure the role or service they deliver is the best

 

Respect: we value the differences and talents of people Notice the suggestions of others even if you may not agree.

 

Provide constructive feedback.

 

Show appropriate professional standards at all time.

 

Concentrates on what is right rather than who is right.

 

Engage: we involve people in how we do things Seeks feedback and input into decision making and service improvement for all people involved (patients, staff and the public).

 

Actively takes others views into account.

 

Shows a positive outlook to delivering the best service possible, and leads others by example.

 

Learn : we learn from people, past, present and future

 

Checks outcomes against plan.

 

Uses evidence and experience of others to inform improvements to services for patients and staff

 

Values, generates and uses evidence to lead future improvements

 

 Mandatory Statements

  1.    This post is subject to a enhanced with barred list* CRB check
  2.    Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust is committed to achieving equal opportunities in employment and has an Equality and Diversity Policy.  You are expected to observe this policy in your behaviour towards: patients, work colleagues and the public.
  3.    In the course of your duties you may acquire or have access to confidential information which must not be disclosed to any other person unless in the pursuit of your duties or with specific permission given on behalf of the Trust.
  4.    You must ensure that you handle personal information in accordance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998.
  5.    You are reminded that, in accordance with the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, and subsequent legislation, you have a duty to take reasonable care to avoid injury to yourself and to others by your work activities, and are required to co-operate with the Trust in meeting statutory requirements.
  6.    In the interests of your development you will be expected to take a positive role in the Performance and Development Review (PDR) Process.
  7.    You must ensure that you adhere to the Trust Infection Control policies and procedures at all times.  You have a duty of care under the Health Care Act to prevent the spread of infection.
  8.    Within the NHS, good patient care is reliant on the availability of complete, accurate, relevant and timely data. The quality of information will limit the capability to make operational decisions about the way care is planned, managed and undertaken.  Poor information quality leads to poor decision making and may put service users at risk. High quality information means better, safer patient care.  Where you are required to record data on any system, regardless of the type of media, you must ensure that is it up to date, accurate, complete and timely. Ensure that you feel sufficiently knowledgeable about the system you are asked to use and what is required of you in order to fulfil your task accurately. Where an error is created or discovered by yourself on any system which you cannot rectify, you must contact the relevant helpdesk / system owner or your Line manager.  Please read the Data Quality Policy located on the Intranet and ensure you understand your responsibilities.
  9.    You must comply with all Trust policies and procedures and attend all necessary mandatory training.
  10.    This document provides an outline of the main responsibilities of the post.  It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of duties.  Your job description will be subject to regular review with your Line Manager.

 

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • Minimum 2.2 Honours Degree or evidence of potential to study at master’s Level
  • Professional registration
  • NLS
  • Qualification in Speciality – Intensive Intensive and Special Care of the Newborn
Desirable criteria
  • Mentor/teaching qualification
  • Leadership course/qualification

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Significant experience of working in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Proven ability of working within a multi-professional team
  • Evidence of leadership at local organisational level
Desirable criteria
  • Experience of neonatal transport
  • Experience within adjacent services
  • Leadership course/qualification

Skills and Knowledge

Essential criteria
  • Willingness to learn advanced clinical skills appropriate to area of practice
  • Evidence of a clinical based career path
Desirable criteria
  • Clinical audit experience
  • Research Skills

Personal Attributes

Essential criteria
  • Motivated and self-directed individual with good organisational skills
  • Good communication skills verbally and written.
  • Ability
  • Flexible and responsive to the changing needs of the service to work well in a team
Desirable criteria
  • Ability to lead a team to support effective safe clinical care

Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust has a responsibility and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and for ensuring that they are protected from harm. Every employee of the Trust has a responsibility and is duty bound always to act in the best interest of a child or adult about whom we may have concerns.

Trust policy requires the cost of DBS applications be recovered via salary. The amount of £21.50(standard) or £41.50(enhanced) can be deducted from salary, in manageable monthly instalments for up to 3 months following commencement in post.

The Trust is committed to creating a well-managed,flexible working environment that supports staff & promotes welfare & development. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity;we value the contribution of individual talent, skills, knowledge and experience and aim for a workforce demography representative of the local community.We operate Zero Tolerance to aggression, violence, bullying and harassment.We will make reasonable adjustments to ensure our recruitment & selection process is accessible to all.Flexible Working applications will be considered.

If you are disabled and have special support needs in applying for a job, attending for an interview or in undertaking any tests as part of a selection process, please contact the Trust’s recruitment team on 0151 7064666 and someone from that team will ensure that the recruiting manager is aware of your particular needs.

Please Note:new entrants to the NHS will normally commence on the first paypoint of the relevant band.

LWH has a responsibility & is committed to safeguarding & promoting the welfare of children, young people & vulnerable adults & for ensuring that they are protected from harm. Every employee of the Trust has a responsibility & is duty bound always to act in the best interest of a child or adult about whom we may have concerns.

Liverpool Women’s Hospital is committed to having a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. To this end, we particularly welcome applicants from racially minoritised backgrounds, who have a disability, or are members of the Armed Forces, Reservists or Veterans.

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