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Advanced Nurse Practitioner- ANP, Band 7

Band 7

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Advanced Nurse Practitioner- ANP
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
318-22-R9579
Site
Gloucestershire Royal
Town
Gloucestershire
Salary
£40,057 - £45,839 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
17/08/2022 23:59

Join us at an exciting time for Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust! We have recently been awarded an improved CQC rating of Good and are proud of what we’ve achieved. We have an ambitious plan for our journey to Outstanding and are looking for aspirational, committed individuals to join us, making a real difference to both staff and patients.

As a former winner of England for excellence award: Tourism destination of the year, the beautiful city of Gloucester and the scenic regency spa town of Cheltenham are fantastic places to work and live.

As a hospital Trust we are currently involved in over 100 clinical trials and studies, whilst also providing acute elective and specialist services to a population of over 620,000.

By joining Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust new colleagues can look forward to a warm welcome and a future full of opportunities and support.

 

Job overview

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join the Medical Same Day Emergency Care team at Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. We are delighted to be able to offer a post at this exciting time to an expanding team. We are seeking motivated, dynamic advanced nurses with considerable acute nursing experience looking for a challenging and rewarding career within Same Day Emergency Care. 

Main duties of the job

Working within the existing Same Day Emergency Care (SDEC) team to contribute to the enhancement and development of SDEC services, with a particular focus on the delivery of high-quality care within a busy ever-changing environment. As an Advanced Nurse Practitioner, you will ensure high quality patient-centred care by demonstrating expert clinical practice, advice, a passion for education and effective clinical management of all patients accessing SDEC.  

Working for our organisation

The posts offer an opportunity to develop clinically and managerially within a supportive and friendly environment. Training and development opportunities are available within this post with a strong focus on education and development of the whole multi-disciplinary team. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Medical SDEC provides a 12-hour, 7-day service across site in line with national guidance. The team deliver care both in Gloucester Royal Hospital and Cheltenham General Hospital as part of a high functioning multi-disciplinary team.

Medical SDEC focuses on best care in the right place the first time, with a strong focus on admission avoidance and reducing length of stay where possible. Successful applicants would work alongside allied health professionals to provide a flexible service that is truly fit for the future.

See attached for full job description and person specification.

For more information please contact Aidan Davis- Acute Medicine Matron

07968323938

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • Registered Nurse with the Nursing Midwifery Council with a extensive post registration experience.
  • Recognised Clinical Assessment Qualification (PACR)
  • Recognised Teaching and Assessing for Nurses Qualification
  • Recognised Degree level education within relevant area of practice and willingness to work towards MSc
Desirable criteria
  • Non-Medical Prescriber

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Enhanced knowledge and experience of working within Acute Medicine/ Admission Avoidance services
Desirable criteria
  • Appropriate experience of working within Acute Medicine/ Admission Avoidance services

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Essential criteria
  • Recognised Teaching and Assessing for Nurses Qualification
  • Able to supervise non-registered and less experienced staff to ensure effective service and care delivery.
  • Able to effectively and appropriately escalate concerns to reduce risk and promote patient safety
Desirable criteria
  • Demonstrates ability to keep up to date with professional issues that influence Therapy practice relating to area of clinical practice, management, education and research.
  • Able to contribute to the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of policies/protocols/guidelines relevant to area of practice.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Aidan Davis
Job title
Modern Matron Acute Medicine
Email address
aidan.davis2@nhs.net