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Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Job Description

Surgical Ambulatory Care Receiving Unit (SACRU)
General Surgical Unit


Band 7 during the training period, increasing to an 8a on successful completion of the Advanced Practice MSc

375hours (full and part time hours)

Substantive Posts

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for trainee Advanced Nurse Practitioners to join our innovative and dynamic service. Due to the early success of our Surgical Ambulatory Care Receiving Unit (SACRU), we are now developing the model to cover a seven day service and are seeking to train and develop ANP’s to lead, develop and support SACRU going forward.
In this pivotal post, your input will be crucial in shaping the future of emergency surgical ambulatory care across the surgical directorate. We have very proactive approach to innovation within the scheduled care division and are eager to embrace new challenges that will help us to provide our patients with a service that exceeds expectations.
You will be a Registered Nurse (working currently at band 6 or above), with significant acute post-registration experience, who will be supported to undertake an MSc in Advanced Practice (including non-medical prescribing), commencing in January 2017.
An innovative problem-solver, with real drive and initiative, you will demonstrate a proven track record of excellence in clinical practice. The role will support the development of your leadership and management skills, whilst exposing you to the competing priorities facing NHS frontline staff.

Initially, the post will cover a five day service and will grow to a seven day service once all posts have been successfully recruited to.

For further details / informal visits contact:
For more information or to arrange an informal meeting, please contact
Mrs. Rhona Burrell
Matron for SACRU (( Email address removed ))
Miss. Patrizia Capozzi
Consultant Surgeon, Clinical Lead for SACRU (( Email address removed ))

PLEASE NOTE: UHSM is committed to supporting its current employees move into new roles as a result of organisational change or other circumstances. We therefore reserve the right to prioritise current staff who may need to be redeployed into this role.

UHSM has five core PEOPLE values. These values bring together our very talented team and they guide us in the way we work.

Patient first – we put our patients and customers first. We aim to exceed their expectations every time to earn their trust and loyalty.

E xcellence – we are dedicated to developing excellence. We strive to continuously improve the quality of care we give to our patients.

One team– we aim to attract, excite, develop and retain exceptional people. We work as one team, delivering our best to our patients by supporting each other.

oPen – we embrace innovation and learn from our mistakes. We measure everything we do and we openly share information.

Leadership – we believe in leadership at all levels. We demonstrate personal courage and role model the behaviour we expect from others.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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