Simply click the button below to apply for this position.Apply
Nurse Practitioner – Band 6
Quality and Governance Directorate
Salary: £28,710.00 - £38,288.00 per annum pro rata where applicable, inclusive of registered clinical allowance
Hours: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week, part-time hours will be considered
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full-time or part-time Nurse Practitioner to support Advanced Nurse Practitioner in the delivery of physical healthcare.
As part of our commitment to excellent physical healthcare for our service users, we are looking to recruit a full-time or part-time Nurse Practitioner, specialising in primary and physical healthcare. Service hours will be 09.00-17.00 Monday to Friday.
As a Registered Nurse, you will act within your professional standards and boundaries to provide excellent physical healthcare for our service users as well as being an advocate for their physical healthcare needs.
You will be able to demonstrate skills in some, or all, of the following: clinical decision making techniques, identification of medical emergencies and appropriate response.
Experience of assessing service users and providing some, or all, of the following interventions is desirable: management of chronic disease and long term conditions, smoking cessation, minor illness and injury advice, wound management, ECG and venepuncture. There will be the requirement to provide advice on promotion of good health and wellbeing.
The post holder will be expected to line manage Physical Healthcare Assistant (Band 4) and be involved in regular supervision and staff meetings. You will embrace the need to work collaboratively with colleagues within your department and across the Charity. This is a very wide and varied role, which will provide fresh challenges to the right candidate.
Knowledge and experience of working with challenging patient groups would be an advantage as you will be a role model to your team, demonstrating a flexible, individual and person centred approach.
Safety and therapeutic engagement are key components of our care delivery focus and should be a key demonstrable interest and ability required for this role.
St Andrew’s Healthcare is the UK’s largest mental health charity. We offer specialist services for men, women, adolescents and older people across mental health, learning disability, brain injury and degenerative disorders such as Huntington’s and Alzheimer’s. Putting Patient’s needs at the heart of everything we do, we have built an innovative culture of clinical expertise.
Interview Date: TBC