Nurse Practitioner

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Profession: Nursing
  • Location: Northampton
  • Salary: £27,069-£36,647

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Nurse Practitioner

Nurse Practitioner

Quality and Governance Directorate

Salary: £27,069 - £36,647 per annum pro rata (where applicable) plus £1641 clinical allowance

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 our Advanced Nurse Practitioners in the delivery of physical healthcare.

Service hours will be 08.00-20.00 Monday to Friday and 08.00-14.00 on Saturdays, so shift work is required.

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.

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 and aim to achieve parity of esteem within St. Andrew’s Healthcare.

You will be able to demonstrate skills in some, or all, of the following: clinical decision making for undifferentiated and undiagnosed conditions, identification of medical emergencies and appropriate response as a Nurse Practitioner.

Experience of assessing service users and providing some, or all, of the following interventions is desirable: management of Long Term conditions, smoking cessation, minor illness and injury, wound management/tissue viability, ECG and venepuncture. There will be the requirement to provide advice on promotion of good health and wellbeing. A Non-Medical prescribing qualification is desirable.

You will be expected to line manage Practice Nurse / Paramedic (Band 5) 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.

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 is required.

This is a very wide and varied role, which will provide fresh challenges to the right candidate.

We offer an excellent benefits package including:

 

  • Pension
  • Sickness policy on par with the NHS
  • 35 days annual leave, increasing to 41 after 10 years' service
  • Life cover
  • Enhanced maternity cover
  • Car lease scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Free parking
  • Paid DBS application
  • Access to free vocational qualifications

 

If this is the right role for you then please apply now!