Nurse Practitioner

Recruiter
St Andrew's
Location
Northampton
Salary
£29793 - £38861 per annum
Posted
07 Nov 2018
Closes
05 Dec 2018
Ref
NP0711
Contact
Sam Adams
Nursing Field
GP Practice
Function
Chief Nurse
Job Type
Permanent
Nurse Practitioner - Band 6
Northampton
Quality and Governance Directorate
Salary £29,793.00 - £38,861.00
Hours: Full time, 37.5 hours per week
Service hours will be to cover 08.00-midnight, 7 days per week, 365 days a year, so shift work is required. Shift pattern 08:00 - 16:00 (Early), 12:00 - 20:00 (Late) and 16:00 - 12 midnight (Twilight)
 
We are committed to improving the physical health of all our patients by delivering high quality clinical care which is value based and leads to outcomes that matter to the patient and their carers. Alongside this we are striving to achieve parity of esteem, giving equal value to Mental Health as to Physical Health. To accomplish this we are expanding our Physical Healthcare service and now have an exciting opportunity fora Nurse Practitioner to be at the forefront of this service delivery.
 
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.
 
You will provide physical healthcare for the presenting patient and be able to demonstrate safe clinical decision-making and expert physical health care for patients within a mental health setting.
 
The post holder will provide care for the presenting patient, from initial history taking, clinical assessment, diagnosis, treatment and evaluation of care.
 
You will be able to diagnose and manage acute, chronic and long term conditions, integrating both pharmacological and non-pharmacological based treatment methods into a management plan.
 
We are looking for a Nurse Practitioner who has recent experience in urgent or primary care and has a special interest in one or more of the following areas: diabetes, women`s health, epilepsy, long term conditions, tissue viability and/or palliative care.
 
We are keen to offer development opportunities to enhance your advanced practice and leadership skills, for example Non-medical prescribing, MSc Advanced Clinical Practice and /or other postgraduate courses, relevant to your practice and personal development.
 
This is a very wide and varied role, which will provide fresh challenges to the right candidate.