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Advanced Nurse Practitioner

NHS AfC: Band 7

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Advanced Nurse Practitioner
NHS AfC: Band 7
Fixed Term until March 2019
37.5 per week
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Blackpool Teaching Hospitals
£31,696 - £41,787 per annum
25/10/2017 23:59

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is situated on the west coast of Lancashire, and offers a full range of district hospital services and community health services to a population of 1.6 million in Lancashire and South Cumbria.

The Trust provides services to the 440,000 residents of Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre and North Lancashire, as well as specialist tertiary care for Cardiac and Haematology services across the wider region.

We employ more than 6,500 staff, with a turnover in excess of £370m in 2014/2015 and have approximately 900 beds.

Our main activities are

  • Cardiovascular care at our Cardiac Centre.
  • Accident and Emergency at Blackpool Teaching Hospital
  • Community Midwifery and Women and Childrens Services.
  • Clinical research with an 80-strong team of nurses and doctors
  • Community nursing ans school nursing
  • Recovery and rehabilitation for a variety of conditions including brain injury, stroke and elderly care.
  • Sexual health and family planning services
  • Wellbeing and lifestyle including mental health services, heart health campaigns, and smoking cessation services.
  • End of life and palliative care.

Between April 1 2014 and March 31 2015 we treated 100,662 day cases and inpatients (elective and non-elective), 329,257 outpatients and had 83,303 A & E attendances. The total number of community contacts was 1,228,494.

The Trust houses a state of the art Simulation & Skills Facility that provides training for all grades of staff to improve the safety and quality of the service that we offer our patients.

We run a portfolio of in-house courses that can be accessed by all staff to enhance their professional development needs. The training is supported by the use of modern equipment including part task trainers for such skills as venupuncture and full body manikins for the practice of emergency drills.

An exciting and rewarding opportunity has arisen within both the Fylde & Wyre Community Neighbourhoods to appoint two Advanced Nurse Practitioners to work within our Care Home Service on a Fixed Term basis (November 2017 - March 2019).

Building on the previous success and work already undertaken with care homes across the locality you will be part of a dynamic team that will continue to strengthen the support offered to all care home residents (nursing and residential) and care home staff. This includes direct access to clinical advice, appropriate on-site assessment, advanced care planning/care planning, medication reviews and optimisation, dementia screening, chronic disease management, post discharge reviews and GP/Nurse care home rounds.

This role will involve close working relationships with service users, residential and nursing homes, community services as well as other team members and GP Practices.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

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Further details / informal visits contact

Alison Ricchiuti
Project Manager Fylde & Wyre
01253 955113

If you have problems applying, contact

01253 953281