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Advanced Nurse Practitioner

NHS AfC: Band 8a

Main area
Acute Medicine
NHS AfC: Band 8a
37.5 hours per week (Full Time)
Job ref
£45,753 - £51,668 AFC band 8a pro rota
Salary period
25/01/2021 23:59
Interview date

If there is a high volume of applications the advert may be closed early. Please apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role. (This does not apply to any medical staffing posts)

Important Information: University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust does not pay travel expenses for candidates attending interviews.


Job overview

The Medical Receiving unit sees a variety of medical patients.  The ANPs will run DVT clinics, see ward returners, referrals from GP's, 111 service and the Emergency Department. The MRU has  3 trolley cubicles and 3 ambulatory treatment chairs and we are currently open Monday to Friday 8-830pm. You will also be expected to work one day a month at a  weekend on the medical on call rota based on any of the medical wards in the hospital.

The ANPs work a selection  of early, late or 12 hour shift depending on rota needs.

Aspiring ANPs will also be considered for this post if relevant academic study can be shown. The successful candidate will start on a B7 until ACP Masters Degree is obtained. Then progression to 8a will follow.



Main duties of the job

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with a high level of experience looking to work in a dynamic, forward thinking Directorate. You will work alongside our existing team of nurse practitioners and the medical and nursing team in the day to day management of acute medical patients.

The successful applicant will have relevant training and experience working as an autonomous practitioner with skills in health assessment, prescribing and investigation analysis.

You will have leadership experience, excellent communication skills and evidence your continuing professional development. We are looking for a team player, passionate about patient experience. The successful applicant will be able to work on their own initiative, plan and deliver projects and act as a mentor/provide training to other staff . The role will also involve rotation to the Royal Stoke Hospital site.

Working for our organisation

The UHNM NHS Trust covers Royal Stoke Hospital in Stoke on Trent and County Hospital in Stafford. Royal Stoke a large acute teaching hospital, with a Turnover of £360 million. Located in Stoke on Trent and Stafford, UHNM is close to the M6, within commuting distance of culturally diverse major conurbations, such as Manchester and Birmingham and surrounded by rural pleasures, including the Peak District National Park.

Each year Royal Stoke cares for over 600,000 people providing emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care. It is a leading teaching hospital in partnership with Keele University and has a patient-centred clinical research facility providing state-of-the-art facilities.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

for a full description please see the attached person specification and job description, or please contact Allison Taylor via email:

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Registered Nurse on NMC Register
  • Degree level qualification in Nursing or health/nursing related studies or evidence of continuing academic progression in combination with equivalent experience
  • Independent Prescriber
  • ALS provider


Essential criteria
  • Minimum of 3 years post registration experience to include 2 years acute medical experience
  • Experience in a leadership role
Desirable criteria
  • Formal teaching to groups of staff

Skills & Knowledge

Essential criteria
  • ENB 998 or equivalent or experience of teaching the clinical areas
  • Evidence of senior nursing experience
  • Health Assessment/ACP modules at degree or masters level
Desirable criteria
  • Evidence of Masters level study
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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

Allison Taylor
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Additional information

Matron Allison Taylor