Lead Advanced Nurse Practitioner – NHS Scotland – Larbert

NHS Scotland

NHS Forth Valley have a multi-professional model of care to support frail people within acute settings. We are looking for a dynamic and innovative leader who has a passion to improve the care of our ageing and frail population. Applicants must be an experienced Advanced Nurse Practitioner and have knowledge and prior experience of managing patients with high clinical frailty scores and undifferentiated complex care presentations.

Applicants must demonstrate evidence of leading change and have shown commitment to developing others. These will be the key qualities required for this role as the lead ANP will provide professional and clinical supervision to our trainee Advanced Practitioners. Applicants must therefore be able to demonstrate evidence of their commitment to developing others.

The successful candidate will take on the operational management and professional leadership of our wider ANP team working within our acute frailty services. The post holder will require excellent communication skills and will work across professional boundaries within health and social care partnerships.

Essential Credentials for band 8a:

  • Significant advanced practice experience including managing complex care presentations in acute care, care homes or community hospitals
  • Highly developed leadership skills
  • Evidence of commitment to developing others
  • Evidence of working at Masters level
  • Post graduate education including the following:
  • HEI accredited Independent Prescribing Qualification – V300
  • HEI accredited Clinical Examination & Advanced History Taking course
  • HEI accredited clinical decision-making module (RAM / DDM or equivalent)​​​​​​​

Informal enquiries welcome- Consultant Nurse – Sharon Oswald: [email protected]

​​​​​​​The duties of this post require the successful candidate to be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme. More information on this scheme can be found at www.disclosurescotland.co.uk

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NHS Forth Valley is positive about disabled people and is committed to offering an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job. Please contact the Recruitment Office on 0330 041 4694 if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you with your application and/or interview.

NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

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