Surgical Advanced Nurse Practitioner

NHS AfC: Band 8a

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NHS AfC: Band 8a
Full time 37.5 hours per week
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southport Hospital
Southport & Ormskirk
£40,428-£48,514 per annum
17/07/2018 23:59
Interview date

Working for Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust offers all the benefits of coast and country living with the convenience of big city life.

We have miles of unspoilt coastline on our doorstep, attractive commuter towns, picturesque villages and stunning countryside all within easy reach. Excellent transport links mean the vibrant, historic city of Liverpool is only a short journey away. Shops, bars, restaurants, museums, galleries, a World Heritage listed waterfront and, of course, two Premiership football teams makes this a destination for travellers from across the world.

The University of Liverpool has awarded us the status of University Clinical Education Centre in recognition of the high standard of training provided for students on placement to the Trust.

We pride ourselves in providing safe, clean and friendly care, and recruit to our SCOPE values. We also offer a range of family friendly options to staff.

Please note that all successful applicants to non-medical positions will be subject to a six-month probationary period.


Surgical Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Ormskirk Hospital


Full time 37.5 hours per week

Band 8a

£40,428-£48,514 per annum


Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust provides healthcare in hospital and the community to 258,000 people across Southport, Formby and West Lancashire.

Acute care is provided at Southport and Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk and District General Hospital. This includes adults’ and children’s accident and emergency services, intensive care and a range of medical and surgical specialities. Women’s and children’s services, including maternity, are provided at Ormskirk hospital.

The North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre at Southport hospital provides specialist care for spinal patients from across the North West, North Wales and the Isle of Man.

The Trust also provides sexual health services for the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton.

The Planned Care Business Unit is pleased to offer a unique opportunity for a skilled nurse to join this innovative team of Surgical Advanced Nurse Practitioners within its Surgical Assessment Unit due to open in July.

As part of this newly formed team you will work with colleagues providing a 24 hour service working within a surgical team providing first class care for surgical patients coming through the emergency pathway. Working within agreed protocols and clinical guidelines and undertaking health assessments you will use your knowledge, and skills to diagnose, treat and discharge patients.

If you have the proven skills and knowledge and can work autonomously and as a team player we would love to hear from you.

In addition to working part of a new and innovative team we can offer you further career development, clinical supervision, and flexible working arrangements.

This post will be subject to a standard DBS.


Advertising date: 3.7.18

Closing date: 17.7.18

Interviews: 7.8.18

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Kath Higgins Head of Nursing 01704 704444

Please be aware, that we may close a vacancy earlier than stated, should a sufficient number of applications be received, you are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.

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