Job reference: 135105
Location: Stirling Community Hospital
Job closing date: 31/01/2023
Job posted date: 24/01/2023
Salary: Band 7 (£43,422 - £50,506)
Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery
Employment type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: Up to 37.5
Department: Portfolio Team
Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Forth Valley

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Advanced Nurse Practitioner (or *Trainee)

Up to 37.5 hours

*Salary: Band 7 Annex 21 for Trainee ANP

We are seeking a highly motivated practitioner with a passion to improve the experience of our ageing and frail population. The post holder must have knowledge and prior experience of managing patients with high clinical frailty scores and undifferentiated complex care presentations. Excellent communication skills are essential to communicate with patients and carers regarding clinical conditions and to lead sensitive discussions around anticipatory care planning and end of life care. As part of integration the role will involve working across organisational boundaries and in partnership with other health and social care teams.

The successful candidate will join a team who focus on the assessment and treatment of our frail and older patients presenting with any acute deterioration in our care homes and intermediate care settings over 7 days.

We may also consider applications for trainee posts and will support the development of individuals to meet advanced practice competencies using a triangulation approach of academic courses, professional supervision and clinical practice supervision. Applicants for trainee posts should have demonstrated evidence of undertaking courses relevant to the advanced practice pathway.

Essential Qualifications for band 7:

  • HEI accredited Independent Prescribing Qualification - V300
  • HEI accredited Clinical Examination & history taking course
  • HEI accredited clinical decision-making module​​​​​​​

Highly Desirable

  • Previous advanced practice experience
  • Experience in autonomous practice in primary care such as home visits or care homes

Applicants should have or be working towards the following skills / qualifications

  • Post graduate diploma in advanced practice

Informal enquiries to:

Claire Stanners: Lead ANP

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

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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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