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Job reference: 137213
Salary: Band 8A (£53,513 - £57,767)
Job closing date: 22/02/2023
Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery
Location: NHS Forth Valley Sites
Employment type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: Up to 37.5
Job posted date: 08/02/2023
Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Forth Valley
Department: Out of Hours and Urgent Care Service

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We are looking for a highly experienced Advanced Nurse Practitioner to provide professional leadership and clinical practice supervision to our Out of Hours Advanced Practice team. Previous primary care or Out of Hours ANP experience and evidence of working in a community home visiting model or a care home visiting model are essential.

This role is appropriate for an ANP who is fully qualified and has consolidated knowledge with a breadth of experience. The post holder will have established an advanced knowledge of managing complex care presentations, providing autonomous and expert assessment, diagnosis and treatment to patients. The post holder will provide direct management of patients and also provide education, support and clinical supervision in the development of trainee ANP staff. In particular this post will support those trainees who will be undertaking house calls and/ or care home visits. Outstanding leadership skills are required to embrace the demands of this dynamic and challenging role. Evidence of a commitment to developing self and others is also essential.

This is an exciting opportunity to shape the future of the Out of Hours Service in NHS Forth Valley as we expand and develop the current Advanced Practitioner workforce.

Essential Credentials for band 8a:

  • Significant Advanced Practice Experience in Out of Hours, Primary or Community care
  • HEI accredited clinical courses
  • HEI accredited Independent Prescribing Qualification - V300
  • HEI accredited Clinical Examination & Advanced History Taking course
  • HEI accredited clinical decision-making module
  • Highly developed leadership skills
  • Prior experience in service and / or role development
  • Evidence of commitment to developing others

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

Informal enquiries welcome to Cheryl Johnson ANP Lead Out of Hours

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail, therefore please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders) and also your Jobtrain account for updates.

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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