Advanced Nurse Practitioner Mental Health/Annex 21
HMP Shotts

Job reference: 056726

Location: HMP Shotts

Job closing date: 23/06/2021

Job posted date: 09/06/2021

Salary: Band 7 (£40,872 - £47,846)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: Mental Health

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Lanarkshire

The Advanced Practitioners will work autonomously across Primary, Community and Acute Services during the in and out of hours period, covering seven days including public holidays.  They will be responsible for the clinical decision making for the population including assessment and treatment of patients in across the Primary, Community and Acute settings.

The Advanced Practitioner will work closely with the multidisciplinary team (MDT)/medical staff including the OOH Hub and Acute Services.  Communicate on a daily basis about any patient they have seen overnight/ at weekend and who needs to be followed up by the GP / Acute Services during normal working hours

The Advanced Practitioner provides assessment,  clinical care and management of both stable and acutely unwell  patient and his/her family, making complex, autonomous decisions using advanced skills and knowledge, having overall responsibility for the assessment of care needs and the delivery of advanced care.   Medical telehealth/telephone support will be available when required from an identified source.

 As a trainee your pay is determined as a percentage of pay for qualified staff, in accordance with Annex 21 of the Agenda for Change terms and conditions.  On completion of your training you will be placed on either the first pay point of the appropriate pay band or the next pay point above your training salary. For more information please refer to the Agenda for Change Terms and Conditions of service handbook. 

Informal enquiries regarding the post will be welcomed by Paul Horn, Clinical Manager, on 01501 824052.

If you have any queries regarding the application form or recruitment process, please contact Lewis Melvin, Recruitment Administrator, on 01698 754361.

Please note: we anticipate a high level of interest in this position and may close the advert once a sufficient amount of applications are received.  Therefore, please make sure you complete and submit your application at an early stage.

Whilst this advertisement may be for a specific post(s) in a particular location, applicants who are shortlisted for interview may be considered for similar vacancies in alternative locations.


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