Job Description

Job reference: 082375

Location: NHS Lothian

Job closing date: 09/03/2022

Job posted date: 09/02/2022

Salary: Band 7 (£40,872 – £47,846)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: Primary Care

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Lothian

NHS Lothian 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 Lothian welcomes applications from all sections of society.

***PLEASE NOTE: We cannot accept late applications so please ensure your application is submitted early***

​​​​​​​To undertake the role of an advanced nurse practitioner, utilising high levels of decision making and clinical judgment to assess and treat a diverse range of paediatric and adult patients presenting in General Practice.

Ensure that patient health needs are met through the provision of the diagnosis and the management of patient conditions through the assessment, treatment and review planning process in partnership with patients and families.

Provide specialist advice to healthcare professionals, other agencies, carers, clients and relatives. The ANP role encompasses that of expert clinician, educator, innovator and auditor.

To work collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary general practice team to meet the needs of patients, supporting the development and delivery of policy and procedures, development and implementation of nursing services and providing nurse and clinical leadership as required.

This post requires the post holder to have a PVG Scheme membership/ record. If the post holder is not a current PVG member for the required regulatory group (i.e. child and/or adult) then an application will need to be made to Disclosure Scotland and deemed satisfactory before they can begin in post.

For further information on what is included in the role and what skills/experience are being looked for, click on the links at the bottom of the screen to the job description and person specification. If after reading this information you have any questions please contact: Jenny Hickey, Clinical Nurse Manager

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