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Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Abbey Medical Centre

Closing Date 14-12-2018
Contact Email lyndsey.wheeler1@nhs.net
Organisation Abbey Medical Centre
Location Beeston
Salary Negotiable depending on experience

General Practice in the UK is currently undergoing many necessary changes in response to the health needs of our generation. With this in mind, we at Abbey Medical Centre see the need to develop the skill mix within our busy practice. After employing our first Advanced Nurse Practitioner in 2017 in a part-time role we have seen the immense clinical benefit this has brought to both the practice team and our patients alike. We would like to employ a second Advanced Nurse Practitioner to further develop this service (@ 16 hrs a week over Monday & Tuesday)

What we are looking for:

  • Advanced Nurse Practitioner (with appropriate qualifications)
  • Independent Prescriber (Or in the process of working towards this)
  • Candidate to be register with NMC

Role to Include:

  • Telephone triage and appropriate management of appointments
  • Face to face consultations (confident with history taking, examination, diagnosis and initiation of treatment)
  • Home visits
  • Managing own administration tasks

And really importantly:

  • Someone with commitment/passion to work in a practice with a varied patient population
  • We see the ideal candidate as someone with a good sense of humour, varied interests and great team working skills

What we offer:

  • Salary negotiable depending on experience
  • 5 weeks Annual Leave plus BH pro rata per annum
  • 1 week study leave pro rata per annum
  • NHS Pension
  • Indemnity
  • Commitment to support successful candidate with further learning as deemed appropriate

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Debs Smith, Practice Manager on 0115 925 5323 or email to Dr. Lyndsey Wheeler – Lyndsey.wheeler1@nhs.net