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Staff Vacancy – Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Staff Vacancy – Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Posted on June 6th, 2022

 

KEITH HEALTH CENTRE

Advanced Nurse Practitioner (3 or 4 days per week)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Advanced Nurse Practitioner to complete our friendly team at Keith Health Centre, in Moray.  We are looking for a highly motivated individual to assist our clinical team, both in caring for our 7,300 patients, and supporting the GPs with the in-hours care of patients in a 16 bed community hospital.  We are a training practice with 5 GP Partners supported by 2 ANPs, practice nursing team, healthcare assistants, an administrative team and other allied health professionals.

The post holder will be expected to exercise a high degree of professional autonomy, and to have confidence in dealing with face to face consultations, patients with undiagnosed conditions, and the management of both acute and chronic conditions.    The position will comprise of a mixture of:

  • Triage
  • Surgery consulting
  • Home visiting
  • Supporting the clinical team in providing cover for the attached community hospital
  • Supporting the local nursing homes

Applicants must hold an advanced nurse practitioner qualification, be working towards this, or have other relevant, equivalent experience.  Possession of the independent, non-medical prescribing qualification would be an advantage.  Extensive post-registration experience is desirable, particularly within primary care.   Given the remit of the role, the post holder will be expected to have access to a car and hold a valid UK driving licence.

The successful candidate will also possess, and be able to demonstrate, excellent communication and organisational skills, be able to work well both independently and as part of a team, and be committed to continuous professional development.

Hours are negotiable between 27 and 36 hours per week.

Salary is roughly Band 7 equivalent, but is dependent on experience.

 

How to apply:  Please send a current CV with covering letter to: Lynn Ross, Practice Manager Keith Health Centre, Turner Street, Keith AB55 5DJ, or by email to lynn.ross5@nhs.scot  We will be happy to discuss the post by telephone or to arrange an informal visit.  Tel:  0345 337 9944.

Closing Date:    Friday 1st July 2022.  For further information on Keith Health Centre, and the advantages of working in the beautiful area of Moray, please visit Keith Health Centre and Visit Moray Speyside, Scotland