Location
Shoeburyness
Department
North Shoebury Surgery
Advertising Salary
DOE
Function
Nursing
Careers Site Advertising End Date
02 Jul 2024
About the Role

North Shoebury Surgery is looking to welcome an experienced advanced nurse practitioner (ANP) into our busy practice, to support the clinical team in delivering outstanding patient care.  This role is offered on a flexible hours basis Monday - Friday.

The main responsibilities of the role include:
 
  • Delivering a high standard of patient care, using advanced, autonomous clinical skills and a broad, in-depth, theoretical knowledge-base;
  • Assessing, diagnosing and treating patients’ conditions, initiating direct referrals, as appropriate;
  • Providing expert advice to patients, carers and colleagues;
  • Developing innovative concepts, models, methods and practices, to help deliver improved primary care to our practice population;
  • Advancing patient health and well-being through the use of health promotion, health education, screening and therapeutic communication skills;
  • As an independent prescriber: to prescribe safe, effective and appropriate medication, as defined by current legislative framework;
  • Leading and undertaking research and audits;
  • Providing leadership, education and training to different healthcare professionals, staff and students;
  • As a vital part of our multidisciplinary team, you will have the opportunity to support and care for a diverse patient group.
Whether you have already developed a specific specialty or have an interest in doing so, we will support your ongoing career and training development.

About the Candidate
The successful candidate will:
 
  • be a registered general practice nurse, holding current registration with the NMC;
  • hold a recognised ANP qualification at master's level;
  • hold an independent prescriber qualification;
  • be able to work with a high degree of autonomy;
  • be confident in leading in a variety of settings: your leadership of others will also enable you to use and further develop your teaching and mentoring experience/qualifications;
  • be forward-thinking and will strive to develop innovative ideas and new ways of working, that address the health needs of the practice, whilst motivating and encouraging others to do the same;
  • be an excellent communicator and collaborator;
  • embrace opportunities to work and liaise with others, across multi-professional and multi-agency boundaries, in the interests of improving patient outcomes;
  • be consistently compassionate and respectful, placing a high value on the dignity of patients, relatives, carers and colleagues.

About Us
North Shoebury Surgery is based on Frobisher way, Shoeburyness SS3 8UT.  We were one of the first partnerships in Essex made up of a GP and ACP. The surgery is forward thinking and continue the thrive looking at various options to increase patient care within the community. We are passionate about our patients and care provided, we work closely with the PCN and utilise the additional services provided to help avoid hospital visitation.
 
We strongly support nurse training, and are looking to strengthen this in becoming a GP training practice in the future. The management team will support and help develop skills of staff and encourage and provide training where possible to progress within their roles. We support and train staff to the best of their abilities, we are a working family that work well together.
 
Our aim is to be the best we can be and stand out being proactive and productive within primary care, we want to be the surgery staff want to work with and encourage others to join us.
 
We also offer the NHS pension scheme and a minimum of  33 days FTE annual leave.  

 

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

Please note this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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