Advanced Nurse Practitioner - Home Visiting Service

31 Jul 2019
27 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Advanced Nurse Practitioner to join DHU within our Home Visiting Service. The Home Visiting Service is integrated with the LLR clinical navigation hub, night community nursing service. The aim of this service is to reduce inappropriate admissions to hospital by providing a rapid response injury and illness home visiting service for non-ambulatory patients who, if they are not visited rapidly are at risk of admission or attendance to secondary care.

What you will do;

You will work flexibly within the team providing high quality, responsive services. You will be confident and able to work autonomously, undertake clinical assessment, make referrals as required and give advice to patients across a wide spectrum of clinical conditions within the services provided by DHU Urgent Care (LLR)..

The post holder will have experience of the Urgent and Emergency Care services and or General Practice, show a proactive approach with a desire to improve patient care and be a team-player. It is a great opportunity to be a part of an organisation that is growing and can offer you a portfolio career and believes in developing and valuing its staff as much as the patients we care for.

The successful applicant will likely have:

* Substantial autonomous practice experience supported by the appropriate post registration qualification at MSc level.

* Evidence of substantial experience using advanced clinical examination and assessment skills within practice supported by the appropriate post registration qualification.

* Have successfully completed a course leading to the independent non-medical prescribing qualification.

* A broad and sound knowledge of complex and common conditions in primary care in both adults and children of all ages.

* Has experience in nurse-led clinics or emergency care centres, out of hours facilities or urgent/walk in centres.

* Substantial experience as an independent non-medical prescriber and is aware of current legislation governing practice.

* Skills in prescribing medication as a non-medical prescriber.

* Aware of current structures and developments in out of hours care, health and social care.

* Specialist clinical/technical skills.

What you will get in return;

* A Portfolio career in a variety of settings including - LRI Front Door, General Practice, Home Visiting, Telephone Advice and Urgent Care Treatment Centre

* Continuous NHS service will be honored if applicable

* Competitive salary and benefits

* An employer who is commited to employee development and staff care

DHU believe our workforce should be as diverse as the range of services we offer, and the communities we serve. We are committed to valuing and encouraging diversity throughout our workforce, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. As part of our mission we are dedicated to eliminating discrimination