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Advanced Nurse Practitioner Pain Management: Band 8a

Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust
£56,388 to £62,785 a year pa inc HCAS
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

Advanced Nurse Practitioner -Pain Management: Band 8a, permanent/full time

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to help shape the future of pain services? Are you looking for a demanding, fulfilling job that will truly make a difference to patient care? If so, this may be the job for you.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, compassionate, and suitably experienced specialist Lead nurse to join our dynamic and motivated Pain Management team at Epsom and St Helier NHS Trust. This is a senior post working as part of a multi-disciplinary team across inpatient and outpatient settings to deliver acute and chronic pain services.

Interviews: 15th June 2023

Main duties of the job

The role will encompass all aspects of acute and chronic pain management. One key aspect is to provide clinical leadership to the multidisciplinary pain team and expert professional advice to other professionals, multidisciplinary groups, patients and carers.

To provide managerial and professional leadership in providing a high quality, evidence-based pain service across Epsom and St Helier NHS Trust, meeting the needs of both inpatients and outpatients.

To ensure compassionate, safe, high quality clinical care is provided to patients and carers accessing the pain service by promoting and maintaining effective clinical governance, and by effectively leading staff by example and meaningful supervision.

The post holder will Lead and develop a pain management service that is responsive to changing requirements and informed by an understanding of local population health needs, agencies and networks.

They will practice autonomously using advanced practice skills to assess, treat and manage the patient's pain pathway providing patient-centred quality care.

They will be responsible for leading a pain service team of nurses to deliver specialist clinical practice, supervision and support with structured teaching for multidisciplinary professionals.

About us

We work as part of the St George's, Epsom and St Helier Hospital Health Group, with a shared leadership and increasing collaboration to develop stronger clinical and corporate services between two major providers serving Surrey and South West London.These partnerships are at the forefront of joining together health and care for local people, and part of the national NHS ambition to provide the best care locally.In autumn 2019, as an entire Trust, we moved up to become rated 'Good' by the CQC and we seek to continually improve. As part of that, we have secured �500m as part of the government's Hospital Infrastructure Plan to enable us to build a brand new Specialist Emergency Care Hospital in Sutton and finish the refurbishment of the existing buildings on the Epsom and St Helier hospital sites.We are committed to making all of our work places great places to work, with the right support and culture to help you excel. We spoke with more than 3,000 colleagues about what makes a good day at work and as a result introduced a new core value - 'Respect'. And as a result 'Respect' is at the heart of everything we do. This means we want everyone who works with us to be able to do the best that they possibly can with opportunities available for everyone to grow and develop.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached supporting documents Job Description and Person Specification which contain more information about the role

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse
  • MSc in Pain Management
  • Non medical prescriber
  • Teaching, mentorship qualification



  • Broad range of experience using specialist skills relevant to the role
  • Previous experience working within the pain management service
  • Leadership and service development experience
  • Extensive experience as a non medical prescriber

Skills and Knowledge


  • Clinical expert with excellent theoretical and practical knowledge of speciality
  • Ability to introduce and implement service development plans
  • Ability to utilise clinical evidence as an expert practitioner
  • Excellent communication skills

Values and behaviours


  • Put the patient first
  • Ability to collaborate and work as a team
  • Demonstrate commitment to improve and encourage excellence
  • Role model respect

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