Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£58,698 to £65,095 a year per annum inclusive pro rata
Closing date
4 Jun 2023

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Band 8A
Part Time
Are you a dynamic & visionary qualified Advanced Nurse Practitioner?

Do you have demonstrable skills and experience in paediatric haematology/oncology?

We have an exciting opportunity for a 12 month secondment/fixed term Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ANP) within Safari Day Care.

Suitable candidates will be enthusiastic, autonomous team players who will work alongside the medical and ANP team and in partnership with the Ward Sister, Practice Educator, Safari nursing team and Matron to enhance the patient experience.

We are welcoming applications for a fully qualified Advanced Nurse Practitioner with demonstrable clinical experience to be a key player in developing practice and setting standards for Advanced Nurse Practitioners in this specialist area of practice.

If you are interested in this role, please contact:Renate Tulloh (Advanced Nurse Practitioner - Safari) | 020 7405 9200 ext 6305 |

Emma Gilbert (Interim Head of Nursing and Patient Experience. Blood, Cells and Cancer) | 020 7405 9200 ext 5894 |

Main duties of the job

As a highly skilled individual joining the team, we expect you to be driven by the highest standards of care for children and their families to ensure all care is safe, of high quality and effective. Children and young people and families will see you as an expert in your field, having advanced communication skills, expert clinical skills, having the ability to educate and support, as well demonstrating the 4 pillars of an Advanced Nurse Practitioner.

The secondment provides an excellent opportunity for an experienced ANP to explore new areas of work and develop further skills in clinical assessment, decision making, consenting, nurse prescribing and nurse led care. Additional duties include:
  • Providing effective clinical leadership, expertise and advice to support the delivery of high-quality nursing care
  • Providing advanced clinical care through health assessment, initiation of treatment, formulation and monitoring of care programmes to children and young people with cancer within an agreed scope of practice
  • To learn about and with supervision/consultation with the Safari Specialty Lead or Safari or Haem ANP make changes to treatment plans
  • Facilitating the development of evidence based clinical practice through improvement, research and audit
  • To be an expert clinical resource for other healthcare practitioners which includes transferring own clinical experience and knowledge to the haematology/ oncology team

About us

GOSH is committed to recruiting the best person for the job, based solely on their ability and individual merit as measured against the criteria for the role through a process that is fair, open, consistent and free from bias and discrimination.

We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture where all staff are valued, respected and acknowledged. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, disability status or length of time spent unemployed.

We particularly welcome applications from BAME communities, people with disabilities and/or long-term health conditions and LGBT+ community members.

We have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants and employees are treated fairly and consistently. We are proud to be accredited as a Disability Confident Employer, a member of Business Disability Forum and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.

We have active and Executive supported BAME, LGBT+ and Allies, Disability and Long-Term Health Conditions and Women's staff networks. Staff networks are employee-led groups formed around interests, issues and a common bond or background. Staff network members create a positive and inclusive work environment at Great Ormond Street Hospital by actively contributing to the Trust's mission, values and efforts specific to inclusion. All of our staff networks are open to any employee.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience, and knowledge required. For both documents, please view the attachment/s below.

Person Specification

Culture and Values


  • Our Always values: Always welcoming | Always helpful | Always expert | Always one team
  • Knowledge and understanding of diverse backgrounds and perspectives
  • Understanding of Diversity and Inclusion challenges in the workplace.

Academic/Professional qualification/Training


  • NMC Registered Nurse (Child)
  • Relevant Honours degree
  • Master's degree in advanced nursing practice or National diploma in ANP
  • Non-Medical Prescribing qualification
  • IRMER Training for non medical prescribers
  • Evidence of ongoing, dynamic, CPD, with demonstrable clinical competencies, relevant to area of clinical practice


  • Attendance on a clinical leadership programme



  • Relevant experience in a relevant children's healthcare environment
  • Thorough knowledge relevant to the specialty / department / field of practice
  • Knowledge of professional and current issues in children's nursing and healthcare
  • Experience of utilizing research and audit
  • Evidence of working with children / young people and families to improve patient experience
  • Experience of developing practice standards, clinical audit, benchmarking and clinical / quality improvement
  • Understanding of change management, audit and research methodologies
  • Experience of handling clinical incidents and complaints and implementation of subsequent learning
  • Safeguarding Children procedures



  • Professional credibility, relevant paediatric clinical skills
  • Demonstrable interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Effective communication and listening skills
  • Able to work autonomously
  • Demonstrable managerial and organizational skills
  • Effective written and presentation skills
  • Effective team player, able to maintain constructive working relationships
  • Able to contribute to the development of and implementation of the trust strategic Vision for Nursing
  • Evidence of personal insight and sound judgment and problem solving
  • Self-discipline and good time management
  • Ability to delegate and prioritise
  • Appraisal skills
  • Computer literate (word processing. PowerPoint presentation)
  • Effective teaching, training and preceptorship skills
  • Able to utilize audit and research evidence to support changes in practice
  • Able to work across professional team and organizational boundaries
  • Quality improvement, practice development and service improvement skills

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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 (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust


Great Ormond Street Hospital

Great Ormond Street



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