Advanced Nurse Practitioner

County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust
Chester Le Street
£43,742 to £50,056 a year per annum
Closing date
30 May 2023

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

We are looking to expand our team and have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, highly motivated, innovative and forward-thinking Advanced Nurse Practitioners (ANP) to provide clinical expertise in the assessment, development,planning, implementation and monitoring of patient care with the community hosptials across County Durham

The post holder will require specialist knowledge to demonstrate safe, competent clinical decision making and expert patient care including diagnostic skills

Be a lead specialist in a defined area of nursing care.

Provides education and training to other staff, students and/or patients/clients Undertakes research and leads clinical audits in own specialist area

Main duties of the job

Working alongside the Medical Practitioners and the Advanced Clinical Practitioner The post holder would be required to use clinical knowledge and experience combined with sound clinical reasoning to interpret information obtained from either patient, relative/carers or referring source in order to make clinical decision, provide differential diagnosis and create records to support during consultation period. Then in collaboration with senior decision maker agree most appropriate outcome for the patient and expedite.

About us

If you are being interviewed you must accept an interview slot in the system to continue, even if you have arranged with the manager

You must be able to produce ALL certificates stated essential in the person specification or you will not be able to complete pre-employment checks

To be eligible for Health and Care Worker visa sponsorship you will usually need to be paid at least �25,600 per year

We provide hospital services from two acute sites - Darlington Memorial Hospital and University Hospital of North Durham. We have a centre for planned care in Bishop Auckland and provide care from community hospitals in Chester-le-Street, Shotley Bridge, Barnard Castle, Sedgefield and Weardale as well as over 80 other community based settings and providing care in patients' homes.

At County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust our aim is to always deliver excellent care with compassion to deliver the highest quality of care our patients deserve. We value the personal skills, experiences and qualities that individuals bring to the Trust; creating an inclusive working environment to attract talented people who feel motivated, involved and able to influence the future direction of our services.

We particularly welcome applications from disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as BAME and disabled people are currently under-represented

Full Job Descriptions can be found in the adverts supporting documents

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be a clinical role model and have the willingness to develop the team as well as your own professional growth. You will be strong, motivated and enthusiastic, with excellent leadership skills and the ability to problem solve effectively. The successful post holder should be an excellent communicator with all stakeholders and a must for this role is positivity and the ability to be proactive .

Person Specification



  • Knowledge, clinical skills and experience in older persons management


  • Frailty/older persons care

Statutory Registration


  • Active 1st Level NMC Registration



  • Evidence of professional development Educated to Degree level or working towards. Teaching and mentoring qualification. Clinical skills course. Non-medical prescribing or a willingness to undertake

Special Skills & Knowledge


  • Experience working at Nurse Advanced Level or demonstrates ability to progress to this level . Has acquired the experience and training to support the above requirements. Excellent Communication skills

Special Requirements


  • Ability to work hours flexibly when service needs require Ability to travel independently across sites to fulfil the requirements of the post

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