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Specialist Nurse Practitioner

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum pro rata
Closing date
26 Sep 2023

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
The Care Coordination Team are motivated and passionate about providing high quality, evidence-based care to patients. Possessing a 'can do' attitude and a commitment to improving the way healthcare is delivered. We need exceptional individuals with a passion for delivering high quality care with a focus on patient safety.

We are now looking for a Specialist Nurse Practitioner to join the Care Coordination Team. We are a service that operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and want to expand on the work we do in ensuring patients in the community access the services they need. We support emergency services in directing patients to the right place of care and supporting our acute colleagues to discharge patients in an appropriate timeframe - ensuring continuity of care is delivered at home as required.

If you think you have what it takes or you are looking for a change and want to work more autonomously in a challenging environment, with opportunities for further career development then the community could be for you. The staff work closely with members of the wider multi-disciplinary teams and we will help harness your potential for excellent care delivery and service development.

You must hold a full UK driving license and have access to a car for work purposes.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be required to have experience in triage and care of the acutely ill adult, demonstrating competency in both rapid and holistic triage to ensure patients are signposted and referred to the correct service to meet their needs. Due to the nature of the role you must be confident in completing telephone triage and utilizing web based applications to complete video triage and remotely monitor patients. You must be IT literate and be able to work at a fast pace to meet demand.

The post holder will be required to complete face to face assessments for patients in their homes or an acute setting when required and therefore must be competent in elements of care delivery as required of a Specialist Nurse Practitioner. The post holder must have health assessment and prescribing qualifications.

About us

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust is one of the largest NHS trusts in the West Midlands providing primary, acute and community services and we are incredibly proud of the diversity of both our staff and the communities we serve. We are building a workforce that can help us to fulfil our values, improve the quality of care for patients, and solve the health care problems of tomorrow. We're passionate about the value that diversity of thinking and lived experience brings in enabling us to become a learning organisation and leader in delivering compassionate care for our patients.

We are delighted that we have been rated as Good by CQC. We have achieved numerous awards The Nursing Times Best Diversity and Inclusion Practice and Best UK Employer of the Year for Nursing Staff in 2020.

The Trust is a supportive working environment committed to creating flexible working arrangements that suit your needs and as such will consider all requests from applicants who wish to work flexibly.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description/Person Specification for a full detail of role and main responsibilities

Person Specification



  • Health assessment and prescribing (V300)

Drivers license/Car


  • Full UK driving license and car owner



  • Experience in clinical triage

Employer details

Employer name

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust


University of Wolverhampton Science Park

Glaisher Drive


WV10 9RU

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