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Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum
Closing date
27 Sep 2023

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Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Infectious Diseases/ Clinical Pharmacology Team as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner. The position is full time position, working pattern 0900 - 1700 Monday to Friday.

You should have a keen interest in providing high quality harm free, patient centred care in a busy, fast paced, ever changing and often challenging environment.

Candidates will be expected to have (or be working towards) relevant Masters Level Study which includes a minimum of Clinical Examination and Diagnostics and Non-Medical Prescribing (V300) qualification.

This post is for a qualified independent Advanced Nurse Practitioner however, we will consider a trainee position for the right candidate as an Band 8A Annex U 21, with the opportunity to complete a funded Apprenticeship MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice within an allocated time frame.

To be considered for a trainee position you will be an established Registered Nurse with experience of working at Band 7 level or above with a minimum of 3 years' relevant clinical experience in Infectious Diseases/ Clinical Pharmacology or a related acute medicine and evidence of continuing professional development at Level 7.

Main duties of the job

For this role you will need to,
  • display a positive, professional and non-judgmental attitude
  • demonstrate excellent communication skills
  • promote and monitor safe and effective practice
  • enhance the patient/client experience
  • contribute to the delivery of the organisation's objectives
  • be open to change and have the drive and commitment to aim to get it right for every patient every time.

In return for your motivated and caring approach we will offer strong commitment to your personal and professional development. If you can prove you are compassionate, and have strong and clear communication skills please contact us today and join one of the hardest working but most friendly teams in nursing.

About us

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was created on 1 October 2019 following the merger of two adult acute Trusts, Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust.

The merger provides an opportunity to reconfigure services in a way that provides the best healthcare services to the city and improves the quality of care and health outcomes that patients experience.

The Trust runs Aintree University Hospital, Broadgreen Hospital, Liverpool University Dental Hospital and the Royal Liverpool University Hospital.

It serves a core population of around 630,000 people across Merseyside as well as providing a range of highly specialist services to a catchment area of more than two million people in the North West region and beyond.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Undertake history and physical examination to accurately assess the patients condition. Critically analyse findings to form a diagnosis and develop appropriate treatment plan and discharge patients safely.
  • Order, interpret and act upon relevant diagnostic tests and procedures.
  • Interpret, convey and relay complex and conflicting information to MDT members/patients/relatives in possibly stressful situations, which may be delicate or offensive in nature i.e. breaking bad news.
  • Act as a clinical expert providing continuous support to the nursing staff and other MDT members within and outside designated area of work.
  • Act autonomously admitting and discharging patients.
  • Prescribe medication in accordance with current legislation and trust policy.
  • Maintain comprehensive, contemporaneous and accurate nursing/medical records and documentation,.
  • Effective management of acute life-threatening conditions/ the deteriorating in accordance with current ALS guidelines.
  • Act as a role model through demonstration of high standards of practice.
  • Participate in multidisciplinary ward rounds, case conferences, clinical and audit meetings.
  • Provide evidence-based specialist knowledge and advice to patients, families/carers throughout the patients journey to meet their physical, emotional and psychological needs.

  • Critically engage in research activity, adhering to good research practice guidance, so that evidence based strategies are developed and applied to enhance quality, safety, productivity and value for money.Evaluate and audit own and others clinical practice, selecting and applying valid, reliable methods, then acting on the findings.Actively identify potential need for further research to strengthen evidence for best practice.Disseminate best practice research findings and quality improvement projects.

Leadership and Management
  • Pro-actively initiate and develop effective relationships, fostering clarity of roles within teams, to encourage productive working.Role model the values of their organisation/place of work, demonstrating a person-centred approach to service delivery and development.
  • Evaluate own practice, and participate in multi-disciplinary service and team evaluation, demonstrating the impact of advanced clinicalpractice on service function and effectiveness, and quality.Lead new practice and service redesign solutions in response to feedback, evaluation and need, working across boundaries and broadening sphere of influence.
  • Continually develop practice in response to changing population health need, engaging in horizon scanning for future developments.Demonstrate receptiveness to challenge and preparedness to constructively challenge others, escalating concerns that affect individuals, families, carers, communities and colleagues safety and well-being when necessary.

For further information please contact Ben Metcalfe Infectious Diseases Advanced Nurse Practitioner or Dr Paul Hine, Infectious Diseases/ GIM Consultant.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse/Registered Midwife, current NMC registration
  • Masters Degree or equivalent in relevant discipline
  • Teaching and assessing qualification
  • Relevant post registration qualification/equivalent.
  • Nurse Prescriber
  • Evidence of participation in audit and research



  • Demonstrable relevant experience within the speciality
  • Evidence of effective management
  • Evidence of effective leadership skills
  • Evidence of staff development
  • Evidence of change management
  • Evidence of application of current nursing issues and developments



  • Understanding and application of healthcare governance



  • Excellent communication skills
  • Committed to delivering high standards of patient care
  • Basic IT skills, including e-mail and word processing



  • Supportive of colleagues
  • Enthusiastic and motivated with the ability to motivate the team
  • High level of personal and professional credibility
  • Act as role model for nursing staff

Employer details

Employer name

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Liverpool Hospital Site

Prescot Street


L7 8XP

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