Stroke Advanced Nurse Practitioner

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pa
Closing date
30 Nov 2023

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you someone who is passionate about Stroke and TIA management? Are you looking for a new challenge, with the opportunity to build on existing leadership and clinical skills ?

We are looking for a specialist to join our Stroke Practitioner and Specialist Nurse Team. We are seeking someone who is passionate about delivering high quality care to patients whilst empowering them to manage their condition.

We are looking to recruit a qualified band 7 stroke ACP or a band 6 trainee with a view to completing the ACP masters course to become a band 7 stroke ACP

Base Location: Bournemouth - but you may be expected to work across both sites.

Interview Date: TBC

Main duties of the job

As the successful candidate you will work within a team across Bournemouth and Poole. Sharing your stroke expertise with colleagues is also an essential part of this post, supporting those with less experience to build their specialist skills.

In addition, supporting the development of the service alongside the Team Leader and Stroke Nurse Practitioner colleagues will be a key part of this role. These developments are in line with national guidelines as well as clinical best practice and will require an innovative approach and working collaboratively with key professionals in the wider team.

If you are a band 6 applying for the band 7 trainee post, you would be fully supported to attend university and complete the course alongside your role over an agreed period of time

The working pattern will include weekend and bank holiday working as part of a shared rota.

To understand the role in more detail please read the full job description and person specification documents which are attached to this advert.

About us

UHD are investing in services across the Trust, with many being transformed and developed following merger and the New Hospital Programme.

Extensive transformation work has taken place to develop a fully merged University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust Stroke Service, providing high quality stroke and TIA specialist care for Poole and Bournemouth patients.

In some cases this means that a services may move site this year or next, either temporarily or long term. Recruiting Managers interviewing for this role will be happy to answer any specific questions that you have at interview.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To understand the role in more detail please read the full job description and person specification documents which are attached to this advert.

Person Specification



  • Demonstrable experience in stroke speciality (Minimum 3 years)
  • Evidence of managing patients on stroke/TIA and urgent care protocols/pathways


  • Experience or training in quality improvement ? Evidence of cri



  • NMC/HCPC Registered
  • Recognised teaching qualification



  • Demonstrable theoretical and practical knowledge of (stroke nursing in an acute setting)
  • Conversant with developments in Urgent care and ambulatory emergency care for older people and stroke services at national and local levels

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust



Castle Lane East



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