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Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£58,698 to £65,095 Per annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
3 May 2024
We're changing lives, including yours.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.

We are inviting applicants to join our well established and dynamic team of Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioners (ANNP). The successful candidate will already be a qualified ANNP through completion of the MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice.

You will have excellent and up-to-date clinical skills, knowledge and understanding of the needs of the sick neonate and their families. You will also be able to prioritize, use your own initiative, thrive under pressure and manage difficult situations effectively to ensure the provision of excellent patient care within the unit.

Main duties of the job

Our neonatal services are embedded in a state of the art unit situated immediately opposite Warren Street Tube station. We are ideally located in central London to enable you to access good transport links both nationally and internationally, which makes us perfectly positioned for when you are off duty too, as we're located right in the heart of London's West End.We are a busy level three neonatal unit with close links with the other UCLH specialist hospitals and Great Ormond Street Hospital. Currently we care for 21 intensive / high dependency care babies including neurological cots for infant cooling, cardiology, complex deliveries - including EXIT procedures. The Unit also has 12 Special care cots and 12 transitional care beds.

If you are dedicated to contributing to a team delivering excellence in neonatal care/family integrated care and serious about pursuing a rewarding career at UCLH, the neonatal unit is definitely the place for you. You will be joining an enthusiastic, friendly, motivated multidisciplinary team working within an internationally acclaimed Centre of excellence for neonatal and maternity care.

About us

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) is one of the most complex NHS trusts in the UK, serving a large and diverse population. We provide academically led acute and specialist services, to people from the local area, from throughout the United Kingdom and overseas. Our vision is to deliver top-quality patient care, excellent education, and world-class research.

We provide first-class acute and specialist services across eight sites:
  • University College Hospital (incorporating the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Wing)
  • National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental Hospitals
  • University College Hospital Grafton Way Building
  • Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine
  • University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre
  • The Hospital for Tropical Diseases
  • University College Hospital at Westmoreland Street

We are dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of many complex illnesses. UCLH specialises in women's health and the treatment of cancer, infection, neurological, gastrointestinal and oral disease. It has world class support services including critical care, imaging, nuclear medicine and pathology.

At UCLH, we have a real 'One Team' ethos, and our values - safety, kindness, teamwork and improving, are central to the way we work. This is supported by our staff, who voted us as the #1 NHS Acute Trust to work for in the whole of England.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For the full Person Specification and more information regarding the main responsibilities of this role, please refer to the attached Job Description.

We are committed to sustainability and have pledged to become a carbon net zero health service, embedding sustainable practice throughout UCLH. We have set an ambitious target of net zero for our direct emissions by 2031 and indirect emissions by 2040.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse Part 1,12
  • ENB 405 or equivalent
  • A19 Course or equivalent
  • ENB 998 or equivalent
  • Educated to Masters Level
  • NLS course
  • Non-medical prescribing course or willingness to work towards


  • LEO course
  • RSCN or RM

Patient Care


  • Able to work on/under own initiative
  • Exercise independent clinical judgement within framework of agreed protocols
  • Lead and practice at an advanced level

Professional Development & Education


  • Demonstrates evidence of professional development
  • In depth knowledge of current neonatal issues
  • Experience working as a preceptor/facilitator
  • Experience in teaching members of the multidisciplinary team and responding to learning needs
  • Commitment to ongoing implementation of the Trust nursing & midwifery strategy, CNO 10 key roles and relevant NSF's.
  • Ability to work across organisational and professional boundaries

Audit and Quality


  • Understands importance of audit and able to apply audit processes to improve clinical practice
  • In-depth understanding of quality issues including clinical governance

Other requirements: (e.g. shift work, unsociable hours)


  • Evidence of good written and oral communication skills.
  • Flexible approach to shift patterns
  • Understanding of equal opportunities
  • Able to articulate reasons for desire to work in this clinical area at this grade
  • Demonstrates understanding of the importance of working as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Coping strategies for working in a highly stressful environment
  • Willing to work on established I.T. systems
  • Proficient in powerpoint presentation skills
  • Willing to complete all mandatory training
  • Ability and initiative to develop specialist areas of interest

Employer details

Employer name

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Wing University College Hospital

25 Grafton Way



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