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Trainee Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year (Trainee post will be paid at Band 7 uplift to 8a on qualifying)
Closing date
28 May 2024
This post provides an exciting opportunity for an experienced, Qualified Nurse in Speciality Neonatal Nurse to train as a Advance Neonatal Nurse Practitioner. Successful candidates will commence on Band 7 salary uplifted to Band 8a on successful completion of the ANNP course

This role will be based at both Royal Derby Hospital and Queens Hospital Burton. Cross site working is expected.

Successful candidates will work collaboratively with Consultant and multi-disciplinary team to meet the needs of patients, supporting the delivery of policy and procedures, and providing nurse leadership as required.

A commitment to completing the ANNP course is essential.

Main duties of the job

Neonatal services at UHDB are provided across both the RDH and QHB sites.

RDH NICU is a 24 bedded Local Neonatal Unit providing 3 ITU, 4 HDU and 17 special care QHB NNU is a Special Care Unit providing 8 cots - 1 HDU and 6 Special Care plus stabilisation facilities . Both units form part of the EMNODN.

Both units work closely together to develop a wider service that encompasses the needs of our community. Across site we care for babies over 27 weeks gestation requiring all levels of care. We pride ourselves on our excellent standards of care and facilities. We have an open, honest and caring team approach, supporting Family Integrated Care and the encouragement of parents and families to be involved in the care of their baby from the beginning of their journey on our unit.

Families have access to an extensive Allied Health Care support team. There is a dedicated Paediatric Clinical Education Team who support the education and training of all nursing staff.

Closing date of applications: 26 May 2024

Interview date: 7 June 2024

About us

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

In return we will offer:
  • Development opportunities, including both professional and leadership development
  • On-going support through every step of the way from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond.
  • A variety of other staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes

Key Facts about our Trust:
  • We see on average 4810 OP appointments per day.
  • We are the 4th busiest Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients department in England - an average of 2077 per week.
  • An average of 1115 patients are seen in A& Es across our network every day - 3rd largest in the country.
  • Our hospitals admit an average of 195 emergency patients daily.
  • Last year we undertook almost 33,700 planned surgical operations in our 57 operating theatres.
  • We are one of only 7 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres.
  • We carry out more than 140 elective procedures each working day.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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Person Specification



  • Qualified in Speciality Neonatal Nurse with demonstrable QIS experience
  • Registered Nurse

Professional experience


  • Demonstrable experience as Band 6 Sister



  • NMC Registration
  • NLS

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Derby Hospital

Uttoxeter Road


DE22 3NE

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