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ANP Lead Nurse

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£58,972 to £68,525 per annum
Closing date
11 Jun 2024

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Band 8B
Contract Type
Full Time
Leading a co ordinated and efficient service to patients.

Taking an active role in the education, training and development of Health Care Professionals to promote the objectives of the service.

Promoting early intervention with the most appropriate form of treatment/support which will lead to more effective management of the disease process and an improvement in the patient's quality of life.

Main duties of the job

Provide clinical advice and support with regard to the needs of patients, to all health care professionals.

Lead a service for patients.

Develop a more structured approach to service provision.

Continue to develop the skills of staff within the service.

Provide clinical expertise in furthering the development of the service, improving access, responsiveness, quality of care and cost effectiveness.

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


The Lead ACP is an autonomous practitioner responsible for providing direct clinical care to inpatients across the site including reviewing patients, ordering investigations, creating management plans, and prescribing. As an ACP, they are also responsible for facilitating learning for colleagues, demonstrating clinical leadership in their work area, and participating in audit and research activities. They will be a source of supervision and support for all grades of nurses and junior doctors.


The Lead ACP is responsible for management and delivery of the entire ACP workforce on the site ensuring the effective delivery of operational plans and trust priorities. They will work with other stakeholders to ensure delivery of regional and national strategies for advanced practice. The Lead ACP is responsible for developing advanced practice through education, clinical supervision and collaboration with other partners. The Lead ACP will provide assurance and subject expertise in relation to deterioration and resuscitation. They will also act as a clinical lead for the Medical Emergency Team and the Out of Hours Nurse Practitioner team.

Person Specification



  • Masters Degree
  • Active Professional Portfolio/relevant registration
  • Post-registration qualification in specialist area
  • NMP qualification



  • Demonstrable clinical experience in the management of patients within the area of specialism
  • Recent experience of service development



  • Clear understanding of nursing and policy issues
  • Experience of establishing positive working relationships with other disciplines



  • Development of strategy
  • Presentation at local and national level
  • Ability to provide comprehensive advice and support to patients and the health care team
  • Excellent written, verbal presentation and communication skills
  • Ability to negotiate and influence others
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Project management skills
  • Complex problem solving skills
  • Computer skills
  • Audit and Research skills

Employer details

Employer name

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust






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