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Trainee Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

Employer
Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Liverpool
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
22 Jul 2024
The team at Liverpool Women's Hospital are working in partnership with the surgical team at Alder Hey Children's Hospital to deliver a single neonatal service across the city. This means we can offer exciting opportunities for trainee ANNP's to join the biggest team of ANNPs in the UK to work across the Liverpool Neonatal Partnership.

We are a dynamic, diverse and growing service renowned for high standards of clinical care, research and education.

If you are enthusiastic, flexible in your approach, innovative, highly motivated , wanting a challenge and have a commitment to providing excellence in neonatal care - this is the job for you.

As a Trainee ANNP at Liverpool Women's, you will be seconded to undertake a MSc programme in Advanced Paediatric and Neonatal Practice, validated by Salford University. Year one of the MSC programme includes specialty neonatal care modules, non-medical prescribing and clinical practice hours.

Continuing professional development is encouraged and you will be expected to participate actively in research, education, clinical governance, audit and guidelines. There are great opportunities for ANNPS looking for progression to further develop skills. You will be encouraged to develop all 4 pillars of advanced practice and be given opportunities to get involved in quality improvement and collaborate with leading paediatric and neonatal teams.

Main duties of the job

As a Trainee ANNP at Liverpool Women's, you will be seconded to undertake a Masters programme in Advanced Practice (Neonates), delivered by Salford University. This is a year long masters programme which includes speciality neonatal care modules, non-medical prescribing, research, dissertation modules, and ongoing clinical support of your emerging competence as an advanced Clinical Practitioner with a minimum of 500 clinical practice hours on the neonatal unit.

You will be supported for your clinical hours on the neonatal unit by our well established expert team of ANNPs and consultant Neonatologists.

On completion of the Masters you will undertake a supernumerary clinical role across the LNP partnership for a minimum of 12 months supported by a designated ANNP and wider clinical team, this is to consolidate your learning and prepare you for independent practice. You will follow an established clinical frame work supported by a portfolio, Lead Practitioner and Consultant supervision.

About us

Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust delivers the highest standards of care for women, babies and families. Each year we deliver over 7,500 babies, carry out over 49,000 gynaecological inpatient and outpatient procedures, care for over 1,000 poorly & preterm new-borns, perform around 1,000 IVF cycles and have over 4,000 genetic appointments taking place. We believe that this along with a strong dedication to research & innovation makes us the specialist health provider of choice in Europe for women, babies and families.

We have some of the leading experts in their field, which has been showcased on national TV and news, making our teams famous across the world for professionalism, skill & compassion.

The Trust is constantly innovating and evolving its services to provide the most cutting edge and modern care possible. As well as developing services on our current site we have long-term aspirations for the future. We have recently launched a number of new strategies which provide a detailed long-term plan for our services.

Check out why Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust is a great place to work using the links below:

Video: https://vimeo.com/556197652

Online brochure: https://www.liverpoolwomens.nhs.uk/media/4121/recruitment-pack-great-place-to-work-16pp-v4-final.pdf

Job description

Job responsibilities

Person specification (Trainee ANNP)

Criteria

Essential

Desirable

Qualifications and Training

Minimum 2.2 Honours Degree or evidence of potential to study at masters Level

Professional registration

NLS

Qualification in Speciality Intensive Intensive and Special Care of the Newborn

Mentor/teaching qualification

Leadership course/qualification

Experience

Significant experience of working in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Proven ability of working within a multi-professional team

Evidence of leadership at local organisational level

Experience of neonatal transport

Experience within adjacent services

Leadership course/qualification

Skills and Knowledge

Willingness to learn advanced clinical skills appropriate to area of practice

Evidence of a clinical based career path

Clinical audit experience

Research Skills

Personal Attributes

Motivated and self-directed individual with good organisational skills

Good communication skills verbally and written.

Ability

Flexible and responsive to the changing needs of the service to work well in a team

Ability to lead a team to support effective safe clinical care

Value Based Behaviours

Value

Linked behaviours

Care: we show we care about people

Listens and acts to the concerns of others to bring about improvements for people (patients and staff).

Shows empathy to others and a caring attitude to people (staff, patients and the public)

Ambition: we want the best for people

Motivates and coaches others to support them to develop their own capabilities and skills.

Links individual development needs with service goals.

Has the resilience to keep going in adversity and shows a can do attitude to deliver improvements for others.

Strives to ensure the role or service they deliver is the best

Respect: we value the differences and talents of people

Notice the suggestions of others even if you may not agree.

Provide constructive feedback.

Show appropriate professional standards at all time.

Concentrates on what is right rather than who is right.

Engage: we involve people in how we do things

Seeks feedback and input into decision making and service improvement for all people involved (patients, staff and the public).

Actively takes others views into account.

Shows a positive outlook to delivering the best service possible, and leads others by example.

Learn : we learn from people, past, present and future

Checks outcomes against plan.

Uses evidence and experience of others to inform improvements to services for patients and staff

Values, generates and uses evidence to lead future improvements

Mandatory Statements

1. This post is subject to a enhanced with barred list* CRB check

2. Liverpool Womens NHS Foundation Trust is committed to achieving equal opportunities in employment and has an Equality and Diversity Policy. You are expected to observe this policy in your behaviour towards: patients, work colleagues and the public.

3. In the course of your duties you may acquire or have access to confidential information which must not be disclosed to any other person unless in the pursuit of your duties or with specific permission given on behalf of the Trust.

4. You must ensure that you handle personal information in accordance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998.

5. You are reminded that, in accordance with the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, and subsequent legislation, you have a duty to take reasonable care to avoid injury to yourself and to others by your work activities, and are required to co-operate with the Trust in meeting statutory requirements.

6. In the interests of your development you will be expected to take a positive role in the Performance and Development Review (PDR) Process.

7. You must ensure that you adhere to the Trust Infection Control policies and procedures at all times. You have a duty of care under the Health Care Act to prevent the spread of infection.

8. Within the NHS, good patient care is reliant on the availability of complete, accurate, relevant and timely data. The quality of information will limit the capability to make operational decisions about the way care is planned, managed and undertaken. Poor information quality leads to poor decision making and may put service users at risk. High quality information means better, safer patient care. Where you are required to record data on any system, regardless of the type of media, you must ensure that is it up to date, accurate, complete and timely. Ensure that you feel sufficiently knowledgeable about the system you are asked to use and what is required of you in order to fulfil your task accurately. Where an error is created or discovered by yourself on any system which you cannot rectify, you must contact the relevant helpdesk / system owner or your Line manager. Please read the Data Quality Policy located on the Intranet and ensure you understand your responsibilities.

9. You must comply with all Trust policies and procedures and attend all necessary mandatory training.

10. This document provides an outline of the main responsibilities of the post. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of duties. Your job description will be subject to regular review with your Line Manager.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Minimum 2.2 Honours Degree or evidence of potential to study at master's Level
  • Professional registration
  • NLS
  • Qualification in Speciality - Intensive Intensive and Special Care of the Newborn


Desirable

  • Mentor/teaching qualification
  • Leadership course/qualification


Experience

Essential

  • Significant experience of working in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Proven ability of working within a multi-professional team
  • Evidence of leadership at local organisational level


Desirable

  • Experience of neonatal transport
  • Experience within adjacent services
  • Leadership course/qualification


Skills and Knowledge

Essential

  • Willingness to learn advanced clinical skills appropriate to area of practice
  • Evidence of a clinical based career path


Desirable

  • Clinical audit experience
  • Research Skills


Personal Attributes

Essential

  • Motivated and self-directed individual with good organisational skills
  • Good communication skills verbally and written.
  • Ability
  • Flexible and responsive to the changing needs of the service to work well in a team


Desirable

  • Ability to lead a team to support effective safe clinical care


Employer details

Employer name

Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Liverpool Womens NHS Foundation Trust

Crown Street

Liverpool

L8 7SS

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