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Advanced Nurse Prescriber

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year Based on full time hours
Closing date
4 Aug 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Southern Health Foundation Trust has an opportunity for an experienced Advanced Nurse Practitioner to join The Willow Group, a forward thinking and innovative GP group providing primary care services for 49,000 patients over 5 local sites in Gosport.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, caring and motivated professional with excellent clinical, organisational & communication skills, who has the ability to work autonomously.

The post holder will be an experienced nurse, acting within their professional boundaries, to support our on-going initiatives, which includes the Gosport Home Visiting Service and our Same Day Access Service. The post holder will also hold their own clinics and demonstrate critical thinking in the clinical decision-making process. They will work collaboratively with the general practice team and extended primary care team to meet the needs of patients, supporting the delivery of policy and procedures, and providing nurse leadership. They will look to develop new and innovative concepts, models, methods and practices to deliver new and improved primary care services to meet the needs of the practice population.

In order to work at this level, NMC requirements for advanced practice must be met.

Main duties of the job

The post holder is an experienced nurse who aspires to provide a responsive, safe, effective and caring service to patients requires initial history taking, clinical assessment, diagnosis, treatment and evaluation of care. They will demonstrate safe, clinic decision making and expert care, including assessment and diagnostic skills, for patients within the general practice.

Along with using a medical model to assess, diagnose and prescribe for acute medical conditions, the clinician will use a holistic approach to consider methods and interventions to prevent recurrence of problems and complete referrals to appropriate members of the wider multidisciplinary team.

The clinician will participate in, and influence efforts, across health and social services to shape multi-disciplinary pathways designed to support patient choice, improve quality of life, promote self-management and assure early intervention through proactive provision of care in or as close to the patients' own home as possible.

The role will include the provision of strong leadership to the team, including day to day leadership responsibilities, development and creative leadership, responsive leadership, enabling the team to achieve a 'well led' culture.

About us

Southern Health is one of the largest NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health and learning disabilities, as well as offering physical health community-based services.

With a workforce of more than 7000 and a footprint that spans more than 200 sites across Hampshire, we're wholeheartedly committed to providing the best possible healthcare, reaching a range of diverse communities, whilst placing patients and staff at the forefront of all our endeavours.

We are currently working closely with other NHS Trusts to integrate all our collective community, mental health, and learning disability services. Our new organisation, to be known as Hampshire and Isle of Wight NHS Foundation Trust, is set to launch in July 2024.

The transformation will happen in staggered stages Hampshire CAMHS, part of Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust joined Southern Health in February 2024, with Isle of Wight NHS Trust mental health and community services transitioning in early May 2024. The final combination of Southern Health and Solent Trusts is anticipated to occur in July 2024, when the new organisation will be formed.

Our new Trust will continue to cater to the unique needs of different communities, making healthcare across the county more accessible, as well as offering staff more opportunities for career development, training and partnership working.

Join us as we embark on this exciting journey to shape the future of healthcare in Hampshire.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.

We are happy to talk Flexible Working - all requests for flexible working options can be discussed as part of the interview process.

Person Specification



  • *Registered First Level Nurse
  • *Relevant nursing/health degree
  • *History taking and physical assessment course
  • *Clinical Supervision Training
  • *Independent and supplementary Nurse prescribing course
  • *Teaching and Assessing qualification ENB 998 or equivalent/ mentorship qualification PETALS

Employer details

Employer name

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust


Gosport Medical Centre

Bury Road



PO12 3AQ

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