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Nurse Practitioner

North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust
£25,655 to £31,534 a year pro rata, per annum
Closing date
8 Aug 2022

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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We have an exciting opportunity within our Older Persons Specialty, the County Memory Service are looking for a Band 5 Nurse Practitioner to join their team. This is a newly developed post within the service and therefore we are eager for the new candidate to really make this their own, ensuring this fits strategically with our aims within the Older Persons Speciality

The nurse practitioner post will appeal to new qualified nurses with an interest in Dementia.

The post will support a multi-disciplinary team in ensuring we deliver timely and comprehensive assessment and treatment of Dementia.

The post holder will be required to support the development of pathways in line with National and Regional guidance and will be required to work closely with our team leader and clinical lead.

Main duties of the job

The post holder is responsible for the delivery of care and for the supervision of non-registered staff who are carrying out all aspects of the caring process. The post-holder will assist in setting and maintaining standards of care, whilst maintaining effective integration with the multi-disciplinary team and assist with the facilitation of a collaborative approach to patient focused care.

About us

Our Trust is on an incredible journey of innovation and we'd like you to be part of it.

Our vision is 'To be Outstanding in all we do and how we do it.' Our teams pride themselves on compassion, team work and resilience. The Trust supports you by offering a flexible shift system including twilight shifts and compressed hours to support working families and our staff parking is free on all our main sites.

As an employee and representative of the Trust, you are required to demonstrate and uphold the Trust's Values. These are:

Proud to CARE:


Caring with compassion, it's about how we listen, what we say, what we do.


Friendly, welcoming, sharing ideas and being open


Taking personal and collective responsibility, being accountable for our actions


Striving for the best, for high-quality safe care and continually improving

Job description Job responsibilities

  • Registered Nurses will administer and manage medicines according to policy and local protocol. To assess patient response and provide advice and education to junior staff and both patient and carers I respect of prescribed medicines.
  • Provide support and guidance to junior or less experienced staff in the planning and delivery of care.
  • Maintain the therapeutic milieu, taking proactive approach, supervising and supporting others in the same. Planning clinical activity in accordance with the needs of the service.
  • Taking prompt action on changes in condition, liaising with other members of the clinical (Multi-disciplinary) team when necessary, reviewing nursing care and communicating any amendments to the care delivery.
  • Develop skills in respect of specific interventions that are appropriate to the clinical area, act as a lead in developing nursing practice in relation to this.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • oValid professional registered qualification
Experience Essential
  • oDemonstrate the ability carry out all care needs without direct supervision
Knowledge Essential
  • oAdhere to carry out all directorate procedures and follow professional guidelines during working practice

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