NHS Lothian is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best.
To this end, NHS Lothian welcomes applications from all sections of society.
***PLEASE NOTE: We cannot accept late applications so please ensure your application is submitted early***
To undertake the role of an advanced nurse practitioner, utilising high levels of decision making and clinical judgment to assess and treat a diverse range of paediatric and adult patients presenting in General Practice.
Ensure that patient health needs are met through the provision of the diagnosis and the management of patient conditions through the assessment, treatment and review planning process in partnership with patients and families.
Provide specialist advice to healthcare professionals, other agencies, carers, clients and relatives. The ANP role encompasses that of expert clinician, educator, innovator and auditor.
To work collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary general practice team to meet the needs of patients, supporting the development and delivery of policy and procedures, development and implementation of nursing services and providing nurse and clinical leadership as required.
This post requires the post holder to have a PVG Scheme membership/ record. If the post holder is not a current PVG member for the required regulatory group (i.e. child and/or adult) then an application will need to be made to Disclosure Scotland and deemed satisfactory before they can begin in post.
*Please note this is a Trainee post, therefore Annex U applies*
For trainees covered by Annex U where the period of training lasts for between one and four years, pay will be as follows:
up to 12 months prior to completion of training: 75 per cent of the pay band maximum of the fully qualified rate;
more than one but less than two years prior to completion of training: 70 per cent of the pay band maximum of the qualified rate of the qualified;
more than two but less than three years prior to completion of training: 65 per cent of the pay band maximum for the qualified rate.
more than three years from completion of training: 60 per cent of the pay band maximum of the fully qualified rate. For further guidance on Annex U – follow the link:
ANNEX U – ARRANGEMENTS FOR PAY AND BANDING OF TRAINEES
For further information on what is included in the role and what skills/experience are being looked for, click on the links at the bottom of the screen to the job description and person specification. If after reading this information you have any questions please contact