Vacancy: Advanced Nurse Practitioner 


CQC Outstanding rated, award winning, progressive and well-organised teaching and training surgery

Advanced Nurse Practitioner required for GP Practice due to expanding list size in Forest Gate, London E7.

  • Part-time & full-time considered
  • Salary up to £62,000 (pro-rata) plus NHS pension
  • To start ASAP

Job Overview

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic Adnanced Nurse Practitioner with strong clinical and leadership skills who is passionate about providing high quality care and competent in managing chronic diseases, minor illnesses and telephone consultations. Come and join our friendly team of staff on a permanent basis.

Our innovative practice is in a fantastic position where we have the scope to consider both part-time and full-time applicants, providing you with the opportunity to apply for a role to fit around your current lifestyle. The successful Advanced Nurse Practitioner will be welcomed into our large primary care team of 13 Doctors, 3 Practice Nurses, 2 HCA’s, 2 Pharmacists and 16,000 patients and instantly become a valued member of staff.

Join our happy and dedicated team in providing quality care to a diverse population.

Essential requirements:

  • Nurse Practitioner qualification
  • Proven track record in primary care or Urgent Care Centre
  • Independent Nurse prescribing qualification
  • Able to work autonomously

We will provide you with:

  • 6 Weeks Annual Leave plus Study Leave
  • NHS pension
  • Indemnity fees paid
  • Individual training and development encouraged
  • Regular in-house educational sessions and mentoring
  • Modern air conditioned premises with excellent transport links

For an informal chat with one of the partners Dr Parmar or Dr Naqvi, please call 0208 221 3127

To apply, please visit NHS jobs

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Job Specification

  • Job title: Advanced Nurse Practitioner
  • Main purpose of post: An autonomous practitioner working independently of an in conjunction with other healthcare professionals to assess, diagnose and treat the conditions of patients attending within primary care initiating direct referrals as appropriate

Qualifications Required:

  • BSC degree
  • RGN / RN
  • Extended and Supplementary Nurse Prescriber
  • Teaching and Assessing in Clinical Practice
  • Women’s health including cytology (ENB 901 / 8103)
  • ENB 998 / Mentorship or equivalent teaching experience / qualification

How Identified: NMC registration check, Professional portfolio.

Special Knowledge / Experience Competences Required:

  • Minimum of 3 years NP experience
  • Telephone triage
  • Able to manage acute illnesses, long term conditions and minor ailments
  • Refer patients independently as appropriate
  • Arrange appropriate investigations
  • Interprets a range of diagnostic tests and routine clinical procedures
  • Studies experience within the clinical field
  • Demonstrate the application of evidence based practice
  • Able to demonstrate a depth and breadth of current issues and policies within the NHS and have the ability to translate into practice
  • Experience in leadership role and change management
  • Autonomous practitioner working independently and in conjunction with other healthcare professionals
  • High level of clinical skills and competency relevant to the role
  • Understanding and experience of interagency working and adult / child protection
  • Evidence of teaching / mentoring students / groups
  • Evidence of continued professional development
  • Experience of Clinical Governance and risk assessment
  • Experience in operating a recall system in general practice

How Identified: Application form, Interview, References

Practical & Intellectual Skills Required: 

  • Demonstrate high level of self-awareness i.e. strengths and weaknesses, personal qualities and skills
  • IT skills
  • Able to communicate with a range of people at all levels of the organisation
  • Demonstrate leadership behaviour in a variety of settings i.e. strategically and corporately
  • Competent prescriber
  • Evidence of innovation in practice

Practical & Intellectual Skills Desired: 

  • Family planning certificate
  • Implants and IUD fitting and removing

How Identified: Application form, Interview

Analytical and Judgemental Skills Required: 

  • Able to understand highly complex situations / information e.g. working with patients with acute, nonacute and chronic illnesses and using a range of skills to decide the best course of action from a range of options and consider the implications of each of these
  • Be able to manage clinical uncertainty
  • Be able to manage conflict

Planning and Organisational Skills Required:

  • Able to plan and organise own time and workload and cope with last minute changes
  • Organising others work patterns to meet changing demands in practice

Training and Education Required:

  • Provide education and training to other staff and students
  • Willingness to undergo education / training for both practice and service need
  • Willingness to work towards professional and performance objectives (appraisal)

How Identified: Application form, Interview, References

Depositon / Personal Required: 

  • Demonstrates motivation, reliability and commitment to team working and development of others
  • Flexibility, commitment and adaptability
  • Can demonstrate an ability to value others’ opinions

How Identified: Application form, Interview, References

Physical Skills Required: 

  • Fitness to do the job
  • Able to work within Manual Handling Policy
  • Keyboard skills
  • Hep B immune or willing to undergo immunisation course

How Identified: Health Screening

Communication Skills Required: 

  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Good record keeping skills
  • Conversant with GP software e.g. Emis Web

Management and Leadership Skills Required: 

  • Commitment to monitoring clinical skills
  • Understanding of accountability and responsibility
  • Understanding team development and team working
  • Commitment to teaching other members of PHCT
  • Commitment to own CPD
  • Enthusiasm for the post
  • Time management
  • Conflict management
  • Understanding and provides mentorship and supervision to colleagues and others
  • Flexibility essentia

The job specification will be subject to regular review and amendment