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Venous thromboembolism VTE Advanced Nurse Practitioner

NHS AfC: Band 7

Main area
Patient Safety
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Part time: 30 hours per week
Job ref
188-NM2590-C
Site
Southampton General Hospital
Town
Southampton
Salary
£38,890 - £44,503 pro rata
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
20/01/2021 23:59

Are you an Advanced Nurse Practitioner looking for a new challenge? Want a role that involves face to face patient care alongside audit, service evaluation and quality improvement? Then the VTE Advanced Nurse Practitioner role could be the job for you. This post is 30 hours per week.

ABOUT THE TEAM

The VTE role sits within the Patient Safety Team, within our Trust Head Quarters division, covering core hours and is part of the anticoagulation team. There is scope to develop the VTE service within this role.  The role works closely with the haematology and patient safety team, but is independent and autonomous with its own daily workload. 

UHS has over 1000 inpatient beds and is a regional centre a large number of services including trauma, cardiothoracics and neurosciences. This means the workload is always varied and always interesting.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

As part of the anticoagulation team you will be responsible for leading audits and investigations into hospital VTE. You will work closely with the haematology and patient safety teams and assist in the running and management of nurse led clinics. This is an exciting time as there is scope to change the way VTEs are investigated in line with the new patient safety incident response framework.

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

We are looking for experienced practitioners who are capable of independent and autonomous working. We are looking for an individual who is looking for a new challenge and is interested in service development and has a passion for improvement. Experience in caring and managing patients who require complex anticoagulation management would be beneficial but is not essential- as training can be provided. Experience in service improvement/ project management would be beneficial.

WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU

As one of the largest acute teaching Trust’s in England, we can offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. We believe you deserve the best possible surroundings in which to do your job and we want to support you in doing your job to the best of your ability.               

As a Trust, we support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. You’ll have an opportunity to discuss this at interview. Our LiveWell and inspire programme offers opportunities, support and advice, including smoking cessation services, exercise and activity classes, and support for mental health.

UHS employees are able to access a huge range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata) on appointment, can access on-site nursery facilities (subject to availability), and we offer a generous pension scheme.

ABOUT OUR TRUST AND SOUTHAMPTON

UHS is rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care. 

Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and only an hour on the train from central London. The New Forest National Park and the beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than those in London, 13 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted and 13 nearby green spaces to enjoy.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 26th January 2021

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR TO APPLY

If you’re interested in applying for this role, we’d encourage you to get in touch using the contact information at the bottom of this advert with any questions or if you would like to arrange an informal visit. Alternatively, if you’re ready to apply, please follow the link below to complete an application.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Becky Bonfield
Job title
AKI Lead ANP
Email address
Becky.bonfield@uhs.nhs.uk
Telephone number
02381204693

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