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Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner ( ANP ) - Band 8b

Job Reference: 218-LH-NM-837755-B

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
UHCW, Coventry
£47,092 - £58,217 per annum

Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner ( ANP )

We are looking to recruit an experienced, enthusiastic and motivated Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner ( ANP ) to join our current team at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust.

The post would be located within the Women’s and Children’s Department which opened in December 2004 in the new 1100 bed University Hospital, Coventry. The neonatal department provides a NICU service in Coventry within the Central and Trent ODN.

The successful candidate will work exclusively in Neonatology and exercise advanced clinical expertise, levels of judgement, discretion and decision-making in clinical care. You will be part of a team committed to providing excellent teaching and training at undergraduate and postgraduate level, leadership in quality improvement and participation in quality research programmes. You will contribute to the Medical Tier 1 and Tier 2 rotas.

Newborn Services

The Trust has a large perinatal unit with a delivery rate of 6,200 babies per year. There are 11,000 deliveries per year across Coventry and Warwickshire, for which University Hospital, Coventry, provides the majority of level 3 neonatal intensive care.

The purpose built Neonatal Unit has a capacity of 8 Intensive Care cots, 8 High dependency cots and 11 Special Care Cots and 6 Transitional care Cots. There are plans in place for further expansion of special care and transitional care cots. The unit is one of the two designated network neonatal intensive care units for the Central Newborn ODN and provides 3500 Level 1 and 2 and 5500 Level 3 cot days per year. Experienced and well trained Specialist Neonatal Nurses, 7 ANNPs, Midwives and Nursery Nurses staff the unit. There are approximately 650 babies admitted and 200 ventilated per year.

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Recruiting to Values
To ensure that we provide world-class patient care, UHCW recruits people that can demonstrate the Trust’s Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment, which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trust’s Values and Behaviours Framework and Values Based Recruitment Factsheet which can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.
The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trust’s Values and associated Behaviours.
You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Rose Blake Rose,

The Trust is committed to Equal Opportunities within the workplace; all applicants who have a disability and who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be interviewed. Where a post has an overwhelming response, this Trust may use random selection in order to reduce numbers to interview, any disabled applicants will automatically be guaranteed an interview and will be exempt from this process.

If you are identified as the successful applicant and are currently not being paid by the Trust (new starter), depending on you level of exposure with patients you may be required to undertake a Standard or Enhanced DBS. The cost of this check will be charged to you and will be deducted from your salary over the first three months of employment at the current rate.

If you are short-listed for this post you will be contacted by the Resourcing Department via email. Due to the high volume of applications for some posts, we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful, if you do not hear from us within four weeks of the stated closing date for the post, please assume that you have not been successful with that specific application.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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