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Band 7 Nurse Practitioner / Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Job Reference: 313-A-20-86091-MA

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Community Health Services
£38,890 - £44,503

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1m people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Nurse Practitioner for Community Hospitals

Band 7 (during training)

(Staff undergoing the MSc in Advanced clinical practice will be eligible for promotion into Band 8a Advanced Nurse Practitioner role when they have demonstrated all job description competencies at Band 8a)



Leicestershire and Rutland community hospitals have instigated a pioneering and innovative approach to improving care delivery within the ward and community arena utilising Advanced Nurse Practitioners and Consultant Geriatricians. We recognise the benefits of advanced nurse practitioners leading patent assessment, management and interventional therapies and have the opportunity to expand our team.

Our progressive team is committed to improving clinical practice and facilitating care delivery. To assist with this we are looking for enthusiastic, highly motivated, pro-active practitioners with excellent interpersonal skills to develop into this role.

You must have experience in management of long-term conditions within acute or community setting, with a minimum of 5 years post registration with 2 years at band 7 and possess the Independent Non-Medical Prescriber Qualification (V300) or undertake the course. The successful candidate demonstrates personal and professional development, with the ability to practice autonomously and a flexible self-motivated attitude.

In return we will support your educational development and attainment of an MSc in advanced nurse practice.

The interview process will consist of two stages

Currently studying for a Masters in Advanced Practice - submit application only

Not currently studying - You will be required to submit a 1,000 word referenced essay which will be marked as part of the application process “The potential for development of ANPs within their clinical practice” with reference to relevant advanced nursing literature for marking. Please quote your application reference number on the top of your academic assignment and email to by the closing date

Stage 2 Selection interview

Closing Date for applications is 26th October 2020

Interview Date: Week commencing 12th November 2020

For further information or informal visit please contact Jonathan Dexter, Consultant Nurse Advanced Practice on 07881 583 135


We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients, and so some of our roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you as part of the recruitment process.

Details of our benefits, pledge and other important information about the application process, and working for us is contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, rosters are set in advance at a team level and you will be joining an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date. We will consider requests to vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider successful applicants for vacancies for the same post in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles the appointment of every new member of staff (excluding medical and dental staff) to a post is subject to a 6 month probationary period, details of which are in our Probation Policy.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our service users. To this end we actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups, including members of our black and minority ethnic communities. All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure at the required level will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary following commencement.

Requests from applicants to work alternative hours to those advertised may be considered.

Applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ within the local NHS, and meeting essential criteria will be given preference for interview over any other candidates who may apply for this post.

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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.

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

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