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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 07/07/2022.

Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner - Band 8A

Job Reference: 427-FSS20220629

Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust
Paediatrics Medical Staff
£47,126 to £53,219 per annum

The Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust provides acute treatment and care for a catchment population of around 500,000 people in Bath, North East Somerset and West Wiltshire. We provide 759 beds and a comprehensive range of acute services including medicine and surgery, services for women and children, accident and emergency services, and diagnostic and clinical support services. The CQC recently rated the care we provide as outstanding .

New colleagues can look forward to a warm welcome and a future full of opportunities at our Trust. You will work alongside high calibre staff, many of whom have a national and international reputation for specialist expertise and world-class care, focusing on providing the best services to our patients. Our values are simple; Everyone Matters, Working Together, Making a Difference, and represent our aspiration for the type of hospitals we want to be.

Bath is a wonderful place to live and work. Our main hospital site is 1.5 miles from the city centre and is served by great transport links including Park & Ride services and the national cycle route 24, 244. Bath offers excellent leisure and shopping facilities, and a thriving cultural scene.

Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner - Band 8A

Are you an Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner who is looking for a change?
Then please come and join the ANNP team at the Dyson Centre for Neonatal Care.

Our ANNP team cover a Tier one and Tier Two rota that supports the medical rota. As part of our team you would be expected to work a mixture of days, nights and weekends.
There may be the opportunity to work on the Tier Two medical rota dependent upon previous clinical experience.

The Dyson Centre for Neonatal Care is a purpose built Local Neonatal Unit with 21 cots, comprising of intensive, high dependency and special care and a pathway for transitional care, enabling babies to remain with their mothers. As a neonatal unit we care for babies from 27 weeks upwards and are part of the Southwest Neonatal Operational Delivery Network (SWODN).

The LNU has a comfortable environment for all, with plenty of space for the babies to thrive in and for parents and families to spend time with their newborn and has won awards for sustainability and architecture.

As a workforce, we work closely with medics, nurse and midwifes and have friendly and professional working culture. We remain proud of our positive ethos towards both our patients, families and our staff.

As an ANNP you will work in the LNU providing all aspects of neonatal care. You will work across the maternity service providing neonatal services to newborn babies. You will utilise all of your skills as an ANNP across the neonatal and maternity service. From providing immediate resuscitation and stabilisation of the unwell baby to undertaking medical reviews for babies on the postnatal ward. You will be expected to triage calls from community midwifes for babies needing input from the neonatal service. You will also work as part of the team delivering Newborn Infant Physical Examination on the postnatal ward and will assist in the ongoing midwife NIPE training program.

Applications are welcomed from newly qualified or experienced ANNPS.
We look forward to hearing from you.


Equal opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. It is the aim of the Trust to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.

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