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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/12/2019.

Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Job Reference: 236-ICD-N166-2019-D

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
Intermediate Care
Intermediate Care Units in Salford, Salford
£44,606 - £50,819

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) unites five local hospitals to deliver high quality care across the North East of Greater Manchester.

The Alliance provides the benefits of scale but delivers this locally through multiple hospital sites which make up four new Care Organisations – Bury/Rochdale, North Manchester, Oldham and Salford. Using our mantra of ‘Saving lives, Improving lives’, the aim is for our Care Organisations to work closely with the communities they serve to deliver safe, high quality and reliable care, which are trusted, connected and pioneering.

Our Care Organisations are designed to operate within our group arrangement of hospitals, community and healthcare services which bring together over 17,000 staff and the services of The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust and Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust. Our size and geographical reach means we are creating an environment each individual will be inspired and empowered by to be the best they can be. This is a really exciting time to join our new team.

We are looking to recruit an Advanced Nurse Practitioner to cover maternity leave for a period of 6 months to work in the Intermediate Care Unit in Salford

Main purpose of the job:

To work with an extended team of clinicians including GP’s, Consultants, Nurses, and Allied Health Professionals in this innovative service caring for patients in three Intermediate Care Bedded units across Salford.

The post holder will:

  • Demonstrate an ability to work across the interface between primary and secondary care in a service whose core users are frail older people, many of whom have cognitive impairment.


  • Be the first point of contact for patients, including on admission to the unit and if they become unwell.


  • Work with the multidisciplinary team to ensure that patients receive a high quality comprehensive geriatric assessment


  • Demonstrate advanced skills and competencies, including interpretation of presenting symptoms, physical findings and investigations to enable diagnosis and management of patients in the context of a mainly frail older patient population.


  • Ensure that evidence based practice is inherent in all aspects of care and treatment and ensure this knowledge is disseminated throughout the clinical area, Trust, and externally as appropriate.


  • Provide specialist input as an independent and interdependent practitioner developing and leading relationships with members of the multi-professional team.


  • Communicate with specialist services to facilitate appropriate management of the patient


  • Play a leading role in service development in line with the local and national agendas.


• Undertake comprehensive medication reviews for patients with multiple complex co-morbidities with the support of other healthcare professionals



In line with the Trust’s Single Equality Scheme we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, religion, marital status, social back ground or trade union membership. However, as members of ethnicity minority groups and individuals with disabilities are currently under-represented at this level of post, we would encourage applications from members of these groups. Appointment will be based on merit alone.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Kim Scanlon - 0161 206 2531

Carol Smith - 0161 206 2344

If you are applying to work for Salford Royal it is important that you are aware of the following:

The Trust has four core values which are a focus for how our staff and volunteers work with each other and care for patients.

These shared values (patient and customer focus, continuous improvement. Accountability and respect) help us to work together to continuously improve the organisation and our staff.

As part of the recruitment process (application form and interview) you will be assessed to see if you meet the Trust Values

If you have a disability please ensure you read additional information for disabled applicants.

Please be advised that the Trust will not re-imburse any expenses incurred by candidates for attending interview.

Overseas candidates wishing to apply would require immigration sponsorship. You can self assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorhip for this post please visit the UKBA website.

Please note that if you are short listed for interview you will be contacted via email and it is important that you check your email regularly.

Service details will be requested electronically from the previous employer for applicants who have NHS service

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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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