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Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner CenTre Transport

Job Reference: 358-1975700-WOM-A

University Hospitals of Leicester
Neonatal Service
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
£44,606 - £50,519

Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practioner (ANNP) Neonatal Transport

Are you motivated, enthusiastic, dynamic and looking for a new challenge? Look no further. We are a regional neonatal Transport service which covers 14 local hospitals within the East Midlands Region, transferring over 1600 babies each year.

We are looking to expand our existing team of experienced transport ANNPs. As part of our team of ANNPs you will be expected to work alongside our experienced transport nurses to undertake acute transfers. You will be required to deliver an advanced level of clinical practice within the field of neonatal care, working within agreed protocols and guidelines.

The Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner is an experienced neonatal nurse who has successfully completed formal education on a recognized ANNP programmer. In addition you will have completed your nurse prescribing course and you will manage medications, including assessment, review and prescribing.

The ANNP will exercise independent judgement to assess, investigate, diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate the clinical care and management of premature and sick babies and their families. You will utilise your knowledge and skills within the neonatal setting, crossing the clinical boundaries between nursing and medical care. After a preceptorship period you will work independently with clinical supervision provided by the transport Consultant Neonatologist. Due to the nature of the transport role this supervision is usually remote via telephone.

You will need to be flexible in your approach to work and in the hours that you may be required to work in order that we can provide a neonatal transport service


For further details / informal visits contact:

Samantha Bird, ANNP at:

or Tim Styche at:

We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitable EU/EEA candidate is successful. This is due to the fact that it is unlikely the Trust would be able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

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

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