Trainee Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner


North Bristol NHS Trust
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£43,742 - £50,056 per annum

Job Highlights
  • North Bristol NHS Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
  • We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join the Neonatal Intensive Care team based at Southmead Hospital, North Bristol NHS Trust, as an Trainee Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (ANNP).
  • If you are enthusiastic, forward-thinking and hard working with a passion to provide high quality care to babies and their families we would welcome your application.
Job Requirements/Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join the Neonatal Intensive Care team based at Southmead Hospital, North Bristol NHS Trust, as an Trainee Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (ANNP). You should be an experienced and qualified individual, with specialism in Neonatal Nursing, who is passionate about patient care. 

The successful candidate will be joining an established team of ANNP's working within a standalone ANNP rota that supports the medical workforce whilst stepping in to support nursing roles when the need arises. Upon completion of the ANNP course, the successful candidate will join a supportive team of doctors, ANNPs and physician’s associates who deliver 24/7 care within our Level 3 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. You will be expected to perform at an expert level under the four pillars of advanced clinical practice, and will utilise highly specialised, evidence-based practice to effectively initiate and treat all patients in your care. As a trained ANNP, you will also have a commitment to management, education and clinical audit. 

Southmead NICU is a Level 3 unit providing a centre of excellence for babies requiring medical treatment from 22 weeks gestation.

Our unit has 34 cots, comprising of 8 ITU ,8 HDU and 18 SC, with an additional 8 cots on our Transitional Care Ward.

If you are enthusiastic, forward-thinking and hard working with a passion to provide high quality care to babies and their families we would welcome your application. 

Main duties of the job

Please refer to the job description and person specification for more information of the main duties and responsibilities of the role. 

  • Working as part of the neonatal team on the neonatal unit and postnatal wards
  • Performing practical procedures and septic screens on infants from the postnatal ward and infants admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit, subject to appropriate training and experience
  • Attending deliveries, subject to training and relevant resuscitation accreditation
  • Maintaining timely and appropriate documentation
  • Supporting and contributing to timely discharge planning – to include completing discharge paperwork (Badger discharge summaries and referrals to relevant specialist teams)
  • Performing NIPE examinations
  • Having, developing and maintaining specialist medical knowledge appropriate to the role through relevant Continuing Professional Development (CPD)/Continuing Medical Education (CME)
  • Contributing to achieving and maintaining outstanding performance in the team / organisation
  • Leveraging a nursing background, the post holder will continue to develop the core elements of advanced practice, covering the four pillars mapped by Heath Education England (HEE) Advance practice framework.

Working for our organisation

North Bristol NHS Trust employs over 12,000 staff providing healthcare to the residents of Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset from our award-winning hospital building at Southmead. We are the regional Major Trauma Centre, and an internationally recognised centre of excellence in a range of services and major specialities. Our vision is that by enabling our teams to be the best that they can be, we will provide exceptional healthcare, personally delivered. 

North Bristol NHS Trust values all people as individuals. We aim to be an anti-discriminatory organisation and are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We welcome applicants from all underrepresented groups. 

Bristol is consistently voted the best place to live in the UK, with vibrant local music, arts and gastronomic scenes, a wide range of modern and state of the art shopping, recreation and leisure facilities, a wealth of great local family days out, fantastic transport links for local, national and internal holidays, and it has a rich history. If you prefer country, village or smaller town living, our Trust is also easily commutable from a range of attractive locations in North Somerset, South Gloucestershire and South Wales (such as Portishead or Chepstow. 

North Bristol NHS Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

North Bristol NHS Trust
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£43,742 - £50,056 per annum

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