VACANCY:              Advanced Nurse Practitioner              

SALARY:                 £37,198-£43,816 (pro rata)

REF:                        AH 21 19

HOURS:                  Negotiable hours per week

DURATION:            Permanent

LOCATION:             Ayr

We are looking for a motivated, experienced ANP to join our team with a commitment to “making today matter” for patients and families.  The successful post holder will exercise complex levels of judgement, discretion and decision making in clinical care to identify, assess, diagnosis, treat and manage patients with palliative needs. 

As an experienced nurse you will monitor and improve standards of care using outcomes through goal setting, use of advanced care planning and other best practice tools.  The post holder will make appropriate use of the latest evidence to supervise practice, audit clinical care, teach and support professional colleagues and to provide skilled professional leadership.  They will also bring a proactive influence to multidisciplinary team meetings and will be expected to champion innovative practice within the field of palliative and end of life care. 

The ANP requires to be a qualified nurse with current registration on part 1 of the NMC register, qualified as an independent non-medical prescriber and have successfully completed a Post Graduate Certificate in Advanced Practice.  Previous experience as a Senior Clinical Nurse is essential and within a Palliative Care setting desirable.  Well informed symptom control knowledge with advanced decision-making skills and experience of managing complex clinical situations.  Experience of formal and informal teaching along with a clear understanding of clinical governance, specifically related to advanced practice is essential.

As part of the hospice team, you can enjoy a variety of benefits including a competitive salary, generous annual leave, organisational pension scheme, employee assistance programme, comprehensive induction, continuous learning and development opportunities and access to the NHS Staff Benefits Scheme.

  • Informal enquiries are encouraged and can be arranged with Margaret Wilkie, Patient Services Director on 01292 269 200 or email [email protected]

Download Application Form

Download Job Description

Download Person Specification

Download Copy of Terms & Conditions

Closing date:        Friday 10th January

Interview date:     Thursday 16th January

Please contact Organisational & People Development on 01292 269200 ext 411 if you need any further information about the application process

Please return completed application forms to [email protected]

Please note CVs are not accepted.

Scottish Charity No. SC011390. Registered Office: 35 Racecourse Road, Ayr, KA7 2TG