Nursing - Trainee Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

  • Department Advanced Practitioners - Neonatal
  • Salary £43,742.00 – £50,056 per annum
  • Closing Date 25/06/2024
  • Location Telford
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 7
  • Job ref 223-APN-382
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract 18 months fixed term contract
  • Hours 37.50

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust provides Level 2 Neonatal Services. We have 22 cots, 3 ITU, 3HDU, and 16 special care cots.

We are looking for an passionate Trainee ANNP to join our Neonatal service and advanced practitioners team. 

This demanding role requires passionate, highly motivated, with excellent communication skills who strives for the delivery of high quality care to our neonates and their families. 

You will demonstrate safe critical decision-making skills whilst working collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team to meet the needs of premature and sick new born babies. The team works a medical model assisting to cover the service 24/7.

Main duties of the job

The purpose of this role is to develop a clear pathway of progression, training, and career structure for Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioners. This role will encompass a 7-day working pattern with an element of shift work and after-hours working. This post will develop to a Band 8a upon completion of a Masters in Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practice, and completion of an Independent Non-Medical Prescribing qualification. The post holder will also be required to undergo a wide range of core clinical competencies and case presentations within the area of practice. 

This is a fixed term contract of 18 months which will progress to a permanent post up to completion of the course. 

You will be expected to attend the University of Southampton and complete the full-time pathway MSC Advanced Clinical Practice (Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner) commencing September 2024. 


Please note: Candidates that do not hold a full degree will be expected to complete a portfolio of work set by the university prior to commencement of the course. 

Working for your organisation

Join us at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, where our passion for excellence drives everything we do.

We're on a mission to provide high quality, safe care to our patients, in an environment our incredible staff are proud to work in.

Our vision, 'To provide excellent care for the communities we serve,' is not just a statement; it's a promise we live by every day. Guided by our core Values - Partnering, Ambitious, Caring, and Trusted - we're determined to make a real difference in the lives of those who matter most: our patients and their families.

If you're ready to be part of a team that's dedicated to continuous improvement, come join us and let's make a difference together!

Come for an informal visit to see if you are ready for the exciting challenge and experience of working on a level 2 neonatal intensive care unit, we can show you around and fill you in on the exciting prospects that await you.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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