NHS Highland

  • Contact: Personnel Department
  • Reference: ES10.19.082a







SALARY SCALE: BAND 7 - £37,570 - £44,688 PER ANNUM

Looking for the opportunity to work at the top of your license?

Then come and join our team of fully autonomous Advanced Nurse Practitioners (ANP). We offer you the opportunity to become a true generalist with core skills in acute care. You will work at a highly advanced level as part of our multidisciplinary teams across many clinical settings including medicine, surgery, orthopaedics, ambulatory emergency care, oncology, haematology, head and neck and Hospital at Night. You will be a core member of the cardiac arrest team and first point of contact for our onsite Medical Emergency Team.

Our well established service consists of 20 qualified ANP, 5 trainee ANP and more recently 6 Assistant Practitioners who support the Medical and ANP workforce. We are continually expanding and developing our team and will very soon be introducing higher banded ANP, these new senior roles will be aligned to junior middle grade level (Fy2 up to ST 2) rotas in specific areas such as acute medicine/ medicine for the elderly.

The ANP team leads the deteriorating patient work-stream across Raigmore Hospital and providing vital leadership, teaching, quality improvement and audit opportunities which enables our Practitioners to achieve the four pillars of practice.

We guarantee annual learning and development time to support your core learning needs and can offer financial support to obtain core Masters level qualifications if required/desired. Successful applicants will be supported by a Practice Development Nurse.

We are seeking motivated, enthusiastic and extremely capable Advanced Nurse Practitioners who will embrace the challenge of this dynamic and challenging role. Leadership experience and skills are essential and applicants must have prior experience of working in an acute adult setting.

You must have completed an NHS Highland approved advanced clinical assessment and history taking module at degree level and also be registered with the NMC as a non medical prescriber (V300).

The posts are rotational across day, evening, weekend and nights with full or part time hours considered.

An attractive relocation package of up to £8,000 may be available to eligible successful candidates.

Informal enquiries to Mark Smith, Advanced Nurse Practitioner Lead, 01463 704000 bleep 3009 or email

Application Forms and Job Descriptions can be downloaded via our website or available from, and to be returned to, the Employment Services Section, Assynt House, Beechwood Park, Inverness IV2 3BW, telephone 01463 705150 or by emailing your name and address to

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Closing date for receipt of completed application form – Thursday 26th September, 2019

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