Paediatric Advanced Nurse/Clinical Practitioner, Derby

Derby Urgent Care Centre, Derby
16 May 2019
16 Jun 2019
Contract Type
NHS, Private

Would you like to join our team of Paediatric Advanced Practitioners at Derby Urgent Care Centre?

Derby Urgent Care Centre offers a high standard of unscheduled care from early morning to late evening for patients attending with a wide variety of undifferentiated conditions. The centre is staffed primarily by our team of experienced Nurse practitioners with additional support from other clinical and non-clinical members of staff.

This is an opportunity to provide care that will really make a difference, by working within a caring, compassionate team who truly put the patients at the forefront of everything they do.

We are looking for enthusiastic, patient focused Advanced Clinical or Nurse Practitioners that are autonomous with presentations from across the lifespan; including adults and children. You will ideally have experience within an urgent care setting and your high standards of patient care will naturally inspire those you work with.

You'll benefit from regular clinical meetings, support to develop special interests, ongoing training and development and flexibility on working patterns.

The role

As a Paediatric Advanced Clinical Practitioner / Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ACP/ANP), you will use your specialist knowledge and skills to provide healthcare, independently, to all patients (adults & children) attending the Centre.

You will be accountable for the total episode of care within the Centre; for patients with undifferentiated and undiagnosed needs.

You will act as a role model, delivering advanced practice and promoting clinical effectiveness in care. You will be required to work autonomously in delivering independent assessment, clinical examination, diagnosis, clinical decision making and planning of care and treatment, diagnosis, prescribing, health promotion and safe discharge of patients.

You will work closely with all members of the multidisciplinary team and will play an integral role in the operational/strategic development of the service.

You will have the opportunity to promote and facilitate evidence based practice and clinical audit and research within the service.

Our Paediatric ACP/ANPs work as an autonomous practitioners within the Centre, delivering all aspects of management and care to a wide range of patients with varying needs. The role will work in conjunction with multidisciplinary teams to provide holistic care and medical treatment to all Centre patients.

You will be either be an individual with a recognised Master’s degree qualification in Advanced Practice or be studying towards one (trainee’s must have completed the clinical assessment and prescribing module as a minimum. In addition you must have arrangements in place for funding for the remainder of your training programme.).


We encourage everyone to build connections with likeminded people, throughout the organisation and localities in which we work. We want our teams to enjoy the time they spend at work and will support them in achieving this .This may be through new ways of working, portfolio careers and flexible working arrangements.

We believe in supporting the development of talented individuals and in ‘growing our own’. As such we offer study bursaries along with opportunities for personal development and study leave for all staff. We offer apprenticeships and in house training and development through OneWorkforce.

The benefits

  • Excellent financial package
  • Support for professional development and clinical supervision
  • NHS pension scheme
  • Study leave
  • Competitive annual leave
  • Continuing professional development time
  • In-house mandatory training and professional development resource
  • Opportunities for networking within a wider group of likeminded professionals
  • Group wide engagement events.
  • Regular social events and team bonding events.
  • A chance to forge a career you love

Next Steps

If you would like to know more about the role, including salary and benefits package information, please contact Erica our Recruitment Coordinator for a confidential conversation at

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