Danetre Medical Centre We are recruiting a Nurse Practitioner to join our successful, innovative and happy practice. The post holder will be primarily responsible for the delivery of nurse prescribing care to the practice population. Successful candidates will be NMC registered and possess excellent clinical, communication and IT skills. The practice itself is located in close proximity to Daventry Town centre in a modern building adjoining Danetre Hospital (a community hospital which opened in September 2006) offering a wide range of services and delivering a high standard of care. Also attached to the Practice operating independently is Boots Chemist and a Children’s Nursery. The site has free car parking. The ideal candidate will possess experience & knowledge of treating minor illness, general nursing services, chronic disease management, family planning, and childhood immunisation; however training will also be available to the right candidate. We are an accredited training practice and undertake level 2 research which means we can offer excellent support and colleague led teaching to enable you to develop your professional knowledge further, If you are interested in this exciting and fulfilling role along with working within a dynamic and organised practice please send a copy of your CV to Jo Gifford . Informal enquiries are welcome. The post holder will have direct contact with patients and carers therefore a disclosure check will be undertaken by the Criminal Records Bureau. This post is not exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Therefore the post holder is required to disclose any spent convictions. JOB SUMMARY The post holder is an experienced nurse, who acting within their professional boundaries, will provide care for the presenting patient from initial history taking, clinical assessment, diagnosis, treatment and evaluation of their care. They will demonstrate safe, clinical decision-making and expert care for patients within the general practice. They will work collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary general practice team to meet the needs of patients, supporting the delivery of policy and procedures, and providing nurse leadership as required. In order to work at this level, NMC requirements for advanced practice must be met. PURPOSE To deliver a high standard of patient care as a Nurse Practitioner (NP) in general practice, using advanced autonomous clinical skills, and a broad and in-depth theoretical knowledge base working who works collaboratively to meet the needs of patients, supporting the delivery of policy and procedures whilst managing their own workload to deliver the practice priorities and vision.