Primary Care – NHS Band 5 Anticoagulant nurse in Kent

  • Job Reference: 00000114-1
  • Date Posted: 13 January 2022
  • Recruiter: GP World
  • Location: Kent
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Specialist Nurse, Nurse Practitioner
  • Job Type: Locum
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Adam Hodge
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 020 7456 1262

Job Description

Primary Care – NHS Band 5 Anticoagulant nurse in Kent

GP World has fantastic new position as a Band 5 Anticoagulant nurse

This new opportunity has become available within a community covering a significate area with an extremely diverse community.

We are looking for a self-motivated nurse to help take the department forward. You must be committed, flexible and approachable with experience in community nursing

Post: Band 5 Anticoagulant nurse

Department: Community

Banding: Band 2

Salaried: negotiable  

Start date: as soon as possible

Contract:  locum – Ad hoc

Shift Time: Monday – Friday. Flexible working hours

Job Summary

  • To assist in the provision of a Nurse Led Anticoagulation Service offering advice and expertise within the area of Anticoagulation.
  • As an autonomous practitioner, working as an integral member of the service. The post holder will be expected to take a lead role in the case management of identified cohort of patients in a locality. This will include advanced clinical assessment and provision of a management plan for patients who require anticoagulation services,
  • To actively promote self-management which enables the patient to proactively manage their long term condition and know how to confidently manage or respond to any expected exacerbation or deterioration in their condition.
  • To implement and review anticoagulation therapy, provide counselling support to patients on anticoagulation therapy.
  • To work closely with the community cardiology arrhythmia service to identify and manage high risk patients and to work collaboratively to ensure patients receive the optimum care.
  • To support junior members of staff to develop holistic assessment skills. To provide advice on oral anticoagulation therapy to colleagues and patients. Including, delivering training packages to wider community healthcare providers.
  • To take a proactive lead in developing the service and ensuring the service provides evidence based clinical services. To participate in audits.
  • To line manage junior members of the team to support their personal and professional development.
  • In conjunction with the other Clinical sisters/Charge nurses, ensure the day to day running of the team by ensuring effective use of resources.


Essential Qualifications

  • Nursing qualification – Degree/Diploma/ENB
  • Full NMC registration
  • Registered Nurse on Part 1 of the Nursing Midwifery Council register
  • Evidence of further study
  • Mentorship or training qualification

Desirable qualifications

  • Post graduate education in Anticoagulation Management Theory & Practice.


    Essential Experience

  • Post graduate accumulative experience in the fields of elderly/ rehabilitation/ community/ intermediate care/ long term conditions/acute illness.
  • Experience of delivering education and teaching.
  • Proven and evidence of experience in an autonomous practitioner role.
  • Experience and competence in high-level clinical assessment of complex patients.


Desirable experience

  • Haematology experience.
  • Experience of using technology to facilitate provision of patient care.
  • Experience of motivational interviewing.
  • Change management experience.


Essential knowledge/expertise

  • Knowledge of current issues and trends within community healthcare, urgent Care, long term conditions, intermediate care and the NHS in general.
  • A sound knowledge of clinical governance and risk management.
  • Ability to practice at an advanced level.
  • Experience of lone working and decision making.
  • Experience of mentoring students and other healthcare professionals.
  • Proven ability to manage a caseload.
  • Intermediate IT skills (Windows, Internet, Outlook, Excel, EPEX).
  • Presentation skills and teaching qualification or experience.
  • Research awareness and audit skills.

Desirable knowledge/expertise

  1. Anticoagulation experience.
  • Experience of using research and other evidence to inform practice.



  • 30 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Key roles available in leading practice development, flexible working
  • NHS Pension Scheme
  • Full reimbursed DBS
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Optional salary-sacrifice childcare vouchers
  • Optional salary-sacrifice car & bike scheme
  • Optional retail discount card-Large,

Please do not hesitate to contact us should you require any additional information on this role.

We look forward to hearing from you 😊

GP world has a very lucrative referral scheme. Please do contact us should you know of anyone who would be perfect for this role.