Primary Care - NHS Locum Nurse Practitioner in Widnes

  • Job Reference: 00000063-1
  • Date Posted: 16 July 2021
  • Recruiter: GP World
  • Location: Cheshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Advanced Nurse Practitioners
  • Job Type: Contract, Permanent, Locum
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Adam Hodge
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 020 7456 1262

Job Description

Locum Nurse Practitioner in Widnes

GP World have a fantastic new job role as Nurse Practitioner in Widnes.

We require someone to start as soon as possible and continue for 3 months with the possibility of an extension.

Band:  7

Prescribing – preferable V300 stated on NMC

Hours: Full time Mon-Fri 37.5 hours

Department: Community Nursing

Accountable to: Chief Nurse

Responsible to: Clinical Manager

Car and full UK driving license: required as community role

Job Purpose:

The post holder will be an integral member of the multi-disciplinary Frailty Team

The primary function of the role is to maximise the patient’s health, clinically assess and treat patients in a defined group and reduce risks that contribute to ill health, thereby reducing unnecessary admissions to acute services, reducing demand on GP time and facilitating the delivery of efficient, effective, co-ordinated and timely high-quality care to frailty patients.



  • Relevant Clinical Professional Qualification
  • Degree or equivalent clinical/advanced practice
  • Extensive post registration experience
  • Management/Clinical Leadership experience
  • Desirable Specialist practitioner
  • Evidence of post registration/ qualification study on management of COPD, Diabetes or Coronary Heart Disease
  • Prescribing qualification at V300 level* or working towards this



  • Experience of working with patients with long term conditions
  • Experience of successful multi agency working – including an understanding/ experience of working in a social care environment
  • Evidence of influencing, motivating and negotiating with others to achieve change in relation to care

Skills, Knowledge & Competencies


  • Understanding of the principles of case management
  • Awareness of long-term condition management agenda
  • Awareness of current national and local agenda in health and social care for frailty
  • Evidence of being able to communicate complex information and advice on healthcare to patients/carers and colleagues
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage a diverse work load
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; including negotiation, influencing and presentation
  • Risk Assessment skills
  • Ability to understand and analyse complex data
  • Self-management and motivation skills
  • Confidence to challenge traditional practice and persistence to address difficult issues
  • Networking knowledge and understanding of local services


  • Awareness of factors which contribute to good health and the importance of promoting these in line with organisational public health policy

    Specific job requirements


  • Clinical Assessment skills
  • Moving and handling skills (including ability to assess need)
  • Clinical decision making
  • Venepuncture
  • Supplementary prescriber*
  • Palliative/end of life care skills


  • Independent prescriber

Please do contact GP World for further details.

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