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Emergency Nurse Practitioner

NHS AfC: Band 7

Main area
Nurse Practitioner
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
  • Full time
  • Part time
37.5 hours per week (37.5)
Job ref
347-3053269
Site
Southport
Town
Southport
Salary
£38,890 - £44,503 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
22/04/2021 23:59

Working for Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust offers all the benefits of coast and country living with the convenience of big city life.

We have miles of unspoilt coastline on our doorstep, attractive commuter towns, picturesque villages and stunning countryside all within easy reach. Excellent transport links mean the vibrant, historic city of Liverpool is only a short journey away. Shops, bars, restaurants, museums, galleries, a World Heritage listed waterfront and, of course, two Premiership football teams makes this a destination for travellers from across the world.

The University of Liverpool has awarded us the status of University Clinical Education Centre in recognition of the high standard of training provided for students on placement to the Trust.

We pride ourselves in providing safe, clean and friendly care, and recruit to our SCOPE values. We also offer a range of family friendly options to staff.

Please note that all successful applicants to non-medical positions will be subject to a six-month probationary period.


 

Job overview

We have a diverse multi-skilled multi-disciplinary team consisting of Doctors, Physician Associates, Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Associate Nurses and Heath Care Assistants.  The successful candidate will undertake assessment, diagnosis, treatment/referral and discharge of patients with minor illness and injury.

This post would be suitable as a Trainee post on Annex 21 until the postholder is a qualified Emergency Nurse Practitioner  (please refer to the NHS Employers website for further information on Annex 21)

 

Main duties of the job

We have a diverse multi-skilled multi-disciplinary team consisting of Doctors, Physician Associates, Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Associate Nurses and Heath Care Assistants.  The successful candidate will undertake assessment, diagnosis, treatment/referral and discharge of patients with minor illness and injury.

This post would be suitable as a Trainee post on Annex 21 until the postholder is a qualified Emergency Nurse Practitioner  (please refer to the NHS Employers website for further information on Annex 21)

Advert Date: 1st  April 2021

Closing Date:  15th April  2021

Shortlisting Date: 16th  April  2021

Provisional Interview Date: 26th April 2021

Working for our organisation

There is an exciting opportunity to join the minor injuries team within our Emergency Department (ED).

We are looking to recruit an experienced Emergency Nurse Practitioner (ENP) who can practice, without direct supervision, as an independent healthcare practitioner within the minor injuries unit.  

You will participate in the care of patients who attend with minor injuries and minor ailments.  The ED is currently going through an exciting transition and you will be joining a supportive and dynamic team who will strive to help you meet your professional goals. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Promote and maintain standards of professional practices in order to enhance the
quality of care for patients.


Provide effective management of the centre resources and services.


Autonomously carry out the functions required to fulfil the goals and services of the
centre.


Participate in achieving national targets for emergency care.

 

Please see attached job description for further information.

Advertising Date: 1st April, 2021

Closing Date: 22nd April, 2021

Shortlisting Date: 23rd April, 2021

Interview Date: week commencing 3rd May, 2021

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • Non medical prescriber Qualification
  • Clinical assessment and diagnostics Qualification
  • Registered nurse
Desirable criteria
  • Minor injury and ailment qualification

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Worked within an emergency or minor injury department
  • Evidence of working collaboratively across proffessional settings
Desirable criteria
  • Experience clinical audit

Skills

Essential criteria
  • Effective communication skills
  • Computer literate
  • Competant autonomous practitioner
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Jane Lawson
Job title
Matron Emergency Care
Email address
jane.lawson1@nhs.net
Telephone number
01704703246
Additional information

For further information about this vacancy please contact Matron - Jane Lawson -01704 547471 ex 3246 or ascom 3863