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Emergency Care Practitioner

Job Reference: 150-HD4146-EAS-A

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Urgent Care
Lewes Urgent Treatment Centre, Lewes
£37,570-£43,772 per annum

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.

  • 5,000 full and part time staff, with over 4,000 people registered on our bank
  • Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 9,000 children and adults a day
  • July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of ‘Good’ with ‘Outstanding’ features
  • BAME, Disability, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief Staff Networks
  • Disability Confident Employer – Level 2

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust are pleased to announce that the Minor Injury Unit at Lewes Victoria Hospital is being developed into a stand-alone Urgent Treatment Centre.

This is a new and innovative project, funded by several stakeholders. True collaborative working will be our philosophy, providing prompt and excellent treatment within a community hospital setting.

A range of highly skilled Practitioners will be working alongside GPs in providing excellent care to patients requiring urgent medical care, whether that be illness or injury.

We are looking for experienced Clinicians qualified in assessing and treating patients with a range of presentations including minor injury and minor illness. You will be a qualified Nurse or Paramedic with evidence of further post-registration study as an autonomous Practitioner. You will already need to have some background in Urgent Care but the right applicants will be supported through accredited study if required. You will need to be mobile and flexible in your approach as the Lewes UTC team will also be expected to cover our other High Weald, Lewes and Haven Units at Uckfield and Crowborough.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Karen Hawes, Service Manager, 07827 936754

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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