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Emergency Nurse Practitioner

Job Reference: 085-WHC-20239-1

Wiltshire Health and Care
085 Chippenham MIU - WHC4008
£31,365 - £37,890 pa pro rata

Wiltshire Health and Care provides adult community based services, enabling people to live healthy independent lives.

There has never been a better time to join us. We have received an overall ‘Good’ rating from the CQC, with the majority of our services deemed outstanding. We are always keen to review the way we work, making the best use of resources and up to date technology to deliver improved services for our patients and a good working experience for our staff.

Our values and behaviours were developed by our staff and are important to us.

Historic Wiltshire with its rolling countryside, bustling market towns and vibrant city life combined with excellent transport links and good schools really does have something for everyone. What are you waiting for?

Band 6 Emergency Nurse Practitioner - Fixed Term (6 Months)

15 Hours Per Week

Chippenham Community Hospital

Do you enjoy working in a busy environment where no two shifts are the same?

Would you like to work in a highly supportive team with excellent opportunities for development and progression?

Do you want to fully utilise and develop your clinical skills underpinned with funded Master’s Level Training as an Emergency Practitioner?

If so our Minor Injury Units are the place for you!

Wiltshire Health and Care have two Minor Injury Units, in Chippenham and Trowbridge, that treat approximately 3000 patients across the service per month, making a real difference, providing care closer to home and avoiding admission to hospital wherever possible and appropriate.

As an Emergency Practitioner you will be a Registered Nurse or Paramedic. You will need to have the desire to autonomously assess and treat patients. You will have excellent clinical assessment and decision-making skills along with the ability to lead together with a passion to provide patient centred care. You will be working across a shift system which includes evenings, weekends and bank holidays.

You will be joining a multi-disciplinary team who pride themselves on their excellent team working and support of each other whilst treating a diverse range of conditions. You will have excellent opportunities for learning and development with access to a wide range of courses to develop your clinical skills.

This role will provide you with a challenging but rewarding opportunity to utilise your skills and to deliver excellent care to a wide group of patients. We are happy to consider full or part time hours.

Please don't hesitate to contact Barry Iedema (Senior Clinical Lead) if you would like any further information or to arrange an informal visit via 07392 280 263.

We may close this vacancy early if sufficient applications have been received. We aim to contact all applicants within four weeks, but if you do not hear from us, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

All new starters with Wiltshire Health and Care are subject to a six month probationary period, which runs alongside the induction process to help create a positive and supportive working environment which allows new staff to learn the key elements of the role.

Wiltshire Health and Care are supportive of flexibility and are open to discussions regarding flexible working for our roles. We will endeavour to meet the flexibility needs of individuals however we must always ensure delivery of our services to our patients and communities is not impacted.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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