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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 17/06/2021.

Nurse Practitioner

Job Reference: 317-2021-23-32-DR

Employer:
The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
317 Urgent Treatment Centre - Corporate
Location:
317 Trustwide
Salary:
£38,890 - £44,503 pro rata, per annum

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the most successful teaching NHS Trusts in the country. We have one of the highest number of specialist services of hospitals in the UK. With around 15,000 staff, the Newcastle Hospitals is one of the region’s major employers. We have a long-standing reputation for high quality clinical care with our staff’s commitment to excellence reflected in our consistent performance at the highest level. We are committed to being an “employer of choice” offering our staff superb benefits, looking after their wellbeing, and providing access to high-quality education, training, career progression and support which enables them to provide “Healthcare at its best with people at our heart”.

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is a world class health care provider, and one of the most successful teaching NHS trusts in the country. A tertiary centre, it offers the second highest number of specialist services than any other group of hospitals in the UK, with more than 1.72 million patient contacts each year, delivering innovative, high quality services locally, regionally, nationally and internationally and has been twice rated ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC.

We are the largest Trust in the country - and one of only five NHS organisations - to receive this accolade twice, which reaffirms our position as one of the UK’s top hospital trusts.

We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and recognise the benefit in providing an inclusive environment. We value and respect the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects the communities we serve, and is equipped to deliver the best service to our patients. We welcome all applications irrespective of people’s race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and in particular those from under represented groups.


Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Urgent Treatment Centre’s are now in a position to recruit a Band 7 Nurse Practitioner. New colleagues can look forward to a warm welcome from one of the top performing Trusts in the country. In alliance with the other Healthcare providers in the region, the Urgent Treatment Centre’s provide care for acute minor injuries and minor illness within the community.

The service is GP led, open 7 days a week from 08:00-22:00 and works in collaboration with our alliance partners across our 3 sites. Whilst our Nurse Practitioners work as independent healthcare practitioners, delivering care to all ranges and presenting conditions, they can also expect to receive support from the rest of the team.

This post is open to Registered Nurses / Nurse Practitioners with extensive primary and/or urgent care experience who can demonstrate their ability to work within the community in an urgent care/ unscheduled care setting. Skills required for this post are the ability to undertake assessment, diagnosis, treatment/referral and discharge of patients with minor illness and undifferentiated minor injuries. A prescribing qualification and ability to read and interpret X-rays would be desirable.

If you want to be part of a pro-active team who are committed to putting patients at the centre of everything we do to provide the highest standard of urgent primary care and have the enthusiasm and motivation to make a difference then please contact us.

Part Time 27 Hours/Week

 




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