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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 28/09/2021.

Trainee Emergency Nurse Practitioner (Paediatrics)

Job Reference: 370-NAM6UCC-2670

Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Urgent Care Centre
£31,365 to £37,890 pa

We are WHH an NHS Foundation Trust acknowledged as providing a positive learning environment and proud to be recognised as a Teaching Hospital. WE provide a first-class service from our two acute (secondary) care hospitals across two sites in the boroughs of Warrington and Halton, supporting a diverse population of 330,000. It has approximately 4,700 staff and an annual turnover of c.£317m.

The majority of our emergency care and complex surgical care is based at Warrington Hospital. The Halton Hospital site is home to the Nightingale Building, a centre of excellence for routine surgery, and the Captain Sir Tom Moore Building, housing our orthopaedic surgery services.

Our mission is to be Outstanding for our patients, our communities and each other.

We pride ourselves in being consciously inclusive and enjoy working with and for the diverse community we serve, employing a high calibre of skilled staff, reflective of our communities.

Our vision is to continue to deliver high quality, safe and sustainable health and care services to the local population of Warrington, Halton and beyond. Our approach to healthcare is founded on our five core values; Working Together, Excellence, Inclusive, Kind, Embracing Change

As an applicant or employee of WHH you have our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, it’s the way we work! Our beliefs and culture insist that no job applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment from the start of the employment journey. WHH is also an Armed Forces Friendly organisation and welcomes applications from members of the Military Veteran and Armed Forces Community.

Working at WHH means joining a team of 4,000+ professional and support staff who local people look to, to keep them well and support their well-being. If you embrace these values and are motivated to making a difference to our patients, we'll look forward to receiving your application.

Emergency Nurse Practitioner



Band 6


We are looking for a Children’s Trainee Emergency Nurse Practitioner who is committed to working as part of our Urgent Care Team delivering an excellent, caring service to our patients.

We currently have a multidisciplinary workforce made up primarily of Nurse Clinicians, Emergency Nurse Practitioners trained in both Adult and Paediatric disciplines and Doctors

The main patient groups are Patients with Minor Injury and Minor illness. The Practitioners/Clinicians manage these Patients who present to the Urgent Care Centre with an undifferentiated diagnosis through a process of assessment, formulation of a clinical management plan and on to discharge or transfer for definitive care.

Are you an experienced Nurse looking for a new challenge? Do you have?

  • RN Child Qualification
  • Experience working within an Urgent Care/Treatment Centre, Walk in Centre or Accident and Emergency Department
  • A qualification in the assessment of minor injuries/illness/clinical examination/non-medical prescribing
  • A passion for delivering high quality patient care
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to deliver safe, effective and compassionate care
  • A commitment to continual personal and professional development

If you want to make a difference to children’s lives by becoming a dedicated and compassionate nurse practitioner, then come and be part of one of our friendly multi-disciplinary teams. We offer a challenging and rewarding experience, striving for excellence in patient safety, quality and continuous improvement.

As part of our commitment to you we will offer and support your development to obtain your Emergency Nurse Practitioner Qualification.

The position is full time worked over a 7 day shift pattern 365 days a Year

As a Children’s Trainee Emergency Nurse Practitioner, there is the potential for cross site working within the Warrington site in the main Emergency Department supporting the Paediatric ED and Primary Care areas

If you would like to enquire about the role please contact Melanie Frangleton, Unit Manager, Runcorn Urgent Care Centre, Halton Hospital WA7 2DA. Tel: 01928 753160/753366.

This job advert may close as soon as sufficient applications have been received, therefore please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.

We encourage all applicants to share their personal information with us to understand why please read `Be counted` and `8 reasons why’ in the additional information.

The Trust operates a Smoke Free Policy which does not permit smoking within the Trust premises and grounds/site.

Please provide e-mail addressess for referees, as this will facilitate a quicker recruitment process. Please check your e-mail account regularly as you will receive alerts from the NHS Jobsite informing you of a message (including notification of interview)

Depending on the classification of the post, in-line with DBS guidelines, a Standard or Enhanced disclosure will be required which may include a check of the ‘Vulnerable Adults List’, the ‘Children’s List’ and/or the Independent Safeguarding Authorities (ISA’s) barred lists.

A charge of £60 (Enhanced) will be made by the successful candidate which will be deducted from the first 3 months’ salary. In addition to this, you will also be required to re-pay any future costs that may arise in relation to DBS fees.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

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