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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 05/10/2021.

Emergency Nurse Practitioner

Job Reference: 321-MRC-3462132-B6

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Emergency Department
HH Emergency Department Horton General Hospital, Banbury
£32,306 - £39,027

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.

Many of our recruitment programmes use Value Based Interviewing to identify those who have the skills we seek, who share our values and who are able to deliver compassionate excellence from the outset. We know that this makes a significant difference to your job satisfaction and above all the outcomes and experience of our patients and their families.

We are looking for emergency nurse practitioners Band 6 level interested in joining the senior team based within the Emergency Department at the Horton General Hospital.

We aim to deliver a patient centred style of practice that promotes and reflects the values and beliefs of a dedicated Emergency Nurse Practitioner service The ENP service is completely integrated with front door emergency teams at both the Horton and John Radcliffe EDs. We are able to provide unique opportunities in development of advanced practitioner skills within both acute and minor emergency care models at masters level (Progression to B7 level dependant on competency and masters accreditation)


Key role:

  • To provide a quality minor injury/illness service to patients attending the Emergency Department.
  • Assist in the monitoring and development of standards in the delivery of a minor injury/illness service.
  • Assist in the development of research based nursing practice within the Emergency Department, through the implementation of evidence-based practice.
  • To act as advisor in regards to safeguarding concerns and support / adhere to trust policy



The current vacancy is a full and part time hours 2.0 wte

Lead ENP


Closing Date: 5th October 2021 23.59



For further details / informal visits contact:

NameAndrea.hill@ouh.nhs.ukJob titleSenior ENPEmail addressAndrea.hill@ouh.nhs.ukTelephone number01295 229415 229413

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Please note that this post is subject to a 6 month probationary period. If you currently hold a contract of employment with the Oxford University Hospitals, this will not apply. This statement does not apply to Medical staff or Executive Appointments.

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Candidates selected for interview will be contacted after the short listing process, usually within 2 weeks. (Please note that shortlisting times vary when applying for a Medical position within the Trust) The majority of correspondence will be via the e-recruitment system, therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders in web-based email products.

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