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Emergency Nurse Practitioner/Emergency Care Practitioner

Job Reference: 887-EXT-4094AS

External Practice
MIIU Department
£32,214-£45,708 plus annual & joining bonus


£32,214-£38,922 / £39,955-£45,708Depending on Experience /Qualifications plus bonus plan and joiners bonus.

Tetbury Hospital Trust is a growing independent healthcare provider in the heart of the Cotswolds and we are looking for an Emergency Nurse/Care Practitioner on a permanent basis to support our Minor Injuries and Illness Unit. If you’re passionate about delivering high quality patient care and want to be involved in shaping the minor injuries unit to serve our local community, we want to hear from you! You’ll be part of a committed and supportive team with the opportunity to continue your professional development.

The unit is currently open Monday to Friday from 8.30 – 4.30 and we can offer full time or part time hours up to 37.5 hours per week depending on the right candidate’s availability. The Hospital offers staff benefits which include pension scheme or continuation of NHS pension scheme, plus an annual bonus scheme. In addition to our usual benefits package we are pleased to offer a £500 joining bonus for this role.

We are passionate about the delivery of high-quality effective care and if you think you have the right skills and experience, we’d welcome an informal visit to the hospital which can be arranged by contacting Sarah Taylor (Matron) or Sonia Whitehouse

To find out more about the hospital, please visit our website.

About the role

Our minor injury unit was successfully upgraded on the 1st April this year and is now a minor injury and illness unit to better support the needs of our local community. The successful candidate willbe assessing, diagnosing, treating and discharging patients autonomously working alongside a triage nurse. You’ll be ordering investigations, interpreting results and making onward referrals where appropriate. You’ll be responsible for providing an excellent standard of patient care and health promotion to the general public accessing urgent care services in Gloucestershire.

What we’re looking for

The ideal candidate for this role will:

  • Be a registered Nurse or Allied Health Professional with a relevant clinical degree or equivalent experience.
  • Have a relevant post Registration Qualification, i.e. Emergency Nurse Practitioner, Emergency Care Practitioner or equivalent.
  • Hold a Teaching and Assessment qualification or relevant experience at level 3
  • Be a non-medical x-ray referrer and have up to date Calrad/Irmer
  • Have attained Resuscitation Level 3 adult and children and completed safeguarding adults and children at the appropriate level

It is desirable but not essential that a candidate will also:

  • Hold qualifications in Minor Illness Management and/or Minor Illness in Children.
  • Hold Non-Medical prescribing
  • Have evidence of managing training or equivalent experience

Other information

We are ready and waiting to welcome the next member of our team, so will screen candidates as they apply and arrange interviews as soon as possible. This role may therefore close before the advertised deadline so we encourage early application.

Offers of employment for this role are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and DBS checking. Applicants must have the right to work in the UK.

The Trust is committed to equality and diversity in employment and is a mindful Employer. We are happy to make reasonable adjustments to support candidates during the recruitment and employment process. Please contact us to discuss any support we may be able to give. The Trust is committed to improving the working lives of its staff and may have flexible working options available.


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.

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