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MIIU Senior Emergency Practitioner

Job Reference: 841-19-158-FB

Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust
Community Hospitals - Forest of Dean
Forest of Dean
£37,570 - £43,772

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust was formed on Tuesday 1st October 2019, following the merger of 2gether NHS Foundation Trust and Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust. The two Trusts joined together to provide integrated mental health, physical health and learning disability services to communities.

Minor Injury and Illness Units - Senior Emergency Practitioner

Band: 7

Salary £37,570- £43,772

Hours: 37.5 (Part-time working and flexible working patterns will be considered so long as the Service can support the request)

Location: Forest of Dean (Lydney And Dilke)

Contract: Fixed term - 2 years

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, enthusiastic, experienced and dynamic Emergency Practitioner, to join our highly skilled team of Emergency Practitioners in the delivery of high quality care within the Forest of Dean Minor Injuries and Illness units.

The successful applicant will be expected to work across both Lydney and Dilke MIiUs predominantly in a supernumerary capacity providing specialist professional clinical leadership and guidance, clinical advice and management.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate a high level of clinical knowledge and effective leadership skills. The ability to work autonomously taking overall responsibility for care, quality and clinical activity with their focus on

• Patient safety

• The effectiveness of all health care interventions

• Patient experience

• The environment in which care is delivered

Mentorship of junior and developing Emergency practitioners

The post holder will be required to work a full range of shifts to include weekends and bank holidays.

The post holder will need to have access to a car and be able to work across more than one unit.


As a member of the Gloucestershire NHS, the unit offers a diverse range of training opportunities and is committed to personal as well as service development.

Short-listing Date:13th August2019

Interview date: TBC


To arrange an informal visit or discuss further please ring:


This post is subject to an EnhancesDBS checkwith barring forAdults and Children and successful candidates are expected to undertake a DBS check at their own cost and sign up to the DBS update service.


IiU Team Lead – Carl Ashford -07827 309 049



Applicants who have been shortlisted will be contacted via NHS Jobs. Please check your account regularly. If you do not hear from us within 3 weeks of the closing date you have probably not been shortlisted. We are sorry that on some occasions we are unable to let you know the outcome of your application personally. The Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

Applicants should note that all appointments to Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust are subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probation period.(excluding Medical Staffing appointments).

Successful candidates are expected to self-fund either an enhanced or standard or basic DBS check, and sign up to the DBS update service if required for the role.

Please note that if you are successful in your application and you have previously worked for an NHS Trust, Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust will request confirmation of your previous NHS service from your last NHS employer via the inter authority transfer system to verify service, pension, sick pay entitlement and pay grade. Your permission will be sought at application and /or later in the process.

Flexible working arrangements will be considered. Any request will be set against genuine operational requirements and limitations and it is not obligatory for a manager to accede to the request.

For positions Band 8a and above there is a requirement to participate in an on-call rota to ensure a high quality of care for patients at all times and continued support to all staff with access to the right knowledge and expertise. For further information on this please consult the job description.

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.

UK Registration

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

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