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Emergency Nurse Practitioner/Emergency Care Practitioner

Job Reference: 150-AD3503-CEN-E

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
urgent care
Horsham Hospital, Horsham
£37,570-£43,772 pro rata

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.

  • 5,000 full and part time staff, with over 4,000 people registered on our bank
  • Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 9,000 children and adults a day
  • July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of ‘Good’ with ‘Outstanding’ features
  • BAME, Disability, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief Staff Networks
  • Disability Confident Employer – Level 2

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced autonomous practitioner to join the team in Horsham Minor Injury Unit which serves Horsham community and its surrounding areas. At present, the service operates from Monday to Friday 0900 to 1700, excluding bank holidays. This role would be ideally suited for experienced emergency practitioners or emergency nurse practitioners who have experience of managing patients with a wide variety of injuries.

You will be expected to work to a high level of autonomous practice within agreed guidelines, as defined by local protocols. The successful candidate will be committed to service improvements with an acceptance of change, and desire to work in a positive environment that embraces the challenges urgent care faces as the service moves forward.

You will demonstrate a calm and confident approach to your work demonstrating excellent physical assessment, decision making and communication skills and the ability to manage and prioritise workloads effectively.

For further information or an informal visit please contact Claire Poustie, Interim Clinical Services Manager- Urgent care on 01293 600300 ext 4172 or email

For further details / informal visits contact:

Claire Poustie, Interim Clinical Services Manager - Urgent Care

01293 600300 ext. 4172,

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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.

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