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Emergency Nurse Practitioner

Band 7

Main area
Integrated Care Group
Band 7
Full Time 37.5 Hours Per Week
Job ref
Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital
£33,222 to £43,041 Per Annum
21/01/2019 23:59

At East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust our vision is to be widely recognised for providing safe, personal and effective care.  We currently provide high quality services and treat over 600,000 people across East Lancashire and the surrounding area. We employ over 7,000 staff, many of whom are internationally renowned and have won awards for their work.

Emergency Nurse Practitioner -

Are you a highly motivated, energetic and dedicated Emergency Nurse Practitioner? Do you relish a challenge and work well within a fast flowing and dynamic clinical team. If so, East Lancashire Hospitals Trust maybe the place for you. Providing urgent and emergency care across 3 sites at Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital, Burnley General Teaching Hospital and Accrington Victoria Hospital ELHT is looking to recruit an experienced ENP.

Following a recent workforce review we are looking to expand our established team of Emergency Nurse Practitioners. You will be working in an exciting and challenging environment delivering high quality care and expert advice to patients. Providing autonomous care to those presenting to our urgent care centres and minor injuries unit with minor injuries and minor illnesses you will be experienced in providing whole episodes of care. Skilled in history taking, clinical examination, the ordering and interpretation of diagnostic tests and treatment planning, you will have recent experience working within a UCC/ED/MIU setting.

As well as treating minor injuries and illnesses you will be expected to participate in the streaming and triage of patients.  You will be educated to degree level and hold a recognised Minor Injury and Illness course. Independent prescribing is desirable. As part of the wider multidisciplinary team you will work closely with our dedicated team of emergency doctors, GP’s, specialist physiotherapists and occupational therapists along with the intensive home support community nurses to ensure safe, personal and effective care.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will be support by a strong nursing leadership team including the Consultant Nurse in Emergency Care, Assistant Director of Nursing and Matron. We will offer you a structured programme of ongoing professional development, clinical supervision and a peer support network. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced ENP who is looking for a challenge in a supportive environment.

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

Dear Potential Applicant,

It is important you are made aware of the changes which East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust has implemented with regard to charging for the cost of undertaking Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) Checks (previously known as Criminal Records Bureau or CRB) and how this may impact upon you.

As this position is exempted from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and involves work that is identified as a regulated activity as defined in the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act (2006), any offer of employment is provisional upon a satisfactory DBS check being obtained.

The cost of an Enhanced Disclosure will be £48.00, which includes a small handling fee.

In line with other NHS organisations in the North West Region, the Trust is now passing the charge for undertaking a DBS check on to candidates in the event they are successfully appointed into the post for which they have applied.  Candidates can choose whether to pay this over 1-3 months as a deduction from the monthly salary.  By applying for this vacancy you are agreeing to this undertaking in the event you are successfully appointed




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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Jackie Murray (Matron)  01254 734706

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