Band 7 Nurse Urgent Care Centre

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
£49,178 to £55,492 a year Per Annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Band 7
Full Time
Job summary

Are you considering a career as a nurse practitioner? Have you Emergency care nursing experience? This could be the role for you.

We are looking for band 7 ED Nurses to work in a busy UCC alongside the GPs and practitioners. The successful candidates will work together in a small team to add to the safety and consistency to our UTC. The nurses will gain experience working as a streamer and alongside the the ENPs gaining insight into the role.

Full job description attached

Main duties of the job

  • Day to day management of the department/UTC
  • To provide expert clinical knowledge as a senior nurse
  • To work with matron/Lead Nurse in setting standards and to work towards achieving all the key performances indicators and Government targets

  • To work closely with the ENP/ECP/ACP/ANP/GP and HCAs to maintain a safe environment in the UTC.
  • Ensure patient flow is monitored and managed if any delays.
  • Ensure all daily/weekly safety checks are recorded accurately.
  • Management of stock & storage.
  • Medicine management according to LNWUH POLICY.

About us

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) cares for the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.

Our team of more than 8,200 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of almost one million people.

We run major acute services at:
  • Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A&E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country's top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
  • St Mark's Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for bowel disease
  • Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre, and specialist care at Meadow House Hospice
  • Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, hosting a range of surgical and outpatient services and collocated with an urgent care centre.

We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.

Job description

Job responsibilities


To act as a team leader and role model for nursing team, ensuring a high standard of specialist nursing care.

To carry overall responsibility for the organization and management of the Emergency Department/ Urgent care centre on a shift by shift basis 24 hours per day in conjunction with the other sisters/charge nurses.

To be responsible for effective resource management and performance of staff within the clinical area.

Facilitates personal and professional development of all specialist nursing staff within their team including mandatory training.

As a member of the nursing team participates in establishing a good working environment in which all patients receive a high standard of specialist nursing care within the emergency department.

Accountable for own professional actions.

To lead in the implementation of audit, quality and risk management initiatives and in the maintenance of care standards.

Provide Senior Nursing & Managerial support and expert advice to all clinical areas (including Clinical Decision Unit) in the absence of Senior Directorate Management staff, and undertake advance patient assessment and clinical interventions

To manage a designated team of nurses and to participate in the education and development of all grades of staff.

To participate in clinical supervision programmes as appropriate.

To promote and maintain effective communication both within and outside the unit.

To work within the relevant professional code of conduct and within the scope of professional Conduct.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse with ED experience
  • Band 6 or above ED experience



  • oBLS/ILS/PILS Certified
  • oUnderstanding of NHS Goals & Targets


  • oATNC
  • Mentorship

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