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Triage Nurse / Practitioner

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

Due to the recent expansion and development of the UTC's service here in Petersfield we are looking to recruit another staff nurse or paramedic to join and compliment our triage team.

We are a practitioner led service, supported by remote GP's, offering treatment for both minor injury and minor illness. The UTC is open 08:00 - 20:00 hours, 365 days a year.

The role will predominantly be that of triage nurse, the first point of contact for patients attending the department. Patients will be assessed on arrival in accordance with national and local guidelines to ensure patient safety and prioritise their need for practitioner assessment. This could include first aid measures for patients attending with injury. The role may also involve assisting the practitioners by completing treatments for patients, including wound care, plastering and suturing.

The successful applicant must be a registered nurse or paramedic and must have experience in an unscheduled care setting. The successful candidate will be required to support colleagues and the practitioner in charge of the shift to deliver safe and effective patient care. They must demonstrate a good understanding and implementation of Governance, both clinical and information and must be fully compliant and competent with safeguarding policies and procedures.

We are happy to consider either full time or part time applicants for the position.

Main duties of the job

*To provide professional, high-quality care to patients and their families throughout their time in the Urgent Treatment Centre (UTC).

*To provide safe and effective initial assessment / advice to patients attending the department, in line with national and local guidelines and pathways.

*Assist in the assessment of patients care needs, management of treatment and evaluation of clinical interventions, under the supervision of the nurse / paramedic practitioner, always working within scope of practice.

*To support the nurse / paramedic practitioners in the delivery of direct patient care.

*Contribute to the development and evaluation of clinical practice within the UTC.

*To contribute to the smooth running of the department.

About us

Are you committed to providing remarkable care and service?

Are you passionate about helping people and want to make a difference every day?

We want to meet you!

Southern Health is one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health, adult and child community health and learning disabilities. We are committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children, young people and adults at risk of abuse and neglect through our 6,500 strong workforce.

Southern Health has over 300 sites across the county and we serve 1.5 million people throughout all stages of their lives. Our aim is to work alongside the people we support (and our health and care partners) to deliver the best possible care and constantly improve.

Here at SHFT we have so much to be proud of:
  • Working as a team and supporting each other, we put patients and our staff at the heart of everything we do.
  • We have a skilled and diverse workforce and are committed to our staff development, offering bespoke training packages, leadership pathways and career opportunities.
  • We offer a variety of benefits such as an amazing pension scheme, generous annual leave, Childcare Choices scheme, many discounts (Blue Light card, The Company Shop, NHS Staff Discounts, cycle to work scheme) and much more.

Come to work with us, together we will provide outstanding treatment and care to improve lives.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.

Person Specification



  • Current NMC / HCPC registration
  • Evidence of CPD

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