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Nurse/Paramedic Practitioner

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

We are looking for an Nurse Practitioner/ Paramedic Practitioner to work within ESNEFT's Urgent Treatment service, providing a holistic approach to the care of individuals.

To include skilled assessment, diagnosis and treatment of minor injury, minor illness and urgent presentations as appropriate, working within the scope of professional practice and agreed guidelines and protocols. This post will cover the UTC at Clacton and Minor Injuries Unit at Harwich

Work with colleagues across health, social care, mental health and voluntary sector to ensure holistic and joined up delivery of care.

Empower patients to make decisions about their own care and encourage them to exercise their rights and choices, signposting them to relevant community and voluntary services and supporting patient's carers and members of the integrated team with management of urgent presentations

Main duties of the job

To utilise clinical expertise, function as an experienced clinician managing the assessment, diagnosis and treatment for patients with a range of urgent care presentations.

Develop programmes of specialist nursing/therapeutic activities, weighing options and delegating aspects of care across the integrated team as appropriate

To have clinical autonomy regarding the clinical diagnosis and future clinical management of presenting patients through clinical assessment and the requesting and interpretation of the results of specific medical investigations

Support patients with advice, information, persuasion and direction to community resources to encourage self-management and ongoing independence

Provide support, training and advice to patients, parents and carers.

About us

One of the largest Trust's in East Anglia, East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT) provide hospital and community health services to people living across a wide geographical area. We deliver care from two main hospitals in Colchester and Ipswich, six community hospitals and in patients' own homes. You will be joining a team of over 11,000 amazing colleagues providing care to 800,000 residents.

Along with supporting you to achieve your career goals we offer a generous pension scheme, 27 days annual leave on commencement (pro rata) and access to a range of NHS discounts. Our Staff Health and Wellbeing programme offer a range of services including mental health support. We offer a range of flexible working opportunities.

Our philosophy is that Time Matters to everyone. Across the Trust, we concentrate on improving the things we do and removing those which do not work or cause time delays for our staff and patients.

To support our employees to achieve their career aspirations you may be eligible to obtain a qualification via an apprenticeship. All successful applicants will be required to undertake a skills review to facilitate this. For full details please see the attached Apprenticeship Handbook

If you are passionate about patient care and want to develop your skills and knowledge then we are keen to hear from you.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

For full details of the responsibilities and duties of this role please see the attached job description.

Person Specification



  • Registered nurse recorded on NMC register
  • Professional knowledge and skills underpinned by theory and experience, acquired through degree supplemented by specialist training, experience in specialist field
  • Evidence of ongoing CPD



  • Good communication skills both written and verbal
  • Use Word, Powerpoint, email, excel and access (or similar spreadsheet or database packages)



  • Proven experience within the relevant care group.
  • Advanced competencies relevant to care group


  • Experience of managing and supervising the work of others

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