Advanced Nurse Practitioner- Emergency Department

Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£58,698 to £65,095 a year p.a. inc.
Closing date
6 Jun 2023

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Nurse, Adult nurse, A&E nurse
Band 8A
Full Time
Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Advanced Nurse Practitioner to join our Emergency Department at the Homerton. This post is suitable for candidates who have both the right educational qualifications in Advanced Practice and experience of Emergency Care.

The Emergency Department is a progressive and dynamic department, recently rated 'Outstanding' Emergency Department for the second time by the CQC. We serve the multi culturally, diverse population of Hackney and are based in the East End of London. Our annual Emergency attendance is in excess of 120,000 new patients.

Main duties of the job

Main duties include:
  • You will be expected to deliver an advanced level of clinical practice within the field of emergency care by using independent judgement to assess, investigate, diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate the clinical care and management of emergency department patients.
  • You will work alongside and support the education and development of both nursing and medical colleagues.
  • You will be required to use specialist knowledge and skills to see patients in the ED ranging from those who are critically ill or injured to those with minor self-limiting pathologies. In addition to making complex diagnosis and management decisions about patients with undifferentiated / undiagnosed problems.

About us

Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing and flourishing organisation serving the population of Hackney, East London, The City and beyond.

We are extremely proud of the fact that Homerton Hospital has recently attained the highest possible rating of \Outstanding from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Our integrated Trust provides comprehensive hospital and community health services for its local population and a range of specialist services for a wider group of patients. In addition, the Trust manages services out of St Leonard's Hospital and the Mary Seacole Nursing Home.

Homerton aims to ensure equality and value diversity, and we are committed to inclusion for all of our staff. This is reflected in our policies, procedures and People Plan. All of our staff are expected to embody our Trust values at all times.

We are also committed, through our Fair Recruitment Standards, to ensuring all applicants are treated fairly.

Homerton has a proud tradition of supporting and developing its staff, including its well-regarded and valued nursing community, and all staff are able to take advantage of a great range of benefits.

Homerton is proud to have been included on the HSJ & Nursing Times Best Places to Work list.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience, and knowledge required. For both documents, please view the attachment/s on this page.

The person specification below is not the full person specification but outlines the criteria against which your application form will be assessed.

Person Specification

Education / Qualifications


  • Registered Nurse/ First Degree
  • Relevant post registration emergency care course
  • Relevant post registration teaching & assessing course
  • PGDip in advanced practice.
  • ALS, Trauma Course. APLS.
  • Independent Nurse Prescriber
  • IRMER training (Radiology safety programme).
  • Adult and children's safeguarding level 3


  • Degree level minor injury course
  • MSc in Advanced Nursing Practice

Skills/ Abilities


  • Physical assessment and history taking skills/ability to interpret clinical findings and develop an appropriate healthcare plan, independently
  • Involvement in Clinical Audit
  • Ability to critically analyse research and apply to practice setting
  • Evidence of knowledge/understanding of collaborative practice and nurse practitioner role



  • Post-registration experience demonstrating experience at senior level in emergency department or Primary Health Care setting Band 7
  • Experience of independently managing injuries and ailments in a Nurse Practitioner role, either in a primary healthcare or emergency department setting
  • Evidence of successful change management
  • Evidence of practice development.



  • Knowledge/understanding of confidentiality issues
  • Demonstrable evidence of being able and willing to understand our Trust values of respect, kindness, excellence and safety, with behaviour which reinforces these values personal, safe, respectful and responsibility

Trust Values


  • Understand and Demonstrate Trust Values

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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