We have an exciting opportunity to work in our Minor Injuries unit within Helston Community Hospital.
This is a Band 6 post, and we would be delighted to interview practitioners who are able to work in an advanced practice role which includes minor injuries, minor illness and paediatrics at Band 6 level.This role will working alongside a Band 5 team member and a band 3 Health care Assistant.
A passion for minor injury care, good communication skills, and a commitment to work in an MIU team delivering high quality care are all essential. You must be responsive to change, flexible in your approach and have a sound knowledge of professional issues.T
The MIU operates from 8am - 8pm covering a 7-day service and is committed to delivering high quality care to the local population, which exhibits a marked increase in patient-attendance during the holiday period.Main duties of the job
- To deliver, without supervision, effective assessment and treatment of patients utilising evidence based approach. Responsible for the care needs, the management of treatment and evaluation of clinical interventions, reflecting the needs of patients attending this Unit.
- Responsible and accountable for the delivery of patient care in unit
We're an NHS community and mental health provider Trust based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. We deliver community and hospital-based care to improve people's physical and mental health. We also provide specialist support to people with dementia or a learning disability.
We are a people organisation and people matter to us. As part of the team, you'll help support the health and wellbeing of the people who live and visit this beautiful part of the UK.
Over 4,000 people make up the Trust. This includes doctors, nurses, therapists, plus admin and support staff.
We work in people's homes, in community clinics and bases. Some staff work from one of our 13 community hospitals. Our aspiration is to have great people, provide great care, be a great place to work and a great partner.
Approximately 568,000 people live here. A third of people who live in Cornwall are supported by acute hospital services in Devon. As a result, we also work closely with our partners in Devon. In the summer, and during other holidays lots of people choose to visit the area. This increases the numbers of people who use our services.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
To view a detailed job description and person specification including the main responsibilities of this role please see supporting documents.Person SpecificationSkills and aptitudeEssential
Knowledge and abilitiesEssential
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to act calmly in an emergency and respond in a professional manner
- Budget management skills
- Strong commitment to teaching and learning
Education & QualificationsEssential
- Knowledge of Health & Safety requirements
- Knowledge and application of workforce planning, supervision and appraisals
- Confident in working automonously and delivery high quality care
- Current professional registration - NMC
- Post graduate specialist training to degree level, which must incorporate minor illness
- Mentoring qualification
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Non-Medical Prescribing qualification
Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Helston Community Hospital
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