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Minor Injurys Unit and Outpatient Department Team Leader

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 Per Annum
Closing date
2 Oct 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Newquay Community Hospital has a rare opportunity to work in a practitioner-led Minor Injuries Unit as the Band 7 Unit Team Leader, providing managerial and leadership to the clinical team. This post also includes the management of the Outpatient Department.

You need to have a passion for minor injury care, good communication skills, and a commitment to providing excellent care as part of the MIU and OPD team. You must be responsive to change and be flexible in your approach. A sound knowledge of professional issues will be required.

We are looking to recruit an established practitioner with substantial experience at a Senior Nurse level working in an MIU/emergency department/urgent care setting along with previous management and leadership experience.

Proposed interview date: 18th October 2023

Main duties of the job

To provide managerial and leadership to the clinical team and support staff. To manage the daily running of the units (MIU/OPD) ensuring effective staff rostering and skill mix. To lead and develop the clinical team. To ensure the delivery of high-quality evidence-based patient care within the guidelines of Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust policies and procedures.

About us

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 description

Job responsibilities

To view a detailed job description and person specification including the main responsibilities of this role please see supporting documents.

Person Specification

Education / Qualifications and Relevant Experience


  • First level registration to degree level
  • Modules relating to speciality field academically recognised qualification which must include minor injury, minor illness and paediatrics
  • Current clinical assessment and teaching qualification
  • Substantial experience at a Senior Nurse level working in an MIU/emergency department/urgent care setting
  • Previous management experience

Knowledge and skills


  • High level of clinical skills and competencies

Employer details

Employer name

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Newquay Community Hospital

St Thomas' Rd



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