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Senior Emergency Practitioner - Band 7

Gloucestershire Health & Care NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
28 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
18.75 hours per week

We seek an experienced and self-directed Emergency Practitioner with a passion and commitment to the care they deliver and who shares our organisational values. You will need to be motivated and enthusiastic in your role and looking for an opportunity to join our highly skilled team of autonomous Emergency Practitioners who deliver evidence-based clinical care in our Practitioner-led Unit.

Tewkesbury Community Hospital has a dedicated Minor Injury and Illness Unit (MIIU) open 08.00-20.00 7 days a week. The post holder will be required to work a full range of shifts.

Essential requirements for this role:
  • Relevant professional registration and clinical experience in MIIU / ED
  • Emergency Practitioner qualification
  • Minor Illness Management qualification
  • Teaching and Assessment qualification

Potential training opportunities:
  • Non-medical Prescribing

Main duties of the job

Based in the MIIU, you will be required to provide a high standard of care to Adult & Paediatric patients who present with minor injuries and illness.

This post requires the post holder to be able to undertake all statutory and mandatory training and post holders must be able to undertake physical interventions. Fitness for physical intervention will be assessed by Occupational Health.

A valid UK driving licence plus the use of own transport for business purposes is essential. For qualifying staff the Trust has a Lease Car Scheme in place and also offers a popular Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme with our partner Tusker.

About us

At Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust, we are supportive of the people we care for in the community and aim to provide a fully responsive service to everyone who needs it. This is the same approach we take for our employees. We look to value the skills and experiences of those we work with, whether they are service users, carers, families or those looking to work with us.

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust is part of the NHS. We treat NHS patients according to NHS principles and standards. The difference is the Trust is accountable to local people, rather than to Government, and so we are able to work closely with our community to develop services in the way that best suits the needs of local people.

Our Staff Survey results showed people at our Trust feel they are engaged, part of a team and work for a compassionate and inclusive organisation.

Our overall scores were better than average in eight of nine themes and level in one - the best overall results for a community, mental health and learning disabilities Trust in the south west and first equal amongst all sector NHS providers within the region too.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Gloucestershire Health and Care is committed to embedding and providing personalised care through all of its services as part of our high-quality care strategy. The purpose of personalised care is to empower people to lead the lives they want to live. Personalised care starts with a conversation with people about what matters to them. It builds on what people can do, as well as addressing their health needs. Including new ways of working and delivering care, emphasising that we need to make effective use of the full range of our peoples skills and experience to deliver the best possible patient care. So we want to know What Matters to You and that you will share our values and join us on this very important journey.

The qualification, training & experience requirements for the role are underlined in the Job Description/Person Specification.

Please refer to the Additional Information attachment before submitting your application.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse or Allied Health Professional Council
  • Degree in Nursing (or any other relevant clinical degree such as a Degree in Paramedics) or equivalent experience
  • Relevant post Registration Qualification i.e. Emergency Nurse Practitioner, Emergency Care practitioner or equivalent
  • Teaching and assessment qualification or equivalent experience at Level 3
  • Qualification in Minor Illness Management



  • Recent clinical experience
  • Portfolio evidence of recent professional development and commitment to CPD

Employer details

Employer name

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust


Tewkesbury Minor Injury and Illness Unit, Tewkesbury Community Hospital

Barton Road


GL20 5GJ

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