We are a busy Emergency Department based on two sites Calderdale Royal Hospital in Halifax and the Huddersfield Royal Infirmary seeing approximately 140,000 per annum. Both of our departments have a separate minor injury stream which runs from 08.30-00.00 hours daily.
We are lucky to have been offered further investment to increase our nursing workforce within both of our emergency departments and to extend the minor injuries service. The minor injury service is currently nurse led with senior clinician input on site where required.
We are looking for a dynamic, hard-working member of staff to join our friendly and pro-active nurse lead team and compliment our service as we develop further.
Our department provides a supportive work environment and we are committed to staff development.
We are currently going through reconfiguration of both A& E departments, this is an exciting opportunity for you to be involved in the development of our minor injuries service in two brand new A& E departments.Main duties of the jobFull or Part Time
We seek an individual who has completed their minor injury training or part way through the course, and is keen to further develop their minor injury Applications from ENP's with a minor illness and NMP qualification are also welcome.
We welcome our YAS colleagues who have completed their minor injuries accredited course to apply.About us
The Trust is committed to developing and delivering excellent customer focused service by treating patients, their families, friends, carers and staff with professionalism respect and dignity.
Due to the high volumes of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications. We advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.
As we often have many applicants for jobs at Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Trust, we regret that we will only be able to contact those applicants who are short-listed for interview. Therefore if you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, then please assume you have not been short-listed for interview on this particular occasion.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
You will be expected to see, treat and discharge minor injury patients attending the Emergency Department. You will need to be flexible with regards to shift patterns. You will also need to possess excellent communication skills and show the ability to exercise good clinical judgement and to develop further both clinically and academically where required, as we strive to develop our workforce and work environment, in order to meet future demands on the service.Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- First level Registration
- Evidence of Teaching/Mentoring skills
- Completion of the minor injury accredited course
- Adult/Paediatrics BLS
- Demonstrable significant post registration experience within an acute setting
- Responsible for own post basic education. To meet the requirements of the service and PREP
- Flexible thinking
Special Knowledge/ ExpertiseEssential
- Wound closure and cleaning experience
- XRAY interpretation
- Plastering Experience
- Knowledge of future provision of services
- Interest in the management of minor injuries
- Experience in working with PGDs /nurse led protocols
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Change management experience
Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust
Huddersfield / Halifax
Huddersfield / Halifax
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