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Trainee paediatric nurse practitioner

North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year per annun
Closing date
30 Sep 2023

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
To work as an autonomous practitioner practicing within agreed guidelines and protocols to deliver quality patient services, which is evidence based including assessment, diagnosis, treatment, transfer to children's ward or discharge.

Main duties of the job

To assess children admitted to the Paediatric Unit's as an autonomous practitioner and using own clinical judgment diagnose, treat, refer or discharge patients.

Exercise a higher degree of personal and professional autonomy using advanced skills to include clinical interventions.

Admit to children's ward or discharge home within locally agreed pathways, guidelines and protocols.

About us

At North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust our main priority is, and always will be, to provide safe and high quality care to our patients every day the kind of care we would want for ourselves and our loved ones. We want our organisation to be the best place to work with the right staff, in the right roles, at the right time, to ensure we deliver exceptional patient care and experience.

We will support staff through providing an inclusive and supportive workplace with health and well-being initiatives, staff benefits and opportunities for personal and professional development. Staff recognition is very important to us as well as performance reviews and appraisals, we recognise staff through Star and Team of the month, colleague recognition - a note of thanks, Managers Awards, Shining Stars and Service Awards.

We support the Making Every Contact Count approach to behaviour change in the promotion of health and wellbeing of individuals and communities.

We recruit for values and Together we are North Tees & Hartlepool

Job description

Job responsibilities

To adhere to trust policies, procedures and guidelines including Child Protection and Adult Protection.

To work with multi-disciplinary and multi-agency teams in order to ensure patients needs are met.

To work within independent/supplementary nurse prescribing or patient group directives that support or enhance patient care.

To contribute to quality improvement within the service.

To assist in clinical audit and the setting and monitoring of standards of care.

To ensure effective communication skills and be able to advise and provide information to patients, carers and their families where appropriate.

Person Specification



  • oRegistered First Level Nurse oRSCN/RNC
  • oDegree in relevant child health field
  • Recent acute paediatric nursing experience
  • oEPLS/APLS provider
  • oWorking toward MSC in advanced clinical practice or willingness to undertake and complete within a 2 year period or appropriate evidence of practice or competencies achieved


  • Non medical prescribing
  • PNA
  • Leadership/management qualification

Employer details

Employer name

North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust


North Tees Hospital

Hardwick Road


TS19 8PE

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