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ENT Enhanced Nurse Practitioner - Peterborough

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year yearly
Closing date
1 Dec 2023

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Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust ENT service is recruiting and Enhanced Nurse Practitioner to work within the specialist ENT Services.

You will be joining the ENT service and will be supported by ENT consultants. The successful applicant will be instrumental in the provision of specialist ENT care, working both independently and a part of the multidisciplinary team.

This is a part-time position , 19.5 hours per week on a Monday - Friday working pattern. Although based at Peterborough City Hospital, this role requires working across many NWAFT sites.

***Please note we are only able to accept applications from those with a live NMC registration or UK nursing students awaiting their PIN as we are unable to support OSCE at this time***

Main duties of the job

ENT Enhanced Nurse Practitioner are registered nurses with additional knowledge, skill and experience in caring for patients with a disease or disorder of the ear, nose and throat.

The ENT Enhanced Nurse Practitioner will be an accountable professional who will use their knowledge and expertise to provide evidenced-based, person- centred, safe and compassionate care in a rich multi-disciplinary environment.

Ideally they will be skilled in the use of Otoscope, micro suction, and are able to undertake complex and holistic assessments independently in order to provide nurse -led care to a defined group of patients.

The ENT Enhanced Practitioner would be an expert resource within the organisation and be actively engaged in the neck breathers working group.

The successful candidate would be encouraged to undertake a non-medical prescribing course.

About us

We are committed to ensure a work-life balance to all our staff by offering full time and part time roles, flexible working hours on a shift pattern to fit around your family life.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and candidates form our local communities.

Benefits to youo 27 days annual leave for new starters, rising to 29 days after five years of service and 33 days after 10 years of service, plus 8 Bank Holidays (pro-rata for part time staff) o NHS Pension Scheme:o Flexible working opportunities o Increased hourly rates for unsociable hours e.g. night shifts, weekends, bank holidays o Career development and training o Wellbeing support and activities o In-house physiotherapy Service o On-site canteens with subsidised meals o Subsidised staff parking (currently free).o Free Stagecoach Bus Travel to and from work within Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

Job description

Job responsibilities

The 10 duties that are required to provide a high standard of health care using judgement, skills and knowledge for enhanced practice within the role of an ENT Enhanced Nurse Practitioner are:
  • Be an accountable professional acting in the best interests of people, putting them first and providing complex clinical care that is evidence-based, person-centred, safe and compassionate.
  • Use existing knowledge and expertise and enhanced levels of clinical judgement to independently undertake complex and holistic assessments.
  • Act independently to plan, deliver, monitor and evaluate complex care using enhanced clinical assessments, diagnostics, and interventions.
  • Act as an expert resource within their own organisation and for external agencies.
  • Develop, deliver and evaluate education and training opportunities for others within own scope of practice.
  • Communicate effectively in challenging environments and situations with patients, their families/carers and the multi-disciplinary team (MDT).
  • Promote and encourage innovative clinical practice to support a culture of excellence within the wider health and care team.
  • Lead and manage unpredictable and unplanned clinical situations.
  • Participate in resource management, strategic service development, planning and service improvement.
  • Lead, monitor, develop and appraise staff and learners.

  • Person Specification

    Education and Qualifications


    • Registered Nurse
    • Degree in Nursing or equivalent
    • Qualification/ study in specialist field (or willingness to undertake)
    • Non-Medical Prescriber (or willingness to undertake)
    • Management and/ or leadership qualification
    • Enthusiasm for learning and ongoing professional development


    • Master's Degree in relevant field
    • Post graduate study in teaching, mentorship and/ or coaching



    • Experience of senior role within acute hospital setting Band 6 or above
    • Recent and relevant clinical experience relating to speciality
    • Detailed experience in facilitation/ teaching/ assessing/ coaching
    • Evidence in both autonomous practice and MDT working
    • Engagement in Audit and Quality Assurance processes
    • Competent and effective in IT skills


    • Experience of staff management
    • Involvement in change management process within a clinical environment

    Employer details

    Employer name

    North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust


    Peterborough City Hospital

    Bretton Gate


    PE3 9GZ

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