Developmental Locality Based MIU Practitioner

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£25,655 to £39,027 a year Per Annum / Pro rata
Closing date
5 Jul 2022

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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An exciting opportunity has arisen to recruit to Cornwall's Urgent Care and Minor Injury Service.

We are interested in interviewing aspiring practitioners from nursing and other allied health professions with a passion for unscheduled and minor injury care.

You need to have good communication skills and a commitment to providing excellent care as part of the Urgent Care and Minor Injury teams. You must be responsive to change and be flexible in your approach. A sound knowledge of professional issues will be required.

This role will be locality based and extend across a combination of minor injury and urgent care facilities. You will receive training in all aspects of diagnostic assessment and management in minor injury & illness.

These posts are for full-time positions but part-time requests will be considered.

Main duties of the job

This job role will cover minor injury units in the West of Cornwall. There will be an expectation to provide cover across Camborne/Redruth, Helston, Falmouth and Isles of Scilly.

To deliver, under supervision, effective minor injury services to patients utilising an evidence-based approach.

Responsible and accountable for the delivery of patient care in a practitioner-run MIU. Appropriate supervision will be provided by Band 6/7 MIU practitioners.

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.

Just over 532,000 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 B6 Essential
  • Professional qualification relavent to post
  • Current professional registration - NMC
  • Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations certificate
  • Post graduate specialist training to degree level in relevant subject area which must incorporate minor illness
Experience B6 post Essential
  • Substantial post registration practice in MIU, ED/Emergency Care or similar; education and training including mentorship
  • Sign-off mentor qualification or being willing to work towards this qualification
Qualifications B5 development Essential
  • Current professional registration - 1st Level NMC/HCPC
  • Knowledge of developments in health care locally and nationally
  • Professional qualification - NURC 315 or equivalent academically recognised minor injury qualification
  • Post Registration Education and Training
Experience B5 development Essential
  • Post-registration experience - hospital/front line experience in an urgent care environment.
  • MIU/ ED experience
  • Community Hospital Experience

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