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Band 7 - Paramedic Practitioner

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
£49,178 to £55,492 Per Annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
5 Mar 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
The Urgent Treatment Centre at Chase Farm is a forward thinking, dynamic, friendly environment offering a 7 day walk in service for both minor injuries and minor illnesses.

As a Paramedic practitioner in our UTC you will have autonomy for patient care but be part of an innovative expert multi-disciplinary team comprising of nurses, paramedics, EDAs and GPs. You will work in a fast-paced environment with a broad variety of patient presentations and at times dealing with emergency and unexpected situations.

As an Paramedic practitioner you will be at the forefront of pioneering and innovative ways to deliver world class care, in a state-of-the-art, modern hospital, using the latest technology

Main duties of the job

Being a Paramedic practitioner at Chase Farm Hospital is empowering, unique, and dynamic. You will be providing emergency care to our local population at our stand-alone, state of the art and pioneering (UTC). The service you provide is critical to see, diagnose, treat, discharge, or refer both walk-in and ambulatory patients whose injuries or illnesses are not so serious as to need full emergency department care. You will see a wide assortment of presentations and provide professional advice to patients, carers, and colleagues this means you will consult patients independently but seek clinical advice and support where or if required. While you have clinical autonomy and need to 'think on your feet' you will also be part of an expert multi-disciplinary team - together you will ensure the provision of clinical excellence to patients and contribute to reducing emergency room admissions to our other hospitals.

About us

At the Royal Free London, our mission is to be world class in the provision ofcare and treatment to our local and wider population, clinical research andteaching excellence. We aim to deliver kind and compassionate care in allthree of our hospitals and satellite areas, to improve lives and helppeople thrive. We have over 10,000 staff across our various sites, all working towards the same aim which is to ensure our patients receive the very best care.You will work with lots of different people from diverse backgrounds allperforming different roles giving you a great opportunity to learn and develop. Patients are at the heart of everything we do, and pivotal to the successful delivery of our aims are our emergency nurse/care practitioners, whose decisive, resilient and caring nature ensures that patients receive the very best care in their local urgent care centres.

Working at Chase Farm Urgent Treatment Centre also gives you access to the latest technology to deliver excellent patient care. So, we're looking for innovators and game changers that want the opportunity to deliver the highest quality of patient focussed care and be part of a team and environment that champions innovation and continuous improvement.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Demonstrate as a clinical expert initial patient contact assessment so that patients/people attending the urgent care centre (UCC) may be signposted, treated or referred on as appropriate.
  • To provide professional and clinical leadership within the team.
  • To support the role of the Matron in developing and implementing a strategic development plan for practitioner led services within the department.
  • To lead on the development and implementation of a programme of clinical audit and research within the department.
  • To act as a primary resource for education and clinical development within the service.
  • To work collaboratively with clinical site manager to ensure correct UTC inter departmental pathways have been escalated.
  • To manage and be responsible for the supervision and development of the multi-disciplinary team consisting of all grades of staff, students, and health care support workers.

Person Specification

Education & professional Qualifications


  • Registered nurse level 1/registered HPC paramedic practitioner
  • Recognised autonomous practitioner qualification
  • Teaching and Assessing course/ practice educator level 1& 2
  • Evidence of continuing professional development


  • Educated to degree level
  • Independent nurse/ non - medical prescriber or working towards



  • Significant post registration experience within an Emergency Care setting
  • Evidence of multidisciplinary working


  • Experience within a primary care setting

Royal Free World Class Values


  • Demonstrable ability to meet the Trust values

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust


Chase Farm



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