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Critical Care Outreach Practitioner - Peterborough

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
1 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Are you a dynamic, experienced, enthusiastic, motivated Band 6 or band 7 critical care (or equivalent) nurses who is dedicated to delivering excellent patient care outside the critical care area, who has an interest in education and quality improvement? This is a fixed term post for a year.

As a Band 7 Critical Care Outreach Nurse Practitioner, you will support the Trust in the delivery of effective, responsive and compassionate care for deteriorating adult patients. You will be responsible for supporting the team with the focus on early recognition of deterioration, timely escalation of care and treatment whilst developing the deteriorating patient care skills within the Trust

Main duties of the job

You must be able to use your advanced knowledge skills and expertise to provide clinical assessment, treatment and management plans for this group of patients. You will be required to work closely with the Critical Care multidisciplinary team and ward teams to provide the best outcome for patients. As a senior nurse within the trust you will also provide leadership for staff and contribute to education and training within your field of expertise. This post is also a Resuscitation team member with the expectation of becoming an ALS provider.

Do you have at least 2 years band 6 experience within an acute environment?Can you stay calm under pressure and have a positive influence on staff and your patient outcome in challenging situations? There will be an expectation and opportunity for rotation to the Critical Care Unit to maintain skills and the post holder will be required to work at either site (Hinchingbrooke and Peterborough) as the services develop and become aligned. The post will initially be based in Peterborough.

If you are motivated and passionate about delivering high standards of care to critically ill patients, have excellent communication, negotiation and influencing skills and are looking for a new challenge, then this may be the role for you.

About us

Our teams work hard to be flexible and promote a health work/home life balance and so agile working options are automatically considered for all roles within the Trust. Talk to the Recruiting Manager about what this means in practice for you.

Your package with us includes a lot more than just your pay and here area few of the additional benefits that are available to you as an employee:
  • Access to the NHS Pension Scheme
  • Generous Holiday Entitlement, starting at 27 days a year (for full time workers) plus bank/public holidays
  • Free staff car parking on all our hospital sites during this financial year
  • In-house Physiotherapy Services
  • Career development and training opportunities
  • Emotional Wellbeing Service covering a range of online support, access to mobile apps and 24/7 counselling services
  • Subsidised meals at our hospital restaurants
  • Access to exclusive discounts, cashback and vouchers via NHS Discounts and Blue Light Card

If you share our values and vision and are passionate about working with people on what matters to them, you could be a real asset to Team North West Anglia

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Person Specification and Job Description for additional information regarding this post.

Person Specification



  • Critical Care/ or equivalent module
  • Registered Nurse


  • ALS
  • Teaching qualification
  • Non-medical prescribing
  • Degree level study
  • Advanced Clinical Assessment module



  • Band 6 experience within Critical Care or equivalent
  • Teaching, mentoring, supervision of junior staff
  • Multi-disciplinary team working


  • Critical Care Outreach experience
  • Teaching



  • Management of critically unwell and acutely deteriorating adult

Key Skills


  • Advanced clinical assessment skills

Employer details

Employer name

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust


Peterborough City Hospital

Bretton gate



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