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Emergency Nurse Practitioner/EP

Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
Various across Somerset
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, A&E nurse
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
The Community Urgent Care Service are looking to recruit Emergency Nurse Practitioners/Emergency Practitioners across our Minor Injury Units in the beautiful county of Somerset.

You'll be a qualified ENP/EP with non-medical prescribing working with a team of ENPS who deliver high-quality care within our busy Minor Injury's Unit.

Working with us you will be part of our Dynamic team with a broad scope of advanced practice including injury and illness. We embrace the variety and challenge of this role and it means we learn something new every day. We welcome applicants with a specialist interest in Emergency Care.

We have a supportive senior nursing and leadership team who actively encourage innovation and education in order to achieve the highest standards of care and have a comprehensive CPD programme.

If you have now decided this role is for you... & you want to take on this challenge within Community Urgent Care Service , we can offer you structured support to expand your scope of practice within our dedicated team as well as our generous trust benefits (including FREEParking,FULLpaid DBS check, Corporate Induction andmany more!)

If you require further information or would like to a tour of one of the units please call us to arrange a date and time.

Main duties of the job

The Emergency Nurse Practitioner (ENP) or Emergency Practitioner (EP) will support the Service Manager, Nurse Consultant and Clinical and Managerial Lead, a team of both registered and unregistered staff to undertake the care and management of patients within the Minor Injury Units on a shift by shift basis.

The ENP/EP will offer support, guidance and professional support to the nursing team in the MIU.

The post holder will be involved in auditing the standards of care being provided by all clinical staff. Continuing professional development will be an integral part of the role. The post holder will act as a role model for colleagues and as an expert resource within the service.

About us


As an organisation, the NHS offers a wide range of benefits including flexible working, pension contributions, market leading annual leave allowance, career progression and regular conversations, not to mention our Blue Light Card and NHS exclusive discounts.

The benefits of working in Somerset include the idyllic countryside, with our areas of outstanding beauty and stunning coastlines. You will get to enjoy these perks whilst still only being a stone's throw away from bustling city centres like Bristol, Bath and Exeter and only two hours away from London.

There are excellent educational facilities in the area and, when compared to other regions, house prices are reasonable. You will experience the best of both in Somerset, the countryside and the cosmopolitan - there is truly something for everyone!

Job description

Job responsibilities

Be responsible for autonomous assessment, investigation, diagnosis and management of up to 3000 patients per year (if working a standard 37.5-hour week). This patient case load will present with a variety of previously undiagnosed acute injuries and illness, the emergency practitioner will develop individual treatment and care packages for each patient, by interpreting evidenced based clinical guidelines to assist in treatment planning.

To be able to act effectively in situations of crisis to ensure safety of patients, visitors and staff and have the ability to direct other staff appropriately. Such situations could include: fire, resuscitation and Major Incident. (see JD for more)

Person Specification



  • Relevant ED/MIU experience


  • Other relevant experience
  • ALS



  • Non medical Prescriber

Employer details

Employer name

Somerset NHS Foundation Trust



Various across Somerset

TA24 6DF

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