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Emergency Practitioner

Employer
Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Petersfield
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 a year Based on full time hours
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

Petersfield Urgent Treatment Centre

We are looking for experienced Practitioners to come and join our team here in Petersfield.

We are a practitioner led service, supported by remote GP's committed to delivering high quality care to the local population of Petersfield and the surrounding areas. The UTC operates 08:00 -- 20:00 hours, 365 days a year, offering treatment for both minor injury and minor illness to adults and children. Patients can pre-book appointments through NHS 111 as well as walk-in attendance.

The successful applicant must be an experienced autonomous practitioner either nurse or paramedic and must have assessment, diagnostic and management skills in minor injury and minor illness care with relevant experience in an unscheduled or primary care setting. The successful candidate will be required to undertake the role of practitioner in charge of the shift, managing patient flow through the department and supporting staff on duty, including clinical supervision of junior staff. They must demonstrate a good understanding and implementation of Governance, both clinical and information. Must be fully compliant and competent with safeguarding policies and procedures. A non-medical prescriber qualification would be advantageous though not essential, however, the willingness to undertake the course in the future as part of professional development would be desired.

Main duties of the job

To work autonomously as a Nurse / Paramedic Practitioner in the Urgent Care setting, assessing, diagnosing, and treating patients at an advanced level, by identifying individual patient needs.

To provide professional, high quality care to patients and their families throughout their time in the unit.

To contribute to the development and evaluation of clinical practice within the Urgent Care Setting.

To provide expert clinical and professional leadership in the role of practitioner in charge of the shift.

About us

Southern Health is one of the largest NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health and learning disabilities, as well as offering physical health community-based services.

With a workforce of more than 7000 and a footprint that spans more than 200 sites across Hampshire, we're wholeheartedly committed to providing the best possible healthcare, reaching a range of diverse communities, whilst placing patients and staff at the forefront of all our endeavours.

We are currently working closely with other NHS Trusts to integrate all our collective community, mental health, and learning disability services. Our new organisation, to be known as Hampshire and Isle of Wight NHS Foundation Trust, is set to launch in July 2024.

The transformation will happen in staggered stages Hampshire CAMHS, part of Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust joined Southern Health in February 2024, with Isle of Wight NHS Trust mental health and community services transitioning in early May 2024. The final combination of Southern Health and Solent Trusts is anticipated to occur in July 2024, when the new organisation will be formed.

Our new Trust will continue to cater to the unique needs of different communities, making healthcare across the county more accessible, as well as offering staff more opportunities for career development, training and partnership working.

Join us as we embark on this exciting journey to shape the future of healthcare in Hampshire.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.

We are happy to talk Flexible Working - all requests for flexible working options can be discussed as part of the interview process.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Current NMC / HCPC registration.
  • History Taking and Physical Assessment in Clinical Practice Course or equivalent
  • Completion of Nurse / Paramedic Practitioner Course in minor injury and/or minor illness
  • Practice Assessor / Practice Supervisor certificate (or equivalent)
  • Evidence of Continued Professional Development


Employer details

Employer name

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Petersfield Hospital

Swan Street, Petersfield

Petersfield

Hampshire

GU32 3LB

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348-PSE-4425

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