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Urgent Care Practitioner - Urgent Treatment Centre

Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa, pro rata
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a nurse or paramedic interested in working in an Urgent Treatment Centre?

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and enthusiastic nurse practitioner or paramedic practitioner to work within the Urgent Treatment Centre.

The post is for a full time care practitioner in Whitworth urgent treatment centre

The post is advertised as a band 6 but dependent on experience and skills, but there may be a possibility to appoint to a band 5 who will then develop to a band 6 once local competencies and MSc module in minor injuries is successfully completed.

Main duties of the job

The unit is nurse and paramedic practitioner led and is operational seven days a week, from 08.00 to 20:00hrs.

As a registered, accountable clinical employee you will be expected to possess a relevant high level of clinical knowledge and skills. This will enable you to assess, examine and treat patients safely and appropriately from the whole age spectrum that attend the UTCs with a variety of minor injury and minor illness presentations.

You will need to effectively engage with patients, peer groups, and service users in all elements of your role, leading by example and promoting a supportive and caring culture. This will require an inclusive, transparent, open approach to your role, whereby you are happy to be accountable to others and to go the extra mile when required.

You must be flexible, enthusiastic, motivated and demonstrate effective interpersonal skills.

About us

Our purpose is to provide community health services to a patient population of over one million people in Derbyshire and Derby, as part of Joined Up Care Derbyshire.

We employ around 4,200 substantive staff, caring for patients in 11 community hospitals and more than 30 health centres, as well as in clinics, GP practices, schools, care homes and, increasingly, in people's own homes and via virtual consultations.

Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust Urgent Treatment Centres awarded 'OUTSTANDING' by CQC. Whitworth UTC is Quality Always Gold accredited since 2016.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification. To apply, please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB - this link will take you to the TRAC Recruitment Site. You will need to register if you do not already have an account.

Person Specification



  • Completion of minor injury module at level 6/7


  • Willingness to complete further Level 7 modules, particularly minor illness and paediatric



  • Registered nurse or paramedic
  • Experience of working within an urgent care/emergency care/primary care setting
  • Experience of working autonomously


  • Experience of using Systmone

Team work and flexiblity


  • Willingness and ability to work flexibily.
  • Willingness to work across all 4 Units if required

Employer details

Employer name

Derbyshire Community Health Services NHSFT


Urgent Treatment Centre

Whitworth Hospital



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