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Nurse Practitioner (Nights)

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Berwick Upon Tweed
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
26 May 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Opportunity for a Night Nurse Practitioners with minor injury/illness / skills to work at Berwick Infirmary supporting our Minor Injuries Unit (MIU) until 12 midnight and then to move to the ward to support the nursing team as senior night nurse in the hospital.

Should anyone attend our minor Injuries department over night the NNP would be expected to open MIU and assess /treat the patient.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for an autonomous practitioner who is happy to work independently treating a varied group of patients who may present to our Minor Injuries Unit overnight. The successful candidate is the senior nurse in the hospital at night and has a responsibility to support the night nursing team clinically and professionally overnight as a support to the ward manger.

The successful candidate should have experience with minor injuries and have advanced clinical assessment/ Nurse practitioner experience.

This post can be a training post at Band 6 if the successful candidate does not have non medical prescribing.

We promote a culture of inclusive leadership and are keen to continually develop our staff.

About us

We manage three major locality hospitals at North Tyneside, Wansbeck and Hexham, plus a number of smaller community hospitals and clinics from Tynemouth to Berwick on Tweed, in addition to our state-of-the-art Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital, the first of its kind in England. We also care for people in their homes and provide services from facilities in local communities such as health centres. We give people greater choice and control over their care to help them to live independently at home and avoid hospital admission where appropriate. High quality patient care is at the heart of everything we do and we strive to ensure every single patient and service user has an exceptional experience with us. We have one of the most extensive patient experience programmes of any trust in England.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Provide clinical expertise and practice autonomously in the absence of medical cover.
  • Provide skilled and knowledgeable care and advice to patients and their carers.
  • Complete assessments, planning, implementation and evaluation of direct care to patients.
  • Work with all members of the multi-disciplinary team.
  • Engage with external agencies to provide a high quality service for patients from disease, and their carers.
  • Contribute to the development of high quality services within Northumbria Healthcare.

Person Specification



  • 1st Level Registered Nurse
  • Diploma/ Degree in nursing/ health studies
  • Post Graduate qualification
  • Recognised teaching/mentorship qualification
  • Nurse Practitioner Qualification
  • Specialist area qualifications
  • Independent/supplementary nurse prescriber or working towards
  • Relevant training related to specialist area
  • Evidence of continued professional development


  • Masters Level

Employer details

Employer name

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


Berwick Infirmary

Well Close Square

Berwick Upon Tweed

TD15 1LT

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