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Nurse/Paramedic Practitioner

Employer
East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Clacton-on-Sea
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum pro rata
Closing date
31 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for an experienced Nurse Practitioner/ Paramedic Practitioner to work within ESNEFT's Urgent Treatment service in Clacton, providing a holistic approach to the care of individuals. The UTC is open 7 days a week with practitioners expected to work across all days.

We are looking for an experienced nurse or allied health professional who is proficient in assessment, diagnosis and treatment of minor injury, minor illness and urgent presentations as appropriate, working within the scope of professional practice and agreed guidelines and protocols. This post will cover the UTC at Clacton and Minor Injuries Unit at Harwich

You will work with colleagues across health, social care, mental health and the voluntary sector to ensure holistic and joined up delivery of care.

You will empower patients to make decisions about their own care and encourage them to exercise their rights and choices, signposting them to relevant community and voluntary services and supporting patient's carers and members of the integrated team with management of urgent presentations

Main duties of the job

To utilise clinical expertise, function as an experienced clinician managing the assessment, diagnosis and treatment for patients with a range of urgent care presentations.

To have clinical autonomy regarding the clinical diagnosis and future clinical management of presenting patients through clinical assessment and the requesting and interpretation of the results of specific medical investigations

Support patients with advice, information, persuasion and direction to community resources to encourage self-management and ongoing independence

Provide support, training and advice to patients, parents and carers

To have the ability to make clear decisions with confidence and communicate these effectively

To maintain appropriate clinical records in line with current practice guidelines

About us

One of the largest Trusts in East Anglia, East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT) provide hospital and community health services to people living across a wide geographical area. We deliver care from two main hospitals in Colchester and Ipswich, six community hospitals and in patients' own homes. You will be joining a team of almost 12,000 amazing colleagues providing care to approximately a million people.

Along with supporting you to achieve your career goals we offer a generous pension scheme, unsocial hours payments (if applicable), 27 days annual leave on commencement (pro rata) and access to a range of NHS discounts. Our Staff Health and Wellbeing programme offer a variety of services. We offer a range of flexible working opportunities.

Our philosophy is thatTime Mattersto everyone. Across the Trust, we concentrate on improving the things we do and removing those which do not work or cause time delays for our staff and patients.

To support our employees to achieve their career aspirations you may be eligible to obtain a qualification via an apprenticeship. All successful applicants will be required to undertake a skills review to facilitate this. For full details please see the attached Apprenticeship Handbook.

If you are passionate about patient care and want to develop your skills and knowledge then we are keen to hear from you.

Find out about living and working with us -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GkPu7HphU8A

Job description

Job responsibilities

For full details of the responsibilities and duties of this role please see the attached job description.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered nurse recorded on NMC register or Registered Paramedic recorded on HCPC register
  • Professional knowledge and skills underpinned by theory and experience, acquired through degree supplemented by specialist training, experience in specialist field
  • Evidence of ongoing CPD


Desirable

  • Non-medical prescribing qualification


Skills

Essential

  • Good communication skills both written and verbal
  • Use Word, Powerpoint, email, excel and access (or similar spreadsheet or database packages)
  • Ability to manage a team


Desirable

  • Car owner/driver/access to a motor vehicle (role will involve travel to other sites that cannot be easily accessed by public transport means)


Experience

Essential

  • Proven experience within the relevant care group.
  • Advanced competencies relevant to care group


Desirable

  • Experience of managing and supervising the work of others


Employer details

Employer name

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Clacton Hospital

Tower Road

Clacton-on-Sea

CO15 1LH

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

432-HR303-24

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