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MIU Practitioner - Launceston Hospital

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Per Annum / Pro Rata
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Minor Injury Practitioner to work in our unit at Launceston Hospital

This is a Band 6 post and we are interested in interviewing both Practitioners who able to work in an advanced practice role which includes minor illness and paediatrics at Band 6 level and also Aspiring Practitioners with an urgent care background who would like to develop furtherand are already undertaking and have almost completed a relevant minor injuries and illness course.

You need to have a passion for minor injury care, good communication skills, and a commitment to providing excellent care as part of the MIU team. You must be responsive to change and flexible in your approach as we are in an exciting period of development for the MIU service. A sound knowledge of professional issues will be required.

We are a small team and flexibility is vital to ensure service provision.

Main duties of the job

To deliver, without supervision, effective assessment and treatment of patients utilising evidence based approach. Responsible for the care needs, the management of treatment and evaluation of clinical interventions, reflecting the needs of patients attending this Unit.Responsible and accountable for the delivery of patient care in unit

About us

We're an NHS community and mental health provider Trust based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. We deliver community and hospital-based care to improve people's physical and mental health. We also provide specialist support to people with dementia or a learning disability.

We are a people organisation and people matter to us. As part of the team, you'll help support the health and wellbeing of the people who live and visit this beautiful part of the UK.

Over 4,000 people make up the Trust. This includes doctors, nurses, therapists, plus admin and support staff.

We work in people's homes, in community clinics and bases. Some staff work from one of our 13 community hospitals. Our aspiration is to have great people, provide great care, be a great place to work and a great partner.

Just over 532,000 people live here. A third of people who live in Cornwall are supported by acute hospital services in Devon. As a result, we also work closely with our partners in Devon. In the summer, and during other holidays lots of people choose to visit the area. This increases the numbers of people who use our services.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view a detailed job description and person specification including the main responsibilities of this role please see supporting documents.

Person Specification

Education & Qualifications B6


  • Professional qualification relavent to post
  • Current professional registration - NMC, HCPC
  • Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations Certificate
  • Post graduate specialist training to degree level in relevant subject area which must incorporate minor illness
  • Substantial post registration practice in MIU, ED/Emergency Care or similar education and training including mentorship


  • Experience in managing a team/service

Experience/Skills and Aptitude


  • Budget management skills
  • Confident in working autonomously and delivering high quality care
  • Able to prioritise workload of self and others

Employer details

Employer name

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Launceston Hospital

Link Road


PL15 9JD

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