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Critical Care Outreach Practitioner - Hinchingbrooke

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a dynamic, experienced, enthusiastic, motivated Band 6 or band 7 critical care (or equivalent) nurses who is dedicated to delivering excellent patient care outside the critical care area, who has an interest in education and quality improvement?

As a Band 7 Critical Care Outreach Nurse Practitioner, you will support the Trust in the delivery of effective, responsive and compassionate care for deteriorating adult patients. You will be responsible for supporting the team with the focus on early recognition of deterioration, timely escalation of care and treatment whilst developing the deteriorating patient care skills within the Trust.

Main duties of the job

You must be able to use your advanced knowledge skills and expertise to provide clinical assessment, treatment and management plans for this group of patients. You will be required to work closely with the Critical Care multidisciplinary team and ward teams to provide the best outcome for patients. As a senior nurse within the trust you will also provide leadership for staff and contribute to education and training within your field of expertise. This post is also a Resuscitation team member with the expectation of becoming an ALS provider.

Do you have at least 2 years band 6 experience within an acute environment?Can you stay calm under pressure and have a positive influence on staff and your patient outcome in challenging situations? There will be an expectation and opportunity for rotation to the Critical Care Unit to maintain skills and the post holder will be required to work at either site (Hinchingbrooke and Peterborough) as the services develop and become aligned. The post will initially be based in Hinchingbrooke.

If you are motivated and passionate about delivering high standards of care to critically ill patients, have excellent communication, negotiation and influencing skills and are looking for a new challenge, then this may be the role for you.

About us

We are dedicated to fostering diversity and inclusivity within our workforce and warmly welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, with a particular emphasis on encouraging those from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, as well as candidates from our local area.

As part of our commitment to supporting our employees we offer a range of benefits including:
  • Generous annual leave entitlement starting at 27 days and increasing to 29 days after five years of service and 33 days after 10 years of service, in addition to the national Bank Holidays (pro-rata for part time staff)
  • Membership of the NHS Pension Scheme:
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Enhanced hourly rates for unsociable hours e.g. night shifts, weekends, bank holidays
  • Opportunities for career development and training to help you progress in your role
  • Wellbeing support and activities to promote a healthy work environment
  • Access to our in-house physiotherapy service
  • On-site canteens offering subsidised meals
  • Subsidised staff parking (currently free)
  • Free Stagecoach Bus Travel to and from work within Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

We strive to create a supportive and inclusive workplace where employees feel valued and empowered to excel in their roles. Join us and become part of a team dedicated to making a positive difference in our community.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Person Specification and Job Description for additional information regarding this post.

Person Specification



  • Critical Care/ or equivalent module
  • Registered Nurse


  • ALS
  • Teaching qualification
  • Non-medical prescribing
  • Degree level study
  • Advanced Clinical Assessment module



  • Band 6 experience within Critical Care or equivalent
  • Teaching, mentoring, supervision of junior staff
  • Multi-disciplinary team working


  • Critical Care Outreach experience
  • Teaching



  • Management of critically unwell and acutely deteriorating adult

Key Skills


  • Advanced clinical assessment skills

Employer details

Employer name

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust




PE29 6NT

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