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Emergency Nurse Practitioner/ Emergency Care Practitioner

Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust
Depending on experience Inclusive of Fringe HCA
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, A&E nurse
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
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Cheshunt Minor Injuries Unit

Emergency Nurse Practitioner/ Emergency Care Practitioner


Permanent post - Full Time - AfC Band 7

The is an exciting time in the Herts and West Essex System as the Minor Injuries service provision is growing and developing in collaboration with all system partners.

Are you a qualified Nurse / Care Practitioner?

Are you passionate about patient care?

Are you looking for an opportunity to work within a supportive team??

If you have answered yes to all of the above, then we would like to meet you.

Main duties of the job

Main duties of the job

The service is committed to providing high quality care to our service users and provides staff with an open, friendly, and supportive environment.

All our employees enjoy coming to work and benefit from being part of the team and are respected and recognised by the service users' positive feedback about the service.

We are a well-established forward-thinking and are proud that all our staff are Innovative, Caring and Agile in their work to help achieve the Trust vision

About us

A big thank you for considering joining us at Hertfordshire Community NHS TrustYou'll find it a great place to work with many benefits offered to you as a member of our staff.We put our staff, our patients, their families, and carers at the centre of our vision.We welcome diversity in our workforce and are interested in applicants from all backgrounds and ages.

If you like the idea of this very rare opportunity then APPLY NOW!!!!

You've made a great decision to apply to join to HCT - we're looking forward to taking the next steps of the journey with you.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

What we look for in a successful candidate:
  • Registered with the Nurse and Midwifery Council (NMC) or Registered Paramedic (HCPC).
  • Recognised Nurse Practitioner Qualification or Paramedic Care Practitioner course, which must include minor injuries.
  • Proven history of working in an A& E department or equivalent setting.
  • Experience in autonomous practice specifically in minor injuries.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients from all walks of life.
  • Be committed and flexible.
  • Full driving licence desirable.

In return, we can offer you:
  • 27 to 33 days holiday (depending on NHS Trust service) plus bank holidays (pro rata where applicable)
  • High cost living fringe benefit of 5%
  • NHS pension scheme
  • Special Leave for family and personal reasons
  • Paid sick leave
  • NHS Car Lease Scheme
  • Eye Care Vouchers
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • NHS Discounts
  • Working in a GOOD CQC rated service & trust

Whilst it is not a legal requirement, Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust encourages and supports all staff to be vaccinated as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19

We are committed to supporting flexible working options for staff, wherever possible, and welcome discussions on flexible working patterns to support our staff to maintain a healthy work life balance.

Person Specification



  • 1st level Registered Nurse / Registered Paramedic
  • Autonomous Nurse / Care Practitioner Training e.g. A33 or equivalent
  • Academic studies (level 2/3 or M) in Minor Injury/Minor Illness modules
  • Teaching & Assessing ENB 998 or equivalent
  • Up to date with BLS training
  • Up to date mentorship training.
  • Up to date in IRMER training.


  • Independent non-medical prescriber
  • Evidence of further x-ray interpretation training e.g. red dot



  • Extensive post registration experience
  • Have experience of working under Patient Group Directions (PGD's) for the supply of medications.


  • Proven post registration and experience in an Emergency Knowledge
  • Complaints Management.



  • Provide evidence of continuous personal and professional development
  • Have knowledge of current professional matters in relation to nursing and the NHS.
  • Demonstrates expert clinical skills.


  • SystmOne experience or similar systems

Employer details

Employer name

Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust


Cheshunt Minor Injuries Unit

King Arthur Court



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