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Minor Injuries Practitioner - Liskeard

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Per annum
Closing date
21 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
A new and exciting opportunity has arisen at Liskeard Hospital for a skilled aspiring MIU Registered Nurse who is seeking progression to a MIU Practitioner.

Liskeard Community Hospital is a busy community hospital with a variety of services including an MIU department, out-patient department, Xray and two wards. Oak with 25 beds and Willow with 19 beds.

You need to have a passion for minor injury care, good communication skills, and a commitment to providing the highest standard of care as part of a small 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. On occasion there is an expectancy to support other Minor Injury Units across the Trust, particularly within the locality.

We would encourage Paramedics to apply.

Proposed interview date: TBC

Main duties of the job

You need to have a passion for ward nursing and minor injury care, good communication skills, and a commitment to providing excellent care as part of the ward/ MIU team. You must be responsive to change and be flexible in your approach. A sound knowledge of professional issues will be required.
  • To deliver, under supervision, effective minor injury services to patients utilising an evidence-based approach.
  • Responsible and accountable for the delivery of patient care in a practitioner-run MIU. Appropriate supervision will be provided by Band 6/7 MIU practitioners.

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.

Approximately 568,000 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 and Relevant Experience


  • Current professional registration - 1 st Level NMC/HCPC
  • Post-registration experience - hospital/front line experience in an urgent care environment.


  • Professional qualification - NURC 315 or equivalent academically recognised minor injury qualification
  • MIU / ED experience

Knowledge and abilities


  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing at all levels
  • Must be able to demonstrate a significant interest in minor injury care
  • To undertake training to keep up to date with the skills required

Employer details

Employer name

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Liskeard Community Hospital

Clemo Road


PL14 3XD

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