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Bank Minor Injures Practitioner

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year Pro Rata
Closing date
22 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Full Time
Are looking for a job that offers flexibility? Do you want to choose shifts that fit around your lifestyle and current working pattern whilst delivering high standards of care?

If it's a YES, then keep reading.......

We are seeking a skilled and compassionate Minor Injuries (MIU) Practitioner to join our in-house flexi team. You will provide frontline care and management of patients presenting with undifferentiated minor injuries and ailments, working collaboratively with other healthcare professionals to ensure the delivery of safe, efficient, and patient-centred care.

Our Minor Injuries Units are located across the County of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly and are waiting to welcome you into the team.

We are accepting applications from qualified clinical professionals, including nurses, paramedics and physiotherapists.

We can offer a range of shifts covering days and weekends and standard shifts are 7.5 -12.5 hours. Shift times may be negotiable.

Main duties of the job

  • Assess, diagnose, and treat patients with undifferentiated minor injuries and illnesses such as treatment for lacerations, sprains and strains, broken bones (fractures), bites and stings, infected wounds, head injuries, eye problems such as infections or scratches, sports injuries, minor burns and scalds.
  • Perform wound closure and minor joint and fracture reduction.
  • Radiological requests within protocols.
  • Educate patients and families about injury prevention and post-treatment care.
  • Collaborate with other healthcare professionals to ensure comprehensive patient care.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date patient records.
  • Participate in continuous professional development and training sessions.

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 and our minor injuries units and urgent treatment centres provide the frontline alternative when emergency/life saving care is not required.

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 her. 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 increase the numbers of people who use out 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 - NMC /HCPC
  • 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


  • Non-Medical Prescribing qualification
  • Experience in managing a team/service

Skills and Aptitude


  • An ability to act calmly in emergencies and to respond in a professional manner
  • Strong commitment to teaching and learning

Employer details

Employer name

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Various sites across the Cornwall


PL31 2QN

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