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Emergency Care Practitioner

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 Per Annum
Closing date
22 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title-Emergency Care Practitioner

Hours per week-37.5 Hours per week

Perm/Fixed Term-Permanent

Salary -�43,742 - �50,056 Per Annum

Closing Date: 22nd July 2024

Interview Date: 2nd August 2024

Following promotion within our urgent and emergency care team, we have an opportunity for you to join our department.

Come and join our ever-expanding team of clinicians here at George Eliot Urgent Care Centre.You will work closely with clinical colleagues to promote good working relationships with all members of the multi-disciplinary team. You will lead by example and act as a role model within the Trust, working collaboratively with colleagues, managers and matrons and ensure effective communication within the team.

You will be required to work as part of a skilled team to support and provide safe, clinical and effective clinical care. You will be expected to provide a holistic, patient-centred approach to planning care and undertake a range of clinical duties.

This post may close early due to high numbers of applicationsso you are advised to apply promptly.

All correspondence for this vacancy will be sent by email please check your account regularly including your Junk and SPAM areas.

A great and friendly place to work, so bring your passion, commitment and expertise and enjoy the opportunities to make a difference every day.

Careers at George Eliot - 'Where you make a difference'

Main duties of the job

Join our friendly and welcoming team. We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our CQC rated good Urgent and Emergency Care department.

Experience of working in the urgent and emergency care sector is desirable, or a passion to work in a fast-paced environment. The post holder will demonstrate advanced clinical assessment and treatment skills with clear communication and management plans in line with local guidelines. The post holder will engage in continuous CPD throughout their employment and have a willingness to share experience and teaching with the wider team. The post-holder will be expected to undertake all the duties and responsibilities associated with an expert practitioner working within urgent and emergency care.

About us

Here at George Eliot our vision to 'excel at patient care' takes centre stage. An ever evolving clinically-led acute service provider we are on a journey to continually provide high quality, safe and responsive services delivered by inspiring, friendly and compassionate staff who share our corporate values which underpin everything we do. Our values are not just words on a piece of paper, they bond us together, reflect our ambition and shape who we are:

Effective Open Communication

excellence and safety in everything we do

Challenge but support

Expect respect and dignity

Local health that inspires confidence

Benefits: On-site nursery, 27 days minimum annual leave plus bank holidays, cycle to work scheme, flexible working, extensive in-house course learning directory, buying and selling of annual leave, subsidised restaurant, tranquillity garden and generous subsidised on-site parking.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • A nurse or paramedic who is an autonomous practitioner and has experience in working in urgent or emergency department settings
  • Experienced in managing a wide range of patients presenting with injury and illness
  • Keen to develop your scope of practice and depth of knowledge and skills
  • Looking join an exceptional ED multidisciplinary team

Practice in compliance with your code of professional conduct and within your agreed scope of practice, being responsible and accountable for your decisions, actions, and omissions at this level of practice.

Practice at a high level of clinical expertise in assessing and diagnosing patients who present to the Adult Emergency Department

Within scope of practice, demonstrates specialist skills, knowledge and expertise in clinical practice managing entire episodes of care for patients with previously undiagnosed and undifferentiated clinical conditions.

Within scope of practice, demonstrates safe clinical reasoning and diagnostic skills, as well as assessing and managing clinical risk.

Ensures that clinical practice is evidence base.

Within scope of practice, use expertise and decision-making skills to inform clinical reasoning approaches when dealing with differentiated and undifferentiated individual presentations and complex situations, evaluate and modify a range of interventions including prescribing medicines (or dispensing medicines under appropriate PGDs), therapies, lifestyle advice and care.

Is aware of professional limits in clinical skills and knowledge, referring patients on to appropriate specialities as clinically indicated or asking for senior advice where appropriate.

Person Specification

Experience and Knowledge


  • Proven track record in Urgent/Emergency care, leadership and change management
  • Proven evidence of educational support to others
  • Demonstrated ability to support colleagues
  • Clinical expertise including history taking and clinical examination skills
  • Experience in working in an Urgent care or Emergency Department setting


  • Experience in working as an ENP/ECP in an Urgent care or Emergency Department setting
  • Competence in wound management assessment and closure
  • Advanced level of clinical reasoning and decision-making skills

Qualification(s) and Professional Training


  • Registered Health Care Professional
  • NMC/HCPC/Registration
  • Evidence of formal ongoing professional development in the specialist are
  • Teaching Qualification or equivalent experience(
  • Autonomous practice course systems based and injury and illness


  • IRMER education
  • NMP
  • Working towards Masters in Advanced Practice

Skills and Abilities


  • Ability to lead by example and motivate and empower others
  • Highly developed communication
  • Skills including interpersonal and concise documentation skills
  • Ability to work with individuals and groups from a range of backgrounds, including people who are distressed
  • Skills in implementing policies and guidelines
  • Positive and effective clinical team member
  • Able to concentrate where the work pattern unpredictable and there are conflicting demands

Personal Qualities


  • Resilience
  • Assertiveness
  • Demonstrates ability to take over responsibility and accountability
  • Good communication
  • Being fair
  • Dynamic
  • Flexible
  • Enthusiastic and motivated
  • Pro-active
  • Personal insight and awareness
  • Being a good team player
  • Innovative

Trust Values


  • Effective open communication
  • Excellence and safety in everything we do
  • Challenge but support
  • Expect respect and dignity
  • Local health that inspires confidence

Employer details

Employer name

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust


George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust

College Street


CV10 7DJ

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