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Sepsis and Critical Care Outreach Practitioner

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 pro rata per annum
Closing date
24 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Sepsis and Critical Care Outreach team for an innovative, dynamic and enthusiastic individual, who will be part of a team consisting of critical care outreach practitioners and sepsis practitioners.

The successful candidate will predominantly work as a sepsis practitioner but will also undertake the role of a critical care outreach practitioner when required to meet the service needs.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will be an experienced critical care nurse with a high level of knowledge regarding sepsis and the deteriorating patient. The Sepsis and Critical Care Outreach Practitioner will work independently, develop good rapport with key leaders and clinicians and have some influencing skills to improve patient outcomes and experiences. They will be required drive early recognition and management of sepsis and the deteriorating patient at ward level.

About us

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust is one of the largest NHS trusts in the West Midlands providing primary, acute and community services and we are incredibly proud of the diversity of both our staff and the communities we serve. We are building a workforce that can help us to fulfil our values, improve quality of care for patients, and solve the health care problems of tomorrow. We're passionate about the value that diversity of thinking and lived experience brings in enabling us to become a learning organisation and leader in delivering compassionate care for our patients.

We are delighted that we have been rated asGoodby CQC. We have achievednumerous awards The Nursing Times Best Diversity and Inclusion Practice and Best UK Employer of the Year for Nursing Staff in 2020.

The Trust is a supportive working environment committed to creating flexible working arrangements that suit your needs and as such will consider all requests from applicants who wish to work flexibly.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To be responsible and professionally accountable for the assessment of care needs the development of personalised plans of care, implementation and evaluation of care without supervision.

Ensure the service promotes the early recognition, treatment and management of patients, who maybe deteriorating , or who may have sepsis.

To act in a manner to give assurance that red flag sepsis alerts are responded to appropriately .

Participate in developing and delivering ward based training Trust wide in the early recognition, the management of sepsis and the deteriorating patient.

Person Specification



  • Critical care experience experience.
  • Sepsis awareness and clinical exposure to managing acutely unwell patients



  • RGN post qualification
  • Critical Care Post Registration Course or equivalent 14 months post course


  • Mentorship/SLAiP/supervisor and assessor training or teaching experience
  • Professional updating within last 12 months

Employer details

Employer name

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust


New Cross Hospital


WV10 0QP

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