Band 7 Emergency Nurse Practitioner

East Cheshire NHS Trust

The closing date is 26 February 2023

Job summary

**Previous applicants need not apply**

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced ENP to join our friendly and supportive team in Macclesfield.

You will have completed the Minor illness module and have also completed the non medical prescribing course.

You will provide assessment, diagnosis and treatment within an agreed scope of practice whilst being accountable and self directed in line with code of professional conduct. You will practice autonomously within an acute setting to provide patient centred quality care.

Hours per week: 37.5

Main duties of the job

The Emergency Nurse Practitioner will have the necessary specialist skills and knowledge to work as an autonomous practitioner in the management of Minor Injuries and Minor Illness. Utilising clinical audit, research, supervision of practice and teaching, they will monitor and improve standards of care by efficient and effective use of resources.

The post holder will provide strong clinical leadership as well as facilitating and delivering training and development, audit, development of pathways and procedures in line with best practice and NICE guidelines.

The individual will utilise theoretical knowledge, advanced clinical skills and specialist expertise to progress decision-making and develop plans of care to facilitate the patient journey. This will occur in collaboration and discussion with the multi-disciplinary team.

About us

Whether you are just starting out in your career or are looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, East Cheshire NHS Trust is the right employer for you. An organisation with a real sense of community we actively support and develop our staff to ensure our patients receive the best quality care, delivering the right care first time, every time.

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course our patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not a condition of employment at this time, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. We will be checking the vaccination status of all new starters so that we can manage individual and environmental risks, and so that we can support those who may be undecided about vaccination. If you are unvaccinated there is helpful advice and information at https://www.eastcheshirehrdirect.nhs.uk . There is a current Government consultation underway which will determine whether some new starters may need to be vaccinated.

Please be aware that this post requires an Enhanced with Barred list Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, the cost of which is payable by the successful candidate. If you have lived or worked abroad for 6 months or more in the last 5 years you will need to obtain an overseas police clearance. Further information can be found on the additional information links at the bottom of the advert.

Date posted

12 January 2023

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 7

Salary

£41,659 to £47,672 a year

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

209-A-23-4938924

Job locations

Macclesfield District

General Hospital

Victoria Road, Macclesfield

SK10 3BL


Job description

Job responsibilities

Please read the attached Applicant Pack prior to completing your application form to find out more information.

Please download a copy of the Job Description and Person Specification located under the Supporting documents heading to read more about the advertised role.

As part of making your application we encourage you to review the Trusts Careers webpage www.careersateastcheshire.nhs.uk for more information about working for East Cheshire NHS Trust.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. The Trust is a Disability Confident Leader and as such, applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification).

Applicants are advised to apply early as we reserve the right to close the advert prior to the advertised closing date should we receive a large number of applications.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please read the attached Applicant Pack prior to completing your application form to find out more information.

Please download a copy of the Job Description and Person Specification located under the Supporting documents heading to read more about the advertised role.

As part of making your application we encourage you to review the Trusts Careers webpage www.careersateastcheshire.nhs.uk for more information about working for East Cheshire NHS Trust.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. The Trust is a Disability Confident Leader and as such, applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification).

Applicants are advised to apply early as we reserve the right to close the advert prior to the advertised closing date should we receive a large number of applications.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Evidence of advanced clinical competence including range of extended skills
  • Completion of a minor injuries course
  • Nurse Prescribing course
  • Minor Illness course

Desirable

  • Further Management related qualification/training
  • MSC clinical examination

Leadership

Essential

  • Analytical thinking
  • Leadership/management experience
  • Excellent organisation/management skills
  • Good communication and listening skills
  • Flexible adaptable style of management

Personal Qualities

Essential

  • Demonstrates commitment to patient care and the Trust

Other

Essential

  • Please refer to the person specification for further role requirements.
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Evidence of advanced clinical competence including range of extended skills
  • Completion of a minor injuries course
  • Nurse Prescribing course
  • Minor Illness course

Desirable

  • Further Management related qualification/training
  • MSC clinical examination

Leadership

Essential

  • Analytical thinking
  • Leadership/management experience
  • Excellent organisation/management skills
  • Good communication and listening skills
  • Flexible adaptable style of management

Personal Qualities

Essential

  • Demonstrates commitment to patient care and the Trust

Other

Essential

  • Please refer to the person specification for further role requirements.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

East Cheshire NHS Trust

Address

Macclesfield District

General Hospital

Victoria Road, Macclesfield

SK10 3BL


Employer's website

https://www.careersateastcheshire.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

East Cheshire NHS Trust

Address

Macclesfield District

General Hospital

Victoria Road, Macclesfield

SK10 3BL


Employer's website

https://www.careersateastcheshire.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

Senior Sister

Fiona Owen

fiona.owen@nhs.net

01625663732

Date posted

12 January 2023

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 7

Salary

£41,659 to £47,672 a year

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

209-A-23-4938924

Job locations

Macclesfield District

General Hospital

Victoria Road, Macclesfield

SK10 3BL


Supporting documents

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