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Emergency Nurse Practitioner

Job Reference nhsp/TP/295725/1663

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£55 an Hour Excluding Holiday Pay
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Registered Nurse [NB]
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National Bank

Main Responsibilities

Job Title: Emergency Nurse Practitioner - Band 7                      

Trust Location: Frome, Glastonbury, Shepton Mallet, Chard, Bridgwater, Minehead and Burnham-on-Sea

Pay Rates: £55 an Hour Excluding Holiday Pay
Shift Patterns: Early, Lates, Nights, Long Days, Weekends & Bank Holidays  


As an Emergency Nurse Practitioner you will support the Service Manager, Nurse Consultant and Clinical Managerial lead, a team of both registered and unregistered staff to undertake the care and management of patients within the Minor Injury Units.

Somerset NHS Foundation Trust is the first NHS trust on the English mainland to provide community, mental health and acute hospital services. They work with health and social care partners in Somerset to ensure that we deliver outstanding services that meet the needs of our population.


You’ll receive the following benefits:  

·       First choice of shifts or placements at your Trust – access before they are made available to agency  

·       Wellbeing incentives – take advantage of the wellbeing hub 

·       Competitive pay rates – work this week, get paid next week 

·       Manage your shifts and timesheets on the go – access your “My Bank” shift portal anywhere, anytime online or through your smartphone  

·       Essential support when you need it – 24/7 365 days – Call us anytime  

·       Multi-locational - work across neighbouring Trusts  

·       Varied working options to suit your lifestyle – access to the Bank gives you options of ad hoc shifts or fixed term placements   

·       Training and development opportunities  

·       Build holiday allowance for every shift you work  

·       Stakeholder pension scheme available   


What you’ll be responsible for  

· Autonomous assessment, investigation, diagnosis, and management of patients in the Minor Injury Unit 

· Clinically assess Injuries/ Illness and arrange appropriate treatment and or follow ups

· Performing unsupervised procedures under local and regional anaesthesia  

· Undertaking routine forensic examination of alleged criminal injuries

· Responding to any significant change in a patient’s condition or circumstances and organise               appropriate interventions

· Assessments of immediate care needs and to facilitate the implementation of high-quality individualised patient care

The role will involve, but not be limited to you performing the above.  


You’ll need to have the following qualification/experience: 

·5 years post registration experience of which 2 years will have been spent in Primary care, A&E unscheduled care or related field

· Comply with NMC Professional Registration and keep up to date with current nursing practices  

·Ensure accurate records are kept in accordance with CHS policy and NMC guidelines  

·Have completed a minor ailment and injury module at BSc/MSc level 

·Ensure accurate records are kept in accordance with CHS policy and NMC guidelines

·Full driving licence and access to a suitable vehicle to work on different sites within the trust


*Depending on the Trust, you may require variable additional certification and skills.  

Who are NHS Professionals?  

We are NHS Professionals (NHSP), working together to care for patients in the NHS. Providing you with the power to decide when, how, and where you want to work. Supporting your lifestyle and making you feel part of the team and community. 



By joining us you can look forward to a choice of flexible Bank shifts across any of our client Trusts in England, as well as the ability to develop professionally and gain experience in several wards or areas.  



Please note, you will be contacted by email throughout the recruitment process, so please check your emails, including your junk/spam regularly. We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.