Paediatric Nurse Practitioner

Eclypse Recruitment
11 May 2017
10 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Paediatric Nurse Practitioner


£34,000 - £36,900


medical and nursing

My Client currently have a vacancy for a Paediatric Nurse Practitioner to work in their Minor Injury Unit based in Southampton and/or Portsmouth. The successful candidate will need to be able to physically assess and diagnose and treat children in the minor injury unit.

The Treatment Centre has a 19-bed inpatient ward and a 24-bed day-patient ward providing inpatient and elective day-case surgery. With five theatres that operate Monday to Saturday carrying out minor, intermediate and major elective procedures across the nine specialties - Orthopaedics, Oral Surgery, Gynaecology, General Surgery, ENT, Urology, Eye Surgery, Endoscopy and Pain Management.

The role is to assist in the provision of a quality nurse led service to patients attending the Walk in Centre.

The role requires you to function autonomously and within your sphere of competency, whilst being a support and resource to less experienced members of staff. You must be able to assess patients, plan their care, administer treatment and discharge them or refer them as appropriate to other healthcare professionals / external agencies.

The Walk in Centre is a clinical facility which requires in individual to have the ability to work effectively as part of a multi professional team within a fast pace environment, in line with the protocols and policies of the local Service and the service.


  • Registered Nurse with Paeds or Dual trained current registration
  • Evidence of Continuous Professional Development (CPD).
  • Post registration qualification in autonomous practice or equivalent
  • Paediatric Life Support Certificate
  • Proven post registration experience including evidence of working in any of these following clinical areas; Minor Injuries / Illness Units Accident & Emergency Primary Care environment
  • Evidence of current paediatric experience
  • Experience of working autonomously
  • Evidence of team leadership and supervision of junior staff
  • Evidence of teaching and assessing others
  • Experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team DESIRABLE
  • Post registration certificate in Paediatric Minor Illness Paediatric Minor Injury
  • MSc level 7 in relevant area of practise
  • Teaching and assessing qualification
  • Paediatric Life Support provider
  • Independent Nurse Prescriber or willing to undertake course - Centre dependent
  • Experience of supporting a team
  • Evidence of participation in clinical supervision / mentorship (either in the supervised or supervisor role)

If you are interested in this position please contact Steve on or send your most up to date CV to

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