Emergency Nurse Practitioner

Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
15 Jan 2019
19 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Main area A&EGrade Band 7Contract PermanentHours 37.5 hours per weekJob ref 431-AMD-6288-E Site BTUHTown BasildonSalary £33,222 - £43,041 per annumClosing 28/01/2019 23:59

Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is an innovative and dynamic place to work. Our values - safe, caring, excellent – are at the core of everything we do and are the basis for our interactions with patients and each other.

The Trust is rated ‘good’ by the Care Quality Commission who described our services as effective, caring, responsive and well-led. Basildon Hospital was the first in the country to be rated as ‘outstanding’ for maternity care and our ambition is to become ‘outstanding’ in as many services as possible over the coming months and years.

We offer an extensive range of acute healthcare services at Basildon University Hospital, Orsett Hospital and the St Andrew’s Centre in Billericay. We also provide specialist cardiothoracic services for the whole of Essex and further afield at The Essex Cardiothoracic Centre, which has a reputation for leading developments in cardiac surgery and cardiology procedures.

We work collaboratively with our NHS partners in mid and south Essex to ensure that local people have access to the best possible healthcare services.

We are part of UCLPartners, an academic health and science partnership with over 40 members who together form one of the world’s leading centres of medical innovation and education. We offer a professional environment where all staff have excellent education, coaching, mentoring, training and development opportunities.

We are looking for talented individuals who are committed to working as part of our healthcare team delivering an excellent, caring service to patients.

Take a look our Trust values video on our website and see if you have what it takes to be one of the team!

BTUH currently have an exciting opportunity for a highly skilled, enthusiastic, and motivated Emergency Nurse Practitioner (ENP) to join our busy and expanding team. The applicant must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in the field of an acute nurse practitioner and have a valid NMC registration.

This role is part of the BTUH ENP expansion and development programme. Over the next 5 years, the Acute Medicine strategy is to develop a cohort of Nurse practitioners to take a much more focussed and active role in the management of Acute Medicine (emergency department and acute medical) patients. Currently, our Nurse practitioners manage the minor injuries, minor illness and the initial first assessment of patients attending the Emergency Department; however, our clinical strategy is to expand their role to be part of the team that are the front door decision makers.

BTUH is an equal opportunities employer. Please let us know if you have any special requirements regarding your application or possible interview.

All communication regarding the post will be sent electronically and we would appreciate that you check your junk or spam folders. We will be in contact with candidates where possible however, if you have not been contacted within 14 days from closing date please assume your application was unsuccessful.

We have a range of benefits applicable to staff so please look at the BTUH website for futher information.

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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