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Emergency Department
NHS AfC: Band 6
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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East Cheshire NHS Trust
Employer type
Macclesfield District
Victoria Road, Macclesfield
£33,706 - £40,588 per annum
Salary period
07/02/2023 23:59

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COVID-19 Vacancy Emergency Nurse practitioner

NHS AfC: Band 6

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. Join our team and support our vision of delivering the right care first time, every time.


Job overview

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an  individual to join our supportive  team of  Emergency Nurse Practitioners .

This is a great opportunity for the right applicant to receive training and support in becoming an Emergency Nurse Practitioner.

The ideal candidate will be an emergency nurse practitioner however this is not essential as training would be provided to the right applicant to support in becoming an Emergency Nurse Practitioner, Ideally  you should be competent in autonomous assessment, examination, diagnosis and treatment of minor injury, holding a post-graduate certificate in emergency nursing practice and competencies in x-ray interpretation, suturing, plastering, management of complex wounds and injury skills.

The successful candidate will be supported and will be allocated a clinical supervisor.  There will be opportunity to attend teaching sessions, develop clinical skills and undertake further academic study. 

Hours per week: 37.5

Main duties of the job

The Emergency Nurse Practitioner will assess, diagnose, treat, advise and refer or discharge patients, within pre-determined guidelines, without reference to a medical practitioner. Utilising clinical audit, research, supervision of practice and teaching, they will monitor and improve standards of care by efficient and effective use of resources.

Working for our organisation

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 .

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.

Detailed job description and main 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 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


Essential criteria
  • Registered Adult/children’s Nurse/Practitioner
  • BSc in Nursing or related subject (or studying towards it)
  • Evidence of post registration education
  • Evidence of advanced clinical competence including range of extended skills
  • Completion of a minor injuries course


Essential criteria
  • Analytical thinking
  • Good organisation/management skills
  • Good communication and listening skills
  • Flexible adaptable style of management
  • Facilitative working style
  • Positive approach to problem solving
  • Ability to secure the support of others
  • Motivation to develop modern, quality services


Essential criteria
  • Broad knowledge of Emergency Care
  • Experience of designing training
  • Clinical Governance
  • Consistent record of ability to work outside traditional professional boundaries
  • Staff management
  • Trust/NHS procedures
  • IPR/objective setting
  • Proven record in change management skills
  • Understanding of audit and benchmarking


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

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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