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Urgent Care
NHS AfC: Band 7
37.5 hours per week (Full time / Part-time up to 37.5 hours per week)
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NELFT NHS Foundation Trust
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Barking Community Hospital, Harold Wood, Queen's Hospital, King George Hospital
Barking, Havering & Redbridge.
£37,570 - £43,772 £37,570 - £43,772 pa plus HCAS
06/12/2020 23:59

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Nurse Practitioner / Emergency Care Practitioner

NHS AfC: Band 7

Do you want to be part of an innovative, dynamic organisation that is committed to delivering the best care by the best people? We are looking to appoint people who are as passionate about high quality care as we are.

NELFT provides award winning community and mental healthcare for over 2 million people. We work to ensure our patients, their friends and family, feel confident that their health needs are well met. With an excellent reputation for research and development, our skilled health professionals are at the cutting edge of evidence-based innovation, opening up the possibilities for better ways of working and delivery of care.

We are committed to the delivering the best care for our patients. The successful candidate will share this commitment and demonstrate our Trust values.

We are committed to continuous learning to improve patient outcomes so this means that we are also committed to the professional development of our workforce. We want to ensure you have the opportunity to grow and progress within NELFT, so take the first step on this journey by joining us now.

The BHR Integrated Healthcare Alliance is a new partnership between North East London NHS Foundation Trust (NELFT) and PELC.

NELFT and PELC were recently awarded the contract to provide Urgent Care Services in Queen’s Hospital, King George Hospital and will transform the existing walk-in centres at Harold Wood and Barking into Urgent Treatment Centres.

NELFT is looking for a range of qualified Nurse Practitioners and Emergency Care Practitioners to join our existing teams and will have training opportunities to develop skills for the right applicants.

You will play a key role in the provision of autonomous clinical practice and will need to demonstrate expertise and competencies in the assessment and management of patients of all ages presenting with a wide range of minor illness and injuries. The services will have access to radiological facilities and direct access to follow up clinics and community pathways.

This is an exciting initiative to further your professional development in a climate of dynamic change.

The main requirements of the post:

Registered General Nurse / Emergency Care Practitioner with evidence of relevant post registration qualifications.
• Ability to support and manage all patients of all ages including assessment diagnosing, treatment and discharge.
• A&E experience.

The main responsibilities of the post:

• To provide autonomous practice to all patients presenting with minor injury & illness with proven clinical competencies.
• The ability and skills to manage case load maintaining an accurate overview of workload and the establishment of clinical priority of patients when acting as shift leader.
• The ability to demonstrate recent clinical management.
• Staff management skills.

Full time, part time and training posts available, please contact us to discuss.

Probationary Period

This post will be subject to a probationary period. Internal applicants are exempt from the probationary period (unless you are an internal applicant currently part way through a probationary period or currently a bank member of staff).

Assessment/Interview info:

At NELFT we set very high standards to ensure we provide quality services. We require prospective employees to carry out an online literacy and medicines test, equivalent to NVQ Level 2. For more information regarding our assessments, please visit our website.  If you are shortlisted, invited for interview and successfully offered the post, you will be required to undertake an assessment for these skills during the pre-employment checks.

Starting with NELFT

NELFT place a great deal of importance on new starters being properly welcomed and inducted into the Trust.  All new starters will join the Trust on the first Monday of each month and will undertake a comprehensive induction of up to two weeks which will include mandatory training, systems training and the allocation of equipment.  As part of the process new starters will have the opportunity to also meet the executive team, senior managers and attend a number of drop in sessions focusing in engagement, health and wellbeing and key processes.  The induction will be held at our head office (CEME Centre) in Rainham Essex.


PLEASE NOTE: Successful candidates for this post will be required to start this new role at first/second week of May 2020.

High Cost Area Supplement - London

This post also attracts payment for High Cost Area Supplement of 15% of the basic salary (with a minimum of £3,722 to a maximum of £4,743).



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Applicant requirements

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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Further details / informal visits contact

Kay Bagridge - Acting Head of Service, Urgent Care.

Mobile: - 07725648170

Tel: 0300 300 1720

Email -


Sarah Collins / Acting Operational Lead.

Mobile: 07772 020547

Tel: 0300 300 1720


Samantha Day - Acting Operational Lead.

Mobile: 07720 342706

Tel: 0300 300 1720



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