Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides services through its three hospitals in Andover, Basingstoke and Winchester. We provide all general hospital services for planned and emergency care as well as specialist services. These include Pseudomyxoma Peritonei for which we are one of the only two national centres treating this rare abdominal cancer. The Trust also provides services at the Countess of Brecknock Hospice in Andover and outpatient services are provided in Alton, Bordon and Romsey.
The Trust employs around 5,000 staff and our values apply to every member of our Team. These values are centred around caring about our patients and our staff; being accountable and responsible; having respect for all and integrity in everything we do and always encouraging and challenging each other to do our best. To be successful, applicants will need to demonstrate that they fully share these values.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for Emergency Nurse Practitioners/Emergency Care Practitioners to join our friendly and forward thinking teams within our two Emergency Departments and at our Minor Injuries Service. Hampshire Hospitals NHS Trust is proud to have been awarded ‘Outstanding’ for Care and we are keen to encourage enthusiastic and passionate ENPs/ECPs to join our progressive Emergency Care team.
All three sites, Basingstoke, Winchester, and Andover MIU offer unique learning opportunities, and HHFT is committed to education and personal and professional development, and welcomes staff with an interest in innovation and service improvement.
As an EP at Hampshire Hospitals, you will work as part of our team of practitioners, offering high-quality care to patients who present with a range of minor injuries and illnesses. The EP teams are supported by the ED Medical staff and affiliated colleagues. As a member of our team you will have the opportunity to contribute to our future service development.
We have a strong in house education programme with an active partnership in the Wessex Emergency Care Collaborative (WECC), accredited by Health Education Wessex School of Emergency Medicine. This helps practitioners remain up-to-date with current practice and introduces additional procedures and competencies.
As a team of practitioners we deliver service across three sites in Basingstoke, Winchester and Andover; you would be based on one site but with opportunities to undertake shifts in the other departments. There are opportunities for full-time and part-time working on all three sites.
If you are a nurse or paramedic currently working as an autonomous practitioner and are motivated to confidently manage patients with minor injury and illness, we would like to hear from you.
You must be able to demonstrate evidence of continuing professional development in an appropriate healthcare field with relevant experience and a professional portfolio of evidence.
- Work as an independent emergency practitioner managing patients presenting with minor injury / illness.
- To supervise trainee practitioners in practice.
- To develop the scope of independent practice in partnership with the dedicated leads and other colleagues
- To contribute to the on going education for Emergency Practitioners
We recognise that Emergency Nurse Practitioners and Emergency Care Practitioners are highly sought after, and that you have the current choice of jobs in the market, however we would invite you to visit us, meet our teams and see for yourself the possibilities for your future career development and the scope for ultimate job satisfaction.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Rebecca Sherwood Lead Practitioner Winchester ED Emergency Department ( Phone number removed ) /824950
Heidi Blunden Lead Practitioner Basingstoke ED ( Phone number removed )
The Trust is committed to equality and diversity in both the provision of our services and how we recruit and manage our staff. Applications are therefore encouraged from everyone with the necessary attributes for the job, irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity.
For more information please visit the Trust website.
This vacancy may close before the current listed closing date. If you intend to apply you are advised not to delay submitting your completed application.
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted 5 working days before the scheduled interview date.
All communication is via email in the first instance.
All new staff will be subject to a probationary period covering their first six months in post. This provides an opportunity to become familiar with the culture and working environment of the Trust.
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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
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