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Emergency Nurse Practitioners
Band 7 – Band 8a

(dependant on experience)

Ashford and St Peter's Hospitals in conjunction with our primary care partners, North West Surrey Integrated Care Services (the local GP Federation) are seeking to recruit Extended Nurse Practitioners. Individuals with varying levels of experience are needed to work within the Urgent Treatment Centre co-located with the Emergency Department at St Peter's Hospital. This is a clinical role to deliver a quality, efficient and timely service to users who have unscheduled and urgent care needs with minor injuries and illnesses.

The Trust is developing urgent and emergency care services including the building of new, state of the art facilities to deliver integrated assessment and treatment for our service users. In addition there are new facilities planned which will benefit both patients and staff with new retail units and car parking.

We are looking for motivated individuals with experience in delivering Extended Practitioner services within the urgent care setting, including assessment, treatment and discharge of patients. The successful candidate/s would require excellent interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrate high levels of clinical skills. Candidates seeking the higher banding level must have undertaken, or be undertaking, a non-medical prescribing course, or have equivalent other expertise. Previous management experience in clinical settings would be beneficial, but not essential to support the development of the service. The banding is flexible, from a band 7 to a band 8a, dependant on experience and there are opportunities to develop and advance. This is an exciting opportunity to make a difference for both patients and their families/carers and staff within the Trust.

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For further information please contact
Emma Jackson - Head of Business Development
Email: Tel: 01932 722420 or

Gemma Hankin - Acute Care Lead Nurse
Email: Tel: 01932 726555

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Hello, I'm Gemma Hankin, Acute Care Lead Nurse for the Emergency Services Division. I'm delighted that you are interested in joining our A&E department.

We have a talented team of dedicated A&E professionals working in a friendly, flexible and cohesive group. We are enthusiastic and welcoming team and support all our staff in a multi-professional approach to provide high quality emergency services to our local population. There are excellent opportunities for professional development and service innovation. We are currently expanding our Emergency Nurse Practitioner Service and our Consultant team. We would be delighted to hear from you if you are interested in these opportunities, or any posts within our ED team.

We believe that the key to improved patient and staff experience is a high quality, efficient and patient-centred pathway, in which the patient sees the 'right clinician, first time'.

We aim to provide a high quality patient experience and an excellent place to work for all staff.

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We have vacancies for Staff Nurses and Emergency Nurse Practitioners on NHS jobs and will be interviewing at our Recruitment Event on Saturday 25th January 2020. We welcome applications from candidates interested in full or part-time working. We'd love to meet you for an informal visit or a taster session in the department.

Contact Emma Jackson or Gemma Hankin to arrange a visit or for an informal chat about the post.

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'I can truly say that all of the staff I encountered were kind, dedicated and cheerful which really lifted my spirits. I am full of admiration for the staff and they deserve all the credit they can get.'

Posted on NHS Choices, December 2019
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About the A&E Department

We aim to provide a high quality patient experience and an excellent place to work for all staff.

We believe that the key to improved patient and staff experience is a high quality, efficient and patient-centred pathway, in which the patient sees the 'right doctor, first time'. St. Peter's Hospital was an early participant in the NHS Institute of Innovation and Improvement's Ambulatory Emergency Care programme in the South East Coast, and continues to develop its provision of ambulatory emergency care.

The Emergency Department is based at St Peter's Hospital and works collaboratively both externally with primary care providers, ambulance services, and internally with key departments and clinical areas in the Trust, such as the Medical Assessment Unit and Surgical Assessment Unit.

The ED is made up of: Minor Injuries; Majors; Resuscitation; Acute Assessment Unit; and Paediatrics.

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An Emergency Nurse Practitioner service supports the management of minor injuries. The ED prides itself on the high level of clinical interventions and range of services provided. Ashford Hospital has a GP led minor injuries unit, run independently by Greenbrook Healthcare and is principally an elective site.

Read the comments patients and visitors say about our A&E Department on NHS Choices.
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'Everyone from the A&E nurses, the A&E doctor and other ward staff have been unbelievably caring and kind. As a parent it’s terrifying when your child is ill, the staff here really supported me and I felt that nothing was too much trouble. All the nurses were kind, friendly and professional. I feel really happy with the care we received and want to say thank you ALL so so much for looking after us so well.'

Posted on NHS Choices, November 2019
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About Ashford and St Peter's

"A good place to get your care'.

That's what the CQC said about Ashford & St Peter's when they rated us as 'Good' following their inspection in December 2014, one of the first under the new tougher hospital inspection regime. The CQC noted our positive reporting culture, good team working and better than average outcomes for patients.

We place a strong emphasis on being a values led organisation, and celebrate the contribution of our staff with WOW awards and an annual staff awards ceremony. We believe strongly in staff engagement, and we have a development programme for new Consultants, team and individual coaching programme and emphasis on learning and development. We are delighted that the Trust and individual clinicians have received a number of awards recognising innovation and quality including the 2013 Top 40 Hospitals award with one of our Consultants winning the HEKSS Emerging Leader 2014 award.

Ashford & St Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the largest provider of acute services to residents of Surrey and a growing proportion of west London residents, totalling more than 410,000 people. Our main catchment areas are the boroughs of Runnymede, Spelthorne, Woking and parts of Elmbridge, Hounslow, and Surrey Heath. We have 520 beds covering a wide range of specialties, and a full range of therapeutic and diagnostic services. With a workforce of around 3,300 staff and a budget of '250m, the Trust has an impressive track record of developing integrated models of care, both across and within its two main hospital sites.

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Ashford Hospital is on the A30 near Heathrow Airport and St. Peter's Hospital is in Chertsey, near the M3/M25. St. Peter's Hospital provides acute complex medical and surgical care and emergency services, along with maternity, paediatrics and a number of specialist services. Ashford Hospital focuses on planned care, such as day case and orthopaedic surgery and rehabilitation services.

More information about general and specialist services the two hospital sites can be found on our website

On the academic side, we engage in research and education with the University of Surrey, Royal Holloway University of London, Kingston University, Imperial College and St George's Medical School. Many of our consultants' job plans have dedicated PAs at other acute hospitals such as St George's and Epsom & St Helier.

Within easy reach of London, as well as the smaller towns of Weybridge, Woking, and Virginia Water, the local area has excellent independent and state schools. Leafy Surrey offers a rounded life outside of work, and as an ambitious Trust, Ashford and St. Peter's offers opportunities for individuals to try new things and to gain exposure, and a supportive and welcoming team in which to do this.

Click here to read our recent CQC report:
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'From the moment I arrived I was treated with kindness and understanding.'

Posted on NHS Choices, October 2019
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'I just want to say how amazing the staff were when my son was ill. There was a lovely nurse who looked after him in A&E and made him smile. All the nurses there were so kind and caring to him and me. He loved his time in hospital and said how much fun he had. Thank you so much for all your hard work.'

Posted on NHS Choices, August 2019

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'No matter what they had put before them, they stepped up to the mark, without question the staff were tactile with one another, always smiling and joking, always encouraging and generally I could not fault any of them or the way in which I was treated.'

Posted on NHS Choices, September 2019
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