Emergency Practitioner

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
Full Time
Maidstone ME16
£24.38 an hour
Posted Just posted
Job description
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an individual to join our friendly supportive team of Practitioners as a Bank Emergency (Nurse, Paramedic or Physiotherapy) Practitioner, within the Urgent Treatment Centres in our Emergency Departments at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells Hospitals.

The departments now see in excess of 140,000 patients per annum including those presenting with minor injuries and illness.

You will be joining well established and progressive team of enthusiastic Emergency Practitioners that provide 24 hours a day cover to the Urgent Treatment Centre, ensuring the safe, efficient and timely flow of patients through both departments. In addition to our strong nursing team we have an excellent GP, Emergency Medicine Consultant, Advanced Clinical Practitioner and Clinical Support worker teams that work closely with us in providing a patient centred service.

As an experienced Emergency Practitioner, you will be responsible for the assessment, diagnosis and treatment for a wide range pf patients presenting with an injury or illness within the urgent and emergency care setting.

Applicants should have at least three years experience working as an emergency practitioner within an urgent/emergency care setting.

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust is a large acute hospital Trust in the county of Kent and we are proud to be one of the top performing acute trusts in the country.

The Trust provides a full range of general hospital services and some areas of specialist complex care to around 500,000 people living in the south part of West Kent and the north part of East Sussex.

The Trust’s core catchment areas are Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells and their surrounding boroughs. We work from two main clinical sites: Maidstone Hospital and Tunbridge Wells Hospital at Pembury. Tunbridge Wells Hospital opened in 2011 and provides single rooms with en-suites for all in-patients – the first of its kind in the country.

We employ over 6,500 full and part-time staff in a huge range of clinical and non-clinical roles across both of our hospital sites

Once your pre-employment checks have been completed you will be contacted by Recruitment to arrange your start date which will be in line with one of our Corporate Inductions.

Following your Corporate Induction you will be expected to attend the Trust’s 2-week Induction Programme for RNs, NAs, RMs, ODPs and Paramedics. The programme is full-time (please email [email protected] if this is problematic) and will involve travel to both Trust sites. The programme includes supernumerary shifts in the clinical area, classroom-based sessions and e-learning.

Please note that appointment to this post will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service Check at Enhanced Level. (Enhanced level now includes regulated checks against vulnerable adults and children)

At MTW, we seek to develop a culture where everyone can reach their full potential with opportunities to grow and develop their career. We recognise and value the unique contributions that each of our staff bring, delivering the best quality care and service to our patients. We are committed to being a diverse employer and strive to reflect everyone in our local communities. We welcome applications from people of diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences and celebrate the diversity of thought, viewpoints and ideas that will make our Trust the best place to work.

Interview Date: TBC

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