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Nurse Practitioner

Band 6

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Walk In Centre Nurse Practitioner
Band 6
37.5 hours per week
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Litherland Walk In Centre
£26,565 - £35,577
21/06/2018 23:59

North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (formerly known as 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust until 1st April 2017), provides physical health, mental health and learning disability services across the North West region. The Trust employs around 4000 staff across our sites and also has a Temporary Bank which offers the flexibility of working shifts around other commitments.

We are committed to providing safe, compassionate care and look to appoint people who are as passionate about patient care as we are.


An exciting and challenging opportunity has arisen for NMC registered RGN/RSCN to work as Band 6 Nurse Practitioners to work in our busy Litherland Walk-in Centre.

The post holder would welcome the challenge of working within the Walk-in Centre team, treating a wide range of minor illnesses and injuries and providing health promotion and advice to patients and their families. Demonstrable experience within A/E or Primary Care environment and flexibility to work across shift patterns and Walk-in Centres is essential.

As a highly committed nurse, looking for a fresh challenge, you will have the unique opportunity to work as an autonomous practitioner within our team undertaking clinical assessments, providing relevant treatment and providing high standards of care to all who access our service.

The ability to undertake autonomous clinical examinations, make differential diagnoses and formulate treatment plans is an essential requirement.

We strongly advise that you attend for an informal chat which will give you an insight into the role undertaken by the Band 6 role within the Walk in Centres.

The Walk-in Centres provide a wide range of services to our local population and beyond and have direct links with Acute Services, Out of Hours Services and Primary Care.

The Walk-in Centre is open 365 days/year and the post holder will be required to work across all shift patterns.

This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check. Successful candidates will either have a valid DBS check with the Trust or will be required to pay for the cost of the DBS Disclosure which is £47.50 for an enhanced disclosure, the cost of which will be deducted from first salary.

As an employee of North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Trust, you will receive the following benefits:

• Free 24 hour access to our Health and Well-being Centre and Gym at the Hollins Park site, including tai chi and pilates classes
• 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays (29 days after 5 years’ and 33 days after 10 years’ service)
• Access to the NHS pension scheme
• The opportunity to access a range of NHS discounts, such as the NHS Electronics Scheme, Salary Sacrifice Car and Bikes for Staff Schemes
• Regular supervision and access to a range of training courses at our Education Centre
• Access to our Library at Hollins Park House, providing resources to support you in your development and/or research

We are committed to the delivery of outstanding care for our patients. The successful candidate will share this commitment and demonstrate both our Trust values and our culture of compassionate care.

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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

Gaynor Rumsby Urgent Care Centre Matron or Team Leader Walk In Centre
0151 475 4667

If you have problems applying, contact

01925 664894

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