Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Assistant Practitioner

Band 4

Main area
Band 4
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
£19,409 - £22,683 per annum
01/05/2018 23:59

The Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises of four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.

Many of our recruitment programmes use values-based interviewing to identify those who have the skills we seek, who share our values and who are able to deliver compassionate excellence from the outset. We know that this makes a significance difference to your job satisfaction and above all the outcomes and experience of our patients and their families.

For more information about our Values and Value Based Interviewing please visit  http://www.ouh.nhs.uk/about/vision-and-values/default.aspx





Would you like to be part of a highly skilled medical nurse team, delivering high standards of acute medical emergency care?

We currently have a vacancy for a Band 4 Assistant Nurse Practitioner within our Emergency Assessment Unit.


The Horton Emergency Assessment Unit is a single front door acute care setting with the Emergency Department. EAU is a fast paced environment with a high volume of patients. Patients are referred to the unit through both the Emergency Department and their own GP surgeries. The aim of the unit is to provide a rapid assessment and treatment to acutely unwell medical patients and provide short term admission. The unit is made up of 3, 5 bedded bay in EAU, 3 rapid nurse assessment rooms and an 18 bedded Short Stay Unit. There is also an ambulatory area for those patients that meet the ambulatory criteria.


The role includes the rapid assessment, implementing appropriate investigations and treatment of the acutely unwell medical patients referred via ED or GP. This acute medical area will offer you the opportunity to expand knowledge and skills across a wide range of medical emergency presentations, provide opportunities for further training in caring for acutely unwell patients such as the RAID course and to work as an integral part of the large multi-disciplinary team within the EAU.


The shift pattern on EAU are long days 7.30am-20.00pm Monday to Sunday. If you are interested in joining our team and would like to arrange an informal visit or discuss via phone please contact the following:-


Closing Date: 1st May 2018

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Applicant requirements

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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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 Sue.Poynter@ouh.nhs.uk or




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