Emergency Nurse Practitioner (ENP) – Somerset (South West)

  • Job Reference: CA35
  • Date Posted: 19 March 2024
  • Recruiter: GP World
  • Location: Somerset
  • Salary: £45.00 to £70.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Registered General Nurse (RGN)
  • Job Type: Locum
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Riain Walsh
  • Email: riain.walsh@gpworld.co.uk
  • Telephone: 0207 456 1470

Job Description

Are you an experienced Emergency Nurse Practitioner seeking your next healthcare role? We have an exciting opportunity for you in Somerset!

We are seeking an experienced Emergency Nurse Practitioner who thrives in a unique environment and is passionate about delivering compassionate care to patients from diverse backgrounds. This long-term locum opportunity offers the chance to make a difference in the Somerset community while further developing your skills and expertise in emergency care.

Job Description:

The Emergency Nurse Practitioner (ENP) in this role will function within a collaborative, multidisciplinary team environment, ensuring optimal patient outcomes. They will work independently within established guidelines to assess, diagnose, treat, advise, and refer or discharge patients. Nursing care programs will be comprehensively planned, implemented, and evaluated from admission to discharge, with interventions aligned with evidence-based practice.

Continuous evaluation of nursing interventions will be conducted, with adjustments made as necessary based on patient needs and new information, including investigation results. The practitioner will possess the skills to recognize and respond effectively to emergency situations, obtaining informed consent and discussing implications with patients throughout the assessment process.

Short, medium, and long-term goals will be established collaboratively with patients, families, carers, and the healthcare team, with plans developed accordingly. The ENP will utilize advanced physical skills with precision, such as IV injections, surgical equipment assembly, infusion maintenance, suturing, plaster casting, and ECG recording.

When necessary, patients will be referred to other practitioners or specialists, and the ENP will liaise with the multidisciplinary team, participating in case discussions as needed. Support and encouragement will be provided to patients and carers to promote their health and well-being, while respecting their privacy and dignity.

Accurate and legible patient notes will be maintained in accordance with Trust and National professional policies and guidelines, ensuring the highest standards of care and documentation are consistently upheld.

To thrive in this locum prison nurse job, you’ll need:

  • NMC registration.
  • Compliance including DBS.
  • Must Have – Minor Injuries training - Level 6 or 7 standard.
  • Emergency Nurse Practitioner experience and clearance desirable.


  • Competitive compensation package
  • Opportunity for professional development and training
  • Supportive work environment with a collaborative team
  • Flexible scheduling options

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Why work with GP World?

Working with GP World allows you to benefit from our expert knowledge of primary and community care, and the long-standing relationships we have with healthcare providers across the UK. Whether you are a locum GP, RMN, ANP, Practice Nurse or HCA, we will put you in direct contact with the opportunity you have been looking for.