About the Job
Do you have the passion to make a difference to patients who have an urgent care need and are unable to attend their GP? Are you looking to add extra skills to your portfolio? If so, look no further, as we could have the job for you!
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ANP) to join the Buckinghamshire Urgent Care (BUC) service, a Joint Venture with Care UK.
BUC provides the services in both the Minor Injury and Illness Unit (MIIU) at High Wycombe Hospital and the Out of Hours (OOH’s) service for Bucks. The OOH’s operates out of 4 locations and offers both urgent and unscheduled care:
• Wycombe Hospital
• Stoke Mandeville
• Amersham Health Centre
• Buckingham Community Hospital
The skill mix within these services is ENP, ANP and GP’s incorporating urgent care, telephone triage, face to face appointments and home visits.
We are specifically looking for ANPs who are able to work in High Wycombe or Stoke Mandeville.
As part of this job, you'll see, treat and discharge patients of all ages that present minor illnesses or minor injuries, either over the phone or face-to-face in the base or when you're doing a home visit.
About Care UK
Care UK was founded in 1982. Today our healthcare services include treatment centres, prison health services, GP practices, NHS walk-in centres, GP out-of-hours and clinical assessment and diagnostics facilities. This means that we provide a greater range of specialist care services than any other organisation in the UK.
Care UK is the largest independent provider of urgent care services in England incorporating OOH's, single point of access and referral management. We deliver excellent, high value patient care on behalf of the NHS for over eight million patients across England.
We work with the NHS to deliver high quality healthcare services, reducing waiting times and giving the patient a greater level of choice. We also take healthcare services closer to where people live and work – increasing the efficiency and quality of the services we deliver and helping to reduce waiting times.
For more information, please visit our website: http://careukhealthcare.com
In order for you to be considered for the job, as a minimum we are looking for you to:
• Be a qualified General Nurse with valid PIN Number.
• Be an Independent Nurse Prescriber
• Have evidence of continuous Professional Development
• Have a postgraduate ANP qualification or equivalent
• Have post registration experience of working in either; A&E, Primary Care or Minor Injuries/Illness Units
It would be nice for you to have any one of the below, although these are not essential:
• Have a knowledge of local primary care services
• Have a full complete understanding of the medico-legal aspects of the role
• Have basic IT skills
Salary & Benefits
We have permanent full or part time positions available, with full time being 37.5 hours per week. If you would prefer to join us on a bank basis, please press apply as we can give you shifts on a flexible basis.
We can offer you:
• A salary between £32.15 - £37.51 per hour, dependent on shifts worked.
• 25 days annual leave + 8 public holidays (pro rata for part time)
• Contributory pension scheme (2-5%)
• CPD (including free online and face-to-face training)
• Regional/National opportunities
• Cycle to work scheme
• Childcare vouchers and online discounts
Once you have pressed apply to this job, you will be contacted within 72 working hours by Ben who sits within our recruitment team by phone or email.
If you have been shortlisted, the recruiter will submit your CV to the hiring manager who will in turn arrange an interview with you if they feel that you are suitable for the job.
If you would like to talk to our friendly recruiters for further information, or for a full, comprehensive Job Description, please contact Ben Averill, firstname.lastname@example.org / 07435 974918
Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS check.
Care UK is committed to creating a diverse environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.