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Advanced Nurse Practitioner - Gloucester OOH vacancy

Job details

Job number:
Job location:
Gloucestershire OOH
Job contract type:
Job schedule type:
Full Time
Job closing date:
Friday, December 28, 2018 - 23:59

About the Job

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ANP) to join the Gloucestershire out of hours (OOH) service on a permanent full or part time basis.

The Gloucestershire OOH service provides advice, information and treatment for NHS patients who become unwell during the out-of-hours period when their own GP surgery is closed.

The OOH’s operates out of 6 existing primary care centres throughout Gloucestershire, so you can choose to work at the service that is closest to you, however you may need to travel to other sites from time to time.

• Gloucester
• Cheltenham
• Stroud
• Moreton-on-Marsh
• Cinderford
• Cirencester

The skill mix within these services is ECP, ANP and GP’s incorporating urgent care, telephone triage, face to face appointments and home visits.

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, GP practices, NHS walk-in centres, GP out-of-hours, prison health services 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 out of hours, 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.

The Requirements

• 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

• 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, bank or self-employed jobs avaialble. Permanent jobs are offered on a full time or part time basis, working up to 37.5 hours per week.

We can offer you:
• A competitive salary/hourly rates
• 25 days annual leave + 8 public holidays (pro rata for part time)
• Company Pension Scheme
• CPD (including free online and face-to-face training)
• Revalidation
• Regional/National opportunities
• Cycle to work scheme

Application Process

Once you have pressed apply to this job, you will be contacted within 72 working hours by Lucy 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.

Additional Information

If you would like to talk to our friendly recruiters for further information or for a full, comprehensive job description please get in touch

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.

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