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Advanced Nurse Practitioner - West Midlands Clinical Hub vacancy

Job details

Job number:
HC07078
Job location:
West Midlands Clinical Hub
Brierley Hill
West Midlands
DY5 1LX
Job contract type:
Permanent
Job schedule type:
Full Time
Job closing date:
Monday, January 7, 2019 - 23:59

About the Job

Care UK is providing an Integrated Urgent Care (IUC) service across the West Midlands. This means that we are delivering urgent care through NHS 111 and our Clinical Assessment Service (CAS), utilising GPs and specialist clinicians to deliver the best possible urgent care services 24/7, 365 days per year, to over 4 million patients in the West Midlands.

To help deliver this vision we wish to appoint an Advanced Nurse Practitioner who is able to independently prescribe. The job will be based in our CAS in Brierley Hill, which is call centre based.

You will be responsible for assessing patients, planning their care, administering treatment and discharge or refer them as appropriate to other healthcare professionals / external agencies via the telephone.

This is an exciting opportunity to make a difference to patients, simplifying the way that they can access urgent care to get the right treatment in the right place at the right time.

If you have the passion and desire to deliver a better urgent care service to the people that matter then look no further, as this could be the job for you!

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.

If you would like more information, please visit our website: http://careukhealthcare.com

The Requirements

Essential:
• Be a qualified General Nurse with valid PIN Number.
• Be an Independent Nurse Prescriber
• Have evidence of continuous Professional Development
• Hold a PGCert or MSc in Advanced Practice or equivalent
• Have proven post registration experience, including evidence of working in either; A&E, Primary Care, Minor Injuries/Illness Units or within acute specialities at a senior level.

Desirable:
• Have evidence of teaching and assessing others
• Have a full complete understanding of the medico-legal aspects of the role
• Have basic IT skills
• Experience with telephone triage

Salary & Benefits

We have permanent, bank or self-employed jobs available. Permanent jobs are offered on a full or part-time basis, working up to 37.5 hours per week on a rota basis.

We can offer you:
• A competitive salary / hourly rates
• Indemnity Cover
• 25 days annual leave + 8 public holidays
• Company Pension Scheme
• Regional/National opportunities
• Free CPD, including online and face-to-face training
• Revalidation
• Cycle to work scheme
• Childcare vouchers
• Online shopping discounts

Application Process

Once you have pressed apply to this job, you will be contacted within 72 working hours by Lucy or Ben who sit 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 view the full, comprehensive Job Description, please click the link below to download it.

Alternatively, if you would like to talk to one of our friendly recruiters for further information, please contact Lucy Brown, lucy.brown@careuk.com / 07811531508

Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS check.

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