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Bank Advanced Nurse Practitioner - Suffolk OOH vacancy

Job details

Job number:
HC08248
Job location:
Suffolk OOH
Ipswich
Suffolk
IP3 9FH
Job contract type:
Bank
Job schedule type:
Variable Hours
Job closing date:
Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 23:59

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 Suffolk out of hours (OOH) service on a bank basis.

The Suffolk 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 a number existing primary care centres in Suffolk, however we are specifically looking for ANPs who are able to work in the locations below;

• West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St. Edmunds
• Ipswich Hospital, Ipswich

The skill mix within these services is ANP’s, UCP’s 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.

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
• Have a postgraduate ANP qualification or equivalent
• Have post registration experience of working in Primary Care; GP Practices, WIC’s, UCC’s, OOH’s or Minor Injuries/Illness Units

Desirable:
• 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

This is a bank job, meaning we can offer you shifts on an ad-hoc basis, allowing you the flexibility to choose when you would like to work.

As we are an OOH service, we are looking for ANPs who can work evenings, overnights and weekends.

Our shifts are varied and range from 4 hours – 12 hours during the evenings/overnights and from 8 – 12 hours on the weekend.

We can offer you:
• £32.82 - £42.92 per hour, dependent on shifts worked
• Indemnity Cover
• Regional/national opportunities
• Free online and face-to-face training
• Online discounts

Application Process

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.

Additional Information

If you would like to talk to one of our friendly recruiters for further information or for a full, comprehensive job description, please contact Ben Averill, ben.averill@careuk.com / 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.