About the Job
Care UK has been awarded a new contract for the delivery of Integrated Urgent Care (IUC) services across the West Midlands. This means that we will be delivering urgent care through NHS 111, 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 deliver this vision we wish to appoint an Advanced Nurse Practitioner who is able to independently prescribe. The job will be based in our "Clinical Hub" 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 new 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.
So 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
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 post registration qualification in autonomous 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.
It would be nice for you to have any one of the below, although these are not essential:
•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
This is a bank/flexible job where we can fit around your lifestyle.
We are offering a competitive salary as well as regional/national opportunities, cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers and online discounts.
In order to support you in this job, we can offer you CPD, Revalidation, free online and face to face training, and other regional/national opportunities
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
If you would like to talk to one of our friendly recruiters for further information or for a full, comprehensive job description, please contact Lucy Brown, firstname.lastname@example.org / 07811 531508.
Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS check.