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Advanced Nurse Practitioner vacancy

Job details

Job number:
Job location:
Suffolk & North East Essex CAS
Job contract type:
Job schedule type:
Variable Hours
Job closing date:
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 23:59

About the Job

Care UK has been awarded a new contract for the delivery of Integrated Urgent Care (IUC) services across Suffolk and North East Essex. 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 1 million patients in the region.

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!

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 Assessment Service (CAS) for Suffolk and North East Essex and is located in our call centre in Ipswich.

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. You will also have access to our electronic prescribing system

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.

You will be working within a Multi-Disciplinary Team in the CAS which consists of GPs/ANPs, Registered Nurses, UCPs, Mental Health and Dental Nurses and Prescribing Pharmacists and Pharmacy Advisors

What can we offer you?

• Up to £73,000 per annum dependent on experience/shifts worked (pro-rata for part-time)
• Competitive hourly rates for bank/self-employed staff
• Company pension
• Indemnity cover
• 25 days annual leave + bank holidays
• Varied, interesting and challenging work
• Cycle to work scheme
• Online discounts

How will we support you?

• Regional and national career development opportunities
• Regular clinical supervision and education events, including the opportunity to have a weekly case
discussion with the Medical Lead
• Access to our bespoke and comprehensive e-learning system
• ANP and non-medical prescribing updates throughout the year
• Networking opportunities with clinicians in other clinical settings

What we’ll need from you

• Be an autonomous Advanced Nurse Practitioner with recent work experience in a Primary/Urgent
Care environment
• Experience of Long Term Condition Management
• Hold (or be working towards) an independent prescribing qualification
• Hold an NMC Pin
• Be able to see, treat and discharge patients of all ages
• Have a flare for innovation and an exciting vision for the future of primary care

Application Process

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

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.

If you'd like to learn more, arrange an informal visit to the service or have any questions please contact Lucy Brown – 07811 531508 /