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Initial Assessment Practitioner vacancy

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St Mary's UTC
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Full Time
Job closing date:
Sunday, January 5, 2020 - 23:59

Looking for a varied and challenging position? Why not join the team at St Mary's Urgent Treatment Centre in Portsmouth, where we value teamwork, mutual support and a friendly working environment.
The UTC provides advice, diagnostics and treatment for patients that attend with minor injuries and illness from 07.30-22.00 seven days a week, 365 days a year.
 As an Initial Assessment Practitioner, you will be the first practitioner that a patient sees after booking into the department. You will undertake an initial assessment to determine if the patient is safe to return to a booked appointment, safe to wait to be seen or is a priority case that need to be seen immediately. Part of this role will involve patient assessment to determine if an x-ray is required following an injury.
 You will work alongside other Nurses and Paramedic Practitioners, Radiographers, Assistant Practitioners and Healthcare Assistants and other non-clinical staff to deliver the best possible patient care.
 Our permanent roles run up to 37.5 hours per week however we also have bank and part-time opportunities available. This will give you the flexibility to choose how you wish to work and with a rota made over a month in advance you have plenty of notice to plan your life around work.
 As we are a 7 day service, we are ideally looking for Nurse and Paramedic Practitioners who can work a variety of shifts which include evenings and weekends. Our shifts are varied and range from 7.5 hours– 12.5 hour shifts.
 What can we offer you?

  • Up to £32,000.00 per annum dependent on experience and shifts worked (pro-rata for part-time)
  • Competitive hourly rates for bank/self-employed staff
  • Company Pension
  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Varied, interesting and challenging work
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Online discounts
  • Company Paid Parking on Site

  How will we support you? 

  • Regional and national career development opportunities
  • Regular clinical supervision and education events both internal and external
  • Our bespoke Learning Management System to address your learning needs
  • Discounted rates for national update/clinical topic refreshers
  • Support from the wider team, should you need it

What we need from you?

  • Experience of working in a relevant field of expertise such as ambulance service or emergency department
  • Team Working 

About Care UK
Care UK was founded in 1982. Today our healthcare services include treatment centres, prison health services, GP practices, NHS walk-in centres, GP out-of-hours 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 OOH's, 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.
 For more information, please visit our website and apply on-line at or call Rebecca Stevens on 01189521902.