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Due to the role of Care UK Healthcare’s services in joining the national effort against COVID-19, some of our vacancies will be related to our commitment to working with the NHS. Our application and recruitment processes have changed in order to speed up recruitment and reduce face to face contact. Find out more here >

Retired Primary Care Nurses / Practitioners – Provide Telephone & Online Triage for the COVID-19 Effort vacancy

Job details

Job number:
HC12350
Job location:
COVID-19 Response Vacancies
Tinwald Downs Road
Heathhall
Dumfries
Dumfries and Galloway
DG1 3UQ
Job contract type:
Bank
Job schedule type:
Variable Hours
Job closing date:
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 23:59

Job Summary

Retired Primary Care Nurses / Practitioners Applications

Care UK, along with other independent providers of healthcare services are working with the NHS in a collective effort to combat the crisis posed by COVID-19.

In our collective response to COVID-19 Care UK are urgently seeking applications from recently retired Primary Care Nurses and Practitioners to respond to increased demand in calls to our NHS 111 and Out-of-Hours services. In particular we are keen to hear from Nurse Practitioners, Paramedic Practitioners, Urgent Care Practitioners and Emergency Care Practitioners.

Your experience can be utilised in this time of national crisis to provide clinical support, guidance and direction. Furthermore as experienced primary care colleagues you too will be able to provide a sense of calm, stoic response, the ripple effect of which will be felt beyond any social or healthcare setting.

Importantly the work you’re able to undertake with us will be conducting telephone and online triage services, meaning this can be conducted from your own home. Thus, you can be part of this national effort even if you yourself fall into any of the vulnerable categories associated with COVID-19. We will provide any necessary equipment, training and support to aid you in undertaking this task. Our well established and experienced medical and clinical leadership teams will help you deliver safe and efficient care.

The NMC and the HCPC are implementing pathways for you to gain temporary registration which we will guide you through, should you have de-registered with them within the past 3 years.

You can choose how much time you contribute and will be free to stop working at any time. Your contract will reflect this and will be temporary in nature enabling you to work throughout the national effort, your contract will also reflect standard Care UK terms and conditions, such as annual leave entitlement and working hour protections.

We need your help and expertise now. Please follow the link to apply on this page, a member of our recruitment team will be in touch shortly to discuss next steps and how you can be set up supporting patients within days.