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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 16/10/2021.

Advanced Practitioner (Nurse/Paramedic/Pharmacist) - Weekends Only

Job Reference: J78-ADVANCED-PRACTITION

Employer:
DHU Health Care CIC
Department:
Integrated Urgent Care and Primary Care Services
Location:
Leicester
Salary:
£28.39 Potential to earn £41,000 per annum working

DHU Health Care is an ever-growing, innovative organisation, providing high level clinical care for a variety of communities within an expanding geographical area. DHU Health Care – Urgent Care delivers and develops first class services specialising in Integrated Primary and Community Urgent Care services.

We are recruiting for Advanced Practitioners to join us on a part time basis working weekends only on our out of hours services, including urgent treatment centre, home visiting service and at our health care hubs. The number of contracted hours can be negotiated.

This is a great opportunity to be a part of a highly regarded organisation who value every member of the team and invest heavily in staff development and progression. With the potential to move within the company throughout the various clinical environments as well as receive funded further education such as the non-medical prescribing course, DHU can help you build a portfolio career and arm you for the demands of modern healthcare.

Benefits of DHU

  • Educational funding and support (MSc level e.g Non-medical Prescribing)
  • Various clinical settings from Urgent Care Centres to home visiting services
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • NHS Pension
  • NHS continuous service honoured for annual leave & sickness
  • Generous Holiday entitlement
  • Indemnity cover included
  • Access to Westfield Health
  • Cycle to work Scheme
  • Funded training, learning & development opportunities

This is a great opportunity to be a part of a highly regarded organisation who value every member of the team and invest heavily in staff development and progression. With the potential to move within the company throughout the various clinical environments as well as receive funded further education such as the non-medical prescribing course, DHU can help you build a portfolio career and arm you for the demands of modern healthcare.

Purpose of the Role

The post holder will be responsible for the autonomous clinical assessment, treatment and/or referral or giving advice as appropriate to first contact patients across a wide spectrum of clinical conditions within the services provided by DHU Health Care CIC through direct contact consultations.

Key Areas of Responsibility & Accountability

  • To practice autonomously without direct supervision.
  • To utilise advanced clinical skills to assess, diagnose, treat and refer patients requiring the clinical service

Essential Criteria

  • Registered Adult Nurse registered with the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC), Paramedic registered with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC) or Pharmacist registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC).
  • Registered as an independent non – medical prescriber.
  • A minimum of 2 modules at Level 7. 1 X module must have included assessment of clinical examination skills.
  • Substantial Autonomous practice working and multi-professional team
  • Can show evidence of using autonomous physical examination and assessment skills in practice
  • Can demonstrate a broad and sound knowledge of complex and common conditions in primary care in both adults and children
  • Has experience in one of the following: nurse led clinics, emergency care centres ,out of hours facilities or walk in centres
  • Consolidated Independent Prescribing experience.

For further information please view the attached Job Description and Person Specification. Alternatively please contact careers@dhuhealthcare.nhs.uk

For further details / informal visits contact:

careers@DHUhealthcare.nhs.uk




Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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