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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 14/10/2021.

ARRS Paramedic

Job Reference: J78-ARRS-PARAMEDIC

DHU Health Care CIC
Integrated Urgent Care and Primary Care Services
Fosse House, Leicester
£46,620 Pro rata + unsociable hours enhancements

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.

Benefits of DHU:

  • Learning & development opportunities plus educational funding (substantive posts)
  • 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

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.

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.

This post is primarily for work within GP surgeries, carrying out a range of telephone and face to face consultations with home visits also being a possibility. Various locations available with various hours. Access to our in house training team and support is available if required.

Essential Criteria

  • Registered Paramedic registered with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Evidence of Autonomous Practice Qualification
  • 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
  • Experience of administering and supplying medication via PGD OR Independent Prescribing experience.
  • Full driving license essential

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience of telephone triage
  • Experience of Emergency Care
  • Experience of General Practice

This is a fixed term post until 31/03/2022 however there is the potential to consider extension to the post or a post in alternative services at the end of the fixed term.


For further details / informal visits contact:

NameCareersEmail addressCareers@dhuhealthcare.nhs.ukAdditional contact information

For an informal discussion over the role, please contact

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

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