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Advanced Paramedic Practitioner

Job Reference: L28-A-18-4899

St Andrew’s Healthcare
£33,749.00 - £46,723.00

You can achieve more in physical health at St Andrew’s Healthcare

Advanced Paramedic Practitioner – Band 7


Salary £33,749.00 - £46,723.00

Hours: Full time, 37.5 hours per week

Service hours will be to cover 08.00-midnight, 7 days per week, 365 days a year, so shift work is required. Shift pattern 08:00 – 16:00 (Early), 12:00 – 20:00 (Late) and 16:00 – 12 midnight (Twilight)

A top 20 UK charity, St Andrew’s is a unique provider of specialist care in mental health and learning disability.  We aspire to deliver truly world class, holistic services within our outstanding, modern facilities.  We also have a responsibility, as a charity, to educate the next generation of professionals and to innovate, researching new treatments, therapies and environments to achieve better outcomes for our patients.

We are committed to improving the physical health of all our patients by delivering high quality clinical care which is value based and leads to outcomes that matter to the patient and their carers. Alongside this we are striving to achieve parity of esteem, giving equal value to Physical Health as to Mental Health. To accomplish this we are now expanding our Physical Healthcare service and now have an exciting opportunity for an Advanced Paramedic Practitioner to be at the forefront of this service delivery.

You will provide physical healthcare for the presenting patient and be able to demonstrate advanced, safe clinical decision-making and expert physical health care for patients within a mental health setting.

The post holder will provide care for the presenting patient, from initial history taking, clinical assessment, diagnosis, treatment and evaluation of care.

You will be able to diagnose and manage acute, urgent, chronic and long term conditions, integrating both pharmacological and non-pharmacological based treatment methods into a management plan.

We are looking for an Advanced Paramedic Practitioner who has recent experience in urgent or primary care and has a special interest in one or more of the following areas: diabetes, women’s health, epilepsy, long term conditions, tissue viability and/or palliative care.

This is a very wide and varied role, which will provide fresh challenges to the right candidate. St Andrew’s Healthcare is committed to the career development of our Nursing staff. We offer a fluid and non-linear approach to enhancing opportunities for education and learning which enables Nurses to develop both clinically and professionally into leadership roles within the Charity.

We are able to offer many development opportunities to enhance your advanced practice and leadership skills, for example:

working with teams of expert professionals, weekly CPD sessions, non-medical prescribing, opportunities to work with our Research Centre, an MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice and other postgraduate courses relevant to your practice and personal development.

If you are looking to take the next step in your career there’s no better place to do it than in our Physical Health team here at St Andrew’s.

Please contact Caroline Patrick on 01604 616431 who will be able to provide you with more information on the role. 

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