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Advanced Paramedic Practitioner

Job Reference: J183-A-19-49114

Central Advertising - Other
General Practice
£55,000 - £65,000

This advertisement has been placed by the organisation named in the 'Department' section above.

Should you require further information regarding this vacancy please contact the organisation direct.

One Health Lewisham (OHL) GP federation is recruiting to the role of Advanced Paramedic Practitioner as part of a brand new general practice home visiting service in Lewisham.

The Lewisham Home Visiting Service is an OHL developed service which will support local GP Practices by conducting rapid home visits by clinicians to housebound patients in order to deliver care in the community and help them to manage their demand.

Ultimately the service aims to:

  • Support GP Practices with the increasing demand pressures they face
  • Deliver rapid assessment and treatment to housebound patients
  • Reduce unnecessary A&E attendances and emergency admissions
  • Prevent crisis through early proactive intervention and forward planning
  • Provide rapid effective clinical support to the population of Lewisham
  • Ensure timely and effective communication with local GP Practices
  • Promote a patient-centred approach and MDT working (in particular with DNs/social care) so as to integrate care
  • Provide preventative care for housebound patients with chronic conditions, by providing their care planning, annual review, and medication review and blood testing (including QOF).
  • Link with the emerging Primary Care Networks and ‘at scale’ working

The demand for primary care services in London is increasing and new and innovative ways are having to be found in order to meet the varied needs of patients. New services must strive to improve outcomes for patients whilst simultaneously being efficient and integrating with other local services as appropriate.

This is an exciting new service and as part of it, the opportunity has arisen for the below roles to join OHL:

  • GP Clinical Lead (1 session per week)
  • Senior Paramedic Practitioner (Full time)
  • Paramedic Practitioner (Full time)
  • Advanced Nurse Practitioner (Full time)


One Health Lewisham

One Health Lewisham is a GP Federation established in 2017 that has grown out of four neighbourhood GP federations in the North, Centre, South East and South West of the South London Borough of Lewisham. OHL works to develop pan Lewisham ways of working, reduce variation, improve quality and support GP Practices.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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