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Nurse Practitioner/Practice Nurse – Extended Access & OOH

Job Reference: J130-A-19-1286

Employer:
Cumbria Health on Call (CHoC)
Location:
Cumbria
Salary:
£34.30 per hour (Qualified NP/NMP)

ABOUT CHOC

We provide out of hours (OOH) primary care and Extended Access appointments to the population of Cumbria (500,000 people over a land mass of 2,613 square miles), working out of 12 clinical sites. Our core bases are:

  • Kendal
  • Barrow
  • Whitehaven
  • Carlisle
  • Penrith
  • Wigton

Rated as ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission we pride ourselves on working as one team to deliver high standards. Our social mission is “to achieve excellence in the care of our patients by providing a safe and caring high quality service that’s easily accessible.”

Working for CHoC can offer flexible opportunities in terms of location, hours and working patterns so you can enjoy a great work life balance. In order to provide the best patient care we understand the importance of ensuring staff satisfaction and are consistently trying to ensure we offer our staff a positive working environment whether that be though training or social events.

Listen to your heart. Have the work life balance you'd love.


Nurse Practitioner – Extended Access and Out of Hours

Barrow, Whitehaven & Carlisle

Saturday & Sunday daytime hours

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Practice Nurses, Nurse Practitioners and/or Prescribers to join the CHoC team in support of our out-of-hours and extended access services offering flexible working opportunities in a fast-paced but supportive working environment.

In addition to the existing out-of-hours service run by CHoC, the North Cumbria extended access service provides additional routine pre bookable15 minute appointments with GPs, Nurses and Pharmacists through the use of EMIS.

The post holder will work as a member of a close team responsible for recognising, negotiating and implementing processes to enhance the delivery of care.

You will:

  • assess patients with undifferentiated and undiagnosed problems
  • initiate treatment
  • conduct investigations
  • give advice and manage problems using professional autonomous decision making processes
  • liaise with other healthcare professionals and service providers to ensure safe and effective patient care.

Due to the requirements of the role, a minimum of 5 years post registration experience is necessary including primary care experience.




“Cumbria Health on Call Limited is a data controller and will process your personal data as part of the recruitment process. We take steps to safeguard your personal data and details of our processing activities can be found in our recruitment privacy notice which can be accessed via www. chocltd.co.uk/recruitment/ . If you would like a hard copy posting to you please contact us.”


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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.


UK Registration

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



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