Advanced Nurse Practitioner – East of England OOH - Ipswich
About the Job Do you have the passion to make a difference to patients who have an urgent care need and are unable to attend their GP? Are you looking to add extra skills to your portfolio? If so, look no further, as we could have the job for you! An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ANP) to join our cluster out of hours (OOH) services in East of England (EoE) – Suffolk and North East Essex OOH. We have permanent full or part time opportunities The EoE OOH services provide advice, information and treatment for NHS patients who become unwell during the out-of-hours period when their own GP surgery is closed. The OOH’s operates out of four existing primary care centres in Suffolk and Essex and we are specifically looking for ANPs who are able to travel between the following locations • North Colchester Healthcare Centre, Colchester • Clacton & District Hospital, Clacton • Ipswich Hospital, Ipswich • West Suffolk Hospital, Ipswich The skill mix within these services is ANP’s, UCP’s and GP’s, incorporating urgent care, telephone triage, face to face appointments and home visits. As part of this job, you'll see, treat and discharge patients of all ages that present minor illnesses or minor injuries, either over the phone or face-to-face in the base or when you're doing a home visit. About Care UK Care UK was founded in 1982. Today our healthcare services include treatment centres, prison health services, GP practices, NHS walk-in centres, GP out-of-hours and clinical assessment and diagnostics facilities. This means that we provide a greater range of specialist care services than any other organisation in the UK. Care UK is the largest independent provider of urgent care services in England incorporating OOH's, single point of access and referral management. We deliver excellent, high value patient care on behalf of the NHS for over eight million patients across England. We work with the NHS to deliver high quality healthcare services, reducing waiting times and giving the patient a greater level of choice. We also take healthcare services closer to where people live and work – increasing the efficiency and quality of the services we deliver and helping to reduce waiting times. For more information, please visit our website: http://careukhealthcare.com The Requirements • Be a qualified General Nurse with valid PIN Number. • Be an Independent Nurse Prescriber • Have evidence of continuous Professional Development • Have a postgraduate ANP qualification or equivalent • Have post registration experience of working in Primary Care; GP Practices, WIC’s, UCC’s, OOH’s or Minor Injuries/Illness Units • Have a full UK driving license with access to your own vehicle. Desirable: • Have a knowledge of local primary care services • Have a full complete understanding of the medico-legal aspects of the role • Have basic IT skills Application Process Once you have pressed apply to this job, you will be contacted within 72 working hours by Ben who sits within our recruitment team by phone or email. If you have been shortlisted, the recruiter will submit your CV to the hiring manager who will in turn arrange an interview with you if they feel that you are suitable for the job. Additional Information If you would like to talk to one of our friendly recruiters for further information or for a full, comprehensive job description, please contact Ben Averill, firstname.lastname@example.org / 07435 974918. Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS check. Care UK is committed to creating a diverse environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.