Care UK
3 Aug 2016
Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, England
Nurse practitioner
Job level:
Qualified (non-manager)
Full time, Part time
Contract type:
£ 32.50 - 42.50 Per hour
Closing date:
24 Oct 2016

About the Role

We are recruiting for permanent Advanced Nurse Practitioners (ANP) and Nurse Practitioners (NP) with Prescribing to join our team working for the OOH service in North East Essex on a full or part time basis.

We have 2 sites available, one based in Colchester and one based in Clacton so there is flexibility for where you are based from. Our Colchester base is located within the heart of Colchester, and is within walking distance to the train station and also Colchester General Hospital. Our Clacton base is located within the grounds of Clacton & Disctrict Hospital and is a short walk from the beach. Both locations have on site car parking.

Both bases have excellent, hardworking teams that are warm, friendly and welcoming and would help to support you in your new role whilst you adjust to the new environment.

Working in an Out of Hours environment is both challenging and rewarding; it would suit an ANP/NP who has a flexible can-do approach and patient centric mind set.

We are ideally seeking to cover the times below, however we do have other hours available:

•Saturday 8 Hours AM shift Colchester base

•Sunday 10 hours mix Colchester/Clacton


•Friday evening 4.5 hours Clacton

•Saturday overnight 8 hours

•Sunday evening 7pm - 12am

About Care UK

Care UK is the largest independent provider of urgent care services in England incorporating out of hours, 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.

Care UK’s Healthcare Division

When you look at the scope, size and quality of Care UK’s healthcare services, it’s truly impressive. Together, our dedicated teams run hospitals, treatment centres, walk-in GP surgeries and diagnostic facilities in communities across the country. One in five people in the UK already has access to one of our facilities. But we’re not stopping there. We want to make our services even more widely available, as we continue to focus on improving the lives of our patients – and our people.

Key Responsibilities

In this role you will be responsible for delivering face-to-face and telephone services enabling patients to obtain health advice from the appropriate health care professional.

You will hold a Nurse Prescribing certificate and be competent to prescribe for patients and be responsible for providing an excellent standard of patient care and health promotion to the general public accessing urgent care services.

You will have the highest clinical standards, and you really care for the people you’re treating...

Qualifications & Experience

You will be:

A qualified RN

A recognised Nurse prescriber

Skilled in triage and minor illness

In turn, you’ll have time to take full advantage of our training opportunities too, whether you want to diversify your clinical skills or move into management.

Additional Information

This is a permanent role and we have full or part time positions available. Full time is 37.5 hours per week on a rota basis. Dependent on experience and shifts worked the salary for this role is from £32.50 p/hour - £42.50 p/hour.

We also offer 25 days annual leave + 8 public holidays (Pro-Rata for part time), Contributory pension scheme 2-5%. As well as CPD, Revalidation, free online and face to face training, regional/national opportunities, cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers and online discounts.

Informal visits are welcome and can be arranged by appointment.

Care UK is the largest independent provider of urgent care services in England incorporating out of hours, 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.

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Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS check.

About Care UK

At Care UK, everything we do is about putting people first.

Find out more, and you'll soon see why we've achieved immense success in the rapidly changing health and social care sector. And you'll find that, because we're growing all the time, you'll have more opportunities to build your career.

Whatever area you work in, we've got a lot to offer you.

What We Offer You

Ask any one of our people what sets us apart, and they're likely to mention the training we offer. Which is something we're hugely proud of. Of course, the exact details vary between our separate divisions, and even within them - but the underlying ethos is the same across the board.

Firstly, we're totally committed to helping you do a good job - and giving you all the skills, knowledge and training you need to perform it to the best of your abilities. Whether you're a care worker, an HR manager or a consultant, we'll make sure you're equipped to excel. And with regular refresher courses on offer, we'll see to it that you're constantly up-to-date with best practice, new thinking and emerging techniques in your field as much as possible.

But that's just the start. As well as empowering you to do a great job, we'll make sure you've got our support to progress in your career. Of course, if you're happy where you are, we'll make sure you stay that way. But if you're ambitious to move up to the next level and beyond, there's no better place to work than Care UK.

As any number of our team members will tell you from personal experience, we're passionate about growing people internally. So if you've got the proactive approach, determination and enthusiasm we're looking for, there's often no limit to how high you could rise with us.

Because we appreciate what you do and respect your contribution to our success, we'll reward you with excellent benefits. Obviously, these will reflect the level you're at and the job you're doing - but all our people enjoy the work-life balance we offer, a friendly team environment and much, much more. Above all, you'll have the satisfaction of knowing you're with an employer who really cares about you.

Our working population is as diverse as the people using our service and, as such, we welcome applications from every part of society.

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