Care UK
3 Aug 2016
Ransomes Europark, Ipswich, Suffolk, 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 Suffolk OOH

We are recruiting for permanent full time / part time Advanced Nurse Practitioners (ANP) and Nurse Practitioners (NP) with Prescribing to join our team working for the OOH service in Suffolk!

Suffolk OOH operates from a number of locations throughout Suffolk with their main base being located in Ipswich. The different locations enable you to work somewhere that is more local to you! The locations are:

•Bury PCC, West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St Edmunds

•Haverhill PCC, Haverhill Health Clinic, Haverhill

•Mildenhall PCC, Mildenhall Health Centre, Mildenhall

•Eye PCC, Hartismere Hospital, Eye

•Sudbury Community Health Centre, Sudbury

•Ipswich PCC, Ipswich Hospital, Ipswich


•Stowhealth Centre, Stowmarket

About the role

This ANP post is to work with our fantastic team at Suffolk Out of Hours, to work shifts during the Service opening times of:

Monday–Friday - 18:30 – 08:00

Weekends and Bank Holidays - 24 hours

We offer flexibility in the shifts you will undertake, however we are looking in particular to cover the following times;

•Ipswich GP Base [... Click Apply...]every weekday evening

•Overnight GP shift in Bury on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday

•Overnight GP shift in Ipswich on Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday

•Overnight ANP/GP shift in Ipswich on Friday & Saturday (weeks 1, 2 & 4)

•Friday evenings generally hard to fill in all areas

•Saturday & Sunday – [... Click Apply...]Ipswich base GP & Bury Base GP

Skills and Experience

In this role you will be delivering face-to-face and telephone services enabling patients to obtain health advice from the appropriate health care professional. You will be responsible for assessing patients, plan their care, administer treatment and discharge them or refer them as appropriate to other healthcare professionals / external agencies. This will include prescribing for patients as required. You will need to have experience as an autonomous Nurse Practitioner, will hold a Nurse Prescribing certificate and be competent to prescribe for patients and ideally haver experience within an Out of Hours/Urgent Care environment.

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.

For more information on Care UK, please visit the website: http:// [... Click Apply...]/ or contact Ben Averill [... Click Apply...]/ [... Click Apply...]

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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