Care UK
10 Oct 2016
Colchester, Essex, England
Nurse practitioner
Job level:
Qualified (non-manager)
Full time
Contract type:
Closing date:
9 Nov 2016

Job Summary

A new opportunity has arisen for a Nurse Practitioner to join our fantastic team at North Colchester Healthcare Centre. We are a growing business and everything we do is about putting people first, whether that be delivering exceptional care and support for our clients, or providing growth and development opportunities for our teams. The North Colchester Healthcare Centre is a GP surgery which also incorporates a walk-in service. It is open 7am to 10pm, 365 days a year. We can be flexible to fit around your other commitments, so whether you are looking for a permanent / flexi or bank role we would like to hear from you!

Responsible To

Service Manager


• RGN • Evidence of recent Study (PREP) • Recognised Minor Illness. Injuries Certificate or willingness to undertake • Recognised Nurse Prescribing Qualification

Key Responsibilities

As a Nurse Practitioner, you will be vital to the Units’ success, assessing, diagnosing, treating and discharging patients autonomously every day. As well as ordering investigations and interpreting results, you’ll be responsible for providing an excellent standard of patient care and health promotion to the general public accessing urgent care services. You will provide safe and effective telephone advice, health assessment and information to the general public and provide safe and effective health assessments and treatment of patients attending Primary Care Centres

To be successful in the role, you will: • Have Extensive recent experience in acute / primary care nursing • Have recent experience of face-to-face patient care • Have Nurse Practitioner experience or evidence of independent practice Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS check. At Care UK, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities. Applicants must have the right to work in the EU.

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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