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

Job Summary

We are currently recruiting for Flexi Emergency Clinical Practitioner to join our team at the NHS Warwickshire Out of Hours Service to provide safe and effective telephone advice, health assessment and information to the general public. The NHS Warwick Out of Hours Service is available from 6.30pm to 8.00am weekdays and 24 hours on weekends and bank holidays. Care UK are one of the UK's leading independent providers of health and social care services. Within the healthcare division we offer a range of services through our GP surgeries, hospitals, treatment centres, prisons and diagnostic facilities

Responsible To

Nurse Supervisor


RGN Degree level / Postgraduate level ANP qualification Evidence of recent study (PREP) Recognised Nurse Prescribing Qualification Postgraduate, e.g. ENB 998 Teaching /Mentorship course BLS

Key Responsibilities

To provide safe and effective health assessments and treatment of patients attending Primary Care Centres. To deliver face to face and telephone services which will enable patients to obtain health advise from the appropriate health care professional. To be accountable for their own practice including the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and discharge or referral of patients, independent of medical intervention, who attend the Primary care Centres. To practice as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner/Nurse Practitioner within own sphere of competence and agreed acceptable limits of practice. To assess patients, and order and interpret investigations, diagnose and treat patients who wish to be seen by an Advanced Nurse Practitioner /Nurse Practitioner To be responsible for the assessment of care needs the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care, without supervision, and to teach other nursing and non-nursing staff. To work as part of the multi-disciplinary team in providing quality, evidence-based health care to meet the immediate needs of the patient. To take an active role within the cross-disciplinary, multi-skilled team to ensure service quality in line with corporate goals and strategy, and to assist in the development of new models for service delivery which have a positive impact on the health economy. To provide safe and effective health assessments and treatment of patients visited at home To work solely at a base and provide safe and effective health assessments and treatment to patients.

Able to prioritise. Able to use own initiative. Understand team nursing and team working. Eager to embrace change. Able to adapt to changing situations. Ability to think logically, to make decisions, cope with stress, and work with all levels of staff. To have clear speaking voice and fluency in written/spoken English Excellent communication skills. Good listening skills To possess imagination and intuition To be confident in autonomous face-to-face patient interactions. Be able to demonstrate wide knowledge base. Understanding of patient management in PCC setting Sound understanding of legal / professional implications of independent practice Familiarity with computers Sound knowledge of local primary care services including key players Eager to teach both formally and informally Five years recent experience in acute / primary care nursing Recent experience of face-to-face patient care Experience of patient contact services and / or primary care nursing Full and part time opportunities available. Applicants must have the right to work in the EU as we are unable to provide sponsorship or assistance. Employment subject to enhanced 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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