Location
Practice Plus Group Urgent Treatment Centre St Marys Portsmouth
Specialism
Paramedics / Support Technicians
Advertising Salary
£47,025‬ per annum
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Schedule Type
Full Time

About The Role

We are seeking Junior Practitioners from an Emergency Nursing/Paramedic background who are committed to working as part of our Urgent Care Team to deliver an excellent and caring service to our patients.
 
 
It is a great opportunity to develop your skills whilst working and learn from the existing expertise within the department. As part of this role we will help you develop your x-ray interpretation, IRMER, Eye Emergencies, taking charge of the department as well as manipulations and reductions, Haematoma blocks, Ring blocks and suturing.
We have a multidisciplinary workforce which consists primarily of Advanced Clinicians and Emergency Practitioners trained in both adult and paediatric disciplines whom are supported by GPs.
 
The main patient groups are patients with minor injury and minor illness. Patients who present to the Urgent Treatment Centre are managed by our expert team of Practitioners/Clinicians with an undifferentiated diagnosis through a process of assessment, formulation of a clinical management plan and subsequently discharge or transfer for definitive care.
 
If you want to make a difference by becoming a dedicated and compassionate Practitioner, then come and join our friendly multidisciplinary team at Portsmouth UTC led by our Clinical Lead Adam Taylor. We offer a challenging and rewarding experience, striving for excellence in patient safety, quality and continuous improvement.
 

About You

The Junior Practitioner role is aimed at those who have recently qualified at Level 6 in Minor Illness/Injury and may not have experience working in urgent or emergency care environment. Being a Practitioner in urgent care is exciting as it gives you many more skills not learnt or practiced in other areas of health care. This includes a wide range of “add on” skills such as manipulations of fractures, reductions of dislocations, local anaesthesia of wounds, fractures and digits, suturing, plastering and so much more!
 
Do you have;
  • Experience as an Emergency Nurse or Paramedic
  • Qualified to level 6 in Minor Injuries and/or Illness
  • A passion for delivering high quality patient care
  • The ability to deliver safe, effective and compassionate care
  • A commitment to continual personal and professional development

As part of our commitment to you, we will offer and support your development towards advanced practice under the guidance of a robust competency framework via experiential learning and development. We are committed to enhancing our service through high levels of training and development at both Degree and Masters Levels.

The positions are full-time or part-time. We are a 7 day per week, 365 days per year service and we are looking for Practitioners who can work a variety of shifts including evenings/weekends. Our shifts range from 7.5 hours - 12.5 hours and as we understand the need for flexible working, we are also open to discussing hours that suit you.

About Us

In turn we will support you to help you grow in your role and take your career in the direction you want to go. We’ll help you be the best you can be. When you’re part of the Practice Plus Group team, you don’t just have a job. You have a career. Everything we do is focused on providing a high standard of safe and effective patient care. We want our team members to feel motivated and rewarded. So we offer a competitive package of pay and benefits. We also recognise the value of a healthy work-life balance – so we always try to be flexible, helping you fit your working life around your home life. To apply for the role click on the link below.

If you have any questions contact josh.moore@practiceplusgroup.com
 in our friendly resourcing team. We will contact all shortlisted candidate but please note Practice Plus Group retain the right to remove the advert prior to the closing date if a suitable candidate is appointed.

Our employment offers are subject to receipt of satisfactory pre-employment checks. At Practice Plus Group, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities. Applicants must have the right to work in the UK.

We are one of the UK largest independent sector healthcare providers and work in close partnership with the NHS to deliver more than 50 services throughout the UK.

We provide high quality specialist care and excellent results for more than 50,000 patients each year.

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