Location
Worcester Out Of Hours
Specialism
Primary Care Nurses
Advertising Salary
Competitive hourly rate between £42-£47
Vacancy Type
Self-Employed
Schedule Type
Variable Hours

About The Role

Advanced Clinical Practitioner Needed.

Are you working at an advanced level assessing and treating all ages of patients with undifferentiated conditions in General Practice?

Would you like some flexibility in your work life?

Have you thought of expanding your experience in general practice?

If you answered yes to these then you might enjoy the variety of work that GP OOH offers.

What we do:

In GP OOH we assess and treat patients who require urgent unscheduled intervention suitable for treatment by general practice clinicians when the GP surgeries are closed. Our referrals come from either 111, via a dedicated health care professional line used by paramedics and district nursing teams or from the AED or MIU.

We currently offer a telephone consultation first system to offer high quality remote patient management via telephone and video technology where appropriate, but if a patient needs a face to face review or examination then this is offered at either of our bases at WRH or the Alex, as well as via home visits where appropriate.

We provide this high quality care via a skill mix of GP’s and advanced nurse and paramedic practitioners supported by an experienced operational team of shift co-ordinators, assistants, receptionists and drivers. Although you are expected to work independently, naturally there are always colleagues that you can call upon to discuss cases. We have access to basic day time GP notes via GP connect, summary care record, special notes and child protection information sharing. Both the lead nurse and medical lead work in a clinical capacity as well as a managerial capacity and are approachable and supportive.

We offer regular documentation and prescribing audits which are helpful to gain meaningful feedback that can be used for life-long learning and re-validation purposes. There is the opportunity to partake in paid group and individual clinical supervision and clinical meetings. Case discussion and reflection on experience is encouraged.
 
What we offer

We can offer multiple types of employment routes depending on what suits you best, we have Permanent employment, Bank working and Self Employed routes. Please see the variation of rates below:

Salaried Can the night rate be checked [please – I thought 07-08 was night rate regardless on employment status

Mon – Fri08:00 – 23:59 - £34.47
Mon – Fri00:00 – 07:59 - £40.21
Weekends08:00 – 23:59 - £34.47
Weekends23:59 – 07:59 - £40.21 

Bank 

Mon – Fri08:00 – 23:59 - £34.47
Mon – Fri00:00 – 07:59 - £40.21
Weekends08:00 – 23:59 - £34.47
Weekends23:59 – 07:59 - £40.21 

Self Employed 

Mon – Fri08:00 – 23:59 - £42.00
Mon – Fri00:00 – 07:59 - £47.00
Weekends08:00 – 23:59 - £42.00
Weekends23:59 – 07:59 - £47.00

Shifts can be offered on a contracted basis or a bank basis. You received a quarterly holiday entitlement on all bank shifts. Shifts start at just 4hours in length, so it is feasible to do a little extra alongside your day job or much more if you wish. We offer a supportive and clear induction process.


About You

What we will need from you:

• 
Be an autonomous NMC / HCPC Nurse Practitioner or Paramedic Practitioner with a patient assessment qualification and recent work experience within a primary or urgent care environment 
experience within a Primary/Urgent Care environment
• Hold an independent prescribing qualification (V300) and patient assessment qualification
• Hold an NMC Pin Hold a MSc in advanced clinical practice or working towards or having proven credentialing via the RCN.
• Be able to see, treat and discharge patients of all ages with unscheduled presentations

About Us

About Practice Plus Group 
 
Practice Plus Group is passionate about great healthcare. We believe that anyone should be able to access excellent care, whether via the NHS or privately. Our breadth of expertise spans surgery, diagnostics, general practice, offender health and urgent care, with an unrivalled range of different services provided across the country. We’re proud to be at the forefront of developing new and exciting ways to support the nation’s health too, helping patients to maximise their wellbeing and live life to the full.

Additional information


If you would like to talk to our friendly recruiters for further information, or for a full, comprehensive Job Description, please contact Charlie Allen, on charlie.allen@practiceplusgroup.com. Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS check.

We can also offer a phone call / informal visit to be arranged with Lucy Bailey our Lead Nurse on site.


Practice Plus Group is committed to creating a diverse environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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