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Paramedic Practitioner

General Practices in W
Maryport, Cumbria
Competitive salary
Closing date
26 Oct 2021

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The County of Cumbria not only boasts some of the best and most scenic landscapes in the UK but has a sense of community that is friendly and welcoming and this is reflected in our General practices.

The practices have a collaborative approach to working with mergers becoming common place to streamline workloads and Cumbria are leading on the up skilling of staff to support and sustain general practice for the future.

Whichever practice you see advertised below, we hope it is a practice you enjoy working with as much as we do.

For more information on each practice advertised, please see the additional information sheets or contact the Practice Manager for an informal chat.


An exciting opportunity has arisen with the Practice to develop the role of Paramedic Practitioner. You will be expected to undertake a variety of roles including acute access to services, including minor ailments and injuries, as well as develop services to support older people and integrate with other providers of care.

Knowledge and experience of Primary and Community Care would be advantageous, but is not essential, and training will be provided.

Part time hours will be considered as well as full time, but currently we work Monday- Friday.

Candidates must be conscientious, IT literate and comfortable working autonomously.

Working closely with the 2 other paramedics and the whole clinical team you will be the central point for our home visiting team but also able to take on other areas of interest such as palliative care.

The successful candidate will be expected to meet the English language fluency requirements as outlined in the in Immigration Act 2016

The role is a busy but rewarding role in a very community focused practice; you'll have lots of opportunity for innovation and creativity in this stimulating environment.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for candidates with experience of and success in communicating with and managing people.

You should also have experience of working in teams and have the ability to promote teamwork and improve employee satisfaction.

You should have a high level of negotiating and conflict management skills as well as planning skills and the ability to prioritise effectively.

About us.

We have a strong Nursing team, Community Practitioner team and Medicines management team (including a pharmacist) as well as 9 Doctors.

There is a strong emphasis on training with Nursing students, Medical Students, GP Trainees, and apprentices all working in the practice.

We use E Consult as our digital access system for patients to contact us as well as Patient Access, EMIS Web, Iplato and Accurx.

Please contact Ann Marie Steel or Liam Southwell (01900 815544) for further information or a look around the practice.

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Please ensure that you document evidence of meeting all the essential criteria in the supporting information.

If sufficient response is received this post could be closed earlier than the specified closing date, please apply as soon as possible to ensure that your application is considered.

If you have been unsuccessful following shortlisting, you can check the status of your application by clicking on "My Applications" and reviewing the status. Due to the volumes of applications we receive we will not automatically issue feedback or send any further notification via email that you have been unsuccessful hence the importance of checking your account.

Overseas candidates wishing to apply, who would require immigration sponsorship, can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the post on the UK Borders and Immigration (UKBA) website.

We welcome your feedback via NHS jobs to how we can improve our recruitment service and we hope to see you working for us soon.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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