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Advanced Clinical Practitioner - Gloucester OOH

Employer
Practice Plus Group
Location
Gloucester
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
29 Nov 2021

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Calling all ACP

Practice Plus Group, along with other independent providers of healthcare services are working with the NHS in a collective effort to combat the crisis posed by COVID-19.

In our collective response to COVID-19 Practice Plus Group, we are seeking applications from ACPs to respond to increased demand in calls to our Out-of-Hours services.

In particular, we are recruiting for face-to-face clinicians who can work in our primary care bases as well as conducting home visits to patients.

Practice Plus Group is the largest provider of unscheduled care services in the UK and we proudly continue to lead the way with innovation in line with the vision of the NHS. This means we have a constant need to add to our bright and dynamic medical team to ensure we continue to fulfil the lives of our patients.

We have permanent or self-employed opportunities within our Gloucester Out-of-Hours (OOH) service.

If you are looking for flexible hours and want to help in this time of need, then we would be happy to discuss how working with us can fit around you and your other commitments.

About the Job

The Gloucester OOH service provides advice, information and treatment for NHS patients who become unwell during the out-of-hours period when their own GP surgery is closed.

As an Advanced Clinical Practitioner, you'll see, treat and discharge patients of all ages that present minor illnesses or minor injuries, either over the phone or face-to-face in the base or when you're doing a home visit. You'll be responsible for assessing patients, planning their care, administering treatment and discharging them or referring them as appropriate to other healthcare professionals / external agencies. You'll work alongside GP's, Practice Nurses, HCA's and other non-clinical staff to deliver the best possible patient care.

Our permanent roles run up to 37.5 hours per week however we also have bank and self-employed opportunities available, which will give you the flexibility to choose how you wish to work and with a rota made over a month in advance you have plenty of notice to plan your life around work.
As we are an OOH service, we are ideally looking for ANPs who can work evenings and weekends.
Our shifts are varied and range from 3.5 hours - 5 hours during the evenings and from 8 - 12 hours on the weekend.

What can we offer you?

If you are self-employed, then we can offer you...
•Competitive pay rates
•Flexible working hours
•Working with a friendly and cohesive multi-disciplinary team
•Supportive environment and senior leadership teams
•Access to our bespoke learning system

If you would like to come on board as salaried, then we can offer you...
•Competitive salary + benefits
•Company Pension
•Indemnity Cover
•25 days annual leave + bank holidays
•Varied, interesting and challenging work
•Cycle to work scheme
•Online discounts

How will we support you?
•Regional and National career development opportunities
•Regular clinical supervision and education events, including the opportunity to have a weekly case
discussion with the Medical Lead
•Bimonthly evening meals/clinical updates for the team, where we also invite external speakers
•Our bespoke Learning Management System to address your learning needs
•Discounted rates for national update/clinical topic refreshers.
•Support from the wider team, should you need it.

What we'll need from you

•Be an autonomous Nurse Practitioner with a patient assessment qualification and recent work
experience within a Primary/Urgent Care environment
•Hold an independent prescribing qualification
•Hold an NMC Pin
•Be able to see, treat and discharge patients of all ages with unscheduled presentations

About Practice Plus Group

Practice Plus Group was founded in 1982. Today our healthcare services include treatment centres, prison health services, GP practices, NHS walk-in centres, GP out-of-hours and clinical assessment and diagnostics facilities. This means that we provide a greater range of specialist care services than any other organisation in the UK.

Practice Plus Group is the largest independent provider of urgent care services in England incorporating OOH's, single point of access and referral management. We deliver excellent, high value patient care on behalf of the NHS for over eight million patients across England.
We work with the NHS to deliver high quality healthcare services, reducing waiting times and giving the patient a greater level of choice. We also take healthcare services closer to where people live and work - increasing the efficiency and quality of the services we deliver and helping to reduce waiting times.
For more information, please visit our website

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.

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

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