Nurse Practitioner/Paramedic Practitioner

Faversham Medical Practice

Information:

This job is now closed

Job summary

We are looking for Nurse Practitioners, Paramedic Practitioners or other suitably qualified allied health professionals to work with our expanding friendly and supportive team at Faversham Medical Practice and Urgent Treatment Centre.

An independent prescribing qualification would be beneficial but is not essential.

This position requires working some Bank Holidays, regular Saturdays and Sundays, evenings and other cover when needed as our Urgent Treatment Centre is open 7 days a week 8am to 8pm.

We are looking for Part Time or Full Time applicants. We would also consider Job Share applications.

We give a premium of £3,000 gross per annum to FTE UCPs that have successfully passed the prescribing qualification and have become independent prescribers, payable over 12 months. This is pro-rata for part-time UCPs.

Main duties of the job

  • The post holder will be responsible for providing consultations for patients presenting with minor injuries, unscheduled and scheduled primary care conditions and minor illnesses. They will act as an autonomous clinician and take responsibility for the assessment, treatment and discharge of patients.
  • Assist the Clinical Lead and Medical Director in implementing systems and processes that will ensure excellent standards of care
  • Undertake face to face assessment and treatment of patients who attend the Urgent Treatment Centre (UTC) and Faversham Medical Practice, including home visits.
  • Provide assessment, treatment and diagnosis at point of first contact, by attending to patients in a variety of clinical or non-clinical settings according to patients needs including care planning.
  • Refer patients to an alternative care setting or treat and discharge as appropriate

About us

We are a GP Practice and Urgent Treatment Centre working from Faversham Health Centre.

We are a friendly and supportive team

Job description

Job responsibilities

Job summary:

The post holder will be responsible for providing consultations for patients presenting with minor injuries, unscheduled and scheduled primary care conditions and minor illnesses. They will act as an autonomous clinician and take responsibility for the assessment, treatment and discharge of patients.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • NMC/HCPC Registration.
  • A demonstrable commitment to professional development.
  • Minor injuries qualification.
  • Minor illness qualification.

Desirable

  • Educated to degree level or working towards.
  • Independent prescriber.
  • Ability to plaster.
  • Red dot qualification.

Other

Essential

  • Good IT skills.
  • Willingness to work weekends and bank holidays.
  • Full driving licence.

Desirable

  • Flexibility of working hours/ability to help cover shifts.

Experience

Desirable

  • Experience of EMIS clinical system.
  • Experience of Microsoft Office software.

Knowledge & Skills

Essential

  • Excellent Communication skills written and verbal.
  • Excellent clinical decision-making skills.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • Ability to clear workload by the end of each shift.

Qualities/Attributes

Essential

  • Ability to demonstrate enthusiasm to develop clinical skills.
  • An understanding, acceptance and adherence to the need for strict confidentiality.
  • Ability to use own judgement, resourcefulness and common sense.
  • Ability to work without direct supervision and determine own workload priorities.
  • Ability to work as part of an integrated multi-skilled team.
  • Pleasant and articulate.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to work in a changing environment.
  • Ability to use own initiative.
  • Empathetic and caring approach to patients.
  • Suitability for working with children.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Faversham Medical Practice

Address

Faversham Health Centre

Bank Street

Faversham

Kent

ME13 8QR


Employer's website

https://www.favershammedicalpractice.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


For help with your application, contact:

Sarah Dyer

sarahdyer@nhs.net

01795562090

Date posted

28 October 2021

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 7

Salary

£38,890 to £44,503 a year

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time, Job share

Reference number

A0646-21-2526

Job locations

Faversham Health Centre

Bank Street

Faversham

Kent

ME13 8QR


Supporting documents

If there's technical issues with the website, contact:

Email:

nhsbsa.nhsjobs@nhsbsa.nhs.uk

Telephone:

0300 330 1013

Outside UK:

+44 300 330 1013

Opening times:

Monday to Friday: 8am to 6pm

Saturday: 9am to 3pm

Closed Bank Holidays including Easter Sunday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.