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Nurse Practitioner / Urgent Care Practitioner

Manx Care
£46,904 to £61,160 a year
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
As a Nurse Practitioner/Urgent Care Practitioner you will be responsible for delivering a prompt, high-quality service to the Minor Injuries Unit based at the Ramsey and District Cottage Hospital on the beautiful Isle of Man.

Main duties of the job

You will work autonomously to manage a caseload of patients who attend the unit as a result of undiagnosed/undifferentiated problems. Using your advanced knowledge and clinical skills, you will assess, diagnose, treat, discharge or refer patients to other health care professionals as appropriate.

About us

By joining Manx Care on the Isle of Man youll be stepping away from NHS pressures and demands, as the Islands healthcare system is similar but separate to the UK NHS. We provide lots of opportunities for professional learning and CPD, this includes use of our well-resourced education and training centre. At many of our locations youll have access to free on-site car parking. People who relocate here can also get a refund on their National Insurance contributions for the first year of living here. In addition, we offer generous relocation packages for most of our roles! On the Isle of Man you can benefit from great lifestyle opportunities, a safe environment and great schools. Manx residents benefit from lower tax rates compared to most countries in the EU.

Job description

Job responsibilities

A workplace that invests in you

Enjoy higher salaries compared to the UK, along with annual salary increases that extend beyond typical UK NHS pay scales.

A generous annual leave entitlement starting at 27 days and 10 public holidays.

Subject to meeting eligibility criteria, the IOM Public Service offers two pension arrangements the Isle of Man Government Unified Scheme 2011 or the Isle of Man Government Defined Contribution (DC) Arrangement.

Step away from NHS pressures and demands! The Island's healthcare system is similar but separate to the UK NHS.

Free on-site car parking.

Our on-site education and training centre, Keyll Darree, comprises a lecture theatre, well stocked medical library, training facilities and a state of the art simulation lab which is operated by trained simulation practitioners.

Take advantage of the excellent opportunities we provide for your professional development, including the many courses we fund including those up to Masters Level.

Ability to take an unpaid career break after 3 years' service.

Access to the Isle of Man Public Service Cycle to Work scheme after your first year of employment.

Access to the Learning, Education and Development training facility, which is exclusively for Public Service employees, to keep on top of your continuous professional development.

Free access to the Isle of Man Government Staff Welfare Service which offers professional counselling, emotional support and sign-posting on a wide range of issues.

Accommodation is available for the first 6 months in your role at a reduced rate for non-Island residents.

A relocation package of up to �7,000 based on receipts is available for this role. Housing Assistance is also available where the Department will pay the difference between your current mortgage/rent bill, and that of your new accommodation on the Isle of Man, up to a maximum of �250 per month. This role also qualifies for a recruitment incentive of �3,000, payable in the 1st, 13th, and 25th months of employment.

Person Specification



  • Professional registration with the Nursing, Midwifery Council (NMC) or Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Have a Masters in Advanced Clinical Practice or willingness to work towards Level 6 / 7 Qualifications in minor illness and
  • minor injury
  • V300 Non- medical prescriber, or working towards with experience of using PGDs
  • ALS provider / willingness to complete ALS training
  • IR(MER) trained, Completed Red dot radiology course, significant experience interpreting x-rays
  • Commitment to ongoing continuing professional development

Employer details

Employer name

Manx Care


Ramsey Hospital


Isle of Man


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