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Nurse Practitioner - Urgent Care Services

Employer
Central London Community Health Trust
Location
London
Salary
£51,488 to £57,802 a year p.a inc. HCAS
Closing date
24 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you an experienced Nurse Practitioner or Clinical Practitioner, passionate about working in same day/urgent care services?

Do you want to work in a forward thinking, diverse and rewarding environment?

We are looking to recruit experienced NPs/ACPs/ENPs across our Central London Urgent Care/ Walk in Services who have experience of working in unscheduled care environments.
  • St Charles Centre for Health & Wellbeing, W10 6DZ
  • Parsons Green Health Centre, SW6 4UL
  • Soho Centre for Health and Care, W1D 3HZ

This is an exciting time to join our Nurse Practitioner/ Advanced Clinical Practitioner led Urgent Care/ Walk in Services which deliver high quality unscheduled care services.

You will be part of our dynamic team which has a broad scope of advanced practice. We embrace the variety and challenges which comes with the role, meaning we learn something new every day!

As a highly valued member of our team, the quality of care we provide starts with you.

Main duties of the job

There is opportunity to work across the services. We pride ourselves on our NP's/ACPs/ENPS being up to date with the latest evidenced-based practices as well as being supportive of our staff in their professional development.

We are seeking experienced and motivated Nurse Practitioners and Advanced Clinical Practitioners who can work autonomously within an unscheduled care environment and/ or urgent care setting ideally with experience of managing patients from 2 years and over. You will be educated to degree level and an Independent Non-medical Prescriber qualification would be desirable.

Why work with us?
  • We provide an educationally focused environment, which will allow you to develop your repertoire of clinical skills, and theoretical knowledge, through work-based education and training.
  • We have an excellent track record of supporting clinicians through programmes of further advanced training such as the Non-Medical Prescribing.
  • With the support of our team of highly experienced 8A advanced practitioners, we will enable you to develop other skills, such as teaching, implementing, and undertaking audits and QI projects, co-ordinating the day-to-day operations of the department.
  • Our St Charles UCC has X-ray facilities and rotational opportunities are possible to enhance and learn new skills.
  • There is free parking available at St Charles and Parsons Green and tube stations are located within walking distance of all centres.


About us

Why work with us?
  • We provide an educationally focused environment, which will allow you to develop your repertoire of clinical skills, and theoretical knowledge, through work-based education and training.
  • We have an excellent track record of supporting clinicians through programmes of further advanced training such as the Non-Medical Prescribing.
  • With the support of our team of highly experienced 8A advanced practitioners, we will enable you to develop other skills, such as teaching, implementing, and undertaking audits and QI projects, co-ordinating the day-to-day operations of the department.
  • Our St Charles UCC has X-ray facilities and rotational opportunities are possible to enhance and learn new skills.
  • There is free parking available at St Charles and Parsons Green and tube stations are located within walking distance of all centres.

Just as we care about our patients' wellbeing, we care about yours!

We can offer you:
  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Car lease scheme *T& C's apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

To have a full look at our benefits and what it's like working for us please go here: https://www.clch.nhs.uk/job/pay-and-benefits

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached Job Description for full list of responsibilities.

As an NHS Trust we strongly encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19.

Person Specification

Education/Qualification

Essential

  • Registered Nurse with current NMC registration or Registered Health Professional (physio, paramedic) with HCPC.
  • Evidence of continuing professional education in an accredited Advanced Clinical Practitioner program or has completed relevant Advanced Practice modules


Desirable

  • Independent Prescriber (or on pathway to complete)
  • Qualification in prehospital care or community care
  • Qualification in teaching or practice-based learning
  • University accredited Minor injuries Module
  • University accredited paediatric advanced assessment module


Experience

Essential

  • Proven experience of utilising expert diagnostic and clinical skills to provide autonomous, unscheduled medical care and management of patients presenting with undifferentiated and undiagnosed conditions.
  • Experience of caring for patients 2 years and older
  • Experience in working autonomously in an emergency or other unscheduled care environment or working autonomously within a GP surgery
  • Proven ability to prioritise and manage own workload with minimal supervision
  • Experience of effectively working in collaboration, negotiating and liaising across organisational boundaries.


Desirable

  • Experience of team / service/ staff management.
  • Experience of implementing evidence-based care and developing others to do so
  • Experience of conducting research projects and audit.


Skills and Knowledge

Essential

  • Evidence of comprehensive range of clinical skills and expertise relevant to the role
  • Competent in physical examination of patients of all ages
  • Able to work autonomously, planning and prioritising own workload and that of others
  • Ability to assess a situation and act appropriately
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Able to identify own and other's learning and development needs and actively seek ways to meeting those needs
  • Basic IT skills including use of Microsoft Office package and email
  • Specialist knowledge in clinical reasoning, history taking, physical examination, diagnostic skills and prescribing/treatment
  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of anatomy and physiology of body systems.
  • Clinical knowledge across a range of long-term conditions.
  • Knowledge of recent developments in unscheduled care.
  • Knowledge of monitoring service outcome measures
  • Knowledge of clinical supervision


Desirable

  • Able to lead and motivate a team and implement change


Employer details

Employer name

Central London Community Health Trust

Address

L5 Soho Walk-In Centre

London

W1D 3HZ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

824-INNER-10765-B

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