Advanced Practitioner (Nurse/Paramedic/Pharmacist)
DHU Health Care CIC
Leicester,
16h ago

DHU Health Care is a not-for-profit’ community interest Company. For 365 days a year, 24 hours a day, we are committed to providing a diverse range of health services to over 5 million patients across six counties.

Loughborough Urgent Care

DHU Health Care is an ever-growing, innovative organisation, providing high level clinical care for a variety of communities within an expanding geographical area.

DHU Health Care Urgent Care delivers and develops first class services specialising in Integrated Primary and Community Urgent Care services.

This is a great opportunity to be a part of a highly regarded organisation who value every member of the team and invest heavily in staff development and progression.

With the potential to move within the company throughout the various clinical environments as well as receive funded further education such as the non-medical prescribing course, DHU can help you build a portfolio career and arm you for the demands of modern healthcare.

Benefits of DHU

  • Educational funding and support (MSc level e.g Non-medical Prescribing)
  • Various clinical settings from Urgent Care Centres to home visiting services
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • NHS Pension
  • NHS continuous service honoured for annual leave & sickness
  • Generous Holiday entitlement
  • Indemnity cover included
  • Access to Westfield Health
  • Funded training, learning & development opportunities
  • This is a great opportunity to be a part of a highly regarded organisation who value every member of the team and invest heavily in staff development and progression.

    With the potential to move within the company throughout the various clinical environments as well as receive funded further education such as the non-medical prescribing course, DHU can help you build a portfolio career and arm you for the demands of modern healthcare.

    Purpose of the Role

    The post holder will be responsible for the autonomous clinical assessment, treatment and / or referral or giving advice as appropriate to first contact patients across a wide spectrum of clinical conditions within the services provided by DHU Health Care CIC through direct contact consultations.

    Key Areas of Responsibility & Accountability

  • To practice autonomously without direct supervision.
  • To utilise advanced clinical skills to assess, diagnose, treat and refer patients requiring the clinical service
  • Essential Criteria

  • Registered Adult Nurse registered with the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC), Paramedic registered with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC) or Pharmacist registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC).
  • Registered as an independent non medical prescriber.
  • A minimum of 2 modules at Level 7. 1 X module must have included assessment of clinical examination skills.
  • Substantial Autonomous practice working and multi-professional team
  • Can show evidence of using autonomous physical examination and assessment skills in practice
  • Can demonstrate a broad and sound knowledge of complex and common conditions in primary care in both adults and children
  • Has experience in one of the following : nurse led clinics, emergency care centres ,out of hours facilities or walk in centres
  • Consolidated Independent Prescribing experience.
  • DHU believe our workforce

    should be as diverse as the range of services we offer, and the communities we serve. We are committed to valuing and encouraging diversity throughout our workforce, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

    As part of our mission we are dedicated to eliminating discrimination.

    DHU Health Care CIC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Adults, Children and Young People and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

    Infection Prevention & Control is pivotal in ensuring a safe & clean environment for both patients and staff. IP&C is everyone’s responsibility and strict adherence to the IP&C policy is expected of ALL employees of the organisation.

    Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

    Applications form job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications.

    However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU / EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test.

    The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post.

    For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

    From 6th April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must 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 dependents (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

    Guidance can be found here :

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