Are you looking for an exciting new opportunity within a supportive team?
Local Care Direct delivers a range of primary and urgent healthcare services across West Yorkshire. We have part time and full time positions available for Urgent Care Practitioner who would be based at Wharfedale General Hospital. If you are interested in working in our friendly, flexible organisation which prides itself in providing a training environment then please apply now.
Nothing matters to us more than people - The way we treat our patients and the people who work for us; the way we do things and our commitment to keep our promises are what we value most.
We do what we say we will do – and we do it well - Local Care Direct is a Social Enterprise organisation providing a wide range of healthcare services in Yorkshire. We are a community owned organisation, independent from the NHS and committed to putting patients first.
Urgent Care Practitioner (Ref: LB2691)
The Urgent Care Practitioner will be a Paramedic or Nurse with post graduate qualifications and clinical experience relevant to the position.
They will act within their professional boundaries and will provide care for the patient from initial history taking, clinical assessment, diagnosis and treatment to discharge or onwards referral. This may take place over the telephone, in a clinic or in the patient’s home.
They will demonstrate safe, clinical decision-making and expert care for patients, work only within their scope of clinical competence. The Urgent Care Practitioner will be required to work flexibly to meet service demand.
Various Part Time & Full Time positions available
Salary: £21.01 per hour +30% enhancement after 6pm Monday to Friday and all day Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holidays.
NHS Pension Scheme
Location: Local Care Direct, Wharfedale General Hospital, Newell Carr Road, Otley, Leeds, LS7 2BQ
A few Benefits of working for Local Care Direct are:
NHS Pensions Scheme
Secondary employment opportunities
Comprehensive Staff Training programme
Regular salary reviews
Free Flu Jab
Dedicated friendly clinical team
If you are interested in this vacancy we would love to hear from you! Apply now via NHS Jobs or if you require any further information please contact us.
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.
As we often have many applicants for jobs at Local Care Direct, we regret that we will only be able to contact those applicants who are short-listed for interview. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, then please assume that you have not been short-listed for interview on this occasion.