Urgent Care Practitioner/Emergency Nurse Practitioner – Care Navigator

Urgent Care Practitioner/Emergency Nurse Practitioner – Care Navigator (RAF: LB2558)

Salary: £18.05 per hour to £19.54 depending on qualifications & experience + 30% for working after 6pm Monday to Friday & all day Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holidays for ENP OR £21.01 + 30% for working after 6pm Monday to Friday & all day Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holidays for UCP

Shifts: Various Hours available – including in-hours, weekends, evenings and public holidays

NHS Pension Scheme

Location: St George’s Urgent Treatment Centre, Leeds, LS10 4UZ

St George’s Urgent Treatment Centre (UTC) received official designation from NHS England in December 2018 and as such became the first UTC in Leeds to deliver care for acute minor injuries and minor illness within the community.

  • The minor injury service runs 8am-11pm, 7 days a week.
  • X-ray facilities are available on site every day until 8.30pm
  • The centre can also, if appropriate, offer blood and urine tests
  • Primary care, provided by skilled nurses, that can provide support for minor illness Monday to Friday from 8am-6pm
  • Pre-bookable appointments through NHS 111 as well as walk-in appointments
  • Provide direct pathways into acute services
  • Have GP-led clinical leadership. It’s important to note that GPs are not on site providing care however the clinical model has been GP-led with skilled input from a range of primary, secondary and community health and care professionals.

TheUrgent Care Practitioner/Emergence Nurse 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. TheUrgent Care Practitioner/Emergence Nurse Practitioner will be required to work flexibly to meet service demand.

To apply for this role please visit www.jobs.nhs.uk and enter ref J168-A-19-2724

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.

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