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Advanced Nurse Practitioner - Worcester OOH

Job Description

Are you a Nurse Practitioner, Advanced Nurse Practitioner or an Emergency Care Practitioner looking to work in a diverse Urgent Care environment?

We are currently recruiting qualified Advanced Nurse Practitioners who have previous experience of working within an urgent care setting and have a good understanding of Primary Care presentations and can work effectively with all clinical presentations - various positions and locations across Worcestershire and Warwickshire available. It is essential that you possess a non-medical prescribing qualification and can demonstrate complete autonomy in a clinical setting.

In return Care UK will provide you with excellent opportunities to develop your career within the UK’s largest provider of healthcare services.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Facilitate clear patient pathways through primary, community, secondary and tertiary care.
  2. Take a person centred approach to service delivery, based on clear understanding and experience of the modes for service delivery.
  3. Be responsible and accountable for assessing health and / or social needs of patients within the PCC setting, using agreed clinical protocols and clinical guidelines software.
  4. Be able to incorporate the nurse’s role in health education within the unscheduled care environment.
  5. Maintain and develop clinical competence and knowledge of care delivery within PCC setting using both formal and informal training methods.
  6. To work closely with the medical practitioners in the provision of quality, evidence-based care to patients within the PCC setting or in patients own home
  7. Hold a virtual case load and be accountable for delivery and integrated, quality patient care working autonomously.
  8. To take a lead role in the provision of Palliative care and other specialist nursing services within the unscheduled care environment.
  9. To provide holistic patient care within the unscheduled care setting from assessment of presenting condition through to diagnosis and initial treatment including the prescription of medication within agreed clinical guidelines and protocols.
  10. To hold Nurse prescribing certificate and be competent to prescribe for patients whilst working autonomously.

Skills & Experience

  • Understanding of patient management in PCC setting
  • Sound understanding of legal / professional implications of independent practice
  • Familiarity with computers
  • Sound knowledge of local primary care services including key players
  • Able to prioritise.
  • Able to use own initiative.
  • Understand team nursing and team working.
  • Eager to embrace change.
  • Able to adapt to changing situations. Ability to think logically, to make decisions, cope with stress, and work with all levels of staff.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Good listening skills
  • To possess imagination and intuition.
  • To be confident in autonomous face-to-face patient interactions.
  • Be able to demonstrate wide knowledge base.


  • RGN
  • Degree level / Postgraduate level ANP qualification
  • Evidence of recent study (PREP)
  • Recognised Nurse Prescribing Qualification
  • Postgraduate, e.g. ENB 998 Teaching /Mentorship course
  • Recent experience of face-to-face patient care
  • Experience of patient contact services and / or primary care nursing.

About Care UK’s Healthcare Division

When you look at the scope, size and quality of Care UK’s healthcare services, it’s truly impressive. Together, our dedicated teams run hospitals, treatment centres, walk-in GP surgeries and diagnostic facilities in communities across the country. One in five people in the UK already has access to one of our facilities. But we’re not stopping there. We want to make our services even more widely available, as we continue to focus on improving the lives of our patients – and our people.

Would you like to know more? For a confidential discussion to see how we can fit around your requirements please contact us.

Additional information:

Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS check.

At Care UK, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities.

Applicants must have the right to work in the EU.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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