Advanced Nurse Practitioner - Ipswich - Flexible Hours to suit!

IP3 9FH, Ipswich
from £32.50 - £42.50 per hour dependent on experience
27 Sep 2016
25 Oct 2016
Nursing Field
GP Practice
Job Type

About Suffolk OOH

We are recruiting for permanent full time / part time Advanced Nurse Practitioners (ANP) and Nurse Practitioners (NP) with Prescribing to join our team working for the OOH service in Suffolk! 

Suffolk OOH operates from a number of locations throughout Suffolk with their main base being located in Ipswich. The different locations enable you to work somewhere that is more local to you! The locations are:

•Bury PCC, West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St Edmunds
•Haverhill PCC, Haverhill Health Clinic, Haverhill
•Mildenhall PCC, Mildenhall Health Centre, Mildenhall
•Eye PCC, Hartismere Hospital, Eye
•Sudbury Community Health Centre, Sudbury
•Ipswich PCC, Ipswich Hospital, Ipswich
•Stowhealth Centre, Stowmarket

About the role

This ANP post is to work with our fantastic team at Suffolk Out of Hours, to work shifts during the Service opening times of:

Monday–Friday - 18:30 – 08:00 
Weekends and Bank Holidays - 24 hours 

We offer flexibility in the shifts you will undertake, however we are looking in particular to cover the following times;

•Ipswich GP Base 1830-2359 every weekday evening
•Overnight GP shift in Bury on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday 
•Overnight GP shift in Ipswich on Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday 
•Overnight ANP/GP shift in Ipswich on Friday & Saturday (weeks 1, 2 & 4) 
•Friday evenings generally hard to fill in all areas
•Saturday & Sunday – 0800-2359 Ipswich base GP & Bury Base GP

Skills and Experience

In this role you will be delivering face-to-face and telephone services enabling patients to obtain health advice from the appropriate health care professional. You will be responsible for assessing patients, plan their care, administer treatment and discharge them or refer them as appropriate to other healthcare professionals / external agencies. This will include prescribing for patients as required. You will need to have experience as an autonomous Nurse Practitioner, will hold a Nurse Prescribing certificate and be competent to prescribe for patients and ideally haver experience within an Out of Hours/Urgent Care environment.

Qualifications & Experience

You will be:
A qualified RN
A recognised Nurse prescriber
Skilled in triage and minor illness
In turn, you’ll have time to take full advantage of our training opportunities too, whether you want to diversify your clinical skills or move into management.

Additional Information

This is a permanent role and we have full or part time positions available. Full time is 37.5 hours per week on a rota basis. Dependent on experience and shifts worked the salary for this role is from £32.50 p/hour - £42.50 p/hour.

We also offer 25 days annual leave + 8 public holidays (Pro-Rata for part time), Contributory pension scheme 2-5%. As well as CPD, Revalidation, free online and face to face training, regional/national opportunities, cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers and online discounts. 

Informal visits are welcome and can be arranged by appointment.

Care UK is the largest independent provider of urgent care services in England incorporating out of hours, single point of access and referral management. We deliver excellent, high value patient care on behalf of the NHS for over eight million patients across England.

For more information on Care UK, please visit the website: or contact Ben Averill 07435 974918 /

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