Location: Ipswich CCC
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 23 July 2019
Salary: £15.98 to £23.09 per hour (excl bank holiday enhancement)
Specific Hours: Days, evenings, overnight and weekends covering a 24/7 operation working a flexible rota (we may be able to offer hours that could suit your requirements subject to availability).
Are you a reliable and dependable skilled nurse or paramedic, who is passionate and committed to delivering high quality healthcare advice to patients and making a real difference to people’s lives? If that sounds like you then we have a fantastic opportunity for you to join our out of hours integrated urgent care 111 service.
We are seeking Telephone Advice Nurses/Paramedics who would like to join our dynamic teams. Your role will be to carry out complex clinical triage, providing assessment, advice and information to the patient. You will also support and assist our Health Advisors in the management of critical situations whilst ensuring patient safety.
You must be a registered nurse or paramedic with experience in at least two health care settings or specialties (one must be general adult care) or an experienced paramedic. You will have exceptional communication skills and have an understanding of telephone triage although full training will be given.
We have individual roles in all our care co-ordination centres, based in Ashford in Kent, Ipswich and Norwich. You will be permanently based at your chosen location.
Home working may be available after 6 months service.
Who are we?
Integrated Care 24 Ltd (IC24) is a major not for profit Social Enterprise providing innovative and wide ranging patient focused primary care services designed to deliver quality and affordability. IC24 is committed to improving access to health and social care for our patients and reducing the demand on secondary care services. IC24 provides services to over 6 million patients, including GP led out of hours services, NHS 111, primary care and secondary care support services as well as health and justice nursing services.
Please note there is a requirement to work 3 weekends out of 4 as well as public and bank holidays. Rotas are focused on out of hours with some day shifts.
What’s in it for you:-
Due to the nature of this position, employment is subject to proof of eligibility to work in the UK, completion of a satisfactory basic or enhanced DBS disclosure and two references.
For a Job Description and Person Specification please click here.