• Advanced Paramedic Practitioner- Devon & Somerset wide (OPS-0197)

    Advanced Paramedic Practitioner

    Devon Doctors Ltd is currently recruiting for an enthusiastic, experienced and highly motivated Advanced Home Visiting Paramedic for our Operational Directorate. The post holder will be a key member of our Paramedic Service. 

    About the position:

    With direct line management by the Head of Paramedic Services and clinical services manager, you will be responsible to visit patients within their own home should they not be able to travel to a Treatment Centre. You will contribute towards a ‘one team culture’ throughout the Organisation and promoting a patient centred ethos of “Putting Patients First”.

    Responsibilities will include, visiting patients at their homes and prescribing treatment if required. The paramedic will also work with an element of telephone CAS based work. They will offer telephone advice to other paramedics who are supporting the service.

    As advanced paramedic practitioner you will operate across Devon and Somerset. Devon Doctors mainly operates as an out-of-hours service. Therefore you will be expected to work weekends, evenings and Bank Holidays on a rota basis,

    Hours per week depending on specific role / location.  Cover required over 7 days during out-of-hours periods.

    What you’ll get in return:

    • Competitive Salary
    • 22 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
    •  NHS Pension
    • Cycle to work scheme
    • Free onsite parking
    • 1 Paid volunteering day per year.

    Who are we looking for?

    • Minimum 5 years post registration experience
    • Non-Medical prescribing
    • Full UK Driving licence
    • Registered Paramedic Qualification (HCPC)
    • Involvement and leadership in teaching and mentoring learners
    • Effective communicator able to communicate complex and highly sensitive information (oral and written)
    • Ability to work within a team, be part of and to create a positive culture and atmosphere for patients and staff
    • Ability to work autonomously

    Desirable

    • MSC in Advanced Practice
    • Understanding of local service and referral pathways
    • Evidence of post registration CPD to include advanced clinical skills

    About Us

    Devon Doctors Ltd and its subsidiaries Access Health and Access Dental are social enterprises. We exist to benefit the communities we serve. We’re run by healthcare professionals, owned by GP practices, and don’t have any stakeholders. Any profits we might make are used to improve our services.

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    Registered office address: Unit 10 Manaton Court, Manaton Close, Matford, Exeter, Devon, EX2 8PF.

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