SOM0120 – Advanced Paramedic Practitioner - Somerset
Devon Doctors Ltd are recruiting for an enthusiastic, experienced and highly motivated Advanced Paramedic for our Operational Directorate. The post holder will be a key member of our Paramedic Service in Somerset.
About the position: With direct line management by Head of Nursing and Allied Health Professionals, they would be responsible for visiting patients in their homes; should they not be able to travel to a Treatment Centre. They will contribute towards a ‘one team culture’ throughout the Organisation and promoting a patient centred ethos of “Putting Patients First”.
Responsibilities will include prescribing treatment if required and an element of telephone based work at our ‘CAS’. They would also offer telephone advice to other paramedics who are supporting the service.
This Advanced Paramedic Practitioner would operate across Somerset, and the hours will include evenings, weekends and bank holidays on a rota basis. The hours per week offered for this position are flexible depending upon experience and location.
Benefits of joining us • Competitive salary • Generous annual leave allowance • NHS Pension • Discounts at Retailers via Perkbox • Cycle to Work scheme • Free Parking • 1 Paid volunteering day per year • Access to a 24 hour free Employee Assistance Programme
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
Further details of the role are provided in the Job Description. To apply for this role, please complete an application form with the reference number SOM0120 and email it to email@example.com
Closing date: 14/06/2021 Interview date: TBC