SOM0121 – Paramedic Practitioner - Somerset

Devon Doctors Ltd is currently recruiting for an enthusiastic, experienced and highly motivated Paramedic Practitioner for our Operational Directorate. The post holder will be a key member of our Paramedic service based in Somerset.

About the position: With direct line management by the Head of Nursing and Allied Health Professionals, 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 a paramedic practitioner you will operate across Somerset. Devon Doctors mainly operates as an out-of-hours service. Therefore, you will be expected to work weekends, evenings and Bank Holidays.

Hours per week depending on specific role / location and are available on either a bank or substantive fixed rota pattern basis.

Who are we looking for?

• Registered Paramedic Qualification (HCPC) • Degree in MSc modules in Advanced Clinical Skills/Diagnostics • Minimum 3 years post registration experience • Full UK Driving licence • 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 • Evidence of post registration CPD to include advanced clinical skills

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

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 SOM0121 and email it to amy.clifford@nhs.net

Closing date: 14/06/2021 Interview date: TBC