Prescribing Nurse/Paramedic - Peterborough

£30.00 - £45.00 hourly
  • Herts Urgent Care NHS
  • Peterborough, UK
  • 13 Nov, 2020
Part time Healthcare & Medical

Job Description

Exciting Opportunities for Prescribing Nurses and Paramedics  – Peterborough

Are you looking for varied work in Out of Hours? We are recruiting Prescribers with unscheduled/emergency care experience. If you are passionate about helping others and are patient centred, we want to hear from you.

Who are we?

HUC provides accessible and high quality Integrated Urgent Healthcare services to nearly 3 million patients across a range of counties, including Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Peterborough, Bedfordshire and West Essex.

When patients are ill and need the right medical attention, they use our NHS111 service to access medical advice, assessment and treatment. We also provide a range of other healthcare services to support patients including Out of Hours GP service and running urgent care centres.

The Role:

You will clinically assess acutely unwell patients in HUC’s out of hour’s base at Peterborough City Care Centre, Peterborough.

As part of the Integrated Urgent Care (IUC) team, with GP colleagues and Pharmacists you will form part of a wider Clinical workforce team, assessing, receiving patients as they present with undifferentiated and undiagnosed problems, offering treatment, advice or referral as appropriate.

This role offers a combination of face to face consultations at the base, home visits and telephone triage. Referrals are from NHS111 and you will be confident in telephone consultations. Patient groups include infants, elderly care and end of life.

Working as part of a 24/7 multi disciplinary team, hours include evenings and weekends. Contracted hours and bank opportunities are available.

Role Expectations:

We are looking for Clinicians to support HUC's delivery of outstanding patient care.

You must be a Registered General Nurse or Paramedic and have:

  • Minor Illness and Prescribing qualifications
  • Experience of working in an urgent/unscheduled care setting
  • Confident in making decisions autonomously is essential
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of SystmOne is an advantage
  • Driving Licence 

We can offer you

  • Flexible shift patterns that suit you
  • Varied, interesting and challenging work
  • Opportunity to make a difference
  • Senior Clinical support available at all times
  • Educational events
  • Performance feedback to support appraisals

Current Pay Rates:

Hourly rates of pay are dependent on times and days worked:

  • Weekday evenings until 11pm - £30.00
  • Weekend Day and Evening - £32.10


  • Weekday evenings until 11pm - £42.50
  • Weekend Day and Evening - £45.50

Enhancements apply on Bank Holidays

Benefits of joining us:

  • Professional indemnity cover
  • NHS pension scheme and Perkbox reward scheme
  • Eye test scheme
  • Supportive, enjoyable and team-based culture


The first stage interviews may be held via Microsoft Teams.

On-boarding Process:

If successful, you will be paid to complete a full day’s induction, which will include system training, followed by a number of buddy shifts to prepare you for the role.

As HUC is an organisation commissioned by the NHS, all roles are listed on the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (SI 1975/1023), which means they are eligible for a standard or enhanced check as appropriate from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

We are fully committed to Equality of Opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.