Medacs Healthcare

Nurse Practitioner

As a leading UK nursing agency, we have a dedicated primary care team that specialises in placing nurse practitioners of all specialties in hand-picked roles across England and Wales. We pride ourselves on sourcing emergency nurse practitioner (ENP) and advanced nurse practitioner (ANP) assignments that match the requirements of our valued practitioners, delivering you a tailored service. Our primary care team will work with you on a one to one basis to discuss your career options and personal preferences around your ideal role, hours, location and rate expectations so there really has never been a better time to join the Medacs Healthcare family.

Click on the following links to learn more about working as a nurse practitioner with Medacs Healthcare:

Registration Requirements

To register for our nurse practitioner roles, you will need to meet the following requirements:

  • Registration with the NMC
  • Be educated to Masters level (advanced nurse practitioner)
  • A minimum of six months' experience
  • Be eligible to work in the UK

The Ideal Candidate

As a nurse practitioner, you will be a highly valued member of the healthcare team as you embark on a truly rewarding career. The ideal candidate will have undertaken a specific course of study of at least first degree (Honours) level and be able to demonstrate a minimum of six months' experience as a band 6 or 7 practitioner with excellent clinical skills. An ability to work autonomously is also necessary.

Due to the complex nature of the role, you are expected to possess a wide range of skills and competencies. As a nurse practitioner, your responsibilities may be extensive and could include admitting and discharging patients from your caseload, performing comprehensive and sophisticated physical or mental health assessments, prescribing and managing a range of medicines and providing treatment and care both individually, as part of a team, and through referral to other agencies.     

Typically the areas practitioners work in will be minor injuries, GP practices, urgent care, out of hours services, community services and intermediate care teams. We have helped many practitioners achieve their goals in areas such as work-life balance improvement, working closer to home or expanding on their clinical experience dependent on their choices.

If you feel you that your skills match our description, a career as a nurse practitioner with Medacs Healthcare is tailor-made for you. Why not call our consultants today to see how they can help you? 

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Benefits

In addition to having a dedicated nurse practitioner team that fully understands how you like to work, there are many more reasons to join Medacs Healthcare. These include:

  • Next-day payroll - submit your timesheet by 3pm and get paid the following day via PAYE (48-hours for other pay types)
  • Choice of payment options – PAYE, umbrella and limited company
  • Flexible shift options – ad hoc and block bookings available
  • Competitive pay rates – all pay rates include holiday pay
  • £50 joining bonus – terms apply
  • Volume and variety – thousands of shifts available across NHS and private healthcare providers
  • Dedicated 24/7 support – your own dedicated consultant during the day and friendly, professional support from our out-of-hours team at night
  • Faster registration - with a one-stop registration, interview and compliance process, you can start your first shift in as little as ten days
  • Excellent referral scheme - receive £250 each time you refer a nurse, terms apply
  • Support with revalidation and appraisals - follow our step-by-step revalidation guide
  • Free mandatory training
  • View payments anytime - access payslips and lots more with your secure online personal login

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Role Information

Profession:

Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ANP)

Governing body: 

NMC

The role:

The role of an advanced nurse practitioner can be ever-changing, with no two days ever the same. Depending on the specialty, an ANP is expected to assess, diagnose and treat patients, while also providing support and guidance to those who are most in need.

Core skill:
 

As an Advanced Nurse Practitioner, you must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, sound judgement and an ability to work quickly and effectively under pressure.

In addition, you will also require the following skills:

  • Keen observational skills
  • Ability to work in a highly technical area, often within confined spaces
  • Both physical and mental strength and stamina
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Quick decision making and problem-solving skills
  • Care and compassion
  • Sensitivity and patience
  • Flexibility
  • Emotional stability

Common working environments: 

Depending on the role, you may be required to work across a wide range of areas including primary care facilities, intensive care units, GP surgeries and private settings.   

Typical team set up: 

As an advanced nurse practitioner, you will be required to work in a multi-disciplinary team that may include fellow ANPs, depending on the role. 

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Profession:

Emergency Nurse Practitioner (ENP)

Governing body: 

NMC

The role:

The role of an emergency nurse practitioner can be fast-paced and, at times, stressful. The role may include seeing, treating and discharging patients, as well as performing rapid clinical assessments.

Core skill:
 

You must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, sound judgement in critical situations and an ability to work in high-pressure situations.

In addition, you will also require the following skills:

  • Excellent observational skills
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Quick decision making and problem-solving skills
  • Caring and compassionate manner
  • Sensitivity and patience
  • Flexibility
  • Emotional stability

Common working environments: 

Your typical working environment may include hospitals, trauma centres and urgent care facilities. Some roles may even include ambulance or on-call work. No two days are ever the same as you work with patients requiring varying levels of care.  

Typical team set up: 

As an emergency nurse practitioner, you will work as part of a larger team that may include general practitioners, registered practitioners and healthcare support workers. In order to succeed, you will need to be an excellent team player, but also able to operate well as an individual.    

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Our Current Vacancies

Discover the locations of our current nurse practitioner jobs, including directions, distances and travel times from your home address. 

Contact Our Primary Care Team

Register your interest and learn about the full range of opportunities we have to offer by contacting our primary care team today. To find out more, email: nursejobs@medacs.com or call 0800 442 207 during office hours. Alternatively, complete the form below:
 

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