Primary Care - NHS Locum Urgent Care Practitioner in Sussex/Kent

  • Job Reference: 00000089-1
  • Date Posted: 2 August 2022
  • Recruiter: GP World
  • Location: Sussex
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Advanced Nurse Practitioners
  • Job Type: Locum
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Adam Hodge
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 020 7456 1262

Job Description

Locum Urgent Care Practitioner in Sussex/Kent

GP World have a fantastic new opportunity for 3 Urgent Care Practitioner in Sussex/Kent              

Hours: This is negotiable

  • 8am – 6.30pm
  • 8am – 8pm
  •  8pm – 8am

Duration: - Long term.


Weekdays: £35 - £45 per hour depending on experience

Weekend: £45 - £55 per hour depending on experience.

Bank holiday:£60 - £70 per hour depending on experience.

Overnight: £65 per hour.

Job Summary

To provide high quality care at a higher level of competence and practice for patients who require clinical services provided by the Trust. This will include providing definitive care based upon reaching a formal diagnosis for many patients, ensuring safe care and aftercare.

Urgent Care Practitioners (UCPs) represent the Trust at the level of Specialist Practitioner and contribute to the changes to patient care and patient flow required by a modern provider of unscheduled healthcare.

UCPs will have a critical understanding of detailed theoretical and practical knowledge and have specialist knowledge and experience and/or have management and leadership responsibilities. They will have some responsibility for team performance and service development, and they will consistently undertake self–development. They will have a depth of knowledge and understanding which enables them to perform at a high level of practice, take a leadership role, use and develop evidence to inform their practice and deal with complex, unpredictable environments.

UCPs are responsible for the provision of care proportionate to the needs of the patient, based on their education, qualification and scope of practice. The purpose of the role is to provide care to patients in order to give the best outcome for their needs. This may include providing clinical assessment and resuscitation instructions to prevent deterioration and promote recovery, through to in some cases facilitating a natural and dignified death. For many patients, UCPs will complete their episode of care leading to the patient being formally discharged from the care of the Trust.




  • The post holder should have a good general education, with evidence of formal qualifications at GCSE/A level or above. Educated to degree level or equivalent.
  •  Regulated Health Care Professional (HCP) with existing registration – NMC or HCPC. Professional registration is the sole responsibility of the practitioner, and failure to remain on the register may lead to suspensionfrom duty
  • Higher Education Award relevant to area of specialist practice recognised as suitable for attracting specialist practice designation, including:

  1. Specialist Practice Diploma in Primary and Urgent care or equivalent.
  2.  Completion of all relevant placements.
  • Evidence of understanding regular update training and continuous Personal/Professional development in accordance and NMS/HCPC regulation and Trust requirements as amended from time to time
  • Have or be working towards master’s module in Advanced clinical assessment and Management
  • Full valid EU driving licence. No more than 3 penalty points at the time of applications.


  •  Supervision/Mentoring training or qualification
  •  Leadership/Management training or qualification
  • IHDC/EDEXCEL Emergency driving qualification
  •  C1 Driving category if ordinary driving test taken on or after 1st January 1997


  • Application form
  • Copied of qualification certificates

We look forward to hearing from you 😊

GP world has a very lucrative referral scheme. Please do contact us should you know of anyone who would be perfect for this role.