De Parys | The De Parys Group
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Allied Health Professionals
Careers Site Advertising End Date
08 Dec 2023
About the Role

The De Parys Group has an exciting opportunity for a hardworking and enthusiastic emergency care practitioner/paramedic join our practice. There will be a requirement to work at any of our 5 sites as required. This role is offered on a full-time basis for 37.5 hours per week.  

The main responsibilities of the role include:
  • Deliver a high standard of patient care within the practice, using advanced autonomous clinical skills and a broad, in-depth theoretical knowledge base.
  • Provide assessment, diagnosis and treatment at first point of contact by attending to patients in a variety of non-clinical settings according to the patient’s needs
  • Work as part of the practice team providing care in a variety of clinical and non-clinical settings (including residential care, patients’ homes and other settings as necessary)
  • Support a model of ‘on the day’ care within practices.
  • Work across local care interfaces in order to deliver an integrated service intended to reduce waiting times for patients accessing urgent care, reduce unnecessary A & E attendances and reduce the demand for hospital admissions by accessing the right care at the point of need.
  • Assess, diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate treatment / interventions and care for patients presenting with an undifferentiated diagnosis
  • Telephone consultations: Control and manage these calls effectively by using skilled questioning, active listening, negotiation skills, probing and facilitative skills and complex communication skills to negotiate and provide support for patients who may be distressed and demanding, in a calm and professional way.
  • Review patients to assess appropriate clinical pathway. This can be either face-to-face or using telephone consultations. To signpost appropriately to other services in the identified healthcare pathway.
  • Assess, diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate treatment/ interventions and care for patients presenting with an undifferentiated diagnosis.
  • Contribute to the development of local guidelines, protocols and standards
  • Proactively identify, diagnose and manage treatment plans for patients at risk of developing a long-term condition (as appropriate)
  • Diagnose and manage both acute and chronic conditions (especially COPD, Asthma, Diabetes) integrating both drug and non-drug-based treatment methods into a management plan
  • Prescribe as an independent non-medical prescriber and / or administer medications using Patient Group Directives (PGDs) according to agreed protocols. Review medication for therapeutic effectiveness, appropriate to patient needs and in accordance with evidence- based practice and national and practice protocols, and within scope of practice.
  • Work with patients in order to support compliance with and adherence to prescribed treatments.
  • Provide information and advice on prescribed or over-the-counter medication, side effects and interactions.
  • Prioritise health problems and intervene appropriately to assist the patient in complex, urgent or emergency situations, including initiation of effective emergency care.
  • Perform specialist health checks and reviews; perform and interpret ECGs; perform investigatory procedures as required.
  • Undertake the collection of pathological specimens including intravenous blood samples,
  • Support patients to adopt health promotion strategies that promote healthy lifestyles and apply the principles of self-care.
  • Support and manage health needs of women presenting for family planning, cervical cytology or sexual health consultation.
  • Implement and participate in vaccination and immunisation programmes for both adults and children.
  • Meet the needs of patients presenting for opportunistic wound care.
  • Provide clinical advice to other members of the team where appropriate including attendance at MDT meetings, planning meetings and case conferences as required.
  • Work with practice management to ensure that sufficient staff of appropriate ability, quality and skill-mix are available to meet current and future service delivery.

Please see attached for further details.

About the Candidate
If you are an experienced emergency care practitioner (ECP)/paramedic wanting a new challenge, we would love to hear from you.  You will have the following skills and experience: 


  • Band 6 Paramedic
  • Educated to degree/diploma level in Paramedic Science or equivalent
  • Current HCPC registration
  • Full driving licence - Licence category C1 driving
  • Experience dealing with a diverse range of people in a customer/patient environment
  • Advanced level history taking, assessment, diagnosis and examination skills
  • Minimum of 2 years (or equivalent) post registration experience with proof of consolidated learning
  • Successful completion of the NQP period or equivalent previous experience can be evidenced
  • Up to date CPD portfolio


  • Evidence of verification against the paramedic primary care roadmap
  • Working towards advanced clinical practitioner status and non-medical prescribing qualification
  • Mentorship or supervisory skills training
  • Awareness of data protection and confidentiality issues particularly within a PCN.
  • Experience of working within a primary care setting
  • Evidence of working across organisational boundaries within health and social care
  • An independent thinker with good judgement, problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Clear communicator with excellent writing, report writing and presentation skills.
  • Capable of constructing and delivering clear ideas and concepts concisely and accurately for diverse audiences
  • Evidence of success in efficient and effective project and programme management
  • Evidence of inspiring and motivating teams with the ability to communicate passionately, effectively and persuasively across a diverse set of stakeholders.
  • Display a high degree of personal credibility, emotional intelligence, patience and flexibility.
  • Ability to cope with unpredictable situations.
  • Confident in facilitating and challenging others
  • Demonstrates a flexible approach to ensure patient care is delivered
About Us

The De Parys Group's (TDPG) priority is to provide the highest standard of clinical care to the 38,000 patients registered with the practice. We aim to work collaboratively with other healthcare providers and support organisations, to enable more patients to be treated in a primary care setting, closer to home. We embrace a continuous improvement ethos and strive to ensure that we are available to patients when they need a consultation. We have a strong training ethos within the practice with a team of medical and non- medical educators as well as opportunities for non- clinical staff to develop and progress. 

Our team, currently made up of approximately 160 members of staff and continually growing, includes:

  • GP partners and salaried GPs
  • Practice nurses, minor illness nurses, and health care assistants
  • Paramedics, clinical pharmacists and pharmacy technicians
  • Admin teams (with managers and team leaders), patient support team (reception team), GP support team, medical secretaries, prescribing clerks, administrators and clinical coders, dispensary team
  • Patient care coordinators
  • Senior management team 

TDPG is fortunate to have its own dispensaries at our De Parys and Bromham sites. 

In addition to our routine GMS services, we offer a comprehensive range of services including minor surgery, LARC provision and anticoagulation clinics. We are developing under the National Association of Primary Care (NAPC) framework of 'Primary Care Home' and are actively working with the Mental Health Trust to integrate their services within the practice. We offer enhanced service provision for homeless patients.

The Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) is a voluntary annual reward and incentive programme for all GP surgeries in England, detailing practice achievement results. We have high QOF achievement and excellent KPIs within the group. 

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we received sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

Please note this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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