Physician Associate

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Profession: Medical and Psychiatry
  • Location: Northampton
  • Salary: £33,749 - £46,723

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Physician Associate


Physician Associate

Band 7 / Professional / First Line Manager


Salary £33,749 - £46,723

Hours: Full time, 37.5 hours per week

Shift  pattern will be 12 hours, 8am-8pm and 12noon to 12 midnight, 7 days per week.


You can achieve more in physical health at St Andrew’s Healthcare


A top 20 UK charity, St Andrew’s is a unique provider of specialist care in mental health and learning disability.  We aspire to deliver truly world class, holistic services within our outstanding, modern facilities.  We also have a responsibility, as a charity, to educate the next generation of professionals and to innovate, researching new treatments, therapies and environments to achieve better outcomes for our patients.


We are committed to improving the physical health of all our patients by delivering high quality clinical care which is value based and leads to outcomes that matter to the patient and their carers. Alongside this we are striving to achieve parity of esteem, giving equal value to Physical Health as to Mental Health. To accomplish this we are now expanding our Physical Healthcare service and now have an exciting opportunity for a Physician Associate to be at the forefront of this service delivery.


You will provide physical healthcare for patients at St. Andrew’s Healthcare, work collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary teams to support and improve the physical healthcare needs of patients and contribute to the ongoing development of clinical services, ensuring high-quality patient care, supporting and managing patients with a wide range of physical healthcare needs

You will work within your scope of practice and in accordance with local policies and procedures and the Physician Associate Managed Voluntary Register (PAMVR) standards.

We are looking for a Physician Associate who has recent experience in urgent or primary care and has a special interest in one or more of the following areas: diabetes, women’s health, epilepsy, long term conditions, tissue viability and/or palliative care.

This is a very wide and varied role, which will provide fresh challenges to the right candidate.


St Andrew’s Healthcare is committed to the career development of our Nursing and clinical staff. We offer a fluid and non-linear approach to enhancing opportunities for education and learning which enables clinicians to develop both clinically and professionally into leadership roles within the Charity.


We are able to offer many development opportunities to enhance your advanced practice and leadership skills, for example:

working with teams of expert professionals, weekly CPD sessions, opportunities to work with our Research Centre, an MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice and other postgraduate courses relevant to your practice and personal development.


If you are looking to take the next step in your career there’s no better place to do it than in our Physical Health team here at St Andrew’s.


For an informal chat or further information about this role please contact Caroline Patrick 01604 616431


Closing Date - Sunday 19th May 2019

Shortlisting 21st May 2019

Interview dates Wednesday 5th June and Thursday 6th June 9am to 12 noon