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Assistant Practitioner

NHS AfC: Band 4

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NHS AfC: Band 4
Full / Part Time
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Colchester General Hospital
£19,409- £22,683 per annum pro rata
22/02/2018 23:59

Are you an experienced Healthcare Assistant with a Foundation degree in Health & Social care looking for the next step in your career?

We are looking to develop our nursing workforce by increasing our Band 4 Associate Practitioner roles to complement our nursing teams across the trust. You will be working across the medical and surgical divisions delivering compassionate and rewarding care to our patients.

You will be working closely with Registered Nurses as a member of the multi-professional team in providing high quality, safe and effective care.

As part of your role and your development you will have the opportunity to support junior staff and enhance their experience and skills development.

The successful applicant should have a high level of clinical skills and knowledge , need to be organized and be able to work under pressure as this is a fast moving, rewarding and dynamic environment.

If you have a strong focus on patient care then we are keen for you to join our team. You will be required to provide a high standard of compassionate care to patients, which is individualised and promotes their dignity whilst on our wards.
The trust provides an Associate practitioner training programme and skills passport.

If you believe you have what it takes, then we would love to hear from you.

Successful candidates will be initially employed as a Band 3 Trainee Associate Practitioner and will be expected to successfully complete the trust’s in house Associate Practitioner training programme and associated skills passport. Upon completion candidates will be promoted to Associate Practitioner Band 4 status. Band 3 salary is £16,968 to £19,852 per annum pro rata.

Please note that interviews will take place during the afternoon on Friday the 2nd of March 2018.

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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