Associate Practitioner

Location
Heathfield
Salary
£19,409 to £22,683 per annum
Posted
19 Aug 2017
Closes
29 Aug 2017
Ref
150-SH1759-EAS-C
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Grade - NHS AfC: Band 4

We have an exciting opportunity to offer a motivated individual, working with the Community Nursing Team in the Heathfield/Uckfield locality.

Supporting the trust's vision of Communities of Practice, we require a Band 4 Associate Practitioner who will work independently under the guidance and direction of the registered nurse, to support and deliver a range of clinical activities in line with patient's individual care and treatment plans.

Applicants must have a Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care (Adult Nursing), as well as excellent clinical, communication and team working skills. This role would also suit an experienced band 3 Healthcare Assistant who wishes to progress and is willing to undertake the Foundation Degree.

We offer a comprehensive induction programme and excellent on going professional development opportunities.

Your role will include participating in audit, supporting HCA's and Student Nurses on placement with the Team.

A willingness to develop new skills and embrace change is expected. You will need the ability to work autonomously and demonstrate initiative with sound clinical knowledge and judgment.

Informal visits prior to interview would be welcomed.

Candidates must have a clean driving license and use of a car for work purposes.

Applicant requirements You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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.