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Bank Rapid Response Nurse Band 8A

Job Description


Job Ref: RB015


Your Healthcare Community Interest Company (CIC) is a not for profit community health and social care service provider.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Rapid Response Team for an a skilled individual to join the team. We are looking for autonomous practitioners with high level clinical reasoning, analytical and diagnostic skills and have experience with Non Medical Prescribing. The successful post holder will take part in helping to develop the walk in Centre at Surbiton Health Centre which commenced on 1/10/16. The development of the service relies on strategic visioning and flexibility to adapt to business demands.

This is a Bank position and we are looking for practitioners to work on a rota schedule on Saturdays and Sundays at the above centre. The centre is currently open from 8am to 2pm, the walk in centre will be open in November from 8am to 8pm.

The post holder will work collaboratively with a General Practitioner consulting any patient attending the clinic with a primary care need. There will be a mix of bookable and walk in appointments. The scope of provision is yet to be formally agreed and may be based on identified patient needs which may include a variety of urgent needs, minor illnesses and other injuries that would not normally be seen in General Practice, the service is open to patients of all ages.

The post holder is expected to demonstrate and apply a broad range of advanced and some enhanced clinical knowledge, interventions and skills. Knowledge of the principles of health promotion and preventing illness will be fundamental as well as having a comprehensive understanding of the roles of others in health and social care. A Non-Medical prescribing qualification is essential.

The successful post holder will also have experience in consulting children over the age of 5 years. In order to be successfully appointed to the role you will need to be organised, have the ability to prioritise where necessary, recognise your professional boundaries and demonstrate excellent communication skills.

The organisation offers:

- Access to the NHS Pension Scheme
- Career Development
- Staff Discounts

If you would like to contact us to discuss any aspects of this role please contact: Sue McDonagh, Rapid Response Team Lead

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Due to the post holder having access to vulnerable adults and children, the successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check.

In line with the majority of NHS organisations in London, we would not normally
pay travelling expenses for interviewees.

Your Healthcare CIC reserves the right to close this vacancy prior to the advertised closing date if a high number of applications are received. If you are interested in this role, please submit your application as soon as possible.

If you are successful at interview, please note we will take up references covering your last 3 years’ work history.

CLOSING DATE: 27th October 2016
INTERVIEWS: 10th November

Please let us know if this date is not convenient for you, we will endeavour to arrange an alternative appointment.


Your Healthcare is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Applications for this post will be processed as quickly as possible. However, if you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Applicants are advised to regularly check their NHS Jobs account as candidates who are shortlisted for interview will be notified via email using this facility.

Please note that this post is subject to a 6 month probationary period.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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 (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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