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Primary Care Assistant Practitioner, Band 4

Job Description

Do you want to work for the best NHS organisation in the south of England?

We provide local NHS services in south London and Kent that take care of the whole person - body and mind. Oxleas is a great place to work.

In the National Staff Survey we had the best results in the south.

Primary Care Assistant Practitioner, Band 4

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a PCAP to join our dynamic Bexley & Greenwich Twilight District Nursing team in Oxleas Foundation Trust, based at The Memorial Hospital.

You will have completed The Health and Social Care (Assistant Practitioner) Foundation Degree. You will be highly motivated, dynamic and enthusiastic, delivering exceptional quality nursing care to people in their own homes . We are looking for staff who respect their patient’s privacy and dignity. You will possess excellent communication, assessment and care planning skills and have a good knowledge of clinical standards. Ideally we are looking for staff who can administer Insulin, Heparin, ear/eye drops, medication prompting and catheter care. You will have pressure ulcer understanding, perform phlebotomy and complete peg feeds. Training can be provided if needed.

You will be given the opportunity to develop your clinical skills through support to complete PCAP competencies and an active personal development plan. The successful candidate will be expected to engage in regular clinical supervision and be actively committed to their own personal development.

The service operates a seven day service, 1700- 2300. You will be required to work weekends

For further information, please contact Anita Tuffley, Deputy Modern Matron on  ( Phone number removed ) 

Please note that for some occupations we receive a high amount of applications and where this is evident the post will be closed and we will put a limit on the number of applications that we are able to receive.

If you do not hear anything within 4 weeks of the closing date, please assume you have not been shortlisted.

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Unfortunately the Trust will not be responsible for any correspondence which has not been received/read in light of the above.

The Trust is committed to equal opportunities promoting diversity, developing supporting policies and operates a variety of flexible working arrangements.

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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