Urgent Community Response Practitioner

  • North London
  • £25 - £35 per hour
  • Contract
  • Band 6

Posted November 16, 2022

Job title: Urgent Community Response Practitioner

Band: Band 6

Location: North London

Hours: 08.00-20.00 OR 10.00-22.00 MONDAY – FRIDAY

Rates: £25-£35 per hour dependant on hours worked.

To be considered for this role you need a minimum of 6 months NHS experience within the last 2 years.

Job description:

Athona’s Nursing division is currently recruiting for an agency nurse or paramedic for a band 6 Urgent Community Response Practitioner role base in North London. You will be working Monday – Friday either 08.00-20.00 OR 10.00-22.00 as a 6 for an NHS Trust.

You will provide community based urgent care to patients who are referred with undifferentiated, varied and complex needs ensuring holistic assessment and community care pathway planning is undertaken to directly prevent unnecessary acute hospital admission.
You will work in conjunction with community services and acute setting to Facilitate effective and safe return home from emergency departments and acute non admission areas.
You will act as a clinical resource to Urgent Community Response and Home First facilitating high quality evidence based practise and ensuring patients from variety of acute and community settings appropriately access out of hospital community health and social care services and receive effective rehabilitation. As a member of the CIS Team, you will be expected to be a practitioner who will develop a broad range of competencies who is able to adapt to a wide variety of clinical circumstances. You will be part of a community team where you’re proven ability to make high level clinical decisions will aid patient recovery. This will include having a direct link to the patient’s discharging medical team for liaison and support where necessary and with the patients GP or other health care professional to prevent hospital admission.

To be considered for this post applicants will need:

  • Full NMC registration
  • Enhanced DBS

Why Athona:

Athona is one of the UKs leading on-framework healthcare recruitment agencies, with a reputation for building professional and personable relationships with our candidates and Trusts nationwide. After almost two decades in the business, we pride ourselves on taking great care and detail in every candidate that we place, and we believe that there is an art to being a good recruiter. This is what we call, ‘The Art of Recruitment.’

  • Negotiable excellent rates of pay, with weekly payroll
  • One point of contact and 24/7 out of hours support available
  • We’re CPD accredited
  • Industry-leading revalidation and appraisal support team
  • Benefit from our exclusive discount codes
  • Referral scheme – receive up to £200 for every nurse recommendation

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