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Assistant Practitioner (Community)

NHS AfC: Band 4

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NHS AfC: Band 4
Full time: 37.5 hours per week (Monday to Sunday - nights and evenings only)
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Claire House
£21,892 - £24,157 per annum, pro rata
Salary period
04/12/2020 09:00

Choose Well - Choose WWL


We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, motivated, forward thinking Band 4 Assistant Practitioner to work within the Community React/Out Of Hours District Nursing service working within a team, providing home-based care led by District Nurses. The role is full time (37.5 hours) working across a 7 day week including night shifts.

Experience of working in the community is not essential  but would be an advantage, however, the successful candidate will receive a full induction and preceptorship supported by our Practice Development Team.

It is anticipated that this role will continue to develop through the acquisition of further skills, knowledge and competencies to be determined within the clinical teams, with focus on client need.

Will be required to work across the borough delivering care to patients in their own homes. Will be required to deliver care to COVID positive/suspected positive patients as well as high risk patients.

Please Note: Candidates will be asked to provide original qualification certificates to the interview panel. An Enhanced DBS with Adults Barred List check will be obtained for the successful candidate during pre-employment checks.

This vacancy may close earlier than the given date if a high level of suitable applications are received.

This vacancy is based in the community division so you will need to be able to travel to Ashton, Wigan and Leigh. 


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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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Further details / informal visits contact

Patricia Swanton
Job title
Specialist DN Team Coordinator
Email address
Telephone number
07449098457/01942 481155 after 4.30pm
Additional information

Collette Marchant  Specialist DN Team Leader

01942 481155 after 4.30pm or alternatively email