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Assistant Practitioner

Leaders in Care
Closing date
28 Jan 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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Assistant Practitioner

Are you an assistant practitioner or a senior healthcare assistant with an assistant practitioner qualification?

Then look no further, this might be your next role.

Assistant practitioner role in the community based in East Surrey

EastMon - Fri - (8am till 5pm) - 37.5hrs

Salary up to £25,000 with a Car Allowance of £4250

Mileage and fuel expenses covered additionally
UK Driving Licence Required

There is an excellent selection of benefits on offer for any successful Assistant Practitioner as per below:

NMC fees paid for
Contributory pension scheme
Private healthcare cover
Death in service (4 x salary)
Annual holiday - 33 days inclusive of bank holidays with option to buy 5 more
Mobile phone and tablet device
Weekend and evening enhancements - 30% / 60%
Online benefits portal - discounts on high street stores, holidays, days out etc
Comprehensive 8 day paid residential induction
Support with revalidation
Health and Wellbeing package in discounts on Gym & Spa'sYour role as an Assistant Practitioner

Deliver direct patient care in a safe and caring environment, assist in the induction, supervision and training of Healthcare Support Workers and trainee Assistant Practitioners and contribute towards project/ departmental and / or organisational growth and development.

Implement programmes of care and contribute to care plan modifications, undertaking risk assessments as directed and within the limits of own knowledge and competence
Undertake specifically identified administrative and clerical tasks associated with patient care which facilitate the smooth running of the virtual ward/department
To communicate in a timely and effectively manner with other team members and to communicate effectively with the ward staff, therapists, consultants and Nurse / clinician in charge
Complete documentation accurately and contribute to reports of patients' activity and progress, recognising that the qualified practitioner has personal accountability for entries to patient records made by others under their supervision
Assist with the induction, care certificate, formal assessment and on-going development of Band 2 & 3 HCSWs, acting as a role model
Maintain and improve the patient's mobility using appropriate equipment and handling techniques
Obtain requested routine bloods/investigations; have a basic understanding of normal and altered values, reporting adverse results
Assist with and undertake patient assessment (under supervision and after appropriate delegation from the registered practitioner)
Obtain requested specimens and ensure transportation to appropriate department - urine, faeces, sputum, exudates e.g., swabs - nose, eye, wound site, etcIf you feel you have the necessary skills and experience to excel as a specialist Assistant Practitioner, please click "APPLY" or contact Isma at Leaders in Care directly on (phone number removed).

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