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Job summary

Main area
Access and Treatment
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
263-SL19-182-LB
Employer
Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Hopewood park
Town
Sunderland
Salary
£31,365 to £37,890 per annum
Closing
31/05/2020 23:59

Employer heading

Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust logo

Community Practitioner

Band 6

Cumbria, Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest healthcare Trusts in the country. Serving a population of 1.7 million, with a budget of circa £380 million and 7,000 staff, we work from over 70 sites across Northumberland, Newcastle, North Tyneside, Gateshead, South Tyneside, Sunderland and Cumbria.

 

We have been rated outstanding by the CQC and in November 2017 won the prestigious HSJ Award for Provider of the Year.

 

We provide a diverse range of specialist and generic health care services to both children and adults, their families and carers and we have a number of regional and national specialist services to England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

 

We are an ambitious organisation aiming to improve the wellbeing of everyone we serve through delivering services that match the best in the world.

 

CNTW values and respects the diversity of its employees, and aims to recruit a workforce which reflects our diverse communities. We welcome applications irrespective of people's age, gender, race or ethnicity, religion or belief (With the exception of Chaplaincy Posts), sexual orientation, disability including mental health conditions or other personal circumstances.

We are committed to the health and wellbeing of our staff and we have a number of initiatives and support for staff including access to psychology and counselling services. We are proud to be recognised as a mindful employer.

We have Maintaining Excellence level in the Better Health at Work award and also achieved the Investors in People Health and Wellbeing Award.

The Trust is committed to achieving high standards of health for its service users, staff and visitors providing a safe environment for staff, we operate a smoke free policy on all sites.

 

Band 6 Non-urgent care Triage Clinician, Initial Response Service, South Locality Access Services.

South Access CBU are recruiting to the post of Band 6 Non-urgent Triage Clinician, in the Initial Response Service, based at Hopewood Park Hospital.

The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, along with a strong commitment to the delivery of high quality, safe, patient care.

The successful candidate will work as part of an MDT and triage all planned care referrals for the Sunderland and South Tyneside area for service users over the age of eighteen years.
Triage clinicians work closely with both primary, secondary, specialist and third sector organisations, and operate within the single point of access system, to determine the most appropriate treatment pathway specific to service user needs.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

Mark Morgan, Team Manager, on 07974 265705, or Andrea Malton-Earl, Clinical Lead on 07769 234204.