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Head and Neck Assistant Healthcare Practitioner

NHS AfC: Band 4

Main area
Head & Neck - Surgery
NHS AfC: Band 4
Part Time: 33 hours per week
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Norfolk & Norwich University Hospitals
£19,409 - £22,683per annum , pro rata
31/05/2018 23:59

At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team. 

Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:.


We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.


We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others’ diverse needs.


We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.


We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.


We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital. 

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for part time Assistant Practitioner to join our Head & Neck team in Surgery.  You will be working within our specialist nursing teams supporting the management of complex head and neck cases, including patients who specifically require tracheostomy/laryngectomy care and ongoing management.

The Assistant Practitioner will function as part of the Multidisciplinary Team within the ward, to provide a seamless service to patients under the remote supervision of a Registered Nurse. 

The post holder will continue to develop and undertake a range of delegated tasks and delegated authority and will report to a Registered Practitioner. The Assistant Practitioner will provide a high standard of general/specific care for the head & neck patient and will be proficient and competent to work across professional disciplines.  The position is outpatient based with some connections to the ward and the community settings.

As post holder you will be required to deliver elements of health and social care and undertake clinical work in domains that have previously only been within the remit of registered professionals, and would also have the underpinning knowledge and assessed level of competence to undertake such as role – locally assessed following academic instruction. 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 clients need.

To support the delivery of a high quality, safe and compassionate healthcare service, all staff are expected to act as a role model to others in all aspects of their work and consistently demonstrate NNUH’s ‘PRIDE’ values of People focused, Respect, Dedication, Integrity and Excellence.

Hours of work: 33 hours per week

Opening Date for Applications: 10th May 2018

Closing Date for Applications: 31st May 2018


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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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