Rapid Response Practitioner West London NHS Trust Hammersmith W6

  • Full Time
  • Hammersmith W6
  • 42,471 - 50,364 £ / Year

West London NHS Trust

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  • £42,471 – £50,364 a year

Job type

  • Full-time


Hammersmith W6

Full job description

We are looking for an enthusiastic professional who can help the Community Independence Service (CIS) make Hammersmith & Fulham (H&F) a great place to grow old. Join us and be part of a committed and caring team as we deliver high quality patient care.

Are you ready to become one of our Rapid Practitioners in physical health service? We are looking for an enthusiastic Registered General Nurse or Paramedic who can help the CIS make Hammersmith & Fulham a great place to grow old.

You will be key in developing the service within the CIS to deliver effective pathways of care through hospital to community and in building relationships with our hospital and community partners. We will ensure you are able to follow your clinical and leadership development priorities identified through your personal development and appraisal plan. We are achieving excellent results in admission avoidance and reducing the length of hospital stay for the people of Hammersmith and Fulham and are part of a wider three-borough CIS offered in Westminster and the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea. We will equip you for mobile working and actively support flexible working practice.

The post holder will be an experienced Registered Nurse in Adult Nursing or Paramedic who will work across the Rapid Response Team and Home First Team (H1st).

The post holder will provide community-based responsive input 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.

The post holder will be a vital clinical resource and a first responder within a 2-hour interval, facilitating high-quality evidence-based practice and ensuring patients from a variety of acute/hospital and community settings appropriately access out of hospital community health and social care services.

The post holder will provide interventions and will make clinical decisions that support patient choice and wishes. They will be expected to work autonomously whilst drawing assistance from other senior colleagues in primary and secondary care.

The post holder is expected to work within the service operation hours Monday to Sunday on an 8 am – 8 pm or 10 am -10 pm shift pattern across the tri-borough sites.

Car driving is essential for this post.

West London NHS Trust is one of the most diverse healthcare providers in the UK, delivering a range of mental health and physical healthcare and community services. The Trust runs Broadmoor Hospital, one of three high secure hospitals in the country, with an international reputation.

Our high secure services care for patients from South of England and we provide low and medium secure services across eight London boroughs. The Trust also provides mental and physical healthcare in three London boroughs (Ealing, Hounslow and Hammersmith & Fulham). We employ 4,500 staff, of whom 56% are BME. Our turnover for 2023-24 is £426m.

The Trust is rated as ‘Good’ overall by the Care Quality Commission. Forensic services are rated as ‘Outstanding’.

The Trust is an established partner and contributor in the development of the evolving North West London Integrated Care System and the Integrated Care Board. The Trust leads the NW London Children and Adolescent Mental Health provider collaborative.

The Candidate Pack provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. Please view as attached.

The person specification below is not the full person specification, but outlines the criteria against which your application form will be assessed.

To apply for this job please visit www.westlondon.nhs.uk.


Ethan Anderson

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