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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/09/2020.

Respiratory Practitioner

Job Reference: 824-BANK-1526

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Honeypot Lane Health Centre & Various London Bases, London
£16.96 PH Basic

Central London Community Healthcare (CLCH) is one of the largest community healthcare organisations in London and Hertfordshire, providing our services to diverse communities/boroughs in 11 London Boroughs - Barnet, Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Hounslow, Kensington and Chelsea, Merton, Richmond, Wandsworth, Westminster - and Hertfordshire.

We are rated Good by the Care Quality Commission and are ranked among top NHS employers. Community healthcare is our focus and our passion. We champion the role of community health professionals to make sure our patients get great care closer to home.

It is an exciting time to join our Respiratory service in Harrow.

Harrow Community Respiratory service is seeking for the following:

  • Bank band 6 Respiratory Practitioner ( Nurse of Physio) 2.5 days pw (0.5wte) for 3 months ( until 31/12/20)
  • Bank band 6 Respiratory Practitioner ( Nurse or Physio) 37.5 hours pw (1.0wte) for 6 months (31/03/21)


As a BANK band 6 respiratory practitioner you will:

  • Have responsibility for provision of ongoing virtual pulmonary rehabilitation classes and the home exercise programme
  • Be expected to undertake ambulatory and long term oxygen therapy assessments.
  • Provide case management for patients with COPD


You should have current and relevant experience in managing patients with Chronic Respiratory conditions and also have experience in running rehabilitation classes. Training will be provided to assess and manage patients on Oxygen Therapy.


Key Responsibilities:


  • The Bank band 6 respiratory practitioners will work with the Senior Respiratory Nurse/ Team Lead and other senior clinicians to plan, co-ordinate, implement and evaluate the nursing, physiotherapy and rehabilitation service provided to respiratory patients.
  • The BANK band 6 respiratory practitioners will work as integral team members undertaking assessment and treatment of respiratory patients. This will include the delivering of community based respiratory care, home oxygen service and pulmonary rehabilitation to expected contractual markers and the highest possible standard of evidence based care in line with the NICE / BTS guidance.
  • Good interpersonal and organisational skills are essential for this post .
  • A flexible approach and the ability to work under pressure, both as part of a team and independently is expected.
  • This job involves the safe moving and handling of patient equipment as well as travel to various locations which successful candidate will be expected to undertake.

What we can offer you:

  • First choice of shifts or Long term assessment – Access to these before they are available to agency
  • Flexible working to suit your lifestyle –
  • Payment directly into your Bank account – no need for Umbrella companies
  • Access to NHS pension scheme
  • Paid induction, mandatory updates and training
  • Register today for various flexible shifts and long-term placement opportunities

Just as we care about our patients’ wellbeing, we care about yours!

We can offer you:

  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Single occupancy accommodation in Central London – (we can help you find accommodation in London, support you with your deposit)
  • Support with gaining your driving license *T&C’s apply
  • Car lease scheme *T&C’s apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

At CLCH we appreciate and are proud of the diversity in the communities we serve and the workforce we employ. Applications are open and welcome to anyone, regardless of your age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, and disability. We are proud to say that we follow the workforce race equality standard and 28% of our senior staff (8A and above) are from a BME background. CLCH also has active BME and LGBT networks.

Please be aware that all communications about this vacancy will be received to you via email and text message. Always check your inbox and junk mail folders and provide a UK mobile number if available.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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