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Assistant Practitioner

Job Reference: J62-SIR572-

Sirona care and health CIC
Frailty Team
Downend Bristol
£20,642 - £24,212

We are Sirona care & health, a Community Interest Company committed to providing local communities with a range of high quality specialist health and social care services across South Gloucestershire, parts of Bristol and Bath and North East Somerset. For us, it’s about the personal approach; we take pride in what we do and deliver the high standard of care that we’d expect for ourselves and our families.

In return we offer an excellent range of benefits including generous holiday entitlement, paid enhancements for bank holiday/night working (where applicable), a contributory pension scheme (including, for some roles, the NHS pension scheme), a planned induction program, extensive learning and development opportunities, health and wellbeing programmes, flexible working patterns, staff excellence awards, in-house physiotherapy support and more!

The Frailty Service is a multi-disciplinary team who are seeking to appoint an Assistant Practitioner to join the team.

We provide a service to frail patients with many physical and mental health issues living in their homes or living in Nursing/Residential Nursing Care. Referrals are made via the GP, the frailty team complete a Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment with the patient/families in their homes helping them to set goals to improve their lives. The Assistant Practitioner role is varied, interesting and provides an opportunity to work autonomously as well as with the team where you will receive training, supervision and support.

You will need a range of clinical skills as well as excellent verbal and written communication skills, able to successfully use IT, organise and plan your diary through EMIS, liaise with a multitude of professionals and have a creative approach to supporting patients. A car driver is essential to this post as you will be travelling across South Gloucestershire.

Please contact Louise Chambers Community Matron Health on 0300 124 5914 to discuss further.

For general recruitment enquiries please email or call 03001245444.

If you are shortlisted for interview you will be contacted by email. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date then please assume you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

Sirona care and health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, and sharing information appropriately. Sirona is committed to safe recruitment practice and any appointment will be subject to satisfactory clearance appropriate to the post.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

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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