Team Leader Rapid Response

Band 7

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Team Leader Rapid Response
Band 7
Full Time 37.5 Hours Per Week
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Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust
£31,383 - £41,373 p.a
27/02/2018 08:00

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust provides integrated acute and community Healthcare in the West Midlands serving a population of 260,000 residents. Walsall Manor Hospital houses the full range of district general hospital services. The £170 million development was completed in 2010 and we are continually upgrading. Construction of the new integrated critical care unit has commenced and is due to be completed 2017, and plans to extend the neonatal unit are underway.

We provide high quality, friendly and effective community health services from multiple sites covering Walsall. Our multidisciplinary services include rapid response and homebased care, so that those with long term conditions and the frail elderly can remain in their own homes.

We are recommended by colleagues as a place to work which is supported by the trusts promises to work as part of a team, be supported to maintain high standards and appreciate every individual. We are committed to investing in our workforce by recruiting to Nursing, Midwifery, Allied Health Professional and HealthCare Science vacancies.


We have already made substantial progress following our CQC visit and this has been recognised by NHS Improvement. We are committed to delivering high quality care in our wards and services and as part of our improvement plans.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced registered General Nurse to participate in the on-going development of the rapid response services in Walsall.

We are looking for nurses who are dynamic and motivated, able to exercise a high level of autonomy by providing an expert level of management and care to patients. Providing clinical assessment skills and treat appropriately at home

The successful applicant will require highly developed communication skills, able to work across organisational boundaries and have an understanding of community to work collaboratively with other health care professionals. You will be expected to utilise the skills of assessment, examination, diagnosis and treatment within an agreed scope of practice within the community. The post holder will assist in the safe assessment, treatment, referral and discharge of patients.

Applicants should be a Band 6 or above with significant experience in a clinical role, they should have experience of physical assessment and have a variety of extended skills including cannulation, phlebotomy, catheterisation and independent prescribing.

Service provision is delivered between the hours of 8:30 – 22:00 hours, 7 days a week including, bank Holidays and weekends.

Successful applicants will be asked to apply for a disclosure (criminal record check)

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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

Katie Welborn Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Rapid Response Services on 0845 113 0761, option 6 or

If you have problems applying, contact

Walsall Manor Hospital
Moat Road
01922 721172 Ext 4627