Assistant Practitioner - NELFT Assistant Practitioner - NELFT

Assistant Practitioner

Reference: 395-EA498-22

Band: NHS AfC: Band 4

Location: Mayflower Community Hospital

Closing Date: 24/08/2022

As an Integrated Service the primary role of the post holder will be to support COPD and other respiratory patients  with the day to day management of there condition but to also support our colleges in the Home Oxygen Service, Pulmonary Rehabilitation Service, Respiratory Virtual ward and the Breathlessness and Diagnostics Hub with their case loads as well.

A holistic approach to treatment including pharmacological and non pharmacological methods is used to support our patients. 

As an integrated service all aspects of service provision are required to be supported depending on the pressures and staff.  

An in–service training programme and staff appraisal system is in operation to help you develop your career in the right direction. We actively support Continued Professional Development. 


The post will require the ability to travel throughout the commissioned area of Basildon, Brentwood and Wickford and Thurrock CCGS.  

The post will include Home visits, clinic work and group work, you will at time work with other members of staff but also have lone working.

We use electronic systems – SystmOne for patient consultation. 

The Trust is committed to the principles of improving working lives. So if you think you have the drive and experience, and want to make a difference, we look forward to hearing from you.

The ability to travel throughout South West Essex and the surrounding areas is integral to the post: there is a car-leasing scheme available.


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