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Associate Matron - Rapid Response

NHS AfC: Band 6

Main area
Rapid Response
NHS AfC: Band 6
37.5 hours a week
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Whittington Health NHS Trust
Employer type
N19 5NF
£30,401 - £37,267 per annum excl HCA
22/07/2019 23:59

Whittington Health NHS Trust received a ‘good’ overall inspection from the CQC in April 2016, rated ‘good’ in a national review of openness and transparency standards across NHS trusts in England and ranked 78 out of 230 NHS Trusts overall.

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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Rapid Response/Virtual Ward team within Whittington Health in North London. The service is at the forefront of integrated care – an innovative and transformational team that best serves our local community.

The Rapid Response Virtual Ward Team comprises of GPs, nurses, therapists and carers. As part of one of the largest ambulatory care units in the country, the service enables patients with sub-acute conditions to recover in their own homes, preventing unnecessary hospital admissions and reducing length of hospital stay.


We are looking for an experienced RN with a passion for high quality nursing care and also has a background in Acute medicine, Emergency Care or Community Nursing. The post holder will provide acute nursing interventions in patients’ own homes and will ensure that patients are referred to appropriate community services to keep them at home safely. The vision of the service and is key to bridging the gap between hospital and community - bringing care closer to home.  


The role will give the post holder the chance to work with colleagues from acute specialities, the emergency department, and primary care as well as community services as part of an Integrated Care Organisation (ICO). The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake a Masters pathway as part of the role.

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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

If you are seeking a challenge, are passionate about patient care and interested in joining an enthusiastic, dynamic and dedicated team we would like to hear from you.

For further information or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Susan Gibbs - Lead Matron for Virtual Ward and rapid Response Service on 0207 288 3670 ,  07824 406890.