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Tuberculosis Outreach Worker

NHS AfC: Band 3

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NHS AfC: Band 3
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Whittington Health NHS Trust
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Whittington Hospital
£19,737 - £21,142 per annum excl HCA
06/07/2020 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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North Central London TB Network

Whittington Health 

Would you like to come and join a forward thinking, innovative service which offers diverse challenges and opportunities for working?

The North Central London TB Service is provided by Whittington Health. We are a multi disciplinary team providing high quality services for people receiving TB treatment, their contacts and the wider community across the boroughs of Barnet, Camden, Enfield, Haringey and Islington.

Our TB services are based in the outpatient setting but we provide a service across the acute and primary interface. You will be expected to work across the sector both as part of your learning experience and in response to changing patient and service needs.

Tuberculosis often affects vulnerable people with complex health and social needs, including homelessness, drug and alcohol dependence, or people who are in prison. Experience of working with these vulnerable populations would be an advantage.

Tuberculosis Outreach Worker

Band 3 WTE

Base: South hub, Whittington Site 

The post holder will join a team of Outreach staff. Your primary responsibility will be to provide the supervision of TB medications (Directly Observed Therapy) across North Central London TB network. You will also undertake case management support activities e.g. return to service work and community phlebotomy. You will need to be a fit, flexible, highly organised individual who enjoys working in the community.

You will work closely with the wider multi-disciplinary TB team and will possess good communication skills. Previous experience dealing with the public would be an advantage but full training will be given.



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Applicant requirements

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

For further details please contact:

Jacqui White – Clinical Team Lead

Mob: 07786982420

If you have problems applying, contact

Whittington Health NHS Trust
Magdala Avenue
N19 5NF
0207 288 3762