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Clinical Practitioner (Urgent Community Response) - Band 7

Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
26 Apr 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Clinical Practitioner: Urgent Community Response - Band 7

The Directorate is pleased to offer an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Allied Health Professional or Registered General Nurse to work as a member of the Urgent Community Response team to support the Coventry Community Out of Hospital offering and wider admission avoidance strategies.

The successful applicant will be working as a Clinical Practitioner supporting the Urgent Community Response pathways to reduce unnecessary hospital admissions and contribute to effective admission avoidance. The role incorporates the use of high-level health assessment skills and use/willingness to work towards the non-medical prescribing qualification to support patients from a medical perspective presenting with a wide variety of acute medical conditions within the community setting.

You will be required to demonstrate critical thinking in the clinical decision-making process identify gaps within the service and assist with service improvement and development in line with national and local strategies. You will be responsible for facilitating effective teamwork and provide mentorship teaching and support across the multidisciplinary team.

Development of advanced clinical skills, reasoning and experience will be facilitated through working alongside highly specialist Consultant and Advanced Clinical Practitioner staff within our robust MDT.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be required to initiate effective history taking and high-level clinical assessment to form a clinical diagnosis to support the implementation of a range of medical and care interventions for patients presenting with acute conditions.

The post holder will also be required to support clinical telephone triage on a rotational basis for all referrals received into the service to ensure safe and timely signposting to the most appropriate clinician or service to best meet patient's needs.

To participate in 7 day working rotas to ensure delivery of key services.

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About us

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust (CWPT) has taken the decision to no longer continue to provide Adult Physical Community Services, as there are more suitable providers within the wider NHS local system.

Following a review of suitable providers to take forward the contract, the Coventry and Warwickshire Integrated Care Board (ICB) has confirmed its intention to award the contract for the provision of Adult Physical Community Services to University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust (UHCW). This change is anticipated to take effect from 1st July 2024.

Your application to work in Adult Physical Community Services will not be adversely impacted by the change in provider. Should you commence employment prior to the transfer, your contract of employment (that is your terms and conditions of service as at the point of transfer) will automatically transfer to the new organisation, under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) as amended by the Collective Redundancies and Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) (Amendment) Regulations 2014.

Should you commence employment after the transfer, your contract of employment will be issued by the new provider of Adult Physical Community Services.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

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Person Specification



  • Registered with NMC/AHP/HCPC
  • Physical health assessment qualification [degree and/or master's level]
  • Mentoring and assessing qualification [or willingness to complete practice assessor training]
  • Non-medical prescribing qualification or eligible/willing to work toward

Knowledge and Skills


  • Must have and demonstrate good clinical skills
  • Must be able to demonstrate sound personal management skills - time management, prioritising, planning
  • Must be able to demonstrate operational and clinical leadership experience
  • Must be able to demonstrate operational and clinical leadership experience
  • Must be able to practice safely and competently, particularly in the assessment of risk
  • Must be able to demonstrate an ability to change theory into practice.



  • Must have an extensive post registration experience/continuing professional development to facilitate ongoing competance
  • Experience in the management of patients with undiagnosed conditions
  • Experience of clinical case management
  • Experience of providing care within a community setting relevant to profession
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge within a field of community/primary care relevant to profession e.g. palliative care, wound care, long term conditions, frailty
  • Demonstrate experience in facilitating change in practice



  • Hold a valid UK driving licence and willing to use car for business purposes

Employer details

Employer name

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust


Newfield House

Kingfield Road



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