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Telehealth - Advanced Practitioner

East London NHS Foundation Trust
£49,178 to £55,492 per annum
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
The post holder would ensure that all patients are regularly assessed, monitored and reviewed and have a strong knowledge and understanding and management of Long term conditions.The post holder should have a strong understanding and knowledge ofTelehealth and its application in eHealth.The post holder would have clinical work load and provide advice to the MDT as needed The post holder will also support the EPCT team ensuring smooth service delivery at least twice a week by working alongside their professional colleagues within the service.The post holder will be expected to deputise in the absence of the service lead and seek advice of seniors where necessaryThe post holder would need to have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and articulate their knowledge on the Telehealth in conversations with other colleagues and other stakeholders to facilitate development of the service.

Main duties of the job

Some of the main duties:

This position requires a high level of critical thinking in order to assess varioussituations and react accordingly. Problems are varied, require analysis orinterpretation of the situation, and are solved using knowledge and skills,general precedents and practices.? Provide support and supervise staff.? Ensure all patients on the caseload are regularly assessed, monitored andreviewed.? To deputise Clinical Lead where necessary and available as a clinical resource for the Telehealth colleagues in the wider community health services.? To utilise advance physical assessment skills and expert knowledge to assess the needs of patient including end of life care as part of supporting the EPCT service. To work with patients and their family/carers to promote self-care and ensure the appropriate educational information is made available.

Please refer to JD PS.

About us

Our mission is to make a positive difference to people's lives by improving the quality of life for all we serve. Our values are: We Care, We Respect, We are Inclusive - so we are looking for people who live and breathe these qualities when supporting service users and carers, and in their relationships with colleagues in the Trust and our partner organisations

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please for further information kindly refer to the job description and person specification attached to this vacancy.

Person Specification

Education, training and qualifications


  • Registered Nurse on Part 1 of the live NMC Register or hold a relevant AHP degree and registered with HCPC with significant post graduate experience including demonstrable community respiratory experience.
  • Have a Nursing / AHP Degree and significant post-registration experience within community setting.
  • Have significant years post-registration experience with working within community and have obtained a postgraduate Diploma or equivalent qualification.
  • Member of NMC or HCPC
  • Experience in assessment and management of Long Term Conditions i.e Diabetes, Heart Failure, COPD
  • Ability to carry out moderate to intense physical effort throughout the working day, often multi-tasking
  • Ability to work in a stressful environment and with emotional or aggressive patients and carers



  • Experience working in a community setting and ability to work a key person within the scope of practice in the Multi-disciplinary team
  • Experience of working in a client centred way, within a multidisciplinary team
  • Evidence of CPD maintained portfolio including attendance at recent post graduate courses relevant to this post
  • Evidence of conducting audits and ability to lead and run audits

Skills and abilities


  • Ability to manage own workload, flexibility and use initiative to problem solve.
  • Organisational and planning and time management skills
  • Good interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Ability to plan, coordinate a range of complex activities in relation to clinical and operational work.
  • Excellent Communication skills (verbal and non-verbal) and written skills
  • Awareness of potential hazards including frequent verbal aggression and risk of physical aggression in settings such as the clients home, community venues, public transport etc.) Whilst ensuring safety of self, client and members of the public.
  • Ability to assist clients who are frail or who requires assistance with activities of daily living and to apply a Rehabilitation approach in a generic Health care professional role
  • The post holder should be able to undertake procedures including BP management, urinalysis, injections (clexane etc.) where needed as part of the EPCT caseload
  • Word-processing/IT skills i.e RiO, MS Word, Excel, Power point
  • Car owner/Driver

Employer details

Employer name

East London NHS Foundation Trust


EPCT offices, 2nd Floor 302 Shrewsbury Road


E7 8QP

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