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Assistant Practitioner (Medication Administration)

Band 4

Main area
Older People with Dementia and Complex Needs
Band 4
Permanent (subject to successful completion of medication module)
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Julian Hospital
£19,409 - 22,683 gross per annum
22/02/2018 23:59

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust provides child and adult mental health services, alcohol treatment, learning disability, wellbeing and eating disorder services across Norfolk and Suffolk.

We are committed to delivering quality driven mental health services. Every individual makes a valuable contribution. We are proud of our staff who have been commended for the care they provide. Do you value working positively, respectfully and together? If so, we’d love you to join us!

Please follow this link to find out more in our Employee Handbook

Employee Handbook

Please read the job description/person specification carefully and ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills and experience needed.

It is important that you complete a formal application form as CV’s alone will not be accepted.

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Are you a qualified Assistant Practitioner?

Do you have experience of working with people with dementia and complex needs?

Are you a safe and conscientious practitioner?

Would you like the opportunity to extend your skills in order to administer medication?

Rose Ward and Sandringham Ward at Hammerton Court are looking to employ an Assistant Practitioner who has already completed (or is willing to complete) the Medicines Management module at UEA. The course starts on the 22nd March, and as such the successful applicant may need to commence employment with us by then in order to attend.

Please note that the applicant will need to successfully complete the course in order continue in the role substantively. Unsuccessful candidates may be offered Band 3 roles (subject to availability).

To find out more about the role click the job description, then click APPLY to start your candidate experience today! 

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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 more information please contact Michelle Stewart (Matron) at

If you have problems applying, contact

01603 421515