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District Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Community Nursing
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time and Part Time Hours Available
Job ref
395-RCN-DN
Site
TBA
Town
Barking and Dagenham, Havering or Redbridge
Salary
£30,401- £37,267 per annum (plus HCAS)
Closing
29/09/2019 23:59

Do you want to be part of an innovative, dynamic organisation that is committed to delivering the best care by the best people? We are looking to appoint people who are as passionate about high quality care as we are.

NELFT provides award winning community and mental healthcare for over 2 million people. We work to ensure our patients, their friends and family, feel confident that their health needs are well met. With an excellent reputation for research and development, our skilled health professionals are at the cutting edge of evidence-based innovation, opening up the possibilities for better ways of working and delivery of care.

We are committed to the delivering the best care for our patients. The successful candidate will share this commitment and demonstrate our Trust values.

We are committed to continuous learning to improve patient outcomes so this means that we are also committed to the professional development of our workforce. We want to ensure you have the opportunity to grow and progress within NELFT, so take the first step on this journey by joining us now.

NELFT are seeking enthusiastic and highly motivated registered district nurses to join our Community Nursing Teams in Redbridge, Barking and Dagenham, and Havering

The successful candidates will be a Registered Nurse (RN12-NMC) responsible for patients allocated to them and will assess, manage, plan and deliver care, including being professionally and legally accountable. 

They will support their peers and team leader and be an effective team member whilst working on their own initiative. They will supervise pre-registration students.  They will have a commitment to collaborative working actively supporting and liaising with other health and social professionals and agencies.

The post holders will lead and manage a Community Nursing Team, geographically aligned to GP practices and be responsible for the management of a caseload ensuring the provision of a high standard of nursing care to patients and their families in the community. He/She will work as part of the integrated primary/community health care team, working within and across professional and organisational boundaries. Liaising with GPs, other professionals and statutory and voluntary agencies he/she will deliver individualised care to patients. The district nurse works without direct supervision and provides leadership to the community nursing team.

As a trust we believe that patient experience is inextricably linked to staff experience. By investing in the wellbeing and professional development of staff we invest in improving the patient experience and achieving our ambition of providing high quality, safe and compassionate care.

You will be an individual who is inspired by the strength of working in partnership with patients, carers and staff. You will be someone who faces new challenges with passion and enthusiasm and someone who wants to work in an organisation that values clinicians and managers alike and values the shared contribution made.

We have vacancies within our Barking and Dagenham, Redbridge, and Havering teams.  Please state your preference in your application form

Probationary Period

This post will be subject to a probationary period. Internal applicants are exempt from the probationary period (unless you are an internal applicant currently part way through a probationary period or currently a bank member of staff).

Assessment/Interview info

At NELFT we set very high standards to ensure we provide quality services. We require prospective employees to carry out an online literacy and numeracy test, equivalent to NVQ Level 2. For more information regarding our assessments, please visit our website. If you are shortlisted, invited for interview and successfully offered the post, you will be required to undertake an assessment for these skills during the pre-employment checks.

Starting with NELFT

NELFT place a great deal of importance on new starters being properly welcomed and inducted into the Trust. All new starters will join the Trust on the first Monday of each month and will undertake a comprehensive induction of up to two weeks which will include mandatory training, systems training and the allocation of equipment.  As part of the process new starters will have the opportunity to also meet the executive team, senior managers and attend a number of drop in sessions focussing in engagement, health and wellbeing and key processes. The induction will be held at our head office in Rainham Essex

High Cost Area Supplement - London

This post also attracts payment for High Cost Area Supplement of 15% of the basic salary (with a minimum of £3,722 to a maximum of £4,743).

 

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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

Justine Hodge

NELFT Recruitment and Retention Lead

Justine.hodge@nelft.nhs.uk 

If you have problems applying, contact

Address
The West Wing
CEME Centre
Rainham
Essex
Telephone
0300 300 1530