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Community Staff Nurse

Band 5

Main area
B&D CHCS
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 per week
Job ref
395-BD165-18
Site
Across Barking and Dagenham
Town
Barking and Dagenham
Salary
£23,023 - £29,608 pa plus HCAS
Closing
25/01/2019 23:59
Interview date
09/02/2019

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.

Advert

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Community Staff Nurses who are committed to the delivery of high quality patient care in our Community Health and Social Care Service (CHSCS) locality based teams in Barking and Dagenham.

We are seeking enthusiastic and highly motivated Registered Nurses to complement our skill mix within the CHSCS across Barking and Dagenham. The Community Nurse will support with the provision of holistic health care as delegated within own level of agreed competency, to patients, families/carers in their home environments.

The role encompasses treatment, advice and teaching within the professional competence of the post holder and applicants need to demonstrate a commitment to the provision of high quality evidence based care.

The ideal candidate must be a registered nurse (Part 1) and will work as a member of the integrated 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 under the supervision of the District Nurse.


Essential criteria for this post include:
•The ability to work as an effective member of a multi-disciplinary team
•Ability to demonstrate knowledge of key issues in community healthcare.
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

A full UK driving licence and access to a car for work purposes is essential.

The post holder will demonstrate an awareness of current evidence based approaches to patient care and be actively involved in the development of local strategies and contribute to service improvement and redesign.

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 £3,659 to a maximum of £4,664).

For further details / informal visits contact:

Suzanne Neilson, Community Clinical Locality Lead on 07738740844 or email Suzanne.neilson@nelft.nhs.uk

 

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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

Suzanne Neilson, Community Clinical Locality Lead on 07738740844 or email on Suzanne.neilson@nelft.nhs.uk

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
0300 300 1530 option 1