- Community Nursing
- Band 5
- Full Time and Part Time hours available
- Hawkwell Court
- £24,214 - £30,112 pa pro rata (plus HCAS)
- 17/09/2019 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.
We are seeking a motivated and dynamic full time Band 5 Community Nurse to work within the Integrated Care team in Walthamstow (ICT Central).
ICT Central is a forward-thinking and innovative service that is community based. The team works in a fully integrated way, with physiotherapists, occupational therapists, district nurses and community matrons all working side by side to ensure an integrated and holistic approach to the care of people accessing our service.
The post holder will be expected to support their team, department and organisation to achieve the Trust’s Values in their day to day work. These are the 5P’s:
- Putting people first
- Prioritising quality
- Being progressive, innovative and continually improve
- Being professional and honest
- Promoting what is possible – independence, opportunity and choice
The post holder will be a Registered Nurse with experience of working in the NHS. Community experience is desirable but not essential. The post holder will be responsible for patients allocated to them and will assess, manage, plan and deliver care.
The post holder will support their peers and caseload manager and be an effective team member whilst working on their own initiative. They will supervise pre-registration students and band 4 nursing assistants/assistant practitioners.
They will have a commitment to collaborative working and actively supporting and liaising with other health and social professionals and agencies.
The role will require you to be computer literate as all patients records are now electronic (RIO) and previous experience of administration duties will be advantageous.
We can offer the successful candidate:
- Regular clinical and managerial supervision and support
- A programme of In-service training and exciting development opportunities
- Opportunity for service development and audit
- Agile working devices to support community based working
- Childcare support and vouchers
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).
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).
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.
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 further details / informal visits contact:
Kay Rumsey - 07710387005