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District Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Nursing
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
395-RR276-19P-E
Site
Wanstead & Woodford HASS
Town
Redbridge
Salary
£30,401 - £37,267 plus HCA pa
Closing
26/08/2019 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.

North East London Foundation Trust (Redbridge) are seeking enthusiastic and highly motivated registered nurses to join our Community Nursing Service in Redbridge.

The post holder will be a Registered Nurse (RN12-NMC) who will have significant care experience at Band 5. The post holder will be responsible for leading nursing care for a designated team/caseload. Will be professionally and legally accountable for all aspects of care relating to clinical areas. Responsible for patients allocated to them and will assess, manage and deliver care to meet the complex needs for those patients requiring intermediate care and primary care services.

The post holder will be able to manage and support their peers, working on their own initiative and but also an effective team member along with the requirements of pre-registration students. They will be committed to working collaboratively, actively supporting and liaising with other health, social professionals and other agencies.

The service currently operates from 08.30-17.00hrs (however this may be revised during transformational change) including regular weekends on a rota basis.

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

In return for your commitment, the Trust can offer Clinical Supervision, Support for Professional Development, annual appraisals and a Personal Development Plan.

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

For further details / informal visits contact:

For informal enquiries please contact:

Name : Susan Moore Job Title: Integrated Locality Team Manager Contact No: 020 8708 2389

E-mail address: Susan.moore@nelft.nhs.uk

or

Name: Valerie Murray Job Title: Clinical Nurse Lead

Telephone number:0208 708 2188 or 07939193313 E-mail address: valerie.murray@nelft.nhs.uk