CLCH Community Planned Care Services are looking to expending our community services and currently seeking motivated dynamic band 5 nurses to join our District Nursing service based in Brent that will give you many opportunities to flourish and further develop your skills and career.
We are currently looking at a 5-year plan to upskill our nurses to become aspiring leaders for the future, this includes prescribing. This is an exciting time for our Brent District nursing teams, and we are looking at ways to include working together towards an integrated approach. If this looks like something you are interested in, then please do apply we would love to have you in our teams.
Are you looking for opportunities to develop your community nursing skills in your career and to be part of a unique and dynamic integrated care team? Do you want to be part of developing and shaping a new integrated care service in Brent?
If so, an exciting new opportunity is available for a Registered Nurse to join our planned cares Service in Brent.Main duties of the job
Brent Planned Care Services providecommunity nursing services and is split into five locality teams. This post will be located in one of the Brent localities. The post holder will work closely with the team leads/ clinicians to develop the service and maintain close working relationships with both acute and community services.
We are committed in offering you a rewarding and team environment with clinical supervision and support, a variety of career development opportunities and access to learning and development ensuring your continuous professional enhancement, clinical leadership support and alongside this the chance to work in the unique and energetic Brent Community areas.
The post holder must hold a full, valid, UK driving licence and have access to a car to use for business purposes (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010)About us
Central London Community Healthcare (CLCH) is one of the largest community healthcare organisations in London and Hertfordshire, providing our services to diverse communities/boroughs in 11 London Boroughs - Barnet, Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Hounslow, Kensington and Chelsea, Merton, Richmond, Wandsworth, Westminster - and Hertfordshire.
Just as we care about our patients' wellbeing, we care about yours!
We can offer you:
- A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
- Single occupancy accommodation in Central London - (we can help you find accommodation in London, support you with your deposit)
- Support with gaining your driving license *T& C's apply
- Car lease scheme *T& C's apply
- Flexible working options
- Annual travel card loan
- Training, support and development in your career
To have a full look at our benefits and what it's like working for us please go here: https://www.clch.nhs.uk/job/pay-and-benefits
At CLCH we appreciate and are proud of the diversity in the communities we serve and the workforce we employ. Applications are open and welcome to anyone, regardless of your age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, and disability. We are proud to say that we follow the workforce race equality standard and 28% of our senior staff (8A and above) are from a BAME background. CLCH also has active BAME and LGBTQI networks.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Please refer to the attached job description for full list ofresponsibilities. Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Working within a structured 12 month work-based training programme to provide skilled nursing care to patients in a variety of community settings, working under the supervision of the District Nurse Team Lead (DNTL) and learning mentor to achieve clinical competencies that enable progression to a Senior Community Nurse B6 post at the end of the 12 month programme.
- The post holder will undertake community nursing duties involving delivery of nursing services and holistic assessments of patients health needs using a person centred approach.
- This includes providing quality and seamless nursing care to housebound patients and being proactive in co-ordinating their care needs as appropriate, avoiding unnecessary admission to hospital or long term care institutions.
- Registered Nurse with current UK NMC registration
- Has undertaken formal training in staff and team management
- Recent clinical nursing experience negotiating and liaising within a multi-disciplinary team
- Working with people with complex health needs
- Supporting students and other learners e.g. HCAs teaching others in the practice environment
- Experience of undertaking general assessment by utilising evidence based care.
- Previous experience in the nursing process, care planning and fluent in record keeping.
- Experience of providing holistic care that involves the multidisciplinary team.
Skills & KnowledgeEssential
- Experience of training other students.
- Participation in audit research projects service development
- Post registration experience in a community environment
- Knowledge of out of hospital care and the role of the Community Nurse
- Knowledge of nurse revalidation.
- Ability to listen effectively and ability to give constructive feedback to clients and colleagues.
- Time management skills.
- Knowledge of how Equal Opportunities can be implemented in practice.
- Knowledge of reasonable response to service user needs and prioritising and dealing with those needs with a required urgency.
- Awareness of the management and use of data in the NHS setting
- Knowledge of risks involved in working in the community.
- Knowledge of evidence based practice.
- Knowledge of management of long term condition e.g. Diabetes and an understanding of the concept of self-management.
- Knowledge of infection control
- Knowledge of general wound care
- Promotion of continence
- Literacy and numeracy skills
- Knowledge of recent government legislation and changes in community care delivery
- Understanding of resource management
- Knowledge of the audit process
- Ability to work in a team and be a proactive member and able to engage in change process in the team.
- Ability to organise and participate in weekly work allocation and be able to prioritise and delegate effectively.
- Ability to assess a situation and act promptly.
- Ability to implement learning in practice and inform others.
- Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing such as computerised documentation and data entry
- Ability to facilitate and support students and HCAs.
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Hold a full, valid, UK driving licence and have access to a car to use for business purposes (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010)
- Ability to critically analyse and evaluate research relevant to practice
Central London Community Health TrustAddress
Willesden Centre for Health and Care
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