An exciting opportunity for a Deputy Community Nurse Team Lead for the St Austell Community Nursing Team.
As an autonomous practitioner the post holder will be responsible for the assessment and treatment of patients with complex health and social care needs. They will manage a clinical caseload within a community nursing team with guidance from the Community Matron, Community Nurse team Leads and Integrated Care Team Leads. Ensuring provision of a holistic nursing assessment and high quality, safe, evidence based care to patients and carers with the aim of maintaining patients in their own homes. This includes physical examination and detailed history taking, diagnosis of deterioration in pre-existing conditions and treatment planning. Proposed interview date: 28th September 2023Main duties of the job
The post holder will work in this adaptable and evolving role, focusing on safe, effective admission avoidance and supporting timely discharge from hospitals and other care settings. Implementing personalised support plans and collaborating with the whole community resource to facilitate ongoing care management.
To work in partnership with patients and carers and members of the multi-disciplinary team to offer support and advice and promote informed choice maximising independence and optimising quality of life. This post holder will be required to provide clinical management and leadership to all staff within the team.About us
We're an NHS community and mental health provider Trust based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. We deliver community and hospital-based care to improve people's physical and mental health. We also provide specialist support to people with dementia or a learning disability.
We are a people organisation and people matter to us. As part of the team, you'll help support the health and wellbeing of the people who live and visit this beautiful part of the UK.
Over 4,000 people make up the Trust. This includes doctors, nurses, therapists, plus admin and support staff.
We work in people's homes, in community clinics and bases. Some staff work from one of our 13 community hospitals. Our aspiration is to have great people, provide great care, be a great place to work and a great partner.
Just over 568,000 people live here. A third of people who live in Cornwall are supported by acute hospital services in Devon. As a result, we also work closely with our partners in Devon. In the summer, and during other holidays lots of people choose to visit the area. This increases the numbers of people who use our services.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
To view a detailed job description and person specification including the main responsibilities of this role please see supporting documents.Person SpecificationEducation / QualificationsEssential
Skills and AptitudeEssential
- Current professional registration - RN (Adult)
- Evidence of Recent relevant professional development
- A degree in nursing
Desirable Employer detailsEmployer name
- Leadership skills - able to motivate a range of staff, organise self and others, delegating and prioritising workload duties.
- Conflict resolutions skills
- IT skills to include use of word, excel, spreadsheets, email and internet access
Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation TrustAddress
St Austell Community Hospital
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