An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Caseload Holder to join the North West Community Nursing Team in the provision of Urgent and Planned Care to patients living in the community. We are a proactive & forward thinking team, who constantly strive for the delivery of excellent patient care and modern ways of working. The multidisciplinary teams provide nursing and therapy services offering an alternative to hospital admission, supporting timely discharge. We enable our patients to realise their potential independence in their most appropriate place of care.Main duties of the job
As a Caseload Holder you will manage a designated group of patients to ensure that they receive timely and evidence based care. You will have a skill mixed team to support the delivery of this care. You will need to be qualified to RN level, be registered with the NMC and be able to demonstrate current clinical experience in the Community setting. We are committed to clinical support, CPD & training.
There is a need for excellent communication skills and a dedication to multi agency working you will need to work flexibly within a busy, demanding environment with the ability to develop new skills and working patterns.About us
Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust provides community-based health services for adults and children in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, and some services in surrounding areas too. These range from district nursing, health visiting and running four community hospitals through to providing very specialist community care through talented and dedicated staff.
Patients, carers and the public play a vital role in helping us to develop and improve our services and we are constantly looking for ways to work with local communities, patients and the public to innovate and improve. Have a look at the Have Your Say section of our website to find out how you can feed back your experiences and help us to continually improve.
Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust is an exciting place to work. It offers a wide range of employment opportunities for many people.
Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust positively encourages applications from all areas of the community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or religious beliefs. We are committed to ensuring people who work for the community trust have a good working life - and a good work life/home life balance.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
To be responsible for patient assessment and the planning, implementation and evaluation of individual care plans, in collaboration with the widerMultidisciplinary Team together with patients informed consent, using Nurse Prescribing as appropriate to needs.To provide both immediate and long term nursing care in the community inresponse to patient need.To respond appropriately to triage requests for assessments and care and to undertake triage in the absence of the team leader.
In the absence of the team leader, to take responsibility for coordination and realignment of staff resources across all caseloads in the team to ensure capacity meets demand.Person SpecificationTraining & QualificationsEssential
- Current NMC Registration (Part 1)
Knowledge & SkillsEssential
- Wide range of nursing experience within a community setting
- Evidence of personal and professional development
- Mentor qualification and experience of undertaking clinical assessment
- Clinical Supervision - supervisor level
Employer detailsEmployer name
- IT Skills or willingness to undertake ECDL training
- Broad knowledge of current community issues and research within nursing
- Leadership skills
- Proactive approach & innovative
Shropshire Community Health NHS TrustAddress
North West Community Nursing
Oswestry Health Centre, Thomas Savin Road,
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