The post holder will work independently under the direction and guidance of a registered nurse in orderto provide efficient and effective evidence based nursing care to patients in their own homes. He/she willwork in partnership with team members, service users, general practice staff and other agencies.To work as part of the District Nursing Service and other stakeholders to provide efficient and effectivenursing care as delegated to patients in their own homeMain duties of the jobBand 5 registered nurse Lennard Road Out of Hours Service 10 hours a week 18.00-23.00 All candidates must have a clean driving license and use of a car for work purposes The post will close once we have received a sufficient number of applications We are Transforming Adult Community Services in Croydon. Do you have the skills to be part of this exciting transformation?
In Croydon, Health and Social care providers and commissioners have formed the Croydon Alliance Board with the aim of providing a whole system transformation that will deliver the outcomes our over 65's have specified that they want.
We require a Healthcare Assistant to work within the Community Nursing Service to provide efficient and effective nursing care to patients in their own homes. The ideal candidate should have experience working within a Health Care setting, be compassionate and able to communicate effectively with patients.
All candidates must have a clean driving license and use of a car for work purposes. Once recruited staff can take advantage of our child care facilities.
With its excellent shopping and entertainment facilities and fast transport links to Central London and the Coast why not come and be part of our Transformation Agenda?
Car DriverAbout us
Croydon Health Services NHS Trust provide hospital and community services from a number of community and specialist clinics throughout Croydon.
These include:o Croydon University Hospital o Purley Hospital o The Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Centre in Thornton Heath o Community bases at Purley, Sanderstead, New Addington, Broad Green, Woodside o A minor injuries unit in New Addington The Trust was formed on 1st August 2010 through the integration of Croydon Community Health Services and Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust. Around 3,500 staff provide services for a population of over 360,000 people who are relatively young with a high level of ethnic diversity.Our Vision:Excellent integrated care for you and your family, when and where you need itOur 5 key 'Here for you' promises to the people of Croydon are:o You feel cared for by helpful and welcoming staff o You feel in safe hands with highly professional staff o You feel confident in your treatment from skilled teams of compassionate clinicians o You feel we value your time with convenient appointments, minimal waiting and care closer to homeo You feel it's getting better all the time as we continue to improve our services
We are one of 17 Trusts in the country who have been accepted as national pioneers on staff engagement and empowerment, through the adoption of Listening into Action as a new way of working. The approach we are taking to Listening into Action is new and different.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Please see the attached supporting document which contains more information about the role .
For further information on the role , kindly contact: Bernie Gillespie Cluster MatronPerson SpecificationEducation And QualificationsEssential
Knowledge And UnderstandingEssential
- oNVQ III or equivalent in relevant area of practice or willingness to undertake.
- oAwareness of own level of knowledge and competency and of when to seek guidance from senior colleagues.
- oUnderstanding the HCA role.
- oExperience of working as part of a team
- oKnowledge of the provision of care for people with long term conditions and/ or end of life care.
- oMust be able to demonstrate clear verbal communication skills with patients, carers and staff at all levels
- oAbility to work without direct supervision, e.g. when in patient's home.
Employer detailsEmployer name
- oCar driver with a current UK licence and access to a car for work purposes
Croydon University Hospital NHS TrustAddress
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