Are you looking for the next step in leadership in your nursing career? Are you passionate about making a difference to patients' lives?
If 'yes' then there couldn't be a more exciting time to join us! Here at our District Nursing service no day is ever the same. As a well established Community Service, we care for patients with complex needs providing highly skilled assessments and support within their own home environment. The role will involve leading a team of experienced Community Nurses and working in partnership with multiple stakeholders and voluntary services to provide the best care to our community and shape the future of healthcare across Milton Keynes.Main duties of the job
We are looking for energetic, dynamic nurses who can think on their feet and thrive on the challenges the working day can bring. You will be joining our team of highly motivated proactive professionals to continue our goal of developing our service beyond the traditional scope of nursing in response to the challenging health care needs that we are facing nationally.
If you pride yourself on thinking outside the box and enjoy challenge then this is the job for you. The candidate will have the District Nursing Qualification and have experience from Community Settings and be knowledgeable in their field. Experience within Palliative Care, Frailty and Long Term Conditions would be desirable.
The hours of the District nursing Service are 9am - 5pm, 7 days a week including bank holidays. Driving licence and use of a car is essential.About us
Job descriptionJob responsibilities
- Flexible working
- Buy & Sell Annual Leave
- an attractive pension scheme (including a tax-free lump sum on retirement and family benefits for dependants ill health retirement benefits and life assurance cover of twice your annual pay).
- Employee Assistance programme: a free and confidential service to help with personal life
- Staying Well at Work service for tailored employment related support to staff with severe and long term mental health problems
- Physio Med: an education zone, advice line and treatment service for staff
- Staff Wellbeing Zone for free and confidential online health and wellbeing programmes
- The Recovery College: offers a range of health and wellbeing courses for staff
- A range of staff networks: The PRIDE@CNWL Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and other sexual and gender minorities (LGBT+) Network Disabled Employees Network
- Lived Experience of Mental Health Staff Network
- Carers at Work Network
- Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Network (BME)
- Discounts and savings at hundreds of retailers nationwide with My Trust Benefits: You can save money on your weekly food shops, household bills, toiletries, and cosmetics, cinema tickets, meals out and holidays or weekend breaks.
- Salary sacrifice
The following responsibilities are applicable: Maintain thehighest standards of care and service,taking responsibility not only for the care you personally provide, but also for your wider contribution to the aims of your team and the NHS as a whole. Be aware of and follow at all times the relevant National and Local code of practice in relation to their role and function. If you are in a post that requires registration with a professional body you are required to maintain that registration with the appropriate professional body. Take responsibility for attending and participating in allmandatory & essential trainingto ensure the safe and efficient functioning of the trust and/or safety and wellbeing of other staff and the patients you provide services for. Participate in theappraisal processon a minimum of an annual basis in accordance with the Personal Development Review Policy to explore and identify development needs to ensure that you are able to fulfil your job role and meet all objectives set through the process. Abide by locally agreed policies and procedures and ensure you familiarise themselves with such policies which can be found on the trust intranet our preferred method of communication. Staff who cannot access the intranet should contact their line manager. Participates in Clinical Supervision Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Level 1 Registered Nurse
- District Nurse Qualification
- Evidence of other professional training
- Additional management/Leadership training
- Non- Medical Prescribing V300
- District / Community Nurse experience
- Evidence of recent team management
- Involvement in practice development
- Knowledge & understanding of current community nursing issues
- Understanding of primary care provision
- Sound clinical knowledge
- Understanding of managing human resources issues, including sickness and performance
- Ability to work under pressure
- Good organisation skills
- Ability to prioritise a changing workload
- IT skills including excel, SystmOne & Healthroster
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Interest in personal future development
Central and North West London NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Bletchley Milton Keynes
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