Come and join our CQC rated 'Outstanding' Trust as a Community Staff Nurse in Wokingham (CNO-TWYFORD-CHALFONT Hubs).
We offer a supportive environment with opportunities for further career development, a strong in-house training programme, including excellent links with our partner Universities and opportunities to gain further qualifications. For newly qualified staff we offer a comprehensive 12-month preceptorship.
We believe in care that treats the whole person, not just the condition. We enable patients to stay at home longer and leave hospitals faster. Our community nurses work closely with members of the wider multi-disciplinary teams, including our GP's, local hospices, complex care nurses, health and social care coordinators, specialist nurses and therapist colleagues.
The NHS is changing. More emphasis on community-based care means there's never been a better time to join Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.Main duties of the job
o You will visit a number of patients on a daily basis in their own homes to provide a comprehensive range of clinical nursing activities.o You will provide high quality nursing care to a range of patients with varying healthcare needs.o Provide a high standard of holistic assessment and care planning.o Administer IV drugs, complex wound management, health promotion and medicines management, end of life care and symptom control.o Full time (37.5 hours per week) and part time opportunities available.o working in Wokingham localities and across outlying areas.About us
Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is a specialist mental health and community health services trust. Rated 'outstanding' by the CQC, we're committed to providing the best possible care to people across Berkshire.
The trust employs almost 5,000 people over more than 100 sites and community settings across Windsor & Maidenhead, Slough, Bracknell Forest, Wokingham, Reading and West Berkshire.
As an inclusive employer, we value diversity and are proud to be a Stonewall 100 Top Employer. Whatever your background or individual needs, at Berkshire Healthcare you'll be supported by friendly and professional managers to succeed.
These are the values that we live by at Berkshire Healthcare:o Caring for and about you is our top priorityo Committed to providing good quality, safe serviceso Working Together with you to develop innovative solutionsWe welcome people who share these values to come and work for us.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Benefits of working for us include:
Flexible working options to support work-life balance. 27 days annual leave rising with service + opportunity to buy and sell leave Generous NHS pension scheme 20.68% employer contribution Excellent learning and career development opportunities Advanced IT enablement Cycle to Work and car leasing scheme Access to a range of wellbeing tools and services Discounts at hundreds of popular retailers and restaurants via the Blue Light Card Staff networks for race, diversity, disabilities and more to support equality Generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave and access to our three staff nurseriesThe must haves for you to be considered for this role: A passion for community nursing, that matches our passion to provide excellent healthcare for patients within their own homes, Either a qualified adult nurse or currently in your last year of training (with NMC registration) Hold a full UK Driving Licence and have use of a car for work purposes
If youre someone who shares our passion for excellence and care, join us and lets be outstanding together.
We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required.Person SpecificationEducation/Qualifications/TrainingEssential
Continuous Professional DevelopmentEssential
- Registered General Nurse (RGN)
- NMC Registration
Desirable Previous ExperienceEssential
- Evidence of on-going professional development
Knowledge, Skills & AbilitiesEssential
- Experience of undertaking general assessment by utilising evidence based care.
- Community nursing Experience
- Well-developed written and verbal communication skills
- Computer literate
- Ability to demonstrate an understanding of LTC's and the concept of self-management
Employer detailsEmployer name
- To work bank holidays/weekends or unsocial hours to meet the needs of the service
- Full UK Driving Licence and use of car for work purposes
Berkshire Healthcare Foundation TrustAddress
Community Nursing Wokingham, Wokingham Community Hospital
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