An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Arbennek Probus Community Nursing Team for a 34.5 hr Band 5 Community Nurse on a fixed term contract. The applicant will need to demonstrate excellent communication skills, and sound ability to prioritise and time manage their own patient visit list within the Arbennek Community Nurse Team. Proposed interview date: to be confirmedMain duties of the job
Responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care, without direct supervision, to patients, carers and relatives within their home environment, enabling them to enjoy maximum independence and optimum quality of life.
To work in partnership with patients and carers to offer support and advice and promote informed choice.
Responsible to support the role of the Community Nurse Team leader and other locality teams when needed.
To work autonomously, providing effective, evidence based care in line with competency and training record and organisational policies, procedures and guidelines.About us
Cornwall Foundation Trust is 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.
Approximately 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 / Qualifications and ExperienceEssential
Skills and AptitudeEssential
- Registered Nurse - Adult
- Current Professional Registration - NMC
- To act as a mentor for student university placements. Having the mentoring qualification or being willing to work towards this qualification and attending mentorship updates as required
Desirable Employer detailsEmployer name
- Leadership skills
- Conflict resolution skills
- IT skills to include use of Word, Excel, email, internet, recording systems
- Flexibility and adaptability to meet the demands of job
Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Unit 5 Chenoweth Business Park
Ruan High Lanes
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