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Community Staff Nurse - South Network

Employer
Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Scunthorpe
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
13 Dec 2023
We are looking for enthusiastic Staff Nurses to work as part of the Integrated Health Team based within North Lincolnshire Community Services, and although based in one locality it will be expected you will work from any community base if required.

This current post will see the successful applicant working predominantly in South Network.

Community Staff Nurses are an integral part of the District Nursing team providing skilled nursing care to patients in the community.

To assist with the assessment of care needs the development of care plans, implementation of care and the evaluation of care. To carry out unsupervised delegated nursing duties as defined by the caseload holder, and to be an effective member of the network, developing and maintaining effective channels of communication with other professionals and agencies. Supervise and support unqualified staff, and act as mentor for pre-registration students.

You must be flexible, caring, and professional and have the ability to remain calm under pressure.

We expect you to provide advice and information to patients and their carers as appropriate.

We are currently introducing an electronic allocation system within the networks that will have great benefits for all community nurses and will see a positive change to the way we work.

We have now revised our shift pattern to be able to offer best support to staff and patients over the 24 hour period.

Main duties of the job

  • Undertake comprehensive and holistic assessment of the patient's nursing care needs.
  • Use this assessment to develop a plan of care, which is evidence based and planned in partnership with the patient whenever possible.
  • Implement the planned programme of care, delegating duties appropriately and teaching and coordinating other members of the healthcare team, patient, family and carers.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the nursing care provided and make adjustments to the care plan as necessary. Feedback to caseload holder changes in the patient's condition as soon as is practically possible.
  • Advise on the promotion of health and the prevention of illness as an integral part of nursing duties.
  • Maintain clinical records in accordance with NMC Guidelines on Record Keeping and Trust policies.


About us

We're a large organisation with three hospitals located in Scunthorpe, Grimsby and Goole. We also provide community services in North Lincolnshire. Our 6,500 members of staff care for and support a population of more than 400,000 people.

We encourage all our staff to innovate and adopt 'best practice' so we can deliver excellent care to our patients. We ask staff to live our values kindness, courage and respect.

We are committed to recruiting the best people to work with us. You could be one of them.

To learn more about Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust, and discover the unique benefits on offer to employees, view our latest videos, plus more, please visit our recruitment website at https://joinnlag.co.uk/

Should we receive a high volume of applications for this vacancy, the advert may be closed earlier than stated. To view a full job description and person specification please see attachments on this advert.

In line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Recruitment & Workforce team will use and hold your personal data for the intended purpose and in line with the Recruitment & Workforce Privacy Statement.

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children/vulnerable adults and expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers.

Job description

Job responsibilities

We are committed to creating and maintaining a fair and supportive working environment and culture, where contributions are fully recognised and valued by all and staff feel empowered to carry out their duties to the best of their abilities. As employers we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff. This underpins our values as set out in the NHS Constitution, supports us to be an Employer of Choice and ultimately enables our employees to support the effective care of our patients.

We strongly value the different perspectives and ideas a diverse workforce brings to deliver better outcomes for our patients. We welcome applications irrespective of peoples age, disability, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances.

Following consultation the Health and Social Care Act 2008 has been amended, which includes the provision that from 11th November 2021 all workers in CQC registered care homes are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical exemption applies. If appointed to a role which includes deployment to care homes you will be required to provide evidence of full vaccination or medical exemption in order to undertake the role. This evidence will be required post-appointment as part of the pre-employment check process. Please note that the requirement for full vaccination, or medical exemption, will be a requirement of the terms and conditions of service for staff deployed to care homes.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse. Diploma.
  • Evidence of Post Registration development.


Desirable

  • Degree in Nursing.
  • Professional development in areas that will enhance Community Nursing.
  • Qualified mentor or working towards.


Occupational Experience

Desirable

  • Previous Community Nursing experience.
  • Proficient in additional Community Nursing Competencies required, eg, Phlebotomy, male catheterisation.


Personal Qualities

Essential

  • Car owner/driver.


Desirable

  • Clean driving licence.


Employer details

Employer name

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Global House

Ridge Way

Scunthorpe

DN15 7BH

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

208-02E047-23-1

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