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Community Nurse

Employer
Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
London
Salary
£32,720 to £39,769 per annum, inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
5 Mar 2024
CLCH Community Planned Services are looking for expending the community service and currently seeking motivated band 5 nurses to join our District Nursing service based in Brent.

Are you looking for opportunities to develop your community nursing skills in your career and to be part of a unique and dynamic integrated care team? Do you want to be part of developing and shaping a new integrated care service in Brent?

If so, an exciting new opportunity is available for a Registered Nurse to join our planned cares Service in Brent.

Main duties of the job

Brent Planned Care Services providecommunity nursing services and is split into five locality teams. This post will be located in one of the Brent localities. The post holder will work closely with the team leads/ clinicians to develop the service and maintain close working relationships with both acute and community services.

We are committed in offering you a rewarding and team environment with clinical supervision and support, a variety of career development opportunities and access to learning and development ensuring your continuous professional enhancement, clinical leadership support and alongside this the chance to work in the unique and energetic Brent Community areas.

Candidates are required to hold a full, valid, UK driving licence and have access to a car to use for business purposes (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010)

About us

Just as we care about our patients' wellbeing, we care about yours!

We can offer you:
  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Car lease scheme *T& C's apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

To have a full look at our benefits and what it's like working for us please go here: https://www.clch.nhs.uk/job/pay-and-benefits

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To provide skilled nursing care working under the supervision of the Community Nurse Team Lead and Deputy Team Lead to patients in a variety of community settings.
  • The post holder will undertake community nursing duties involving delivery of nursing services and holistic assessments of patients health needs using a person-centred approach.
  • This includes providing quality and seamless nursing care to housebound patients and being proactive in co-ordinating their care needs as appropriate, avoiding unnecessary admission to hospital or long term care institutions.
  • In addition, the post holder will be involved in facilitating self- care for patients with long term conditions, health promotion and innovative activities and projects that enhance patient service delivery.

Please refer to Job description and personal Specification for outline of skills, knowledge and experience required.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse with current UK NMC registration


Desirable

  • Evidence of other post-registration education and training


Experience

Essential

  • Recent clinical nursing experience negotiating and liaising within a multidisciplinary team
  • Working with people with complex health needs
  • Supporting students and other learners e.g. HCAs teaching others in the practice environment
  • Experience of undertaking general assessment by utilising evidence-based care.
  • Previous experience in the Nursing process, care planning and fluent in record keeping
  • Experience of providing holistic carethat involves the multidisciplinary team.


Desirable

  • Experience of training other students.
  • Participation in audit research projects service development
  • Post registration experience in a NHS community environment


Skills

Essential

  • Knowledge of out of hospital care and the role of the Community Nurse
  • Knowledge of PREP
  • Ability to listen effectively and ability to give constructive feedback to clients and colleagues.
  • Time management skills.
  • Knowledge of how Equal Opportunities can be implemented in practice
  • Knowledge of reasonable response to service user needs and prioritising and dealing with those needs with a required urgency
  • Awareness of the management and use of data in the NHS setting
  • Knowledge of risks involved in working in the community.
  • Knowledge of evidence based practice
  • Knowledge of management of long term condition e.g. Diabetes and an understanding of the concept of self- management.
  • Knowledge of infection control
  • Knowledge of general wound care
  • Promotion of continence
  • Literacy and numeracy skills


Desirable

  • Knowledge of recent government legislation and changes in community care delivery
  • Understanding of resource management
  • Knowledge of the audit process


Key Attributes

Essential

  • Ability to work in a team and be a proactive member and able to engage in change process in the team
  • Ability to organise and participate in weekly work allocation and be able to prioritise and delegate effectively
  • Ability to assess a situation and act promptly
  • Ability to implement learning in practice and inform others
  • Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing such as computerised documentation and data entry
  • Ability to facilitate and support students and HCAs
  • Hold a full, valid, UK driving licence and have access to a car to use for business purposes (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010)


Desirable

  • Ability to critically analyse and evaluate research to practice


Employer details

Employer name

Central London Community Health Trust

Address

Wembley Centre for Health & Care

London

HA0 4UZ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

824-ONW-6882-B

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