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Community Caseload Holder

Employer
East London NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Leighton Buzzard
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 Per annum
Closing date
23 Apr 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Are you looking to progress your leadership skills and be at the forefront of change? We are seeking a Community Nursing Sister/Qualified District Nurse to work within our integrated Primary Care Hub, which covers Dunstable and Leighton Buzzard ( this post is based in Dunstable). This is a friendly, dedicated and supportive team where professional guidance is readily available. We are an Outstanding Trust where the focus is on the delivery of quality outcomes and improving the patient experience.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for someone who is dynamic and motivated and has the confidence to support, coach and develop individuals to deliver consistently high quality services. You will also be required to manage your own caseload. Excellent communication and time management skills, and sound clinical knowledge, is essential. A flexible approach is required to accommodate the changing needs of the service along with the drive to influence service development.

About us

Our mission is to make a positive difference to people's lives by improving the quality of life for all we serve. Our values are: We Care, We Respect, We are Inclusive - so we are looking for people who live and breathe these qualities when supporting service users and carers, and in their relationships with colleagues in the Trust and our partner organisations

Job description

Job responsibilities

You must have a driving license and have access to a vehicle in order to carry out your duties. You will be required to work a shift pattern covering 7 days a week 08:00-16:00 or 13:00-21:00. The post is 30 hours per week.

Person Specification

Other

Essential

  • Current driving licence
  • Ability to travel across sites and across Bedfordshire to meet patient needs and attend meetings, etc.


Education/Qualifications and Training

Essential

  • Registered General Nurse
  • Demonstrate evidence-based practice and up-to-date clinical skills
  • Evidence of significant post registration nursing experience including community setting.
  • Relevant teaching/mentorship qualification and evidence of teaching skills
  • Post-registration nursing experience, including community experience


Desirable

  • Specialist Practitioner Qualification
  • Nurse Prescriber


Knowledge and Skills

Essential

  • Literate in IT/Computer Skills
  • Knowledge of the principles of Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults and Children
  • Knowledge of the principles of health promotion and prevention of illness
  • Good oral communication skills based on fluency on the English language


Desirable

  • Demonstrate an understanding of national government initiatives in health & social care & how they impact on local services.


Experience

Essential

  • Evidence of and commitment to multi-professional working
  • Understanding of the interface between primary and secondary care
  • Comprehensive understanding of partnership working
  • Ability to manage a caseload


Employer details

Employer name

East London NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Bassett Road Health Center

25 Bassett Road

Leighton Buzzard

LU7 1AR

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363-CHB6208437

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