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Community Nurse

Employer
Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Scarborough
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
26 Apr 2024
Do you aspire to provide holistic, patient centred care? Apply for our Community Nurse vacancy in Scarborough where you will assess & care for patients in their own place of residence. With our service also providing nursing specialisms, there is a wonderful opportunity to develop your career with us and we support our staff in gaining further qualifications.

Here's what a member of our team has to say about his experience: 'I started with Humber as a Newly Qualified Nurse 5 years ago & have since completed my District Nurse Specialist Qualification which helped me to secure a Band 6 role. I will soon start my prescribing qualification which will open many avenues in my nursing career. Humber are willing to support & help their staff to flourish in their careers.'

Your planned induction would include a training programme delivered by our specialist nurses & for newly qualified staff we have a preceptorship programme. We have a clear competency framework so you know what is expected within your role & can plan development of your competencies with support from your line manager.

As a community nurse you need your own transport and to be comfortable working alone in patient homes. You will work closely with other community nurse colleagues and the wider MDT within our own services and other agencies including the acute hospitals, Hospice, General Practice, Social Services & the voluntary sector. We are a 24/7 service so there is opportunity for different types of shifts.

Main duties of the job

The main duties of the role include -
  • Holistic patient assessment, formulation and reviewing of care plans
  • Holding a non-complex patient caseload
  • Management of pressure ulcers & wounds
  • Palliative & end of life care
  • Bladder & bowel care including catheterisation and continence assessments
  • Medicines Management
  • Injections (sub cut & IM)
  • Phlebotomy
  • Provision of equipment to support care
  • Safeguarding
  • Participation in daily safety huddles & handovers
  • Line management & supervision of junior staff
  • Practice supervision for nursing students
  • Continual learning and professional development


About us

We are an award winning and CQC rated good health and social care Trust delivering integrated services across Hull, East and North Yorkshire. Find out more on our website

We are a forward thinking and dynamic Trust with a real commitment to staff development. We value our colleagues and invest in them to ensure they have the right skills to deliver outstanding care.

We are proud to score above or equal to the average for all NHS People Promise theme areas demonstrating our commitment to improve the experience of working in the NHS for everyone. Wherever you work we know you will receive a warm welcome and all the support you'll need to get you started.

We recognise the positive value of diversity and promotes equality whilst challenging discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

Work life balance is about having influence and flexibility over when, where and how you work. If the work pattern for this role does not meet your needs, we welcome an application and are happy to discuss working arrangements that differ from those advertised.

We offer a unique range of benefits that go above and beyond other NHS Trusts including an enhanced leave package and health and wellbeing support.

From city to countryside, market towns to moors you'll find a place to call home including some of the most affordable places to live in the UK.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

For further details with regard to this vacancy opportunity, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification

Skills and Competencies

Essential

  • Evidence of how you will efficiently transport self and equipment to/from multiple venues over a large geographical area during each shift in the UK
  • Adequate IT skills required to utilise electronic patient records, electronic communications, clinical stock ordering


Desirable

  • Experience of use of SystmOne


Knowledge and Experience

Essential

  • Knowledge of the specific service area, team and role evidenced within the supporting information of application to vacancy
  • Experience of Community Nursing in prior employment or student placement


Desirable

  • Experience of managing a caseload of patients including triage and prioritisation of referrals and daily work
  • Experience of mentoring pre-registration students


Qualifications

Essential

  • Degree/diploma in adult nursing (or in final year of nursing degree programme)
  • Hold current NMC registration or student registration if in final year of training


Desirable

  • Up to date training & registration as a mentor
  • Evidence of relevant CPD - could include completion of short courses or post-graduate study


Employer details

Employer name

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Community Services Scarborough Hub

174 Prospect Road

Scarborough

YO12 7LB

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

338-6173046-24-A

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