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Digital Health Nurse/AHP/Paramedic - Virtual Ward

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year Pro rata
Closing date
22 May 2024

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This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in a new programme of work, that utilises technology to enable individuals to remain in their own home as an alternative to bedded care. Virtual Ward provision is instrumental in enabling people to receive hospital level care in their normal place of residence, the benefits of which are very significant to the individual and the wider health system.

The Virtual ward utilises remote monitoring in conjunction with completing face to face visits to enable people to stay in their homes

The service works closely with Royal Cornwall Hospital, Community Matrons, UCR, Specialist Nurses from Cardiac and Respiratory services, Practice Nurses and GPs with prevention and early detection of deterioration at the forefront of our intervention.

If you would like to work in an innovative/ dynamic and supportive team contact us to chat about this opportunity!

Main duties of the job

The Virtual Ward team triage referrals, admit patients including a holistic assessment and in conjunction with medical colleagues create a care and monitoring plan for the patient. The patients symptoms and clinical observations are then monitored and care reviewed as required.

This role includes both face to face patient care as well as remote monitoring.

If you would like to work in an innovative/ dynamic and supportive team contact us to chat about this opportunity!

About us

We're 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 description

Job responsibilities

To view a detailed job description and person specification including the main responsibilities of this role please see supporting documents.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse - Adult/AHP
  • Current Professional Registration - NMC/HCPC



  • IT skills to include use of Word, Excel, email, internet, recording systems
  • The ability to provide skilled, evidence-based nursing care to a wide range of patients
  • Leadership skills
  • Ability to deal with patients and carers who are under stress

Employer details

Employer name

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust





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