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Community Staff Nurse

Employer
Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Perton
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa
Closing date
4 Jun 2024
'Previous Candidates Need Not Apply'

Do you want to be part of a team delivering the highest standards of palliative & end of life care to patients in their own homes?Are interested in complex, specialist wound & pelvic health care?Could you holistically support patients to manage their long term conditions and care needs within the community?Could you support patients with acute care needs to receive treatment (such as IV antibiotics) without an avoidable hospital admission?Would you like training, support and personalised ongoing professional development into a variety of career pathways?

If yes, a position in our community nursing teams could be for you!!

We are looking for Qualified Nurses to join our, friendly & supportive Community Nursing Teams.

Main duties of the job

You will have a commitment to providing holistic care to patients in their own homes, be able to work on you own initiative and work well within a team. Key clinical skills include complex wound care, bladder & bowel management, palliative & end of life care, as well as, medication administration.

Within the community we are seeing more complex and acute patients than ever before, with increasingly specialist treatment and care being provided by highly skilled staff.Working within our Community Nursing Team you will support, assess, and treat patients with a variety of health needs, deliveringhigh quality, evidence based practice.

Due to the nature of community working, ability to travel across the patch to provide care to patients is essential.

About us

By joining Team MPFT, you will be helping your communities and in return for this, we will support you by
  • Supporting your career development and progression
  • Excellent NHS Pension scheme
  • Generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Options for flexible working
  • Up to 27 days annual leave (increasing with service up to 33 days) and the opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Extensive Health and Wellbeing support and resources
  • If you work in our community teams, we pay for your time travelling between patients
  • Lease car if you complete more than 500 business miles per annum, fully insured and maintained (including tyres), mileage paid at lease car rate
  • Salary sacrifice car - fully insured and maintained (including tyres), your gross pay is reduced by the cost of the vehicle before tax, NI and pension deductions are calculated, milage paid at business rates
  • Salary sacrifice bikes up to �2k
  • Free car parking at all trust sites
  • Free flu vaccinations every year
  • Citizens Advice support linked with a Hardship Fund for one off additional support up to �250 (if the criteria is met)

And more. We are proud to be a diverse and inclusive organisation and there is a choice of staff networks that help you meet like-minded people.

Job description

Job responsibilities

What we ask from you

Role

Working in collaboration with the muti-disciplinary team and colleagues to:-

-Promote independence and support patient centred care planning.-Provide care directly to patients on the caseload with a range of nursing needs (including palliative care, complex wound care, pelvic health, medication administration).-Work autonomously, in line with your scope of practice, competence and policies.-Handover patient information to the wider team, document patient information effectively.-Escalation of patients needs as appropriate.

Qualifications and training

Essential- Nursing degree (Or equivalent) including registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.Desirable- Further continued professional development, practice supervisor and assessor training.

For further information on the Job Description, main responsibilities and Person Specification to ensure you have the relevant skills for the post, please see the attached documents below.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Degree in nursing or equivalent


Desirable

  • Mentorship qualification or equivalent


Professional Registration

Essential

  • Current NMC Registration


Employer details

Employer name

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Seisdon PCN

Perton

WV6 7QE

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

301-VA-24-6198409-A

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