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District Nurse

Employer
Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Scunthorpe
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata
Closing date
7 Jun 2024
Are you a qualified District Nurse or have just completed the District Nurse Specialist Practice Qualification ?

We have a full time vacancies within the Community Nursing Networks in North Lincs.

As a District Nurse you will carry a caseload of complex patients and contribute to the management of the teams.

We are currently undergoing a number of changes including an electronic allocation system and the introduction of a nursing HUB where patient visits are triaged and prioristed. Both systems are in their infancy so an exciting time to be part of the transformation.

Main duties of the job

An opportunity has arisen for band 6 District Nurses to join the forward thinking District Nursing teams. We are part of the integrated Health and Social care teams within the community setting. You will need a sound understanding of the current Nursing and Health agenda, excellent communication skills and effective leadership and decision making skills. You will need to be an individual able to work autonomously whilst promoting a positive and supportive learning environment for team members and students.

Part of your daily managerial tasks will be to update or populate rosters, manage any sickness for the day, support the wider worforce and complete any projects required of you. There is also a rota in place covering the HUB.This posts will provide the opportunity to take forward the expanding role of community nursing within the multi-disciplinary integrated team to meet the long term conditions and end of life care agenda, linking and working closely with the GP's. It will be expected that you will have an understanding and commitment to the continuing development and modernisation of community nursing and must have effective communication and negotiation skills.The post is suitable for a newly qualified District Nurse, who will gain caseload management skills and experience over a 6 month preceptorship period.

About us

NLAG is part of one of the largest acute and community Group arrangements in the NHS, seeing well over one million patients every year and managing a budget of over �1.3 billion.

Made up of two Trusts - Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust (NLAG) and Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (HUTH) - our Group has significant ambitions and is committed to delivering world-class hospital and community services for the 1.65 million people we serve.

Together we employ nearly 20,000 staff. Our five main hospital sites are Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital, Scunthorpe General Hospital and Goole and District Hospital, for NLAG and Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital for HUTH.

As Teaching Hospitals working with the Hull York Medical School, we both lead and contribute to research in many areas - biomedical research, primary care, palliative medicine, cardiovascular and respiratory medicine, vascular surgery, cancer surgery and oncology.

We believe that by developing a diverse, inclusive, innovative, skilled and caring workforce, we can deliver excellent care to our patients and a great future for our employees, our Group and our community.

Should we receive a high volume of applications the advert may be closed earlier than stated.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more detailed information, please read the job description linked below.

As a Trust we are keen to offer and encourage flexible working opportunities to address health and wellbeing and work-life balance for our employees, this will have a positive impact on the care we provide.

Flexible working is part of a wider commitment to improve the quality and experience of working life and we recognise that it is a key contributor for the recruitment and retention of our employees.

We therefore support and encourage open conversations around a specific working pattern to suit your work-life balance or a multi-role career, if it works for you and works for the role, we'll do our best to make it happen.

Local flexible working arrangements are developed in partnership between the line manager and employee in order to ensure equality of access to flexible working, as far as practicable, regardless of role, shift pattern, team or pay, based on: patient/service user and staff experience, service delivery and work-life balance of colleagues.

We are committed to creating and maintaining a fair and supportive working environment and culture, where contributions are fully recognised and valued by all and staff feel empowered to carry out their duties to the best of their abilities. As employers we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff. This underpins our values as set out in the NHS Constitution, supports us to be an Employer of Choice and ultimately enables our employees to support the effective care of our patients.

We strongly value the different perspectives and ideas a diverse workforce brings to deliver better outcomes for our patients. We welcome applications irrespective of peoples age, disability, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances.

To learn more about Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust, and discover the unique benefits on offer to employees, view our latest videos, plus more, please visit our recruitment website at https://joinnlag.co.uk/

In line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Recruitment & Workforce team will use and hold your personal data for the intended purpose and in line with the Recruitment & Workforce Privacy Statement.

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children/vulnerable adults and expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers.

Please be aware that all new employees starting work with us will be charged for the cost of their DBS check, if it is required for their role.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications

Essential

  • SRN/RGN, Certificate/Diploma, Degree in Community Health Studies.
  • Nurse Prescribing


Desirable

  • Evidence of further professional development.
  • One year post degree clinical experience.


Occupational Experience

Essential

  • Evidence of leadership, change and people management.
  • Car Owner driver.
  • Evidence of commitment to continued professional development.


Desirable

  • Experience of change and people management.
  • Experience of research/development and audit.


Employer details

Employer name

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Global House

Ridgeway

Scunthorpe

DN15 7BH

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