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Community Staff Nurse

Employer
Central London Community Health Trust
Location
London
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum, inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
28 Jun 2024
The post holder will undertake community nursing duties involving delivery of nursing services and holistic assessments of patient's health needs using a person-centred approach. This includes providing quality and seamless nursing care to housebound patients and being proactive in co-ordinating their care needs as appropriate, avoiding unnecessary admission to hospital or long-term care institutions. In addition, the post holder will be involved in facilitating self- care for patients with long term conditions, health promotion and innovative activities and projects that enhance patient service delivery.

To provide skilled nursing care working under the supervision of the Community Nurse Team Lead and Deputy Team Lead to patients in a variety of community settings. We believe community nursing gives dedicated healthcare professionals the opportunity to spend more time with the patients you care for in their own environment and work collaboratively with other clinicians to provide more coordinated care.

Main duties of the job

To give skilled nursing care, based on principles of best practice and clinical evidence. This includes:

Chronic disease management, end of life care, continence promotion and wound management. Specific skills include phlebotomy, administration of medication via syringe drivers and intravenous therapy, PEG management, urinary catheterisation, and tracheostomy suctioning.

Act as a Named Nurse with the support and supervision of the DN Team Lead. To take continued responsibility for the holistic health needs assessment including care planning, evaluation and appropriate implementation of health care and ensuring continuity of care following referral from acute care, rehabilitation units, GPs and other agencies.

Undertake comprehensive assessment of the physical, psychological and social care needs of patients using the Single Assessment Process and including the needs of carers. To provide individualised and person-centred care plans that provide monitoring and promotion of self-care to prevent unnecessary hospital admissions.

About us

Just as we care about our patients' wellbeing, we care about yours!

We can offer you:
  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Car lease scheme *T& C's apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

To have a full look at our benefits and what it's like working for us please go here: https://www.clch.nhs.uk/job/pay-and-benefits

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to Job description and personal Specification for outline of skills, knowledge and experience required.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • NMC Registration


Desirable

  • Evidence of other post-registration education and training


Employer details

Employer name

Central London Community Health Trust

Address

Tudor Lodge

London

SW19 6AE

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

824-SOUTH-9925

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