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District Nurse Team Leader - City (INTERNAL)

Employer
Wye Valley NHS Trust
Location
Hereford
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
2 Jul 2024
District Nurse Team Lead - City

We have an opportunity in the City District Nursing Team and are looking for an experienced community nurse with an interest in management to join our leadership team. This is a great opportunity to develop and strengthen your management and leadership skills and to be part of implementing change within a service.

We are seeking a colleague who shares our passion for caring for people in their own homes, strives towards excellence in community nursing and with a keen interest in service development and quality improvement. You will be fully supported by the Locality Manager and have access to regular support from peers and other managers to help you develop in your role.

Main duties of the job

You will be responsible for the overall management of the team caseload and the rota. Ensuring the right skill mix and workforce development are key elements of the role.

You will lead on recruitment, training and reporting supported by the Matron and Locality Manager. You will undertake some clinical work in a wide range of nursing interventions.

This roles requires you to have excellent organisational skills, an ability to build relationships with internal and external colleagues and an appetite for innovation. You should be able to evidence the ability to lead and motivate others and be able to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Good IT skills are a must!

Whilst we value the Specialist Practitioner Qualification (SPQ), we will consider applications from those without it, but may have something at an equivalent level/relevant experience. It is the leadership ability that we need to support the team and our patients.

It includes working weekends and bank holidays as part of a rota and late shifts until 8pm. You must be able to meet the travel requirements of the post and have access to a car. There are opportunities for lease cars.

If you have the right values for the WVT you will be supported by a programme of continuous training and development. The position offers opportunities to get involved in Quality Improvement & audits.

About us

Wye Valley NHS Trust is a member of an NHS Foundation Group with South Warwickshire NHS FT , the George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust and Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.

Located on the border with Wales in the shadow of the Black Mountains, we provide acute and community services across Herefordshire and into parts of Powys and run Hereford County Hospital and the community hospitals in Bromyard, Leominster and Ross-on-Wye.

We are a progressive and forward looking trust with ambitious plans to improve quality and integrate patient pathways through close collaborative working with our partners to deliver the quality of care we'd want for our family and friends.

More than 3,500 people work for the Trust - they tell us it's a great place to work, blending the busyness of a DGH with the benefits of working in a beautiful rural and unspoilt county like Herefordshire.

We can offer a great work-life balance and have a fine tradition of working with staff to help them achieve their full potential.

Russell Hardy, Trust Chairman: The strength of the Trust is its amazing staff a great place to work, a great place to develop your career and a great place to reach your potential.

Our values -Care, Accountability, Respect and Excellence - are at the heart of all we do. We believe in providing the right care in the right place at the right time...all the time.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view role requirements and role responsibilities in full, please view supporting documents linked to this vacancy.

Person Specification

Education & Qualifications

Essential

  • RN qualification registration part 1 of the NMC register
  • DN specialist Practitioner Degree recorded with the NMC
  • Non- medical prescriber recorded with the NMC


Desirable

  • Masters level Health Assessment Module


Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

Essential

  • Teaching and developing of educational packages for nurses other HCPs and patients
  • Collaborative organisational skills
  • Effective MDT working
  • IT skills
  • Significant knowledge of the profession and its development in a national context


Experience

Essential

  • Demonstrable excellence in District Nursing as a caseload holder
  • Participation in clinical audit and service development
  • Experience of leading a team


Employer details

Employer name

Wye Valley NHS Trust

Address

Vaughan Building

Ruckhall Lane

Hereford

HR2 9RP

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229-IC-6372804

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