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Community Staff Nurse - Thame

Employer
Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
Thame
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
3 Jul 2024
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an aspiring individual to develop their career in the specialised area of District nurse. This opportunity is now available in the Thame/ Princes Risborough area to become a Community Nurse within a newly formed team. We are welcoming highly motivated and effective team players, committed to providing a high quality nursing service within the District Nursing field. We are able to offera full skills development and preceptorship programme.

We are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. All levels of experience are welcome in community nursing. Whether you are newly qualified or looking for a change in direction, we would welcome your application for this exciting opportunity to join the community nursing workforce. As a community nurse, you would be supported to develop into an autonomous practitioner nursing patients with multiple complex health care needs in their own home.

Main duties of the job

Community nursing is a specialised area of practice. As a Community Staff Nurse, you will work within a locality team of District Nurse Team Leaders, Community Staff Nurses, Therapists, Assistant Practitioners and Healthcare Assistants, to meet the needs of the complex patient in the community and avoid admissions to acute settings. This includes medication administration, end of life care, managing the deteriorating patient, complex and simple wound care including negative pressure wound therapy and compression therapy, venepuncture, utilising advanced assessment skills and clinical nursing skills. We nurse people with a variety of conditions in a holistic manner in their own home and in residential care settings. Community nurses work in close partnership with social care and other primary health care professionals such as GP's, Community Therapies and specialised services such as Tissue Viability, Diabetes and Heart Failure.

About us

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What does Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust offer you?

As part of our BHT family, you'll benefit from learning and development opportunities to support your career progression.

We offer flexible and agile working opportunities, alongside your NHS benefits of generous annual leave entitlement, pension and access to NHS discount schemes.

We provide a range of health and wellbeing services to promote a healthy, happy workforce.

Why work for us?

We're committed to promoting inclusion and making sure all colleagues feel they belong. We encourage new colleagues from a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.

As an employer, we aim to create a workplace where differences are valued and colleagues treat one another with dignity and respect.

Greater diversity within our BHT family improves positive outcomes for the people and communities we serve.

What do we stand for?

Our vision is to provide outstanding care, support healthy communities and be a great place to work.

Our mission is to provide personal and compassionate care every time.

Our CARE values are collaborate, aspire, respect and enable.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a comprehensive list of responsibilities and duties, please kindly refer to the Job Description and Person Specification by downloading the JD and PS attachment in the advert.

Person Specification

EDUCATION, QUALIFICATIONS & TRAINING

Essential

  • Registered Nurse or student nurse awaiting confirmation of NMC registration.


Desirable

  • Committed to own professional development to enhance practice
  • Post registration education and extended skills e.g. Intravenous drug administration, compression dressings Desirable but not essential


EXPERIENCE

Essential

  • Demonstrate experience post or pre-registration placements in relevant clinical areas: oCare of Elderly oCommunity oOrthopaedics oNeurology oRespiratory oPalliative Care oLong term conditions


Desirable

  • Desirable but not essential Knowledge of working with a single assessment, planning and the delivery of care
  • Experience of electronic clinical systems and technology e.g. RIO


SKILLS, ABILITIES & KNOWLEDGE

Essential

  • To be able to communicate effectively with patients, relatives, carers and other professionals.
  • To be able to care for patients without prejudice related to gender, religion or disability.
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Ability to manage own Caseload
  • Knowledge of the NMC Code of Professional
  • Knowledge of the Data Protection Act


SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES

Essential

  • Car driver / owner able to travel to other locations within the trust


Employer details

Employer name

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

Address

Thame Community Hub

East Street

Thame

OX9 3JT

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

434-CR6329236

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