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Bank Community District Nurse

Employer
Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust
Location
Luton
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
4 Jul 2024
Are you looking for a career in the NHS, but unsure where to begin? It's a great time to apply to join our OUTSTANDING organisation.

Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust provides opportunities to gain experience working within our communities to develop your career.

Temporary Staffing Services allows you to work within Cambridgeshire Community Services, under a 0 hours contract basis, which means you have the flexibility to work as and when you want to.

As a Bank Worker you can work flexibly full or part time to fill a temporary vacancy or short term staffing shortages, however hours and placements cannot be guaranteed.

Our temporary roles will give you lots of variety in different environments and could be you foot in the door to the NHS.

(Please note that should we receive a high number of applications, we reserve the right to close the advert earlier than advertised).

Main duties of the job

To support the provision of Community Nursing care within the Integrated Community Nursing Team, providing scheduled and unscheduled care to the house bound population of Luton.

To assist in the assessment and implementation of holistic care provision.

To work with the Multi-Disciplinary Teams to prevent avoidable hospital admissions.

About us

Rated 'Outstanding' by the Care Quality Commission, we are proud to provide high quality innovative services across most of the east of England that enable people to receive care closer to home and live healthier lives.

There's one reason why our services are outstanding - and that's our amazing staff - who, for the seventh year running, rated us incredibly highly in the national staff survey.

If you share our passion for innovative and high-quality care delivery, then please submit your application and join us on our exciting journey as a leading-edge specialist community provider. All are welcome to apply and our promise to you is a culture which prioritises staff engagement and development.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To ensure at all times patients are treated with care and compassion.

To accept responsibility for those patients whose care has been delegated to them by the Community Nursing Sister or Senior Nurse and ensure continuity of the nursing care by on-going assessment.

Escalate Risk as appropriate.

Assess and prioritise unscheduled requests for nursing intervention and allocate to the appropriately skilled clinician as appropriate.

To refer patients to other services / agencies as appropriate.

To organise own work as delegated by the senior nurse.

Delegate work to junior staff and learners as required

To assist in the assessment and implementation of care interventions to meet identified health needs of individuals, families and communities.

Maintain associated records.

To provide mentorship to pre- and post-registration nursing students.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training

Essential

  • Current NMC registration
  • Degree / Diploma
  • Evidence of continuous professional development
  • Willingness to undertake additional training in line with service development.


Desirable

  • MSPP trained
  • Palliative Care training
  • Central line training
  • Tissue Viability training


Experience

Essential

  • Nursing patients with a wide range of conditions including terminal illness and physical disabilities
  • Ability to organise/prioritise workload
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Awareness of revalidation requirements
  • NMC Code of Conduct and Implication on Practice
  • Knowledge of research based practice Basic I.T skills, Microsoft office, Word.


Desirable

  • Community Nursing Experience and lone working
  • Experience of working within a high ethnic population
  • Enhanced I.T skills
  • Systm0ne experience


Knowledge and Skills

Essential

  • Clear written and verbal skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to problem solve


Desirable

  • Holistic assessment
  • Catheterisation
  • IV Therapy
  • Syringe Drivers
  • Wound Care
  • Diabetic Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Enhanced skills in problem solving


Employer details

Employer name

Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust

Address

Community Based

Luton

LU4 0LA

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