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Community Staff Nurse

Employer
Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust
Location
Hitchin
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
9 Jul 2024
Are you a registered nurse with community experience looking to work in a supportive and friendly community team? Are you a newly or soon to qualify nurse wondering whether you can continue to build your skills and knowledge working in a community setting? Do you want to work in a dynamic team that encourages staff to flourish and reach their potential? Look no further!

North Herts Integrated Community Team are seeking motivated and enthusiastic Registered Nurses to join our friendly, supportive and Gold Accredited Team. You will be working alongside our nursing support staff, therapy staff and Hospital@Home team to provide safe, effective and high quality care to our patients within their own homes. We understand how important it is to have time to settle in to a new team all staff joining our team are provided with a thorough 4-6 week induction period. Here, you will have the chance to work as a supernumerary member of the team, shadowing numerous staff in various roles within and outside of our team before working independently.

Main duties of the job

The North Herts Integrated Community Team is an expanding and evolving service. We provide a wide range of nursing led care to people within their own homes. As a nurse in our team, you will be supported to develop and broaden your skill set. To achieve this, we facilitate our staff to access an extensive training and education programme, as well a range of personal and professional development opportunities including the PgDip Specialist Community Nursing course. For our newly qualified staff, we have set up a forum to facilitate a monthly meeting of peer reflection and training, designed to support those wanting to join the community soon after completion of their nurse training, as well as a trust wide preceptorship programme to develop your CPD portfolio and skills.

Our service operates 8am - 10pm, 365 days a year. We can offer flexible working patterns and pride ourselves on working with our staff to ensure their work schedule supports a healthy work life balance. We are happy to consider full or part time applicants.

A full valid driving licence and access to a car to use regularly for business purposes is essential (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010).

Please be aware that if you are applying from overseas, we expect overseas candidates to have FULL registration with the NMC (including an OSCE pass), if you do not have full NMC registration, unfortunately your application will not be successful.

About us

A big thank you for considering joining us at Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust. You'll find it a great place to work with many benefits offered to you as a member of our staff

We put our patients, their families and carers at the centre of our vision - Outstanding Services and Healthier Communities Our staff are proud to be Innovative, Caring and Agile in their work to help achieve the Trust visionWe welcome diversity in our workforce and are interested in applicants from all backgrounds and ages

We don't want you to miss out so we'd like you to know that if we have a high level of interest in this role, the vacancy may close prior to the advertised closing date, so please make your application as soon as possible - Apply now

You've made a great decision to apply to join to HCT - we're looking forward to taking the next steps of the journey with you

Job description

Job responsibilities

Our nurses are committed to teamwork, have good communication and decision making skills and consistently work collaboratively with other professionals within HCT and beyond. We aim to provide a high standard of patient care using an evidence-based framework.

Successful applicants will be responsible for assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation ofindividualised nursing care to patients living in the community. They will need to support the Nursing Sisters of the team to manage the caseload and support junior staff.

A commitment to health promotion teaching and training is essential, to optimise our patients ability to self-manage their health needs and engage them in maintaining their wellbeing.

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Person Specification

Other

Essential

  • Hold a full, valid, UK driving licence and have access to a car to use for business purposes (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010)


Qualifications and Training

Essential

  • RGN
  • Car driver and holder of current UK driving licence (unless you have a disability as defined by Equality Act 2010)
  • Evidence of professional development.


Experience and Knowledge

Essential

  • Understanding of current health legislation
  • Understanding of HCT organisation
  • Responsible for managing a ward or team.


Desirable

  • Caseload management
  • Experience working with other agencies


Skills and Abilities

Essential

  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Good record keeper
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Clinical audit skills
  • Supervisory skills
  • IT Skills


Employer details

Employer name

Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust

Address

Gregans House

34 Bedford Road

Hitchin

SG5 1HF



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812-24-JC-NHICT-06

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