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Community Registered Nurse

Employer
Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Thundersley
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
12 Jul 2024
Community Registered Nurse - District Nursing - Castlepoint area Full time and Part time hours available

UK DRIVING LICENSE AND ACCESS TO A CAR ARE ESSENTIAL WHEN APPLYING FOR THIS POST - PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT APPLY

Main duties of the job

Are you self-motivated, enthusiastic and looking for a new challenge? Would you like the opportunity to develop and further your nursing career in the community setting? We deliver care from 8am-9pm seven days a week including weekends and bank holidays with a variety of shifts.

We are looking for a compassionate, hardworking and motivated registered nurse to join our District Nursing Team in the Thundersley & Canvey area.

You will have daily responsibility for screening referrals and providing planned and unplanned care to patients within the community setting. You will liaise closely with local GP's and other members of the wider MDT as well as with patients and their families, therefore excellent communication and IT skills are essential.

There are many opportunities for further professional development.

You must be a first level registered nurse, hold a full valid UK driving licence and have access to a car.

About us

EPUT are looking for motivated staff who shares our Trust values of Care, Learn and Empower. In return, EPUT can offer you a range of benefits and development including
  • Season Ticket Loans
  • NHS discounts for staff
  • Excellent Training facilities and opportunities
  • Buying and Selling annual leave scheme
  • The opportunity to work bank shifts and expand knowledge and experience in other areas
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars and Cycle to Work
  • Day One Flexible Employer

Join our Staff bank

What is Staff Bank?

Our EPUT NHS staff bank is an entity managed by the trust that hires clinical and non-clinical healthcare professionals to take on shifts at our trust hospitals and community settings. Here at EPUT we maintain our own bank of specialist staff to ensure that we are able offer safe and effective care at all times.

All our permanent staff are automatically enrolled onto the staff bank however this does not mean you have to work any additional shifts, but the option is there for you if you wish.

If you are joining our Trust in a fixed term role, please indicate on your New Starter Paperwork that you wish to join our staff bank.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Mains roles and responsibility will include:
  • Referral triage
  • Complex holistic assessments
  • Hospital avoidance
  • Palliative care
  • Catheter care/bowel management
  • Working alongside the wider MDT/PCN
  • Wound management
  • Care planning for future visits
  • Liaise with community nurse Team Leaders for future patient visits and allocation for additional support
  • Liaising and building relationships with MDT and PCN for collaborative working
  • Excellent IT skills


Person Specification

Education/Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse (Parts 1 or 12)
  • Full UK driving licence and access to a car for work purposes.


Desirable

  • Mentorship / or equivalent teaching qualification


Skills/Experience

Essential

  • Demonstrates ability to plan and prioritise workload.


Desirable

  • Hospital or previous community experience
  • Previous use of system one


Personal Qualities

Essential

  • Good Oral communication skilled based on fluency in the English Language


Employer details

Employer name

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Castlepoint

Thundersley Clinic

Thundersley

SS7 3AT

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364-A-7930

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