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Community Staff Nurse - District Nursing Unplanned Team (nights)

Employer
Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Scunthorpe
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
16 Jul 2024
We are looking for enthusiastic Staff Nurses to work as part of the Unplanned District Nursing team

This current post will see the successful applicant working predominantly nights covering the unplanned part of the district nursing team. With the opportunity to cover the all shifts in the 24 hour period.

Community Staff Nurses are an integral part of the District Nursing team providing skilled nursing care to patients in the community.

To assist with the assessment of care needs the development of care plans, implementation of care and the evaluation of care. To carry out unsupervised delegated nursing duties as defined by the caseload holder, and to be an effective member of the network, developing and maintaining effective channels of communication with other professionals and agencies. Supervise and support unqualified staff, and act as mentor for pre-registration students.

You must be flexible, caring, and professional and have the ability to remain calm under pressure.

We expect you to provide advice and information to patients and their carers as appropriate.

We have now revised our shift pattern to be able to offer best support to staff and patients over the 24 hour period.

Main duties of the job

  • Undertake comprehensive and holistic assessment of the patient's nursing care needs.
  • Use this assessment to develop a plan of care, which is evidence based and planned in partnership with the patient whenever possible.
  • Implement the planned programme of care, delegating duties appropriately and teaching and coordinating other members of the healthcare team, patient, family and carers.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the nursing care provided and make adjustments to the care plan as necessary. Feedback to caseload holder changes in the patient's condition as soon as is practically possible.
  • Advise on the promotion of health and the prevention of illness as an integral part of nursing duties.
  • Maintain clinical records in accordance with NMC Guidelines on Record Keeping and Trust policies.


About us

NLAG is part of one of the largest acute and community Group arrangements in the NHS, seeing well over one million patients every year and managing a budget of over �1.3 billion.

Made up of two Trusts - Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust (NLAG) and Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (HUTH) - our Group has significant ambitions and is committed to delivering world-class hospital and community services for the 1.65 million people we serve.

Together we employ nearly 20,000 staff. Our five main hospital sites are Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital, Scunthorpe General Hospital and Goole and District Hospital, for NLAG and Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital for HUTH.

As Teaching Hospitals working with the Hull York Medical School, we both lead and contribute to research in many areas - biomedical research, primary care, palliative medicine, cardiovascular and respiratory medicine, vascular surgery, cancer surgery and oncology.

We believe that by developing a diverse, inclusive, innovative, skilled and caring workforce, we can deliver excellent care to our patients and a great future for our employees, our Group and our community.

Should we receive a high volume of applications the advert may be closed earlier than stated.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more detailed information, please read the job description linked below.

As a Trust we are keen to offer and encourage flexible working opportunities to address health and wellbeing and work-life balance for our employees, this will have a positive impact on the care we provide.

Flexible working is part of a wider commitment to improve the quality and experience of working life and we recognise that it is a key contributor for the recruitment and retention of our employees.

We therefore support and encourage open conversations around a specific working pattern to suit your work-life balance or a multi-role career, if it works for you and works for the role, we'll do our best to make it happen.

Local flexible working arrangements are developed in partnership between the line manager and employee in order to ensure equality of access to flexible working, as far as practicable, regardless of role, shift pattern, team or pay, based on: patient/service user and staff experience, service delivery and work-life balance of colleagues.

We are committed to creating and maintaining a fair and supportive working environment and culture, where contributions are fully recognised and valued by all and staff feel empowered to carry out their duties to the best of their abilities. As employers we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff. This underpins our values as set out in the NHS Constitution, supports us to be an Employer of Choice and ultimately enables our employees to support the effective care of our patients.

We strongly value the different perspectives and ideas a diverse workforce brings to deliver better outcomes for our patients. We welcome applications irrespective of peoples age, disability, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances.

To learn more about Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust, and discover the unique benefits on offer to employees, view our latest videos, plus more, please visit our recruitment website at https://joinnlag.co.uk/

In line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Recruitment & Workforce team will use and hold your personal data for the intended purpose and in line with the Recruitment & Workforce Privacy Statement.

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children/vulnerable adults and expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers.

Please be aware that all new employees starting work with us will be charged for the cost of their DBS check, if it is required for their role.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse. Diploma.
  • Evidence of Post Registration development.


Desirable

  • Degree in Nursing.
  • Professional development in areas that will enhance Community Nursing.
  • Qualified mentor or working towards.


Occupational Experience

Desirable

  • Previous Community Nursing experience.
  • Proficient in additional Community Nursing Competencies required, eg, Phlebotomy, male catheterisation.


Personal Qualities

Essential

  • Car owner/driver.


Desirable

  • Clean driving licence.


Employer details

Employer name

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Global House

Ridge Way

Scunthorpe

DN15 7BH

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

208-427D78-24-1

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