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Virtual Frailty Ward Nurse

Employer
Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Rochford
Salary
Depending on experience dependant on experience, pro rata for part time
Closing date
12 Jul 2024
FRAILTY VIRTUAL WARD NURSE

Full time/Part Time

Immediate opportunity for Band 5 Registered Nurse.

Virtual Frailty Ward Service Hours 7 days a week, 8am - 8pm

Main duties of the job

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join the South East Essex Frailty Virtual Ward service. These important posts will work alongside a team of Consultant Geriatricians, Community Nurses, Therapists, and Health Care Assistants in the provision of the Frailty Virtual Ward working in the community, in the patient's own home. You will be part of a high profile service to help alleviate current pressures in the NHS. The service will reduce demand for inpatient beds and on Emergency Departments and optimise patient experience by enabling them to receive safe clinical specialist care in the comfort of their own home.

If you are a dynamic individual, keen to take on a new challenge and develop this innovative and unique role we would love to hear from you. You will need to be a qualified nurse and be able to drive. Final year students also welcome to apply.

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

The Trust supports and actively encourages flexible working for all employees. We offer many options and you are encouraged to ask the recruiting manager what is possible for this role. If appointed, you will have the opportunity to apply for a flexible working request from the first day of your employment

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

These important posts will work alongside a team of Consultant Geriatricians, Community Nurses, Therapists, and Health Care Assistants in the provision of the Frailty Virtual Ward working in the community, in the patients own home. You will be part of a high profile service to help alleviate current pressures in the NHS. The service will reduce demand for inpatient beds and on Emergency Departments and optimise patient experience by enabling them to receive safe clinical specialist care in the comfort of their own home

Person Specification

Education / Qualifications

Essential

  • RGN first level nurse
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Willingness to undertake Extended & Supplementary Nurse Prescribing Course


Experience

Essential

  • Experience in Primary/Community Care
  • Ability to direct and co-ordinate programmes of care working autonomously and collaboratively


other

Essential

  • Current UK driving licence - ability to travel extensively within acceptable time scales


Employer details

Employer name

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Community

Rochford Hospital, Union Lane

Rochford

SS4 1RB

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364-A-7916

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