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Community Matron

Employer
Central London Community Health Trust
Location
London
Salary
£51,488 to £57,802 per annum, inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
16 Jul 2024
Community Matron - Westminster

In response to the exciting changes happening in the community and Primary Care Networks (PCNs) we are recruiting a Community Matron in Westminster. For the right candidate, this is a real opportunity to shape patient care and put nursing right at the centre of community services.

We are a forward thinking, well respected and dynamic nurse-led team with a mission to improve integration across healthcare providers. We have the backing of our employer, CLCH, London's largest community NHS community Trust, which enables our Community Matron team to innovate and drive forward clinical excellence.

Partnership working is our core to our values and the Community Matron team is paving the way towards integration, shared care and breaking down organisational barriers

Main duties of the job

We are looking for a highly skilled Nurse with (or prepared to develop) advanced assessment and prescribing skills to join our well-established team. You will work closely with Community Services, Primary Care and the Voluntary Sector to provide case management for patients with complex needs to enable them to remain in their own homes.

You will be responsible for setting high standards of practice and be a flexible and adaptable team player. You will have excellent communication skills and be able to motivate and engage both professional staff and clients.

About us

Just as we care about our patients' wellbeing, we care about yours!

We can offer you:
  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Car lease scheme *T& C's apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

To have a full look at our benefits and what it's like working for us please go here: https://www.clch.nhs.uk/job/pay-and-benefits

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to job description, personal specification and trust values, for outline of skills, knowledge and experience required.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse oFirst level degree or equivalent
  • Evidence of continued professional development
  • Commitment to study at master's level


Desirable

  • Non-medical prescriber (or willing to undertake)
  • Relevant post-registration qualification (e.g., advanced clinical assessment skills, district nursing specialist qualification, frailty)
  • Case management qualification (or willing to undertake)


Experience

Essential

  • Post-registration experience at a senior level
  • Extensive experience of assessing and providing care to people with complex long-term conditions
  • Experience of effectively working in collaboration, negotiating across organisational boundaries
  • Experience of change management
  • Experience of teaching others
  • Experience of receiving and delivering clinical supervision
  • Experience of providing evidence-based care
  • Experience of audit and evaluation
  • Community experience


Desirable

  • Experience of report writing
  • Experience of report writing
  • Experience of policy development
  • Experience of MDT working
  • Experience of working collaboratively with care homes


Skills

Essential

  • Evidence of a high level of clinical skills and expertise
  • Extensive bio-medical knowledge across a range of long-term conditions
  • Detailed knowledge of Primary Health Care and national/local policies
  • Knowledge of research/audit processes
  • Knowledge of clinical governance and its implications
  • Knowledge of adult safeguarding and risk management issues
  • Knowledge of resource management
  • Understanding of quality outcomes measures and relevant to service delivery
  • Ability to undertake holistic assessments
  • Ability to assess a situation and act appropriately
  • Leadership skills
  • Ability to work across organisational boundaries
  • Ability to work independently and within teams
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to effectively communicate difficult information both verbally and in writing
  • Effective skills in delegating, negotiating, facilitating, and teaching.
  • I.T. skills


Desirable

  • Understanding of frailty
  • Experience of completing Complex Geriatric Assessments (C.G.A.)
  • Experience of completing Universal Care Plans (U.C.P.)
  • Presentation skills


Key Attributes

Essential

  • Ability to work independently, make decisions, organise and prioritise own workload
  • Ability to prioritise workload effectively to minimise disruptions, to ensure care and organisational deadlines are met in a timely manner
  • Ability to deal with urgent/unpredictable situations appropriately and safely often working under pressure
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • To travel and provide care in patient's homes


Desirable

  • Proactive management and leadership skills


Employer details

Employer name

Central London Community Health Trust

Address

Lisson Grove Health Centre

London

NW8 8EG

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