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Community Staff Nurse

Employer
Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Newcastle
Salary
£27,055 to £32,934 per annum
Closing date
17 Jul 2024
Permanent Community Staff Nurse Positions

We currently have vacancies for Community Staff Nurses in two of our North Alliance Community Nursing teams.Newcastle ABC PCN based at Bradwell- 1.0WTENewcastle Central PCN based at Milehouse- 0.8WTE

We are looking for Qualified Nurses to join our busy, friendly teams. These posts are open to newly qualified applicants.

Our Community Nursing teams assess, plan and deliver nursing care to patients within their own homes, in line with evidence based practice. Many people would be unable to live at home without the support they receive from the community nursing teams and community services are admitting patients with a more complex acuity than ever before, with increasingly specialist treatment and care being provided by highly skilled staff.

It is a privilege to care for patients in their own homes, and by joining our team you will be able to experience the difference this makes to our families within the community.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy early depending on the volume of applications we receive.

Main duties of the job

A position in our community nursing teams could be for you if:

You have a commitment to providing high standards of holistic care to our patients. You are able to work effectively on you own, and work well within a team, demonstrating a wide-range of clinical skills.

You will be competent, or willing to gain competency in skills such as palliative & end of life care, long term condition management, medication administration, complex wound care and bladder & bowel management.

Due to the nature of community working, ability to travel across the patch to provide care to patients is essential.

You will receive support into the role through induction, training and beyond. There will be opportunities for personal development and career progression if desired.

About us

Working for MPFT

MPFT provides physical and mental health care, learning disability, and adult social care services across Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent, Shropshire, and Telford & Wrekin. In addition, we provide services on a wider regional and national basis. We serve a population of 1.5 million and employ around 8,500 members of staff. By joining MPFT you will become part of a diverse and inclusive team who are empowered and supported to deliver care in a way which is consistent with our values:

oputting people at the heart of what we dooempowering people to improve care and wellbeingodelivering better health, better care in partnership

We are embedding values based and inclusive recruitment practices to ensure that all applicants, from any backgrounds, from under-represented groups, such as black, Asian or other ethnic groups, individuals with a disability, or LGBTQ+ individuals. All have an equal chance of success in achieving a role with us.

We will support your career development and progression. Membership of the excellent NHS pension scheme, generous maternity, paternity, adoption leave, pay and the option for flexible working. You will receive up to 27 days annual leave (increasing to 33 days) and the opportunity to purchase additional annual leave.

We are also proud to have a choice of staff networks that help you meet like-minded people.

Job description

Job responsibilities

What we ask from you

Role

Working in collaboration with the muti-disciplinary team and colleagues to:-

-Promote independence and support patient centred care planning.-Provide care directly to patients on the caseload with a range of nursing needs (including palliative care, complex wound care, pelvic health, medication administration).-Work autonomously, in line with your scope of practice, competence and policies.-Handover patient information to the wider team, document patient information effectively.-Escalation of patients needs as appropriate.

Qualifications and training

Essential- Degree in nursing or equivalent, Qualifying September 2024 , including NMC registration.Desirable- Completed a placement within a community service. Genuine desire to work in a community nursing team. Practice supervisor training or a commitment to work towards.

For further information on the Job Description, main responsibilities and Person Specification to ensure you have the relevant skills for the post, please see the attached documents below.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Degree in nursing or equivalent, qualifying September 2024
  • Commitment to work towards supervisor/ practice assessor qualification


Desirable

  • Commitment and understanding for a role in community nursing
  • Relevant experience i.e. community nursing/ palliative care, tissue viability


Experience

Essential

  • Ability to manage time effectively
  • Assessment skills
  • Supporting service users, families and carers in dealing with people with nursing needs
  • Team working
  • Proven communication skills


Desirable

  • Understanding of caseload management
  • Understanding of autonomous working and escalation process


Professional Registration

Essential

  • NMC registered, or achieving registration in September 2024


Employer details

Employer name

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Bradwell Hospital

Talke Road

Newcastle

ST57NJ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

301-VA-24-6435987

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