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Community Nurse

Employer
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Peterborough
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
18 Jul 2024
Are you a registered nurse or about to qualify?

Do you want an exciting and interesting job with a great carer potential?

Do you aspire to make a real positive contribution to nursing in the community and working within a neighbourhood team?

The community nursing team across Peterborough are currently offering opportunities for full time and part time hours working within CPFT. We provide a service 7 days a week, working closely with other community services and PCN's to provide high standard holistic care to the population of Peterborough.

You will have opportunity to develop yourself, with extensive learning and development opportunities.

Main duties of the job

As a community staff nurse, you will be working as an autonomous practitioner within the multi-disciplinary team and neighbourhood team. You will provide high standard of nursing care and interventions within the patient's own home, with support from the wider team.

The patient will be at the centre of care being provided, ensuring patient and carer participation in decision making. You will be accountable for assessing, interpreting, planning, implementing, and evaluating treatment to patients within professional guidelines. Patient needs will be identified through holistic nursing.

You will have opportunity to provide support and education to peers, new staff and students.

About us

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust is a health and social care organisation dedicated to providing high-quality care with compassion to improve the health and wellbeing of the people we care for, as well as supporting andempowering them to lead a fulfilling life.

Our clinical teams deliver many NHS services, not only via inpatient and primary care settings, but also within the community. These services include children's, adult and older people's mental health, forensic and specialist mental health, learning disabilities, primary care and liaison psychiatry, substance misuse, social care, research and development.

To achieve our goal, we look to recruit high-calibre candidates who share our vision and values. As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applications from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including disabled people and members of ourethnic minority andLGBTQ+ communities.

Regrettably, we cannot offer sponsorship for all our job roles. If you apply for a role that we cannot offer sponsorship for, unfortunately, your application form will be rejected from the process.

For further information on CPFT, please visit our website at www.cpft.nhs.uk

For further information on CPFT, please visit our website at www.cpft.nhs.uk

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please note for this role you will be required to travel independently around the county meeting strict time deadlines. You will need to hold a full UK driving licence* and have use of a vehicle. You cannot use public transport for this role as this is not a reliable form of transport and will not allow you to meet service needs. Please confirm in your application that you meet the specified criteria.

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for full details of responsibilities.
  • To be professionally and legally accountable for all aspects for your own and delegated work.
  • To work within codes of practice and professional guidelines.
  • To undertake holistic assessment (including those with complex presentations and multi pathologies) making use of clinical reasoning skills.
  • To use evidence-based practice, to ensure clinical care is effective and appropriate.
  • To promote independence and wherever possible to avoid hospital admission and reduce inpatient length of stay to ensure those patients receive the appropriate care in the most appropriate setting.
  • Organise and manage own time, delegating work appropriately.Contribute to risk assessments and health and safety assessments and including immediately reporting any changes/newly identified risks.

*DVLA have a number of reciprocal arrangements with overseas countries, for further information please visit the DVLA website

Person Specification

Education

Essential

  • oRGN Level 1, RGN Level 2
  • oEvidence of professional development


Desirable

  • oMentorship qualification or equivalent
  • oManagement of leg ulcer qualification


Experience

Essential

  • oCommunity experience


Desirable

  • oPrimary care experience and experience in wound care


Skills

Essential

  • oAbility to demonstrate commitment to a high quality care and service provision
  • oAbility to work flexibly as part of a team
  • oGood communication skills
  • oGood documentation skills
  • oAble to assess plan and implement care and formulate care plans
  • oSupport Integrated Care Workers and teach and support student nurses and HCAs
  • oComputer/IT skills
  • oTime Management and prioritisation skills


Desirable

  • oUnderstanding of clinical supervision


Employer details

Employer name

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Botolph Bridge Community Health Centre

Valley Park, Sugar Way

Peterborough

PE2 9QB

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310-OPAC-6412206

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