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Community Staff Nurse

Employer
Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust
Location
Evesham
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year
Closing date
21 Jul 2024
The Evesham, Broadway, Bredon and Inkberrow (EBBI) Neighbourhood Team is a friendly and hardworking team who are looking for an enthusiastic nurse to join us at our base in Evesham. The Neighbourhood team is looking to recruit a community nurse who is happy to work across our whole patch 37.5 hours per week and keen to join the team in supporting us to deliver high quality care.

We are looking for a passionate nurse who is excited by change and keen to help shape a new way of delivering community nursing care. We work closely with our GPs and work hard at developing relationships with primary care services, drawing on the skills of our MDT colleagues to manage complex patients and ensure we are responsive, and patient centred.

We will provide you with resources to develop your career as well as a wide range of wellbeing and support. If you would like to discuss this role informally, get in touch with Recruiting Manager (top right-hand side of the advert).

Main duties of the job

Working flexibly across the local area (the service operates 3 shifts within 7:30am 6:30pm, Mon-Sun)

The ability to manage your own caseload and work within an MDT

The ability to problem solve and manage time effectively

Experience of working in a fast paced and varied environment

Your typical day will include home visits for adults of 18+ needing a range of nursing interventions. These include end of life care, and pain and symptom management. Wound care: post-op wounds, leg ulcers, pressure ulcers and complex dressing regimes. Other skills required will be in IV therapy, injectable drugs, and holistic patient assessments.

Back at base, you will be involved in team meetings and care planning. You may also support the teaching of nurse students pre and post registration.

About us

At Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust, we are working together to deliver outstanding care. We run community hospitals and community health services across Worcestershire and provide mental health and learning disability services across both Herefordshire and Worcestershire.

Our people (all 4500+ of them) provide services for people of all ages, experiencing both physical and/or mental health conditions from over 100 sites.

We will support you to thrive offer flexible working options for a great work-life balance, help you fulfil your ambitions, and empower you to make positive changes within your team or service. Its why we were named Large Apprenticeship Employer of the Year award at the 2022 Worcestershire Apprenticeship Awards. We value diversity and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, cultures, and ethnicities.

What we offer

27 days leave plus bank holidays, increasing up to 33 days with long service

Generous NHS pension and enhanced pay when you work unsocial hours

Flexible and agile working opportunities

Great maternity, paternity, and adoption support

Wide range of staff networks such as LGBT+ and ENRICH (Equality Network for Race Inclusion and Cultural Heritage)

Health service discounts and online benefits including excellent cycle to work and car salary sacrifice schemes

Health and wellbeing opportunities

If you would like to know more, please visit our careers website.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For full details of the duties and criteria for the role please refer to the job description and person specification attached.

Person Specification

Knowledge

Essential

  • Variety of evidence based clinical skills
  • Confidence to teach student nurses, trainee nursing associates, patients, carers, and members of the multidisciplinary team
  • Understanding of evidence-based nursing, multidisciplinary working, clinical governance


Desirable

  • Competence in male and suprapubic catheterisation
  • Venepuncture and IV therapy
  • Cannulation
  • Management of syringe drivers


Experience

Essential

  • Experience gained during Pre-Registration training


Desirable

  • 2 years post registration experience
  • Community nursing experience
  • Experience of management of caseloads


Skills and Abilities

Essential

  • Ability to challenge poor behaviour
  • Role modelling good behaviour that supports teamworking
  • Ability to communicate effectively and clearly in English in both written and verbal formats
  • Ability to understand professional and ethical issues


Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse (RN1)
  • I understand that I will be asked to provide original certificates to verify my qualifications at point of offer


Desirable

  • Evidence of ongoing continuing professional development
  • Accredited courses in palliative care, tissue viability, Diabetes
  • Mentor award


Additional Criteria

Essential

  • Able to meet the travel requirements for the role


Employer details

Employer name

Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust

Address

Evesham Community Hospital

Waterside

Evesham

Worcestershire

WR11 1JT

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

C9798-0457

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