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Community Staff Nurse Out of Hours - Evenings and nights

Employer
Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Chester
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
23 Jul 2024
We are looking to recruit highly motivated Band 5 Community Staff Nurses to work within our Out of Hours Community Nursing Team.

Part time post, 30 hours per week.

The service operates seven days per week 17.15 - 08.30 hours and provides community nursing care in the out of hours period to people living in West Cheshire.

We have a number of posts available for full and part time staff and we would love to hear from you if you are interested in working evening or night shifts, or both.

Main duties of the job

The team maintains community nursing services for the patients of our Integrated Teams across West Cheshire over the twenty four hour period and works predominantly with people approaching end of life, their carers and families. The team is supported by our GP Out of Hours Service and provides an urgent response within the out of hours period.

About us

CWP provides health and care services for local people, including mental health, learning disability, community physical health and all-age disability care - including the provision of three GP surgeries.

Our aim is to help people to be the best they can be, adopting a compassionate, person-centred approach to everything we do. We were recently rated as Outstanding for Caring by the Care Quality Commission with a Good rating overall.

We offer a variety of roles at all levels, so whether you are just starting out in your career or looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, CWP is the right employer for you.

CWP are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences.

To support this, we offer up to three weeks induction, dependent on role, with our Prepare to Care programme for all new starters. This aims to give you all the knowledge and guidance to help you grow and flourish with CWP.

We welcome applications from people who have direct experience of accessing our services.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please download a copy of the job description for full details.

Recruitment selection processes are based on competence (see Person specification) and values.

CWP recruits people that can demonstrate the Trusts Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment ,which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trusts Values and Behaviours which are the 6 Cs Communication, Competence, Courage, Care, Compassion and Commitment. A Guide to completing your application form can be accessed on the bottom of this page under the job description, or via our website https://www.cwp.nhs.uk/completing-application-guidance

The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trusts Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.

If you have a disability that meets the definition set out in the Equality Act 2010, and you can show that you meet the essential criteria described in the person specification for an available position, please answer YES to the question: Do you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme?

Please inform the team if you have any special support needs to be considered as part of the interview and selection processes.

CWP is proud to be an accredited Veteran Aware organisation helping to provide and share best practice in NHS care for our armed forces community. As a veteran aware organisation, CWP is committed to delivering on the principles of the Armed Force Covenant and has a Silver award with the MOD Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (DERS).

The trust offers a Guaranteed Interview Scheme to any armed forces community applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post and encourages applications from armed forces reservists or cadet force adult volunteers.

Please note applicants will be required to pay for their DBS check. Costs are deducted from salary following appointment.You are encouraged to enrol for the DBS Update Service. A small annual fee of �13 per year applies.

New entrants to the NHS will commence on the minimum of the scale stated above.

Applicants are advised to apply early as if a large number of applications are received for this post we reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the advertised date.

If you experience any technical difficulties or need help when making an application please contact our Recruitment Team on 01244 393100.

Good luck with your application. We hope to welcome you to Team CWP very soon.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered General Nurse
  • Evidence of recent training


Desirable

  • Evidence of working towards or Degree in Professional Practice
  • Student Mentorship


Knowledge and Expertise

Essential

  • Multi Agency Working
  • Awareness and understanding of the Public Health Agenda
  • Evidence of research based/reflective practice
  • Knowledge of local and national priorities.
  • Ability to manage time effectively
  • Good interpersonal skills


Desirable

  • Community Experience
  • Long Term Conditions


Experience

Essential

  • Demonstrate highest standards and skill in nursing.
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of community nursing and multi-disciplinary working


Desirable

  • Experience in Community Nursing


Employer details

Employer name

Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Bowmere Hospital

Countess Of Chester Hospital, Health Park

Chester

CH2 1BQ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

373-NBH0647-B RR

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