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Community Staff Nurse

Employer
Central London Community Health Trust
Location
London
Salary
£40,701 to £48,054 per annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
23 Jul 2024
We have exciting opportunities a full time Commnunity Staff Nurse Band 6 who wishes to work in the community within our energetic and highly skilled District Nursing Team based at South Locality - Oak Lane Clinic.

Our District Nursing teams work closely with specialist nurses and Drs, GPs, Therapists and Social Work teams in providing and facilitating collaborative support and care to patients and their families and in preventing avoidable hospital admissions.

The community Nursing Deputy Team role involves working as part of a multi-disciplinary team delivering clinical interventions and supervising the nursing team in delivering of highest quality care to patients living in the community of Barnet

We are looking for highly motivated and enthusiastic individuals who are committed to delivering high quality care, are able to work on their own initiative and can demonstrate excellent communication skills with a can do attitude.

Main duties of the job

Your role would be varied and interesting carrying the responsibility for a patient caseload which involves the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of evidence based care to patients in their home environment. Previous community experience is essential.

The successful applicant must be someone with a strong commitment to working as part of a team, be approachable, a good communicator, have the ability to work autonomously and be receptive to change.

You will need to possess excellent Communication skills and a team player and be able to adapt to the changing work patterns of the night service by remaining calm under pressure.

You will also need to have good IT skills to support the systems in place. The Integrated Community Nursing Services has a key focus on facilitating discharges, case management and reducing admission to hospital.

The service works closely with Acute Hospitals, Hospice, including GPs. The service provides care to patients in the community setting. You will be well supported by our current team and provision is also made for your continued professional development.

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 and personal Specification for outline of skills, knowledge and experience required

Person Specification

Education/Qualification

Essential

  • Registered Nurse
  • Mentor/Preceptor/998 or equivalent
  • Specialist Nursing Practice(District Nursing) Degree or will undertake training
  • Nurse Prescribing or will undertake training
  • Knowledge of recent developments in NHS
  • Knowledge of Evidence based practice
  • Evidence of personal development
  • Knowledge of NMC code of professional conduct


Desirable

  • First Level Degree
  • Independent Prescriber
  • Relevant courses in Long Term Conditions Management
  • Course of Top to Toe examination/ diagnosis Experience


Experience

Essential

  • Minimum of 3 year's experience at band 5 Community Nurse level
  • Management of a team
  • Management of change within a complex environment
  • Experience of teaching others
  • Proven leadership ability
  • Proven clinical skill at Senior Community Nursing level
  • Experience of participating in investigation/ management of complaints
  • Evidence of participating in clinical audits in the workplace


Employer details

Employer name

Central London Community Health Trust

Address

Oak lane Clinic

London

N2 8LT

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

824-NORTH-8491

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