Senior Community Nurse

Recruiter
Norfolk Community Heal
Location
Norwich Community Hospital., Norwich
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
29 Apr 2021
Closes
08 May 2021
Ref
839-3046018-CC
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
NCH&C is proud to be the first standalone NHS community trust in the UK to achieve an 'Outstanding' rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Our focus is on continually improving the quality of care we offer to local people and on improving access to that care, helping people to move seamlessly from one service to another. Praising NCH&C's "compassionate, inclusive and effective leadership at all levels", the CQC observed that our staff are well supported to make positive changes and innovations.

Norfolk Community Health & Care NHS Trust is committed to continuing to create a modern and inclusive work environment. As part of this commitment we actively promote flexible working opportunities where possible, to meet the needs and wishes of our workforce to maintain and improve their wellbeing. The trust offers a range of flexibility, including flexible working patterns, and we would encourage you to discuss this with the recruiting before or during the application process if this would interest you.

We welcome applications from people who share our values and can help us deliver outstanding care in our local community.

Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust is an organisation assessed as being 'Outstanding' by Care Quality Commission in 2018.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic nurse to join the Central Norwich Neighbourhood Community Nursing Team for a period of nine months from September 2021, in a 22.5 hours per week fixed term temporary post or secondment. This post will be covering maternity leave.

It presents interested nurses an opportunity to develop their senior nursing skills and give them the tools and experiences to support further career development in community nursing.

The Community Nursing Service treats patients predominantly in their home settings, including residential homes and supported living complexes. We also provide some services in a clinic setting including our leg ulcer clinic and catheter clinic.

The workload requires a good range of clinical skills to be applied in managing our patients with varied health problems including diabetes management, traumatic and post-operative wound care, pressure ulcer prevention and management, catheter management, bowel care, palliative and end of life care. Many of our patients will have complex multi-pathologies and so we aim to provide holistic, patient centred assessments and deliver individualized care.

You will have a proven background in nursing and a good understanding of community nursing. The post holder will support the Clinical Operations Manager in delivering a quality service to patients through the review and management of complex patients, supporting roster management and reviewing and implementing learning from incidents. You will also live, breathe and promote the NCH&C's Behaviour Framework. This Band 6 post also involves supporting team members through structured supervision and appraisal, as well as through more ad hoc clinical support. The Trust is committed to the development of nursing staff for the future through direct entry students and apprenticeships and so mentoring skills are essential.

Norfolk Community Health and Care is keen to deliver mobile working and any applicant must we able to engage with current and future transformation projects.

Norwich locality is working alongside its commissioners and local service providers as part of the Primary Care Network to develop community based services that support patients to remain at home and receive the services they require in an effective and co-ordinated way.

If you would like to be part of an Outstanding organisation that delivers high quality personalised care, supports innovation, that is committed to delivering quality services in our local Communities, and promotes an open and fair culture, then please apply to work with us. You will receive support and development through in service training, regular appraisals, a personal development plan and clinical supervision.

Please see the attached Job description and person specification for more details.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameWilliam RileyJob titleClinical Operations ManagerEmail addressriley.william@nchc.nhs.ukTelephone number01603 272410

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Equal Opportunities - We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. Additionally, people with disabilities that fall under the Disability Confident Scheme will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification). All sites are Smoke Free.

Immigration Status - Norfolk Community Health & Care NHS Trust is a diverse employer and welcomes all job applications. However, potential applicants should note that although the Trust is registered with the Home Office as a sponsor organisation for migrant workers, this is only against Tier 2 (General) visas. If you are a migrant worker from outside of the European Economic Area and do not already hold a self-gained right to work, we recommend you check the Home Office eligibility requirements before making an application.

Redeployment - Please note that in the first instance priority for this vacancy will be given to NCH&C staff who are on the Trusts Redeployment Register.

DBS - If this post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and you are not a current employee of Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust or being recruited as an Apprentice then the cost of the DBS check will be automatically removed from your first month's salary. However if you are registered with the update service this may not be required.

Closing and Interview Dates -This vacancy may close early if sufficient applicants are received.

Data Protection - A privacy notice detailing how we will handle your data is attached to this advert as a document. Your application will be transferred to our recruitment management system (Trac) once the advert has closed and you will receive notification then detailing how Trac will handle your data.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas .

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