Nurse Associate

Recruiter
Wiltshire Health and C
Location
Warminster
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
15 Jun 2021
Closes
24 Jun 2021
Ref
085-WHC-20524
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
Wiltshire Health and Care provides adult community based services, enabling people to live healthy independent lives.

There has never been a better time to join us. We have received an overall 'Good' rating from the CQC, with the majority of our services deemed outstanding. We are always keen to review the way we work, making the best use of resources and up to date technology to deliver improved services for our patients and a good working experience for our staff.

Our values and behaviours were developed by our staff and are important to us.

Historic Wiltshire with its rolling countryside, bustling market towns and vibrant city life combined with excellent transport links and good schools really does have something for everyone. What are you waiting for?

Nurse Associate Band 4

Community Team - Warminster

37.5 Hours/ Week

Permanent

We welcome applications for those who already hold the Nurse Associate qualification but are also happy to support those willing to undertake this apprenticeship training.

Wiltshire Health and Care is looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Nursing Associate to join Warminster Westbury Community Team in Wiltshire. Essential criteria for this post:
  • Nursing Associate Foundation Degree and NMC registration- or willingness to undertake
  • Previous experience in a health care setting

The main responsibilities of the post:
  • The role of the Nursing Associate is to work within their scope of practice, without direct supervision in partnership with a Registered Nurse. The Nursing Associate will provide and deliver a high standard of nursing care, contributing to the ongoing assessment, to patients delegated to them.
  • The Nursing Associate will be expected to carry out planned and unplanned care to patients in their own homes
  • The successful applicant must be flexible, a good team worker, used to working under pressure, have excellent interpersonal and IT skills and be able to communicate effectively with patients, carers and other members of the Multi-Disciplinary Team.

We work with a wide range of partner organisations to deliver care and support people in their own homes and from a number of hospitals and community bases. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.

In these roles, you would be working as part of a Community team which includes Community Nursing, Clinical Leads, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Healthcare support workers, Rehab support workers and Clinical Care Coordinators. You will link closely with colleagues including general practitioners and other members of the multidisciplinary team to support excellent nursing care at home, reducing the necessity for acute hospital admission. This role is aligned specifically to the community nursing team providing nursing support to patients in their own homes.

Applicant will need to be car driver with valid UK Licence (this criteria will be reasonable adjusted to meet the requirements of a disabled applicant) and have access to a car for work purposes.

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We may close this vacancy early if sufficient applications have been received. We aim to contact all applicants within four weeks, but if you do not hear from us, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

All new starters with Wiltshire Health and Care are subject to a six month probationary period, which runs alongside the induction process to help create a positive and supportive working environment which allows new staff to learn the key elements of the role.

Wiltshire Health and Care are supportive of flexibility and are open to discussions regarding flexible working for our roles. We will endeavour to meet the flexibility needs of individuals however we must always ensure delivery of our services to our patients and communities is not impacted.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

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UK Registration

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