Nurse Associate

Wiltshire Health and C
Competitive salary
Closing date
23 Sep 2021

Job Details

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 - Malmesbury and Royal Wootton Bassett

37.5 Hours per Week - Permanent

There is an exciting opportunity for a full time (37.5 hours per week) Band 4 Nurse Associate/Trainee Nurse Associate with the Malmesbury Community Team. The post is based at Malmsbury Primary Care Centre. This opportunity is for qualified Nurse Associates and those who would like the opportunity to undertake development through the completion of a foundation degree through Oxford Brookes Univeristy. You will be required to attend an interview with Oxford Brookes University and be successful in obtaining a place on the programme to undertake this role if you are not already qualified. This is a two year course with weekly day release. During the required development period the successful candidate would be paid at Band 3, with progression to Band 4 on successful completion of the course. Once the course is completed the role will continue at Malmesbury Community Team at Band 4 level.

The post is based within the Nursing element of Malmesbury Community Team, and would involve active involvement in the delivery of the Home First service, with responsibility for review of some patients under this service. The successful candidate would assist in the development and co-ordination of Multidisciplinary Team Meetings within the team, and liaison with external partners such as Social Care to achieve best outcomes for patients. You would also support the provision of therapy for planned care. Experience and knowledge of therapeutic interventions is essential, as is the ability to supervise and develop the competencies of B3 support workers.

If you are interested, and have a can do, proactive approach that is patient and results focused we would like to hear from you.

Applicants should hold a level 3 qualification and the care certificate. You will also require Maths & English GCSE grade A-C or level 2 functional skills or be prepared to work towards whilst on the Apprenticeship as well as a valid driving license and access to their own transport as this post includes travelling independently throughout the geographical patch of the team.

For an informal discussion please contact either Mari-Louise Scott, Team Leader or Samantha Atkin, Clinical lead on 01666 827567.

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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.

UK Registration

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

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