Community Staff Nurse (District Nursing) - Bracknell

Employer
Berkshire Healthcare N
Location
Church Hill House, Bracknell
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
5 Dec 2021

Job Details

These are the values that we live by at Berkshire Healthcare:
  • Caring for and about you is our top priority
  • Committed to providing good quality, safe services
  • working Together with you to develop innovative solutions

We welcome people who share these values to come and work for us.

Please find attached the behaviour framework that underpins these values for this job role.

Community staff nurse (Adult nurse) - Bracknell

Come and join our CQC rated 'Outstanding' Trust as a Community Staff Nurse in Bracknell. As a Community Staff Nurse you'll help deliver care to people in their own homes and get to work with inspiring, skilled teams whilst you do it. We offer a supportive environment with opportunities for further career development, a strong in-house training programme, including excellent links with our partner Universities and opportunities to gain further qualifications. For newly qualified staff we offer a comprehensive 12-month preceptorship.

We believe in care that treats the whole person, not just the condition. We enable patients to stay at home longer and leave hospitals faster. Our community nurses work closely with members of the wider multi-disciplinary teams, including our GP's, local hospices, complex care nurses, health and social care coordinators, specialist nurses and therapist colleagues.

The NHS is changing. More emphasis on community-based care means there's never been a better time to join Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. And Following our latest Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection, we're delighted to announce that we've been awarded 'Outstanding' as a community and mental health care provider. One of the highlights from the report states 'Staff across the trust felt valued and there was a real focus on doing what was best for staff, patients and carers and a real commitment to the delivery of good quality patient care at every level. Staff at all levels of the trust were proud to work there and morale amongst staff was good.'

So join us and you can be confident that Berkshire Healthcare is a Great Place to Work!

Further information about this opportunity;
  • You will visit numerous patients on a daily basis within their own homes
  • You will provide high quality nursing care to a range of patients with varying healthcare needs
  • Some of the healthcare you will be expected to provide include; end of life care, wound management, and much more
  • We have both full time (37.5 hours per week) and part time opportunities available

Some of the benefits of joining our team:
  • AfC Salary ranging from £26,938 to £33,111 per annum
  • Flexible working opportunities and a strong emphasis on your work , life balance
  • Annual leave - 27 days for new starters, plus bank holidays. Increasing to 29 days after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years NHS service. Pro rata for part time staff
  • Excellent learning and development opportunities
  • Salary sacrifice scheme for a new car
  • Lease car scheme
  • Generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave for eligible staff
  • Advanced IT enablement and support
  • Confidential telephone care service providing independent support and advice for staff.
  • And so much more

Are you familiar with Bracknell?

If you are not familiar with Bracknell it's worth noting that a recent rebuild of the town centre now offers an abundance of shops, bars and restaurants. It's surrounded by stunning rural countryside, whilst offering great travel links to the M4 and M3 and to London Waterloo by train from the mainline station.

The 3 "must haves" for you to be considered for this role:
  • A passion for community nursing, that matches our passion to provide excellent healthcare for patients within their own homes
  • Either a qualified adult nurse or currently in your last year of training (with NMC registration)
  • Hold a full UK Driving Licence and have use of a car for work purposes

  • Should you match up to the 3 points listed above, then we would recommend you make your application for this role today! We interview candidates for this role in the order applications are received, so don't delay and apply today.

    For further details / informal visits contact:

    For further details about this role or questions in general about working for Berkshire Healthcare please contact Philomena Grey, District Nurse, Churchill House: Philomena.Grey@berkshire.nhs.uk or call Diana on: 01753 848925

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    We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required.

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    The Trust may close any vacancy prior to the advertised closing date due to the high level of responses we receive for some of our vacancies.

    Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust is committed to improving the health of its staff, patients and the wider community by providing a smoke free environment. A smoke free policy is in operation and smoking is not permitted on any of the Trust's sites.

    The Trust is also committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices to protect children, young people and vulnerable adults.

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