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Zero Hours Community Staff Nurse Evenings and Nights

DHU Health Care CIC
Johnson Building/Ashgate Manor, Derby/Chesterfield
Competitive salary
Closing date
4 Dec 2021

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An exciting opportunity has arisen to work on our bank team within the DHU Community Nursing Team. This role involves visiting patients across South Derbyshire from our base at Johnson Building, Derby or Ashgate Manor in Chesterfield for the Out Of Hours Community Nursing Service. The post is varied and offers the successful applicant the opportunity to develop skills working with a diverse client group, in the Derbyshire locality. The post holder will be expected to visit patients in their own homes and carry out a variety of Community Nursing tasks. Experience in palliative care is essential, as this forms a large part of the nursing caseload. There is no lone working in this role as our Staff Nurses always work alongside a Health Care Assistant. We have teams based at the Johnson Building in Derby, Ashgate Manor in Chesterfield, the Whitworth Hospital in Matlock and the Cavendish Hospital in Buxton. The various teams travel widely across the whole of the county in a fully equipped company vehicle. A full driving licence is essential. The evening shift is 18:00-00:00 and overnight is 00:00-08:00.

We are recruiting for both evenings and nights, and there is also the possibility of working shifts with our Palliative Care Urgent Response Service, which operates from Chesterfield 08:00-00:00.

Essential criteria include the following:
  • Registered as a General Nurse with the NMC
  • Experience of nursing in a community setting
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge and experience of palliative care
  • Organisational skills with an ability to manage shifting priorities
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Flexibility and a commitment to this role and the team
  • Full driving licence essential

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameDiane ShardlowJob titleTeam Leader Community Nursing North DerbyshireEmail addressdiane.shardlow@dhuhealthcare.nhs.ukTelephone number0300 1000 404 ext 20117Additional contact information

If you would like discuss this role further please contact

Diane Shardlow, Team Leader for Community Nursing North Derbyshire

0300 1000 404 ext 20117

or Tracy Steadman, Head of Community Nursing

0300 1000 404 ext 14596

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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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