Community Staff Nurse

Posted 18 September by NHS Business Services Authority
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NORTHUMBRIA HEALTH CARE NHS FOUNDATION TRUST

Job Title: STAFF NURSE.......................................................................................................... ….

Business Unit: COMMUNITY BUSINESS UNIT..............................................................................

Department: DISTRICT NURSING.................................................................................................

Location: THE NORTH LOCALITY – Berwick

Band & Salary: BAND 5.................................................................................................................

Hours: 37.5hrs

Contract Type: Permanent

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There are exciting opportunities for enthusiastic Band 5 Nurse’s, to work in the North Locality area of Northumberland. You will develop invaluable community experience which will enhance your professional practice. Northumbria Healthcare Community Services covers a large geographical area with an urban/rural mix. Opportunities are available for personal and professional development. You need to be a team player, but able to work autonomously with the ability to deliver high quality care to a diverse patient population. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are necessary. Palliative care skills would be advantageous. In service training will be given. Must be able to meet the transport requirements Please note: adherence to ‘Working Time Directive’ essential.

Essential Requirements:

  • State Registration on Part 1 of the 3 part NMC register
  • Additional clinical qualifications or equivalent derived through experience at diploma / degree level if experienced
  • Newly qualified staff will be required to undertake the Trust preceptorship programme within the first year in post
  • Registered Mentor. Mentorship Qualification or relevant equivalent qualification (essential requirement for post, expectation this will be completed within an 18 month period)
  • Experience of working without direct supervised in a health care environment

The post will be based with an individual team within the North Locality but the post holder may be required to work at other sites within the Trust.

The post will be subject to a probationary period. Internal applicants are exempt from the probationary period (unless you are an internal applicant currently part way through a probationary period or currently a bank member of staff).

In order for your application to be successfully processed we will require references from your current and previous employer(s) which must cover a minimum period of three years. Please ensure that the reference section of your application is completed appropriately giving the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current and previous line manager(s). If this section is not fully completed your application may not be processed.

The post will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is committed to ensuring a safe and high quality of patient care underpinned by our Trust values. It is expected that all employees demonstrate their commitment to these in their daily activity. In addition to this you may be asked ‘Values-based interview questions at interview.

All newly qualified staff, staff returning to practice after an extended break or staff working for the NHS for the first time, will be expected to undertake the Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Preceptorship Programme. This is a level 6 Accredited Work Based Learning Programme delivered in association with Northumbria University and full participation is mandatory.

Closing Date: 30th September 2020

For further details / informal visits contact:

Doreen Davidson

Community Neighbourhood Matron

Doreen.Davidson@northumbria-healthcare.nhs.uk

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Reference: 40915683

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