The Whittington Hospital has been rated twentieth in the second annual Healthcare 100 awards, which recognises the top employers in healthcare. For further information on the award, please click on 'Top UK employers' link below.
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Whittington Health provides District Nursing Services to the boroughs of Haringey and Islington. We are looking for a talented nurse to undertake the role of Community Matron as part of your high achieving, hard working and innovative team. Haringey and Islington are diverse and exciting place to work, a place where talented health professionals can really make a difference. We welcome applications who have previous experience in community or primary care nursing as well as those who would like to make the move from acute to community nursing.
This is an exciting role which involves working with patients who have complex health and social care needs. Whittington Health is an integrated care organisation and therefore also brings the opportunity for Community Matrons to work alongside local ambulatory care units, emergency departments and ward teams to co-ordinate the best care for their patients. This post holder will be funded to undertake the nurse independent prescribing and advanced physical assessment courses and to develop their skills in leadership and management as well as ongoing training, support, clinical supervision and a clear career pathway. In return you will need to be an excellent communicator and team player with the drive and determination to deliver the very best care.
For further details / informal visits contact:
We encourage informal visits and discussions with one of the Community Matrons. If you would like to arrange this please contact our District Nursing recruitment line on ( Phone number removed ) or email ( Email address removed ).
Whittington Health is committed to safeguarding all children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment
To comply with the Trust’s Safe Guarding Children and Vulnerable Adults policies, procedures and protocols all individual members of staff (paid or unpaid) have a duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults This will require you to:
Employment at Whittington Health is offered subject to successfull completion of a 6 month probabtionary period for all staff with the exception of GMC Registered Doctors
***Please note that during the recruitment process your Identity Documentation (i.e. passport, driving licence, visa, etc.) will be scanned using a device which recognises UV, Infrared and Machine Readable Zone security features of the documents provided***
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.
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