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Community Nurse

Job Description

Wiltshire Health and Care is formed from a partnership of the three NHS Foundation Trusts who serve Wiltshire, Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust and Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust. From 1st July 2016 Wiltshire Health and Care will provide adult community health services in Wiltshire. As part of the team you will help deliver services to the Wiltshire Health and Care contract, however your employment will be with one of our partner organisation, Great Western Hospitals Foundation NHS Trust.

Community Nurse

We have a Band 5 nurse vacancy within the Amesbury Community Team. Our nurses are expected to work seamlessly within the multi-professional community teams in the South Wiltshire area and to forge close links with other local teams. The Amesbury team is based at Amesbury Health Centre and operates a shift pattern 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

We would like to see clear evidence of up to date and relevant clinical practice and education. Applicants need to have enthusiasm, commitment to working within a community based team and recent experience of doing so within the NHS (including undergraduate), to consider applying for this post.

We are a dynamic and supportive team, who welcome and look forward to working with flexible staff.

For informal enquires regarding this exciting opportunity please call Michelle Bacon  ( Phone number removed ) . All posts are internal rotation and candidates will be required to support shift patterns of 0700am to 2200pm over 7 days. Informal visits are encouraged. We look forward to hearing from you.

Please note this vacancy will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received, so please apply as soon as possible if interested. We will endeavour to contact all applicants within four weeks, but if you do not hear from us, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful this time.

All new starters with Wiltshire Health & Care will be subject to a six month probationary period. The probationary period works alongside the induction process to help create a positive and supportive working environment that allows new staff to learn the key elements of the role within a reasonable and realistic timescale.

Current employees should be aware that this position is advertised under GWH terms and conditions and appointment ends any TUPE protection.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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.

UK Registration

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

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