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Community Nurse

Job Description

CQC - NCH&C’s ‘Good’ rating from the CQC reflects the quality and experience of our staff, their high standards, the delivery of compassionate care to our patients, and timeliness of providing the right care at the right time.

Redeployment -Please note that in the first instance priority for this vacancy will be given to NCH&C staff who are on the Trusts Redeployment Register. Priority over external applicants will be given to other NHS applicants who apply using a restricted account as they are ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’.

DBS Update -If this post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and you are not a current employee of Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust then the cost of the DBS check will be automatically removed from your first month’s salary. However if you are registered with the update service this may not be required.

Closing and Interview Dates -This vacancy may close early if sufficient applicants are received. The proposed interview date of this vacancy is included within the vacancy details at the top of the advert.

An exciting opportunity to join a reactive, dynamic team of Community Nurses who are part of a larger Integrated Community Team has arisen. We are the Nursing element of the Early Intervention Team based at West Suffolk Hospital with a primary aim of Admission Prevention in the Bury St Edmunds and wider West Suffolk area.

You could be a Sister/Charge Nurse working with other Band 6 & Band 5 colleagues and supported by an excellent team of Health Care Assistants.

To do this role effectively you will be a forward looking nurse who is committed to a “whole patient” approach, ensuring holistic care of the patient and involvement of all parties. You will be someone who believes strong and effective communication is essential and who strives to ensure quality patient care is present at all times. The role requires you to be able to cope in a changing environment, and to have good attention to detail and problem solving skills.

The service is a 24/7 provision, 365 days a year. You will be required to work any Shifts.

Behaviour Framework -Applicants are advised to familiarise themselves with the Behaviour Framework reflecting NCH&C’s Brand Values.

Equal Opportunities -We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. Additionally, people with disabilities that fall under the Two Ticks Guaranteed Interview Scheme will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification). The Trust operates flexible working practices. All sites are Smoke Free.

Immigration Status -Assessment of immigration status will be based upon your valid leave to remain or enter the UK at the closing date for receipt of applications. You will be required to provide evidence of your immigration status at interview.

Safeguarding -NCH&C are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff have a responsibility to protect vulnerable patients and clients from harm in accordance with Trust Policy.

Correspondence -All communications from NCH&C will be via email therefore it is important for you to check your registered email account and NHS jobs regularly. Some email accounts will automatically store emails in your ‘Junk’ folder. To avoid this issue, please add the following email addresses to your contacts: ( Email address removed ) & ( Email address removed ).

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

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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