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Community Nurse

Job Description

Applications are invited from all interested parties.

Community Staff Nurse - Various Locations

Location: Cotswolds, Stroud, Tewkesbury Town, Churchdown – full and part time hours available

Band: 5

Salary: £21,909-£28,462

We have Community Staff Nurse opportunities at band 5 in the above locations.

We are seeking Registered Nurses (Adult or General) branch with or without community nursing experience to join our teams. You will bring transferable skills, an enquiring approach and a willingness to work in an engaged integrated way, truly embedded in our Integrated Community Teams (ICTs). Previous experience is beneficial, but our superb preceptorship package means we happily support new registrants to thrive in their first RN role too, so all applicants are welcome.

We seek motivated nurses with passion and commitment who hold patient experience and care at the heart of their nursing practice and share our organisational values to their work and colleagues. Clinical skills competence is desirable, but we will enable your learning through our robust Continual Professional Development package to fill gaps in skills, plus we actively support your career progression through our local academic partnerships. The role requires day to day delivery of patient care in our ICTs alongside District Nurses, Senior Community Nurses, admission avoidance services, therapists and social workers …. together you make the difference.

We are a forward thinking trust, already working from electronic patient recording systems (SystmOne) and mobile working is embedded in our services. Come and work for us and let the beautiful backdrop of Gloucestershire brighten your working day.

We work between 8am and 8pm across 2 shifts 7 days a week.

We can also offer evening and night shifts, if you are interested please contact Kathy Cambell for more details ( Email address removed )

For nursing bank opportunities please contact ( Email address removed )

Please note: All shortlisted candidates will be required to complete a competency assessment at the interview which includes numeracy and literacy requirements.

For enquiries about this post please contact Gerry Smith (administrator)  ( Phone number removed )  ( Email address removed ) or Dawn Allen Professional Head of Community Nursing ( Email address removed )

Ref: 841-16-456-AJ

Closing Date: Midnight Thursday 27th October 2016

Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust has a policy for promoting equal opportunities and is committed to promoting diversity and developing supporting policies. It is also committed to developing a variety of flexible working arrangements, one of which is job sharing.

Candidates are advised to monitor their NHSjobs as initial feedback will be through their account. Interview dates will usually be advised to shortlisted candidates within 2 weeks of the closing date. This is not always the case and so if candidates have not had any feedback from their application, they can call the Recruitment Team on  ( Phone number removed ) .

Subsequent conditional offers of employment will be via NHSjobs followed by comminication via email and hard copy letters.

Please note that if you are successful in your application and you have previously worked for an NHS Trust, Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust will request confirmation of your previous NHS service from your last NHS employer via the inter authorty transfer system to verify service and pay grade.

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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.

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