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Community Staff Nurse, Band 5

Job Description

Do you want to work for the best NHS organisation in the south of England?

We provide local NHS services in south London and Kent that take care of the whole person - body and mind. Oxleas is a great place to work.

In the National Staff Survey we had the best results in the south.

Community Staff Nurse, Band 5

An exciting opportunity has arisen for registered nurses to join our dynamic District Nursing teams in Oxleas Foundation Trust. We have vacancies across the Boroughs of Greenwich and Bexley.

You will be highly motivated, dynamic and enthusiastic, delivering exceptional quality nursing care to people in their own homes. You must be able to work on your own initiative and be an excellent team player. We are looking for nurses who respect their patient’s privacy and dignity. You will possess excellent communication, assessment and care planning skills and have a good knowledge of clinical standards.

You will be given the opportunity to develop your clinical skills through support to complete all of the district nursing competencies and an active personal development plan. The successful candidate will be expected to engage in regular clinical supervision and be actively committed to their own personal development.

The service runs between the hours of 0800-1800, you will be expected to work on a rota basis, with an additional one weekend in four on duty.

For further information, please contact Karen Rodwell and Kate Williams, Modern Matrons on  ( Phone number removed ) 

Please note that for some occupations we receive a high amount of applications and where this is evident the post will be closed and we will put a limit on the number of applications that we are able to receive.

If you do not hear anything within 4 weeks of the closing date, please assume you have not been shortlisted.

Please note all communication will be via e-mail so please can you ensure that you regularly check your e-mails. There is a possibility that if you have set filters on your incoming messages that this message could be delivered to your junk mail. It would be helpful if you could enable your settings so that messages sent are directly received to your inbox.

Unfortunately the Trust will not be responsible for any correspondence which has not been received/read in light of the above.

The Trust is committed to equal opportunities promoting diversity, developing supporting policies and operates a variety of flexible working arrangements.

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.

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