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Community Staff Nurse

Job Description

A great opportunity to join a successful £440m turnover integrated NHS Foundation Trust. Our service portfolio includes mental health, intellectual disability and specialist mental health services, community physical health, prison health and our low, medium and high secure hospitals including Rampton Hospital. The Trust is also involved in a number of collaborations in research and innovation with the Institute of Mental Health, the University of Nottingham and other partners.

Our services are provided by 8,900 staff in hospitals, community settings and patients' own homes, predominately in Nottinghamshire, but services are also provided in Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and Leicestershire.

The Adult Community Service is an integrated healthcare team providing long-term conditions management, rehabilitation & community nursing services in Nottingham West. We are an enthusiastic team with a breadth of experience and a shared goal to offer the highest standard of care to our patients. We work closely with other health and social care professionals across primary & secondary care, as well as with patients, families and carers in both a home and clinic setting.

We are looking for full time and part time community staff nurses to join our dedicated teams who are committed & passionate about promoting health, well-being and independence. We are a values-based Trust and are looking for dedicated and enthusiastic clinicians who believe in the provision of patient-centred care.

A key aim of our service is to reduce unplanned admissions & facilitate discharges from the acute care environment. The team members include physiotherapists, occupational therapists, community nurses, community matrons, specialist nurses and support workers, also working closely with GPs and voluntary sector.

Your role will cover provision of care within an individual’s home or residential home, including palliative care provision and long term condition management. You will work autonomously using your own initiative to deliver holistic care to adults with physical health needs within a supportive team environment.

You will have a degree/diploma in adult nursing & registered with the NMC.

You should possess excellent interpersonal and time management skills, be a good communicator and able to prioritise and work well as a member of a team. An induction period and supernumerary support will be given.

The service runs from 8am – 8pm, 7 days a week, therefore weekend and bank holiday working will be required. A full UK driving licence is required for this post; however reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled individuals in line with the Equality Act 2010.

For further information or an informal visit please contact Yvonne Holmes on  ( Phone number removed )  or email ( Email address removed ).

*The closing date given is a guide. We reserve the right to close the post early once we have received a sufficient number of applicants, so we advise you to submit your application early to prevent disappointment.

*We will be requesting references by email. Please ensure you include email addresses and contact numbers for your referees to avoid delay in the recruitment process.

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Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust will be a Smoke Free Trust from 3rd October 2016. This means that there will be no smoking on all Trust premises including buildings, gardens or car parks.

The Trust believes in treating everyone with dignity and respect and encourages applications from all sectors of the community. We guarantee an interview to candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum essential criteria.

We positively encourage people who have experienced mental health problems to apply for a role within the Trust.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust to confirm from your previous or current NHS employer and other prior employers; previous NHS service details and personal data held about you, including Occupational Health data (inoculations and screening tests). This data will be transferred using NHS Electronic Staff Record and third party systems via an automated process and only used for the purposes of obtaining and maintaining accurate employment records, should you be appointed to the post.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Therefore, convictions which would otherwise be considered as 'spent' will also be checked as part of an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

For eligible posts, DBS disclosures are mandatory before commencement of employment within the Trust. Therefore, if you are in a position that is deemed a regulated adult and/or child care role, you will not be able to start your employment until we have received a satisfactory DBS Disclosure.

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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