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District Nurse - Band 6

Job Description

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the most successful teaching NHS Trusts in the country. We offer the second highest number of specialist services than any other group of hospitals in the UK. With around 14,500 staff, the Newcastle Hospitals is one of the region’s major employers. We have a long-standing reputation for high quality clinical care with our staff’s commitment to excellence reflected in our consistent performance at the highest level. We are committed to being an “employer of choice” offering our staff superb benefits, looking after their wellbeing, and providing access to high-quality education, training, career progression and support which enables them to provide “healthcare at its very best – with a personal touch”.

We are recruiting to various temporary, permanent, full and part time Band 6 nursing posts to work into the Newcastle district nursing service.
You will be responsible and accountable for the delivery of Nursing care to a defined caseload by utilising team management and organisational skills. This will include providing leadership, management and clinical supervision to the District Nursing Team. You will be a Registered Nurse Adult level 1 and hold a Specialist District Nursing qualification

The following is required;
• Registered Adult Nurse with valid NMC registration.
• Specialist district nursing qualification
• Community nurse prescriber qualification.
• Demonstration of innovative practice
• Excellent communication skills
• Mentorship qualification
• Good time management and organisational skills.
• Leadership, management and clinical supervision skills
• A valid driving license and access to a vehicle is necessary for this position

For further details / informal visits contact:
Vivian Connolly  ( Phone number removed ) 
( Email address removed )

Important note on completion of reference section of Application Form

All references from current and previous employers will be sought and must cover a minimum of 3 years employment. Therefore, when completing the reference section of your application form, please give the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current/previous line managers that cover 3 years employment. Failure to complete this section may result in your application not being processed.

Candidates who are shortlisted for interview will be contacted by e-mail. You should check your SPAM folders as well as your inbox. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date you should assume your application has been unsuccessful

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

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