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Deputy Team Leader - District Nursing

Job Description

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust (CLCH) works across London and Hertfordshire, and is rated Good by the Care Quality Commission. Community healthcare is our focus and our passion. We champion the role of community health professionals to make sure our patients get great care closer to home.

We are committed to continuous learning and helping our staff develop their skills and careers. We are proud to be ranked in the top employer lists from the HSJ/Nursing Times and Stonewall. Our staff say we are the best amongst community trusts for staff motivation, satisfaction with quality of care given, and quality of non-mandatory training (NHS Annual Staff Survey 2015).

Join us and enjoy being part of great NHS community healthcare.

Do you aspire for your next career move to work for an NHS organisation that is not only rated Good by the Care Quality Commission but is also in the HSJ best places to work list and in Stonewall’s top employers’ index. If so, look no further than Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust (CLCH).

From May 2016 we’ll be also be providing community services in Harrow. We are recruiting to a range of roles in these new services and are looking for the best community clinicians to join our expanding teams. As London’s largest NHS Trust dedicated to community healthcare we offer leadership, learning and career opportunities for community healthcare professional that few can match.

Community healthcare is our focus and our passion. We champion the role of community health professionals to make sure our patients get great care closer to home.

We are currently looking to recruit an experienced District Nurses and staff nurses who wish to expand their knowledge of community care to work in the London Borough of Harrow Community Nursing Service.

So what do you need to join our team?

- To be a Registered Nurse holding the DN qualification (for band 6 role).
- Evidence of recent post-registration nursing experience
- Experience of undertaking comprehensive health needs assessment and writing care plans
- Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

The person specification for the roles fully outlines the knowledge, experience and skills you need to fully undertake this role.

If you have these skills, why join CLCH?

- As a specialist in the provision of community services we have been assessed as 'good' by the CQC and as an organisation we have been awarded on the top 120 places to work by the HSJ and Nursing Times.
- We have a range of employee benefits including the ability to support you with your housing needs through a rental deposit loan scheme.
- Our service offers an educationally focused environment which will allow you to professionally grow and develop a repertoire of clinical skills and theoretical knowledge through work based education and formal qualifications.
- A clear career structure with more senior clinical roles

We offer a range of staff benefits including travel loans, childcare vouchers and accommodation support. Find out more at

We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community including: disabled people, those from black and minority ethnic backgrounds and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

Communication regarding this post will be by email using Health Jobs UK (TRAC), therefore please ensure you check your emails regularly.

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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