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Community Staff Nurse | Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 13 June 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £29,828 - £36,311 per annum (Incl. HCAS)
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 13 July 2024
Location: Bracknell, RG12 7FR
Company: Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 6392622/371-CHS567


Are younewly qualified/soon to qualify or experienced Band 5lookingfor an exciting opportunity to work in the community?If so, we might have the ideal opportunity for you!

Our friendly District Nursing team is looking forBand 5 Nurseto support their team inBracknell.

Your role asa Community Staff Nursewill be pivotal within the Community Nursing teamsto

provide planned careandto deliver a seamless service to patients. The Band5 staff nursewill work with other team members embracing case management and theLong TermConditions Agenda thus preventing avoidable hospital admissions andfacilitatingappropriate earlierdischarges into the community.

To give skilled nursing care, based on principles of best practice and clinical evidence.

Undertake comprehensive assessment of the physical,psychologicaland social care needs of patients including the needs of carers. To provide individualised andperson centredcare plans that provide monitoring and promotion ofself careto prevent unnecessary hospital admissions

Act as a Named Nurse with the support and supervision of the DN Team Lead. To take continued responsibility for the holistic health needs assessment including care planning, evaluation andappropriate implementationof health care and ensuring continuity of care following referral from acute care, rehabilitation units,GPsand other agencies.

Act as the patient’s advocate and tofacilitatethe patient’s own choiceswith regard tonursing care, promoting independence andself care, asappropriate.

Toidentifyand recordnew problemsand other relevant information reporting back to the Band 6 asappropriate.

Maintainaccurate,comprehensiveand contemporaneous recordsin accordance withTrust and NMC guidelines.

Be alert to the needs of vulnerable adults including risk assessment and takingappropriate actionwhenrequired.

To develop and utilise specialist nursing skills such as leg ulcer assessment and management, syringe driver set up, intravenous drug administration, continence assessment, and palliative care.

Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is a specialist mental health and community health services trust. Rated ‘outstanding’ by the CQC, we’re committed to providing the best possible care to people across Berkshire.

We value diversity and are proud to be a Stonewall Top 100 Employer. We work hard to create an inclusive environment where you’ll be supported by friendly and professional colleagues to flourish.

Our values at Berkshire Healthcare:
• Caring for and about you is our top priority
• Committed to providing good quality, safe services
• Working Together with you to develop innovative solutions

We welcome people who share these values to come and work for us.

Benefits of working for us include:
• Flexible working options to support work-life balance
• 27 days’ annual leave rising with service + opportunity to buy and sell
• Generous NHS pension scheme
• Excellent learning and career development opportunities
• ‘Cycle to Work’ and car leasing scheme including electric vehicles
• Access to a range of wellbeing tools and services
• Discounts at hundreds of popular retailers and restaurants
• Staff networks for race, diversity, disabilities, the environment and armed forces community to support equality
• Generous maternity, paternity, adoption and special leave
• Free parking across Trust sites

If you share our values and would like to come and work for us, please submit your application as soon as possible as we'll occasionally close roles early that have a high number of applications.

The “must haves” for this role

1. NMC Registration/or waiting

1. Good communicationskills

1. FullDrivers licence and car available for business use for patient visits.

Ifyou’resomeone who shares our passion for excellence and care, join us andlet’sbe outstanding together.

We welcome a conversation about flexibility and any other questions you may have. Pleasedon’thesitate to call:Carol Rutter on 07815 485184or Philomena Grey on07771872618who’llbe delighted to help.

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants whererequired.

This advert closes on Thursday 20 Jun 2024

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