Team Leader | Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 20 September 2019
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £30,401 - £37,267 per annum
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 20 October 2019
Location: Rochford, SS4 1RB
Company: Essex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 1934454/364-A-1458

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An exciting opportunity has arisen in South East Essex for a Band 6 Registered Nurse to join the SWIFT Admission Avoidance Team.

SWIFT is a community admission avoidance team available 7 days a week that helps patients to stay at home when they are feeling unwell rather than be transferred to hospital. The SWIFT team provides specialist nurse and occupational therapy led care in patients own homes. They visit patients within two hours of receiving a referral from a healthcare professional to stabilise their immediate health needs and plan on going care and treatment as appropriate.

The Band 6 Team Leader will work to support the delivery of crisis care and support in patients own homes to support local admission avoidance pathways, through being responsible for assessing, planning and providing care to patients with acute health care needs.

Do you have a passion for supporting patients, who are living with challenging health needs? Are you innovative, organised, dynamic, and self-motivated? Are you interested in developing new ways of working and committed to best practice? If so, this could be the opportunity you have been waiting for.

Every member of our team will be focused, and passionate about ensuring that all our patients receive the highest standards of care, which is delivered with dignity, respect and compassion.

Experience in supporting unwell patients is essential. In return you will gain all necessary training, such as in relevant assessment skills. You will receive regular supervision, personal development planning, training and a friendly, supportive working environment.

EPUT are looking for motivated staff who shares our Trust values of Open, Compassionate and Empowering. In return, EPUT can offer you a range of benefits and development including;
• Season Ticket Loans
• NHS discounts for staff
• Excellent Training facilities and opportunities
• Buying and Selling annual leave scheme
• The opportunity to work bank shifts and expand knowledge and experience in other areas
• Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars and Cycle to Work

This advert closes on Friday 4 Oct 2019

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