A Vacancy at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust.
Job Title:District Nursing Sister / Charge Nurse
Salary/Band: Band 6
Speciality: Community Nursing, Integrated Health Teams
Care Organisation: Oldham
Contract type and hours: Full time 37.5 hours
(Part time will be considered dependant on experience and flexibility)
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Community Health and Adult Social Care team due to investment in the District Nursing service.
We are looking for compassionate, resilient, experienced senior nurses that have undertaken the Community Specialist Practitioner qualification to join our rapidly growing and innovative team. You will be well supported by our established team of Senior Practitioners and Service Managers.
We have recently appointed an Associate Director of Nursing for Community Services, Clinical Leads supporting care homes, Practice Educators and a Tissue Viability Service Lead. Our Palliative Care team is also expanding do develop a co-ordination and rapid response centre.
You will provide holistic assessment of patient care needs and devise, implement and evaluate programmes of care working within an integrated and multidisciplinary team including health and social care, primary care and 3rdsector providers. The team has a strengths based approach to care delivery. The clinical team works alongside an established support team driving high standards of practice education and development, safeguarding, performance, governance and quality /service improvement.
You must have:
• Substantial experience working in an adult community setting.
• A genuine commitment to developing yourself and others as part of Team Oldham for the benefit of Oldham residents.
• Ability to demonstrate professionalism and drive for evidence based and high quality care standards at all times.
• Ability to manage and oversee a defined caseload and support a team of Band 5 nurses.
• Ability to work effectively under pressure in an ever changing environment
• Ability to demonstrate effective communication skills and an ethos of kindness.
In return we will provide:
• A bespoke personal development plan.
• Support from experienced senior practitioners and service leads
• Opportunities for clinical development, leadership training and mentorship
• An opportunity to participate and lead in key service developments for community nursing as part of the community nursing strategy for Oldham.
We’d love the chance to talk with you informally and discuss this role in more detail.Please contact Alyson Wadsworth email@example.com or Sue Abbott firstname.lastname@example.org, Service Managers for further information
In line with the Trust’s Single Equality Scheme we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, religion, marital status, social back ground or trade union membership. However, as members of ethnicity minority groups and individuals with disabilities are currently under-represented at this level of post, we would encourage applications from members of these groups. Appointment will be based on merit alone.
This advert closes on Monday 10 May 2021
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