Community Staff Nurse

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust

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Job summary

We are proud of our Community Nursing Teams and the positive impact they have in supporting our patients and making a difference to their everyday lives.

Would you like to make a positive difference to the lives of your patients, and do you have the passion, drive and ability to deliver high quality care? If the answer is yes, then a move into Community Nursing could be the right career choice for you.

If you are a Registered (Adult) Nurse, Newly Qualified (Adult) Nurse or Student Nurse (Adult) due to qualify in the next 9 months we encourage you to apply and we will positively support you in the transition.

You will be part of a compassionate, forward thinking team working in one of the hubs across Leicester and Leicestershire. You will have the autonomy to manage your own working day and be responsible for making clinical decisions for your patients. You will be able to identify your preferred base to work from during the interview stage of recruitment, and we will endeavour to accommodate this preference if you are offered a post.

The working hours are Monday to Sunday, between 08:00 and 22:00. As a flexible employer, we have a variety of shifts covering these hours 6, 8 or 10-hour duration. We believe in a positive work life balance are are open to discussing hours and patterns of work on an individual basis.

Please click on the YouTube link attached to this advert to hear why our staff think working in the community is a great career choice.

Main duties of the job

  • Providing clinical care to include: management of wounds and leg ulcers, care of patients with a palliative diagnosis, symptom control and care in the last days of life, bowel, continence and catheter care and administration of medication including IVs.
  • Working with the wider multidisciplinary team.
  • Supporting patients to remain at home and avoid hospital admission.
  • Promoting self-care and independence.

We would offer you:

  • Meaningful clinical and managerial supervision.
  • Full induction and training. You would be supernumerary for a period of time and assigned a buddy to support you into the role.
  • A robust preceptorship programme for newly qualified staff.
  • Clear pathways and opportunities for career development for those who have a desire to progress.
  • Free Parking in all of our bases.
  • Competitive mileage rates.
  • No night shifts.

It is an essential requirement that you have a car for work use and have a UK driving licence.

If you like what you have read so far then please apply.

About us

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1 million people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Here at LPT, our values are Compassion, Respect, Integrity and Trust, which we keep at the heart of everything we do.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our community. We actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups.

Details of our benefits, leadership behaviours and other important information are contained in the attached document titled Information for Applicants.

We will consider requests to work alternative hours or varied working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

For all substantive roles, new staff (excluding medical staff) are appointed subject to a 6-month probationary period (see Probation Policy).

All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of any DBS disclosure required will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary once started.

Applicants at risk within the local NHS who meet essential criteria will have preference for interview.

Date posted

25 April 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 5

Salary

£28,407 to £34,581 a year

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time, Flexible working, Compressed hours

Reference number

C9313-24-0609

Job locations

Merlyn Vaz Health and Social Care Centre

Spinney Hill Road

Leicester

LE5 3GH


Hockley Farm Medical Practice

39 Hockley Farm Road

Leicester

LE3 1HN


Hinckley and Bosworth

Community Hospital Volumetric Building District Nurse Office, Ashby Road

Hinckley

LE10 3DA


Charnwood Mill Health Centre

Sileby Road

Barrow upon Soar, Loughborough

LE12 8LR


L P T

25 Warren Park Way

Enderby

Leicester

LE19 4SA


Springfield Road Health Centre

Springfield Road

Leicester

LE2 3BB


Rutland Memorial Hospital

Cold Overton Road

Oakham

Rutland

LE15 6NT


St. Lukes Hospital

33 Leicester Road

Market Harborough

Leicestershire

LE16 7BN


Loughborough Hospital

Hospital Way

Loughborough

Leicestershire

LE11 5JY


Job description

Job responsibilities

If you like what you have read and would like more information on the duties and responsibilities of this role, please click onto the attached job description and person specification.

Job description

Job responsibilities

If you like what you have read and would like more information on the duties and responsibilities of this role, please click onto the attached job description and person specification.

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working within a nursing team - either as a nursing student or qualified nurse.
  • Demonstrates effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrates adaptability and flexibility dependant on work priorities.
  • To be able to demonstrate understanding of current developments in the NHS and their implications for nursing and quality care for clients / service users.
  • Resident in the UK

Desirable

  • Demonstrates a strong interest in providing patient centred care and patient education.
  • Understanding of confidentiality and data protection.
  • Understanding of the service users of the Trust (which could include lived experience of conditions the Trust deals with or of receiving services relevant to those the Trust provides).

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse Level 1 (Adult) or Student Nurse due to qualify in the next 9 months
Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working within a nursing team - either as a nursing student or qualified nurse.
  • Demonstrates effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrates adaptability and flexibility dependant on work priorities.
  • To be able to demonstrate understanding of current developments in the NHS and their implications for nursing and quality care for clients / service users.
  • Resident in the UK

Desirable

  • Demonstrates a strong interest in providing patient centred care and patient education.
  • Understanding of confidentiality and data protection.
  • Understanding of the service users of the Trust (which could include lived experience of conditions the Trust deals with or of receiving services relevant to those the Trust provides).

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse Level 1 (Adult) or Student Nurse due to qualify in the next 9 months

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

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust

Address

Merlyn Vaz Health and Social Care Centre

Spinney Hill Road

Leicester

LE5 3GH


Employer's website

https://www.leicspart.nhs.uk/jobs/ (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust

Address

Merlyn Vaz Health and Social Care Centre

Spinney Hill Road

Leicester

LE5 3GH


Employer's website

https://www.leicspart.nhs.uk/jobs/ (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

Community Service Matron

Rachael Sills

rachael.sills2@nhs.net

07443217558

Date posted

25 April 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 5

Salary

£28,407 to £34,581 a year

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time, Flexible working, Compressed hours

Reference number

C9313-24-0609

Job locations

Merlyn Vaz Health and Social Care Centre

Spinney Hill Road

Leicester

LE5 3GH


Hockley Farm Medical Practice

39 Hockley Farm Road

Leicester

LE3 1HN


Hinckley and Bosworth

Community Hospital Volumetric Building District Nurse Office, Ashby Road

Hinckley

LE10 3DA


Charnwood Mill Health Centre

Sileby Road

Barrow upon Soar, Loughborough

LE12 8LR


L P T

25 Warren Park Way

Enderby

Leicester

LE19 4SA


Springfield Road Health Centre

Springfield Road

Leicester

LE2 3BB


Rutland Memorial Hospital

Cold Overton Road

Oakham

Rutland

LE15 6NT


St. Lukes Hospital

33 Leicester Road

Market Harborough

Leicestershire

LE16 7BN


Loughborough Hospital

Hospital Way

Loughborough

Leicestershire

LE11 5JY


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