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Community Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 078-FC033-12

Employer:
First Community Health and Care
Location:
Redhill, Caterham, Horley, Oxted
Salary:
£24,214 to £30,112 pa + 5% HCAS + Welcome Benefit

First Community is rated Outstanding by CQC – making us one of the top 2% of organisations providing NHS care in the country.

Join a staff-owned social enterprise committed to providing first-rate care, through our first-rate people, offering first-rate value to our local community. We provide NHS Community services offering a friendly face with highly-rated, well run services, delivered by our skilled people.

First Community is a great place to work if you want to have a career where you feel supported to develop your potential.

We offer:

- High quality training and development including clinical supervision, mentorship, preceptorship support and career development

- Flexible working enabling you to have a good work life balance

- Inclusive and friendly rated as one of the best places to work in the NHS staff survey by colleagues working for First Community

- Well led our CQC inspection highlighted the quality of our leadership and management

- Flexible Retirement options including NHS Pensions

- Employee benefits including a car salary sacrific and child care vouchers.


Why have we been rated as Outstanding?

Because your well-being is important to us.

We are offering a Welcome benefit of £2000, Revalidation support, Comprehensive induction programme, Clinical Supervision and Continuing professional development, Rewards for recommending a friend, Dedicated and passionate teams.

Join First Community Health and Care to make a real difference to patients whilst developing your career. We are looking for qualified nurses (band 5) to join our community networks .The evening shift works from 6pm -11pm however we recognise that work life balance is important and longer shifts are available.

First Community provides community nursing and therapy services for the NHS across East Surrey and parts of West Surrey. As an employee-owned community interest organisation, patient care is at the forefront of all we do. We’re recruiting dedicated nurses looking to use your first rate clinical skills. In return we’ll invest in your career through excellent training and development opportunities.

You should have plenty of enthusiasm and be able to work both alone and as part of a team. You should also be flexible and willing to work within the changing health care environment, adapting quickly to change.

Due to the nature of the role it is essential that applicants are able to drive, have a car suitable for business purposes, and a clean driving licence.




Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website. Please note that this may not be applicable for all posts.

Our preferred method of contact is by email. Please check your email regularly following the closing date.

Successful candidates will be contacted within two weeks of the closing date.

Recruitment and Retention Premium

Recruitment and Retention Premium applies to the following posts:

Health Visitors, Paediatric Therapists, Podiatrists, Audiologists, Continence Nurses, Identified areas for Band 5 & 6 Staff Nurses and District Nurses.

Successful applicants within the staff groups above will receive -

  • £1000 upon commencement (payable in your first months’ salary) then;

  • £1000 after 6 months service subject to satisfactory completion of your probationary period.

    Do note that repayment clauses apply - and will be provided, as required to the relevant post holders.

    Please note, due to high volumes of applicants, certain posts may close early. We recommend candidates apply early to avoid disappointment.



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