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Community Registered Nurse

Job Reference: 421-LTUC-0918A

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
Adult Community Services
£24,214 to £30,112 pa

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust is one of only two trusts in Yorkshire and Humber to be awarded HSJ’s Top 100 Best Places to Work. We believe that You Matter Most, and this is reflected in our values of Responsible, Respectful and Passionate. So if you’re looking for an interesting and rewarding career in the NHS, where you can make a real difference to patients’ lives, Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust is the place for you. We are proud to be awarded Bronze level Investors in People, which recognises our commitment to developing our staff and is an indication of how you will be treated when you work here.

Community Registered Nurse
Adult Community Services

Various bases - Harrogate, Ripon & Rural, Knaresborough & Boroughbridge

Hours: 2 x 37.5 per week
Salary: £24,214 to £30,112 pa

Essential Requirements: NMC registration

Are you a Registered Adult Nurse looking for a new challenge in a community setting or a newly qualified nurse looking for your first role? Come and join our Community Care Teams (reported as Outstanding at our last CQC inspection) and help us to continue providing high quality and innovative care to the people of Harrogate and Rural area, in the comfort of their own homes.

As a Community Staff Nurse with Harrogate Foundation Trust, you will be based in one of our 4 Community Care Teams. The service runs between 7am and 10pm every day of the year. We offer flexible shift patterns

Alongside this exciting nursing role is a varied and interesting environment (some within the beautiful Yorkshire countryside) we have a supportive and dynamic management team who truly value staff wellbeing and development.

We are proud to offer:

• A full induction and preceptorship programme (regardless of previous experience)
• A continued commitment to professional development with access to local universities and other training providers
• A supportive environment to develop clinical skills alongside our ‘in house’ clinical educator
• Access to a comprehensive range of e-learning, training, development, and resources
• Support towards career development and promotion opportunities within the Trust

We welcome enquiries about this role before or during your application process and strongly encourage applicants to visit. If you would like to find out more or arrange an informal visit then please feel free to contact Kaye Atkinson- Tench 07919493231 or

Previous applicants need not apply.

We look forward to hearing from you!

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and are signatories of the Mindful Employer Charter which underlines our commitment to enhancing the emotional wellbeing of all staff. This commitment begins when you apply to work at our organisation. We will support individuals through reasonable adjustments both at interview and during ongoing employment. In line with the principles of flexible working and improving work life balance, all advertised full time posts will be considered for job share or part time.

We take pride in being a partner organisation in the Yorkshire and Humber Clinical Research Network and are committed to supporting research activity as part of the services we provide. We have research projects running across all specialties which are providing evidence and informing local and national practice.

Applicants who require Tier 2 immigration status to work in the UK are welcome, but such candidates will not be appointed to the post if there are a sufficient number of other suitable candidates as the employing body will in those circumstances be unable to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test, as required by UKBI.
In view of recent changes to Home Office Immigration Regulations, all applicants must state their current immigration status, including expiry dates.

All job offers are subject to Agenda for Change T&C’s, excluding medical posts. Offers may also be subject to a Standard or Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service certificate, dependent on the position.

HDFT takes its responsibility for the Safeguarding of Children and Vulnerable Adults seriously. Each member of staff must comply with the HDFT policy, procedures and strategies relating to Safeguarding.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the ESR IAT process should you be appointed.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

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 Visas and Immigration department 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 the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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