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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 12/07/2020.

BANK Rapid Response Sister – Luton Community Services

Job Reference: 448-RCKMCCSCOVID19BND6

Employer:
Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust
Department:
Rapid Response
Location:
Luton
Salary:
£31,365 - £37,890

We are rated "Outstanding" by CQC with an annual budget of £125 million, the Trust's vision is to provide high quality care to the diverse communities we serve to make their lives better. You can find out more about our vision, values and objectives on our website or from the "additional documentation" menu on this page.

We believe that community based health services are fundamental to the success of an NHS that gives people more choice and control over their health.


BANK Rapid Response Sister – Luton Community Services

 

Band: 6

Salary: £31,365 – 37,890

Location: The Poynt, Luton

Hours: Full/Part time hours available(For part time posts salary will be pro-rata)

Hours of service: 08:00 - 23:00 – Flexible working over 7 days a week

Contract: Permanent

We are expanding our Rapid Response Community Nursing Team and this brings an exciting opportunity for experienced and skilled Nurses to join the Rapid Response team in Luton.

The Rapid Response Team is an established and successful team that form an integral part of the Luton ‘At Home First’ Integrated Rapid Response service and the Integrated Community District nursing service, with the aim of providing high quality nursing care to the people of Luton to enable them to maximize their health status, minimize the effects of ill health and disability, and to lead as independent a life as possible.

Through the ‘Luton At Home First’ approach we work collaboratively with local providers and GP’s to ensure that people can receive care at home that avoids inappropriate hospital admission by providing intensive support to help people to recover at home without the risk of picking up hospital acquired infections and prevent other effects of hospital admission such as loss of confidence in mobilizing or carrying out daily activities.

The Team also supports patients under the care of the District Nursing teams by providing unscheduled care in and out of hours to patients across the Luton area.

As a member of the team you will contribute to the continuing service development and delivery of our ambition for teams to work more closely together, support periods of high demand and develop new ways of working in clinical triage, patient assessment, and care delivery ensuring person centred holistic care is delivered.

Is this an opportunity for you?

You will enjoy working autonomously in a community environment, which puts the patient at the centre of their care. You will have experience of undertaking comprehensive nursing assessment and treatment planning preferably with community experience.

You will have passion and drive with a strong team ethic and flexible disposition, responding positively to a fast changing environment.

You will enjoy the challenges that a changing environment brings.

You will work collaboratively as a member of the integrated team with local health and social care providers as well as GP’s, and the voluntary sector to provide high quality health care within an integrated team model.

 

We offer a comprehensive induction period and are committed to developing our staff. You will have a Personal development plan which supports your development, identifying both formal and informal training.

 

Successful applicantsto postsatband 6 or above for which a DBS check is required, will beasked to pay for this as a condition of their job offer(£44.00 for an Enhanced Check or £27.00 for a Standard Check). This payment will be deducted from their first month’s salary unless a longer pay back period is agreed with the appointing manager.

Thiswillnot apply tosuccessful applicants who are registered with the DBS Update Service and is in possession of the disclosure certificate, for whom an online status check will be undertaken.

 

 

For further details / informal visit contact: Petrina Kaye (Service Lead) - petrina.kaye@nhs.net

 




As part of our safe recruitment practice pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed which may include a Disclosure and Barring check and where the position requires you to drive as part of your everyday duties, you will be asked to validate your driving licence online via the DVLA. We will also use technology to ensure the documents you provide are genuine.

Successful applicants to posts at band 6 or above for which a DBS check is required, will be asked to pay for this as a condition of their job offer (£44 for an Enhanced Check or £27 for a Standard Check). This payment will be deducted from their first month’s salary unless a longer pay back period is agreed with the appointing manager. This will not apply to successful applicants who are registered with the DBS Update Service and in possession of the disclosure certificate, for whom an online status check will be undertaken.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust, to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.

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. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

ALL CORRESPONDENCE relating to vacancies will be via the e-mail address you have provided on your application form. Some servers automatically send e-mails to your junk mail so please check as well as your in box. If you have not been invited to an interview with 2 weeks of the closing date, please be advised that on this occasion your application was unsuccessful.


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 current 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 current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration 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, have had to 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) are also 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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