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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 07/10/2020.

Unplanned Care Community Nurse

Job Reference: 839-2527115-AH-B

Employer:
Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust
Department:
Norwich Unplanned Care
Location:
Norwich Community Hospital, Norwich
Salary:
£24,907 - £30,615 pa

NCH&C is proud to be the first standalone NHS community trust in the UK to achieve an ‘Outstanding’ rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Our focus is on continually improving the quality of care we offer to local people and on improving access to that care, helping people to move seamlessly from one service to another. Praising NCH&C’s “compassionate, inclusive and effective leadership at all levels”, the CQC observed that our staff are well supported to make positive changes and innovations.

We welcome applications from people who share our values and can help us deliver outstanding care in our local community.


Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust is an organisation assessed as being ‘Outstanding’ by Care Quality Commission in 2018.

We have an exciting opportunity for experienced and enthusiastic Band 5 nurses to join the Norwich Place Unplanned Care Community Nursing Team.

The Unplanned Care Team provides urgent, unplanned nursing support within 4 hours or 24 hours of referral to patients in their home settings all over Norwich, including in residential homes and supported living complexes, in order to avoid unnecessary admissions to hospital. The post involves lone working and managing own caseload throughout the day. Good communication with the coordinating team at Homeward and the ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team is paramount.

The workload requires a good range of clinical skills to be applied in assessments and management of our patients with varied health problems including diabetes management, traumatic and post-operative wound care, pressure ulcer prevention and management, male, female and suprapubic catheter insertion, bowel care, palliative and end of life care, syringe driver initiation, stat doses and verification of death. Many of our patients have complex multi-pathologies and so we aim to provide holistic, patient centred assessments and deliver individualised care.

You will have a proven background in nursing and demonstrate an understanding of the roles of planned and unplanned community nursing. Alongside the clinical responsibilities, the Band 5 Unplanned Nurse will support colleagues and other team members through supervision. NCH&C is committed to the development of future health clinicians and there will be an expectation that the Band 5 Unplanned Nurse will support students and apprentices in the role of supervisor and as an assessor. You will also live, breathe and promote the NCH&C’s Behaviour Framework.

Norfolk Community Health and Care is keen to deliver mobile working and any applicant must be able to engage with current and future transformation projects.

Norwich Place is working alongside its commissioners and local service providers as part of the Primary Care Network to develop community based services that support patients to remain at home and receive the services they require in an effective and co-ordinated way.

If you would like to be part of an Outstanding organisation that delivers high quality personalised care, supports innovation, that is committed to delivering quality services in our local Communities, and promotes an open and fair culture, then please apply to work with us. You will receive support and development through in service training, regular appraisals, a personal development plan and clinical supervision.

It is essential that you can drive and have access to a vehicle you can use for work.

Full and parttime positions considered.

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification for more details.

**Please note that interviews will be conducted at Norwich Community Hospital in a manner that will ensure Social Distancing in line with Government Guidelines relating to COVID-19.**

 

For further details / informal visits contact:

Liz Nestor, Clinical Operations Manager

elizabeth.nestor@nchc.nhs.uk, 01603 272 640




Equal Opportunities - We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. Additionally, people with disabilities that fall under the Disability Confident Scheme will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification). The Trust operates flexible working practices. All sites are Smoke Free.

Immigration Status - Norfolk Community Health & Care NHS Trust is a diverse employer and welcomes all job applications. However, potential applicants should note that although the Trust is registered with the Home Office as a sponsor organisation for migrant workers, this is only against Tier 2 (General) visas. If you are a migrant worker from outside of the European Economic Area and do not already hold a self-gained right to work, we recommend you check the Home Office eligibility requirements before making an application.

Redeployment - Please note that in the first instance priority for this vacancy will be given to NCH&C staff who are on the Trusts Redeployment Register.

DBS - If this post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and you are not a current employee of Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust or being recruited as an Apprentice then the cost of the DBS check will be automatically removed from your first month’s salary. However if you are registered with the update service this may not be required.

Closing and Interview Dates -This vacancy may close early if sufficient applicants are received.

Data Protection - A privacy notice detailing how we will handle your data is attached to this advert as a document. Your application will be transferred to our recruitment management system (Trac) once the advert has closed and you will receive notification then detailing how Trac will handle your data.


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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