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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 29/11/2020.

Nurse Associate - Foster Street

Job Reference: 846-10042-CG

Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust
Nurse Associate
Maidstone ABC, Maidstone
£21,892 - £24,157 pro rata per annum

The NHS is changing. More emphasis on community-based care means there’s never been a better time to join us.

The CQC has rated us ‘outstanding’ and says that our colleagues feel supported, valued and respected, with high levels of staff and patient satisfaction.

Our vision is to deliver excellent local services which improve the health of our communities. To do this we need outstanding people who share our values (CARE). CARE stands for:

  • Compassionate
  • Aspirational
  • Responsive
  • Excellent

KCHFT is a great place to work - but don’t just take our word for it. In our most recent report the CQC rated us as ‘outstanding’

We are the only major NHS provider in the South East to be rated as ‘outstanding’ and one of only three community providers in the UK to have the highest rating; so why not join us?

Have you recently qualified as a Band 4 Nursing Associate? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our supportive Maidstone ABC community nursing team based at Foster Street.

We provide nursing care for patients in their own homes, to prevent admission to hospital where possible, and to support patients to manage their conditions as well as they can. We treat the whole person, not just the condition.

In this role you will be able to practice all the skills you learnt in your training, and be supported to continually enhance your clinical skills and knowledge.

This is a community based post therefore full UK driving license and access to a car is essential.

Successful applicants are required to already be a qualified Nursing Associate.

We are following the current guidelines regarding interviewing so therefore will be conducting virtual interviews via Microsoft Teams or WhatsApp.

We welcome applications from all groups in the community and will accommodate needs and make adjustments wherever possible. We welcome applications from individuals from diverse backgrounds and those covered by the Equalities Act.

Interviews will be held on 8th and 9th December 2020 via Microsoft Teams.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameJo HockleyJob titleOperational LeadTelephone number07810 156480

As a dynamic organisation, with a fast changing service provision we take a flexible approach in terms of what we are able to offer. This means that we reserve the right to change the hours detailed in this advert to full time or part-time to meet the service requirements. Please note that the salary stated is based on full time working and will be pro rata for part time working.

Agenda for Change posts based within the Dartford, Gravesham & Swanley areas also receive 5% high cost area allowance on top of basic salary, subject to a minimum payment of £1,017 and a maximum of £1,762. Please note that this element does not apply to bank positions.

We are committed to a policy of equality in all our employment practices and strive to eliminate unfair discrimination, harassment, bullying and victimisation. Equality of opportunity is a high priority within the Trust. The Trust will not unlawfully, unfairly or unreasonably discriminate or treat individuals less favourably on the grounds of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion or belief, disability, age, race, nationality or ethnic origin.

Please contact us if you need the application form in an alternative format.

In cases where we receive a high volume of applications for a post, we may bring the closing date forward. Therefore you are advised to submit your completed application form as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not short-listed for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us in 21 days after the closing date, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

All information you supply in support of your application for employment should, to the best of your knowledge, be true and accurate. The Trust reserves the right to contact and share information with the NHS Protect if they suspect any information to be deliberately misleading.

For important information about how your application is processed, please refer to the 'completing application guidance' document.'

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.

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

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