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Nursing Associate

Job Reference: 345-COM2740947-A

Employer:
North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Frailty & Admission Avoidance
Location:
North tees Trust wide, Lawson Street
Salary:
£21,892 - £24,157

We are on a continuous journey of improvement and transformation but our main priority is, and always will be, providing safe and high quality care to our patients every day; the kind of care we would want for ourselves and our loved ones. If you share our passion then apply for this opportunity and help us make our patients’ experience the best it can possibly be.

With a budget of around £270m, three hospitals and 5,500 staff, North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust provides hospital-based services to the population of Hartlepool, Stockton on Tees and parts of East Durham and Sedgefield as well as community, therapeutic and screening to a wider population across Durham and Teesside.


The North Tees and Hartlepool Foundation Trust has an exciting new opportunity for a band 4 Nursing Associate (with relevant NMC registration).

The focus of these posts will be to prevent unnecessary hospital admissions and actively participate in the assessment and support of frail elderly people in community settings.

We are looking for Nursing Associate to provide compassionate and comprehensive supportive care to patients referred for management and support. Candidates will be responsible for planning and delivering care as part of a structured multidisciplinary service, utilising multiple methods of service delivery using both direct and indirect methods.

Experience of Community nursing would be an advantage, but is not essential.

The hours of work will be on a shift rota between 08.00 – 20.00hrs over seven days a week.

The Trust offers a fully supported induction programme, annual appraisal and personal development plans. We also offer access to a variety of in house education and training programmes and University courses that will meet the service needs.

The ability to travel in the community is essential.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameCaroline FitzsimonsJob titleOperational MatronEmail addresscarolinefitzsimons@nhs.netTelephone number07788916677Additional contact information

Lynne Calder - lynne.lawson@nhs.net 07786748116




Please check your email address on a regular basis as applicants invited to attend an interview will be notified via this method.

As part of our recruitment process, you will be required to undertake pre-employment screening:

Disclosure and Barring Scheme (previously Criminal Records Bureau)
Where a post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it may be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Scheme to check for any previous criminal convictions. Should you require a copy of the Trust's Disclosure and Barring Service Policy, please contact a member of the Workforce Team on 01642 624023.

Please note the essential qualifications required for the post outlined within the the Person Specification. You are required to hold and provide evidence of the necessary qualifications for the post at interview should you be short listed.

With effect from 1 December 2016 - Employment with North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust is subject to satisfactory completion of a 6 month probationary period. Please note that internal applications and individuals that are appointed to fixed term appointments of less than 6 months duration are exempt from the probationary period (unless you are an internal applicant currently part way through a probationary period or a bank member of staff.)

As part of our pre-employment screening process, all applicants are required to provide references covering their last three years employment history. Applicants are requested to ensure professional e-mail addresses for all referees are included on their application form. Personal references are not acceptable.

We are an equal opportunities employer, as such we are recognised for being a positive about disabled employer.

North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust operates a No Smoking Policy.

If you experience any technical difficulties applying for this post please contact a member of our recruitment team on 01642 624023 quoting the vacancy reference.


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.


UK Registration

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



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