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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/03/2021.

Community Nurse

Job Reference: 839-2992579-MP

Employer:
Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust
Department:
Registered Nurse
Location:
St James Clinic, Kings Lynn
Salary:
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum

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.

Norfolk Community Health & Care NHS Trust is committed to continuing to create a modern and inclusive work environment. As part of this commitment we actively promote flexible working opportunities where possible, to meet the needs and wishes of our workforce to maintain and improve their wellbeing. The trust offers a range of flexibility, including flexible working patterns, and we would encourage you to discuss this with the recruiting before or during the application process if this would interest you.

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 in West of Norfolk have an opportunity for an experienced Band 5 Nurse to join our community team. West IV Team / Virtual Ward based at St James Clinic, King’s Lynn.

We are looking for a dynamic and motivated nurse to join our friendly professional , busy team with a passion for community nursing to provide Intravenous Therapy visiting patients in their own home / care homes and community hospital to support early discharge from the Acute Trusts and also assisting with Admission Avoidance.

Experience of IV administration, phlebotomy, PICC/central lines and cannulation would be of benefit as well as being able to work alone. Full training will be provided but you will be required to have post qualifying experience in IV therapy.

You will be working within the Intermediate Care Services so may also be required to work alongside the Virtual Ward Community Team based also St James Clinic, as well as support the community nursing teams when required. As a Trust, we recognise that many nursing skills are transferable and if you have a commitment to learn we will support you in your role.

Our location enables easy access to Cambridgeshire, South Lincolnshire, and Central Norfolk for easy commuting to work. We welcome both experienced community nurses, nurses wishing to move into a community setting and nurses with Acute experience.

These posts are full time posts, we would also consider flexibility in hours to work part time if you wish to discuss informally please contact Jinty Harris 07766785791

If you share our vision to improve the quality of people’s lives, in their homes and community, by providing the best in integrated health and social care, we would love to hear from you.

Supervision will be provided by a Senior Registered Nurse. We offer the opportunity to work in an experienced and supportive team with opportunities for on-going professional development. We are proactive in supporting staff development along with listening to any new ideas that will improve the service we provide.

Apply now to join an organisation that has been awarded an ‘Outstanding’ rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the highest possible rating and the first stand-alone NHS community trust in the country to be awarded the title.

For further details, contact:

Jinty Harris - Clinical Operations Manager

jinty.harris@nchc.nhs.uk

07766785791




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). 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.

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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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