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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 15/06/2021.

Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 833-AJ-AS-253-21

(AS) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Community Care Beds Service
£24,907 to £30,615 per annum, pro rata

We are delighted to announce that we have been rated as a “Good” organisation by CQC and our Adults Services were rated ‘Outstanding’ for caring.

Do you need flexible working? Days or Nights? Are you a Qualified Staff Nurse deciding where next in your nursing career? If you are passionate about providing the best possible care and would like the opportunity to empower patients and prepare them for going home, then a career in the Community Care Beds could be the one for you.

A career in nursing

We are in the exciting and forward-thinking position of being in a partnership service with Leeds City Council and provide temporary care and rehabilitation for the most vulnerable older patients living with frailty, not quite well enough to be in their own home but not in need of hospital care.

You will work in the Community Care Bed Team who offer seamless support and care to our patients. The teams are made up of a wide range of healthcare professionals to deliver nursing, therapy and social care provision. The focus at all times on the individual helping them to progress going home. We have 72 community care beds across our partnership and the bases are in the South and the North West of the City. Our service runs 24 hours every day of the year.

Community Care Bed nursing suits people who are comfortable working both independently and within a wider team. You'll be resilient, motivated and adaptable to working in an ever-changing environment. And of course, you have a passion for providing the best possible care.

Why choose us?

At Leeds Community Healthcare we have a strong culture based on deeply held values. Our focus is to deliver the highest quality care to the people of Leeds. In our most recent CQC evaluation, we were rated "Good", with our Adult Services rated "Outstanding" for caring.

As an employee, you will benefit from generous annual leave, Flexible Working, NHS discount, and our salary sacrifice or car lease schemes. Leeds is a fantastic city not simply for its diversity in culture and cuisine, but it is a top destination for sport and music and is well connected by road, train and plane. Not to mention its home to multiple other NHS and healthcare organisations, including NHS England and NHS Employers. Put simply - if you want to work in healthcare, Leeds is the place to be.

If you are successful in being offered a position which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The level of check required is dependent upon the position that you have applied for. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost from your salary. There will be no charge if you are enrolled in the DBS Update Service.

**Please be advised that at all stages of the recruitment process NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ will be given priority consideration. If you are ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application so that you receive priority consideration.**

Please note: all correspondence regarding this vacancy including the interview process will be sent to your registered NHS jobs e-mail address.

Please ensure you meet all the essential requirements in the person specification before applying for this vacancy.

Recruiting Managers may close an advert once sufficient applications have been received therefore all candidates are strongly advised to complete their application as soon as possible.

If you have not heard within four weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy and is a smoke free environment.

We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. As an equal opportunities employer we also welcome applications from anyone, irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religious beliefs or disability as we embrace diversity within our workforce.

We are also looking for applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health and care needs.

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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