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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 11/08/2021.

Community Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 415-Z21-370

Employer:
Northern Devon Healthcare Trust
Department:
Community
Location:
Barnstaple
Salary:
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum pro rata

We have an exciting opportunity for a Band 5 nurse to join our Community Nursing Team in Barnstaple.

We are seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic individual to join our dynamic and proactive team. Applicants will require good assessment, clinical and communication skills in order to deliver evidence based nursing care to patients within their home environment, recognise when a patient is deteriorating and intervene and escalate concerns appropriately to optimise quality of life and reduce the risk of unnecessary hospital attendance. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the ability to provide a high standard of care and have good communication skills. Applicants must be well organised with a professional and approachable manner. They must be prepared to work as part of a team and autonomously.

We are also working toward the reopening of our daily leg ulcer clinic.

The post is 37.5 hours per week.

General working pattern would be Monday-Friday 9am-5pm with 1 weekend on in 4, the hours are negotiable to meet the needs of the service.

Please note that previous applicants need not to apply.

** As this post is in a shortage occupation code it qualifies for the Trust’s Recommend a Friend Scheme, please find further information on the attached link**

Closing Date: 11th August 2021




This post is being offered as Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust and the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust continue to develop our long standing partnership with a view to becoming a single integrated organisation across Eastern and Northern Devon. Working together gives us the opportunity to offer unique and varied careers across our services combining the RD&E’s track record of excellence in research, teaching and links to the university with NDHT’s innovation and adaptability.

Our values guide everything we do. At all times, we aim to:

  • Demonstrate compassion
  • Strive for excellence
  • Respect diversity
  • Act with integrity
  • Listen and support others

Our teams of care professionals work with patients and their families to support peoples’ independence, health and wellbeing. We provide support to avoid hospital admissions, and if an admission is necessary, we try to make each patient’s stay in hospital as short and effective as possible before working with them on a safe discharge home.

In our most recent staff survey, our staff voted us in the top 10% of NHS provider organisations to work for and we also came out as the top provider in the South West for our overall results. Our patients (through the Friends and Family Test) regularly report an average of over 95% satisfaction with our services.

Please note that we may close this vacancy early if we receive a high volume of applicants.


Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.



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