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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 10/10/2021.

Community Staff Nurse (District Nursing) - Windsor or Maidenhead

Job Reference: 371-R&RWAMDNB5-C

Employer:
Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Community Health Services
Location:
St Marks, Maidenhead or King Edward VII, Windsor, Windsor or Maidenhead
Salary:
£26,938 - £33,111

These are the values that we live by at Berkshire Healthcare:

  • Caring for and about you is our top priority
  • Committed to providing good quality, safe services
  • working Together with you to develop innovative solutions

We welcome people who share these values to come and work for us.

Please find attached the behaviour framework that underpins these values for this job role.


Community staff nurse (Adult nurse) – Windsor or Maidenhead

We have openings to join our large community nursing teams based in either Windsor or Maidenhead as a band 5 community staff nurse. Suitable if you are either a nurse looking for your first job in community nursing or are looking to continue your community nursing career and possibly progress.

We continue to invest significantly into our future workforce with a thriving placement programme for final year students, a comprehensive preceptorship process to ease all new nurses into the first year in practice and a workforce that includes some of the finest community nurses leading the line who delivered an “excellent” in our most recent CQC report; the first community and mental health trust in the south to be awarded this rating.

Should you get to a stage where you are looking to make the next steps in your community nursing career whilst working within our team; you will be in an incredible position to do so with our trust being the largest provider of community services within the Berkshire County and with us being an organisation who recruited 87% of our band 6 community nursing staff in 2018 from our internal workforce.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join our energetic, friendly and progressive service where you will be well supported and supervised by our team. You will also be supported in your continuing professional development and preceptorship for newly qualified staff.

 

Further information about this opportunity;

  • You will visit a number of patients on a daily basis in their own homes
  • You will provide high quality nursing care to a range of patients with varying healthcare needs
  • Some of the healthcare you will be expected to provide include; end of life care, wound management, and much more
  • Full time (37.5 hours per week) and part time opportunities available
  • Located at St. Marks Hospital, Maidenhead and covering surrounding areas or King Edward VII, Windsor and covering surrounding areas.

Some of the benefits of joining our team:

  • AfC Salary ranging from £26,938 to £33,111 (including HCAS) per annum
  • Flexible working opportunities and a strong emphasis on your work , life balance
  • Annual leave – 27 days for new starters, plus bank holidays. Increasing to 29 days after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years NHS service. Pro rata for part time staff
  • Excellent learning and development opportunities
  • Salary sacrifice scheme for a new car
  • Lease car scheme
  • Generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave for eligible staff
  • Advanced IT enablement and support
  • Confidential telephone care service providing independent support and advice for staff.
  • And so much more

 

Are you familiar with Windsor and Maidenhead?

If you are not familiar with Windsor, the town centre offers an attractive mix of quaint old streets below the castle and smart new shops from old family businesses to chain stores. Windsor also has the stunning rural countryside of 4,800 acres of Windsor Great Park close by. Great travel links to the M4, M25, M40 and M3 and is just a short trip from Heathrow international airport and central London. Maidenhead is a thameside town with small shops and a pedestrianised High Street, a multiplex cinema, health club and 2 michelin star restaurants. It has excellent motoring links being close to the M4, M40 and A4.

 

The 3 “must haves” for you to be considered for this role:

  1. A passion for community nursing, that matches our passion to provide excellent healthcare for patients within their own homes,
  2. Either a qualified adult nurse or currently in your last year of training (with NMC registration)
  3. Hold a full UK Driving Licence and have use of a car for work purposes

Should you match up to the 3 points listed above, then we would recommend you make your application for this role!

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further details about this role or questions in general about working for Berkshire Healthcare please contact Alan Sheridan, Clinical Nurse Manager, via email at: Alan.Sheridan@berkshire.nhs.uk or call Alan on: 07919112839.




We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, that as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Appointment to any position is conditional on the satisfactory completion of the core NHS Employment Checks Standards. Information disclosed in your application will be checked and any offer of appointment may be withdrawn if you knowingly withhold information or provide false or misleading information.

The Trust may close any vacancy prior to the advertised closing date due to the high level of responses we receive for some of our vacancies.

Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust is committed to improving the health of its staff, patients and the wider community by providing a smoke free environment. A smoke free policy is in operation and smoking is not permitted on any of the Trust’s sites.

The Trust is also committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices to protect children, young people and vulnerable adults.

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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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