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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/09/2021.

District Nurse

Job Reference: 833-GS-AS-526-21

(AS) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Neighbourhood Teams
£40,057 to £45,839 per annum

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.

Are you a District Nurse with the V300 Non-Medical Prescribing qualification and experience of prescribing, together with further study of, and experience of case managing patients with long term conditions? If so we want to hear from you.

What is the role?

This is an exciting time for the Adult Business Unit as we continue to develop our Neighbourhood Teams in response to the changing needs in community, in line with the Long Term Plan. The new addition of the Band 7 District Nurse role will strengthen our ability to case manage patients with complex needs appropriately, support the avoidance of inappropriate hospital admissions, both deliver and oversee the delivery of a high quality service whilst providing stronger clinical leadership at the point of care, with the focus at all times being individualised and person centered.

Working with a Community Matron or Associate Community Matron you will case manage a clinical caseload and lead a Caseload Cluster of Staff Nurses and Neighbourhood Clinical Assistants to provide excellent care for our patient population in conjunction with the team's community therapists.

Our integrated Neighbourhood Teams offer seamless support and care in the community comprising professionals from nursing and therapy working closely with Adult Social Care colleagues. The service operates from 7am to 10pm every day of the year.

Who are you?

You will be a qualified District Nurse with a V300 Independent Prescribing qualification. You will have experience of managing patients with a range of long term conditions and multi pathologies and have studied further to support this.

You are a dynamic, passionate and committed nurse with experience of case management and multidisciplinary working. You have excellent communication skills, resilience and great leadership potential. You are able to motivate and support others through change in order to maintain the delivery of high quality, compassionate, proactive and safe care.

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 (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.

UK Registration

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

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