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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 04/11/2021.

Deputy District Nurse

Job Reference: 333-G-HC-0970

Employer:
Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Adult Community Nursing
Location:
Hilllingdon DN sites, Hillingdon
Salary:
£37,152 - £43,994 p.a inc HCAS (pro rata if PT)

CNWL (Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust) has almost 7,000 staff providing integrated healthcare to a third of London's population, Milton Keynes and areas beyond. We involve service users, carers, the public, staff and partner organisations in the way that we are run.

Our catchment area spans diverse communities, with over 100 first languages spoken. It contains areas of great affluence as well as areas of much deprivation. We are committed to providing services that meet the needs of the people who use them, and we actively encourage involvement from local people who can help make a difference. We’re proud of our diversity and we continue to undertake new initiatives to advance equality for LGBT+, BME and people with disabilities to promote good relations and understanding between our staff.

We are recognised locally, nationally and internationally for providing high quality, innovative healthcare. We aim to employ only the best people, and our experts are frequently called upon to contribute to national health strategy and policy, and many models of our care have been adapted for use in other countries.

We offer a generous relocation package (subject to eligibility assessment) and flexible working options, including bank assignments for most roles. See attached Staff Reward and Wellbeing Handbook detailing our benefits, discounts and wellbeing intiatives for staff.

Become part of our team. We care for you as much as you care for others.


Are you caring, compassionate and committed to providing the best service possible to patients?

We have a permanent position for a Band 6 Deputy District Nurse position within our Hillingdon District Nursing teams.

In Hillingdon we are proud of the community service we offer and we expect a lot from our nurses. We want you to be kind, compassionate, clinically skilled and able to put the needs of patients first.

You will be taking delegated responsibility for the assessment, management and evaluation of evidence based nursing care to patients in a variety of community settings. We are looking for a pro-active Deputy Team manager who is able to lead and motivate a team of community staff nurses and Health care assistants. You will be line managed by the District Nurse Team Leader.

In return for your hard work we will offer excellent development opportunities and will support suitable candidates to undertake the District Nursing course. You will also have access to continuing professional development resources to support your learning as well as the development of the service and you will receive regular one to one support.

As the position will require you to visit various locations throughout our supported area, it is essential that candidates hold a full UK driver’s licence and have use of a car for business purposes or have the ability to commute within the Trust’s geographical area with access to an appropriate means of transport to ensure a timely delivery of patient care.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Sally Keise (Lead for DNs and GCMs)

sallykeise@nhs.net / 07415 369384

Kaye Joslin 07894329510




Vaccination

The successful applicant will be an NHS employee and may therefore have contact with vulnerable service users. During the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been necessary to take significant steps to protect the health and safety of our staff, service users and those attending our sites. In order to comply with our duty of care, we require our staff to have the COVID vaccine and we will ask for proof of vaccination during the recruitment process. Vaccination will be a condition of employment unless an exemption applies.

CNWL NHS Foundation Trust are committed to safeguarding all children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices to protect children and vulnerable adults.

Due to the high response levels we receive for some vacancies, we may expire any of them prior to the advertised closing date and advise you to submit your application as soon as possible.

Our Agenda for Change employment contracts are subject to a contractual 13 week probationary period.

If you are offered a job, information will be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.


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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