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District Nurse

Job Reference: 826-PANF-3811

Employer:
Nottingham CityCare Partnership CIC
Department:
Community
Location:
Nottingham
Salary:
£32,306 to £39,027 pro rata for part time

Who we are

We are a provider of NHS Community Health Services, CityCare exists to support the health and wellbeing of all local people, working alongside other health and care partners to achieve this. We are a values driven, people business with a passion for excellence. Our vision and social purpose is to build healthier communities and our values of integrity, expertise, unity and enterprise lie at the heart of everything we do, guiding how we work together with partners and each other to consistently deliver high quality compassionate care. As a social enterprise we aim to add social value by investing in the future of our local communities and helping to make a difference in people’s lives.


 

Are you a qualified District Nurse who is looking for a new challenge? Do you have an interest in the development of an integrated health care team? Do you want to be involved in supporting the implementation of the Framework for Enhanced Health in Care Homes? If so this post is for you.

We are looking for a Qualified District Nurse Team Leader to join Nottingham CityCare Partnership’s Integrated Care Homes Service. The team comprises of health professionals who in reach into Care Homes within Nottingham City to deliver NHS services, and includes community nurses, dementia outreach staff, specialist nurses, therapy staff and advocacy who work alongside each other to provide integrated holistic care. The service works in partnership with care home staff, pharmacists and GP’s.

The aim of this innovative service is to ensure that care home residents and staff have an improved experience through high quality care and access to familiar health professionals with the skills to meet their needs. A single point of access facilitates a streamlined referral route for the care home staff ensuring that the patient is triaged and allocated to the most appropriate professional to meet their need. The service also delivers training within care homes to equip the care home staff with the knowledge and skills to deliver the programmes of care prescribed by healthcare professionals, by the implementation of innovative ways of working.

The Community Nursing element of the service provides nursing support to patients living in Residential Care Homes within Nottingham City.

As a District Nurse Team Leader you will be part of the senior clinical team within the service. You will have day to day leadership and management responsibility for a team of nurses and assistant practitioners, along with managing a caseload of patients. Using your up to date clinical knowledge and shills you will be required to work autonomously and use your initiative to deliver nursing and holistic care within a supportive team environment.

As a member of the team, you will work in partnership with care home staff, GP’s, and the wider MDT and will be actively involved in the ongoing development of the integrated service. You will be supported to develop the new skills required for this unique role.

The service works in partnership with the Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Clinical Commissioning Group in the development of the care home staff to enable the residents within care homes to receive care tailored for their needs and to reduce preventable hospital admissions.

Nottingham CityCare Partnership is a leading provider of community healthcare, dedicated to improving long term community health and wellbeing. We have a long heritage of caring for families and individuals in the community, from health visiting for young families, through to community nursing and home-based rehabilitation services for older people. We have a passion for delivering excellence in care, and are driven by our values, people and business. As a social enterprise, we work in partnership across the local community to build a healthier, more sustainable future for all.

You will be a car owner driver with a full, current driving licence.

Please see attached Person Specification, and make sure you can evidence meeting all the essential criteria for the post in your application.

 

In return for your expertise and hard work, CityCare offer a wide range of benefits including:

  • A commitment to Agenda for Change
  • NHS Pension
  • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays (rising to 33 based on experience)
  • Career development opportunities
  • Lease car scheme

 

For further information please contact Angela Saxton (Team Manager) – 07818 254 528

 




Nottingham CityCare Partnership reserves the right to close a vacancy before the closing date if a sufficient number of applications have been received.

CityCare value the benefits of a diverse and inclusive workforce. Our primary objective during the recruitment process is to ensure we recruit the best candidate for the position and we strive to reflect the community we serve. Therefore, we encourage applications from candidates who identify as disabled, LGBT+ or from a Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic (BAME) background, as they are currently under-represented within our organisation.

ALL FURTHER CORRESPONDENCE WILL BE ADMINISTERED THROUGH NHS JOBS AND THE EMAIL ADDRESS YOU USED TO REGISTER WITH NHS JOBS. PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAIL ACCOUNT REGULARLY REGARDING YOUR APPLICATION

Appointment to this post will be subject to pre-employment checks as per NHS Employer Check Standards.

Nottingham CityCare Partnership CIC is an equal opportunities employer. We are positive about employing people with disabilities. If you require your application in a different format please contact Human Resources on 0115 8839418. Nottingham CityCare Partnership CIC is committed to the protection of vulnerable adults and children.

CityCare employees can request flexible working arrangements after 26 weeks of employment.


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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