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Qualified and Newly Qualified Community Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 833-NS-AS-703-21

(AS) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Neighbourhood Teams
£25,655 to £31,534 per annum, pro rata

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 Staff Nurse in adults: qualified, newly qualified or a final year student waiting for your PIN number? Passionate about community nursing whether this is your first role or you have lots of experience. We welcome your application to join our community neighborhood nursing teams.

The NHS long term plan is to provide more care in community settings such as patients own homes whilst enabling early discharge from hospital and reducing hospital admissions. Our service is at the very heart of that vision, delivering complex care and empowering patients in their own homes.

When you join us, we work with you to develop your own personal developmental plan that supports your learning style. We provide training, clinical supervision and access to a peer support network. We won't just stop there though, we are proud of our career progression offer that will allow you to develop your clinical, leadership and preceptorship skills.

Neighborhood services operates from 7am to 10pm every day of the year. The shift patterns are: 7am-3pm, 8am-4pm,10am-6pm and 2pm-10pm. We understand that people have busy lives, and we offer flexible work opportunities.

Community nursing suits people who can work independently and within the wider team. You’ll be resilient, motivated, and adaptable to working in an ever-changing environment and of course, a passion for providing the best possible care.

You need to be dynamic, innovative and can motivate and encourage others. Excellent communication skills and experience of case management and multidisciplinary working is crucial to this role.

As a team member you will develop relationships and friendships with many others within work. There’s lots of opportunities to be supported and for you to support others.

There is a statutory requirement for staff in this role to provide nursing or personal care within Care Quality Commission (CQC) regulated care homes.

Therefore, in line with new government regulations which come into force on 11 November 2021, anyone employed in this role will need to evidence they have had two doses of a Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) approved COVID-19 vaccine, or that they come within a specified exemption. Evidence of vaccination status should be provided via the NHS app, the NHS COVID pass via the NHS website, or an NHS letter as part of pre employment checks.

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If you want to talk to us about the job role in community and/or come along and visit us, we want to hear from you. Please e-mail the following:

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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