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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 16/01/2022.

Community Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 301-VA-21-119074

Employer:
Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Stafford CIS Team
Location:
Stafford
Salary:
£25,655 - £31,534

We are one of the largest integrated Health and Social Care providers, with an annual turnover of close to £400m, serving a population of 1.5m over a core geography of 2,400 square miles. Our portfolio of services includes mental health, learning disability and adult social care services across Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent and Shropshire. We provide a vast range of community services for adults and children and specialised services such as rheumatology and rehabilitation.

We have specialist mother and baby, eating disorder and medium secure forensic mental health services and contracts across the country for IAPT, addiction and some health services in prisons as well as hosting a network for inpatient mental health care for serving military personnel.

Recently, we have been shortlisted for Capsticks Award for innovation, Adademi Wales Award for Excellence in Organisational Development, Health and Wellbeing Award – Public Sector at Personnel Today Awards 2021, we were finalists for the HSJ Value Award 2021 for People and Organisational Development Initiative of the Year and we were the winners of the HR impact Award at Personnel Today Awards 2021.

Employing around 8,500 employees, we are an innovative and forward thinking organisation with an ever expanding portfolio of services. This means we can offer our employees genuine opportunities to develop their careers by gaining experience across a number of specialisms. We are a Keele University Teaching Trust with a thriving Research and Innovation Department.

The Trust works in partnership with the NHS programme ‘Step into Health’, supporting ex-service personnel into a career in the NHS.

PLEASE NOTE: From 1st April 2022 all NHS workers in England with face to face contact with patients or who work in a clinical area must be fully (currently this is limited to first and second vaccinations) vaccinated against Covid-19. Only those with medical exemptions will be excluded from this requirement. Please consider this mandatory requirement when applying for this position.


There is a legal requirement for successful applicants to be fully vaccinated against covid-19 (unless medically exempt) to carry out this role

 

The Community Intervention Service provides care to patients in their own homes and is pivotal in the prevention agenda. This includes supporting the care of frail older people with long term conditions.

As a Community Staff Nurse within the Community Intervention Serviceyou will deliver a high quality service, working closely with GP’s and multi-disciplinary teams in addressing a range of care issues across the spectrum of health conditions, and preventing avoidable hospital admissions as well as supporting to expediate discharge from hospital.

We are an innovative service covering GP practices in theStafford and widerlocalities and we are seeking enthusiastic and highly motivated nurses.

You will work independently in a community setting, participating in the ongoing assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care, adhering to policies and procedures.

You must be a qualified nursing practitioner with current NMC registration. Previous experience of working in the community is not an essential requirement, however, you do need to be able to demonstrate a commitment to delivering high quality targeted personalised care.

We willwelcome applications from student nurses who are graduating as part of the March 2022 cohort

 

Post holders will be required to work flexibly on a rota system across a 7 day working week.

 

The Trust operates a vehicle leasing scheme.

 

If you would like an informal discussion regarding this post please contact:

Oliver Heath, Operational Lead

Mobile: 07773610923/ Email: oliver.heath2@mpft.nhs.uk




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1. UPDATES & CORRESPONDENCE – All correspondence will be sent via email to the email address you used when making your application. Please check your email regularly. If you have selected updates by text messaging we will also correspond via this method.

2. EMPLOYMENT CHECKS – If selected for interview, you will be sent an email with the details of the documentation you need to bring along with you to verify your Right to work in the UK, your identity and DBS Check. Failure to bring the documentation will delay your employment if you are successful at interview.

3. REFERENCES - Please ensure you provide email addresses for all referees for the last 3 years of employment and advise of any gaps in employment. We will not request references prior to interview unless you have given permission on your application form to do so, however, if you are offered a position with the Trust, references will be requested at the point of offer and by completing this application you are giving your approval for this information to be requested.

MPFT is committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all areas of the community, who meet the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, ethnictity, sexual orientation, gender, disability and religion/belief.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of individuals and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The Trust has a positive attitude to employees and job applicants with mental health issues.

PLEASE NOTE: should we have a high volume of applications the Trust may close the vacancy early



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