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Senior Community Staff Nurse – Continuing Health Care Coordinator

Job Reference: 449-ASP690

Solent NHS Trust
Community Nursing
£32,306 - £39,027 p.a pro rata

Make a difference with us

If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you’re looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.

  • To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access
  • To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work
  • To deliver the best value for money

Would you like to work with a forward thinking and innovative team in Community Nursing? If so, Portsmouth Community Nursing Team are recruiting!

We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Registered nurse to join our Integrated Community Team in Portsmouth. Throughout these challenging times and in recognition of the important role Community Nurses play in supporting patients to remain at home, we are excited to be able to offer this opportunity.

We are looking to recruit a Registered nurse who is passionate about Continuing Health Care (CHC) and who has excellent organisational and leadership skills. You will be working as part of the integrated Locality Community team and the Community Nursing Support Service (EOL team). Your main role will be to support staff in the management of CHC patients across the locality teams in Portsmouth in order to ensure CHC assessments, reviews and processes are adhered to in a timely and efficient manner in line with the National Framework for NHS Continuing Healthcare and NHS Funded Nursing care. You will coordinate and facilitate training for the teams to achieve competency with the CHC process including check lists, fast tracks, Personal Health Budgets (PHB’s), Decision Support Tools (DST’s), and annual reviews.

You will have the ability to work unsupervised, be able to demonstrate flexibility and prioritise your workload, have excellent communication skills and the interest and enthusiasm to promote best practice within the CHC process. Using your leadership and management skills, you will be able to organize your work in order to meet deadlines whilst retaining a patient focused approach.

Experience in the field of the Continuing Health Care Process is essential, as is a willingness to learn and develop skills in this field of practice. Experience in the community is desirable but not essential. The role will be Monday to Friday (except bank holidays) between 08.30 to 17.00 hours, full time hours.

For more information on this exciting post please contact Debbie Patten – Clinical Matron 07770641951.


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All patient facing workers in England will be required to ensure they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, from 1 April 2022 . It will be a condition of employment to be fully vaccinated. This requirement will also apply to those in ancillary support roles such as porters or receptionists who may have social contact with patients but are not directly involved in their care.

To be fully vaccinated you must receive both doses of a Covid-19 vaccination. Successful applicants will be required (unless exempt*) to provide evidence of their covid vaccination status (NHS COVID Pass) or evidence that they have commenced their journey to becoming fully vaccinated. If the required evidence cannot be provided then any offer of employment may be withdrawn.

Our shared values support the development of a strong working culture. They breathe life into our organisation – guiding and inspiring all of our actions and decisions. They enable us to be better at what we do and create a great place for our staff to work, whilst ensuring we provide the highest quality of care to our patients.

In creating our values, we spent time listening to our employees and members. Based on what people told us, we created our HEART values to reflect the deep belief that we are caring organisation at the centre of our community: Honesty, Everyone counts, Accountable, Respectful, Teamwork.

We are an accredited Real Living Wage employer.

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