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Community Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 301-VA-22-144172

Employer:
Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
District Nursing
Location:
Tamworth, Lichfield and Burntwood
Salary:
£25,655 - £31,534

An award winning organisation with over 9000 employees across services in North & South Staffordshire, Shropshire, Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Essex, we are one of the largest integrated Health and Social Care providers.

What can we offer you?

  • Our SOOTHE resources are supporting staff across the trust with their physical and mental health. In addition to the support offered from our occupational health provider Team Prevent.

  • Counselling support and lifestyle information with advice on a variety of personal matters

  • Annual Big SOOTHE week provides time to reflect on the demands following the pandemic and connect with others to feel able to face future challenges as we move forward.

  • “In our Gift” provides a platform for your voice to be heard to implement change

  • Purchase additional annual leave as well as wellbeing days

  • Career development opportunities and coaching

  • Access to in house training programs, leadership management and NVQ qualifications as well as our wellbeing and recovery college

  • Innovative research training program entitled STARS (Supporting the advancement of Research Skills)

  • Flexible working wherever possible including opportunities for homeworking

  • Opportunities to connect of important issues such as Sustainability and digital working

  • Empower and engage our staff with LOVE awards, LOVE long service awards and STAFF Surveys

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Commitment to create a more diverse and inclusive organisation through our Staff Equality Network

  • NHS pension scheme

  • You would be eligible for NHS discounts including blue light card and red guava


Band 5 Community Staff Nurse, Permanent Posts

We currently have both part time and full time opportunities for Qualified Nurses to join our busy, well established teams within Tamworth, Lichfield and Burntwood District Nursing Teams.

We cover a 7 day service 08.00-18.30hrs and have shift patterns within those times. It is important that we have an individual who is enthusiastic, works well within a team and is confident to work on their own. Support will be given to the successful candidate from our Band 6’s and Clinical Leads.

The posts are available in both Tamworth and Lichfield & Burntwood and each member of staff who is successful will have the opportunity to express a preference as to where they woudl wish to work. We work closely with our local GP practices within our Primary Care Network and with the other nursing teams covering the South East Alliance. We provide support to patients who are palliative, have long term conditions and those who require daily treatments and interventions, including leg ulcers, diabetes, phlebotomy and care of drainage systems.

We have recently expanded our Ambulatory clinics and have also introduced the CRIS (Community Rapid Intervention Service) model into our service allowing our Alliance to further enhance the ability to reduce the risk of hospital admission by supporting patients on virtual wards.

Our Lichfield base is adjacent to the City centre and our base in Tamworth is within walking distance to the retail park so there are lots of local amenities close by.

Should you require any further information, please contact Kaye Bradley, Operational Lead on 07966 489383.




IMPORTANT INFORMATION about your application. Please read. .

The Trust treats personal data collected during the recruitment process in accordance with the Information Governance Policy. Information about how your data is used and the basis for processing your data is contained within the Trust’s Privacy Notice

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 the equality of opportunity for all with the right mix of talent, skills and potential and welcome applications from a wide range of candidates from all areas of the community, who meet the specific criteria of the post regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, physical / mental disability or offending background.

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


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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