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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/08/2022.

Nursing Associate

Job Reference: 348-SW-I-1056A

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
The Old Laundry, Fordingbridge Hospital, Bartons Road
£22,549 to £24,882 pa

Southern Health is one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health, adult and child community health and learning disabilities

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Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust (SHFT) is committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children, young people and adults at risk of abuse and neglect. As an employee, you are accountable to ensure that you know to how to respond when you are concerned for the safety of a child, young person or adult at risk, applying the principles of the Family Approach to ensure evidence based analysis, risk management and appropriate action and escalation. SHFT require staff to work effectively together using the Family Approach to achieve better outcomes for adults, children and families. The Trust will support you in this duty by providing ongoing training, support and advice and have a Corporate Safeguarding Team who can be contacted for guidance and the provision of safeguarding supervision.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Southern Health Foundation Trust to appoint an enthusiastic Registered Nursing Associate or Associate Practitioner (Band 4) to work within the multi-disciplinary Integrated Care Team in the beautiful Avon Valley locality of the New Forest (Fordingbridge and Ringwood) .

We are looking for individual who would like to be part of a dynamic and forward thinking team… Do you enjoy the challenge of a wide variety of work? Could this be you?

The role will include visiting patients at home to provide nursing interventions under the direction of registered nursing colleagues. The focus of the role is to support admission avoidance, to promote independence and to assist in the effective management of patients with long term conditions.

The post would suit someone interested in integrated working and wanting to achieve the best for their patients. They will work within a multi -professional team to provide individualised patient care.

We are looking for a motivated individual, who is dynamic and keen to work as part of a team. The successful candidate will need to have good communication skills and the ability to work well as a team member.

In return Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust will offer training opportunities to support ongoing career development.

Applicants must have access to a vehicle for work and possession of a full driving license is essential.

Hours: 37.5

Location: Working out of the Fordingbridge Hospital Site

For further information please contact: Emma Perkins on 07557541927

A DBS check is required by the Employer for this post. The Employer will undertake an initial check at the appropriate level on appointment. As a condition of employment you are required to register with the online DBS update service and maintain this registration throughout employment.

COVID-19 vaccine remains the best way to protect ourselves, our families, our colleagues, and patients from the virus, we therefore encourage applicants to become fully vaccinated. We ask for vaccination status as part of pre employment checks although COVID-19 vaccination is not a condition 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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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