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Community Nurse

Job Reference: 841-19-198-FB

Employer:
Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust
Department:
Integrated community team - Cheltenham Locality
Location:
Cheltenham
Salary:
£24,214 - £30,112

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust was formed on Tuesday 1st October 2019, following the merger of 2gether NHS Foundation Trust and Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust. The two Trusts joined together to provide integrated mental health, physical health and learning disability services to communities.


Senior Community Nurse

Band: 5

Hours: Full or part time hours available

Contract: Permanent

Flexible working patterns will be considered so long as the service can support the request)

Base: Cheltenham

Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust provides care for approximately 600,000 adults, children, and young people across Gloucestershire, including community inpatient and outpatient services, public health nursing, community nursing and therapy staff.

Right now we are looking for caring and compassionate Community Staff Nurses who are looking for a new challenge and career development. As a Registered Nurse you will work as part of an Integrated Community Team alongside our MDT colleagues undertaking care of people in their homes across the diverse range of interventions and case management opportunities that community nursing offers.

To excel in this role you will require excellent communication skills, the courage to make clinical decisions and a willingness to develop your potential. You will require current NMC registration as a Registered Nurse, post-registration experience is helpful but not essential and we have an excellent preceptorship programme for newly qualified nurses.

You need to be able to work part time or full time over a shift system which includes early and late shifts across 7 days including weekends and bank holidays.

We are a modern trust, which means whilst on the go you’ll be equipped for mobile working (using a laptop and smart phone device); not only is this safer because you will have access all patient information at your fingertips, it also means you can complete records and any other patient paperwork in real time, so you can then focus all your attention on your next patient.

Please ensure when completing your application you detail how you meet the person specification requirements”

For information or enquiries, please contact Cath Fern Integrated Community Team Manager on 0300 421 8367 or via email on CatherineM.Fern@glos-care.nhs.uk.

This vacancy is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure with a Barring List Check for Adults. Successful candidates are expected to undertake a DBS check at their own cost and sign up to the DBS update service.

Shortlisting Date: 20th August 2019

Interview Date: 28th August 2019




Applicants who have been shortlisted will be contacted via NHS Jobs. Please check your account regularly. If you do not hear from us within 3 weeks of the closing date you have probably not been shortlisted. We are sorry that on some occasions we are unable to let you know the outcome of your application personally. The Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

Applicants should note that all appointments to Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust are subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probation period.(excluding Medical Staffing appointments).

Successful candidates are expected to self-fund either an enhanced or standard or basic DBS check, and sign up to the DBS update service if required for the role.

Please note that if you are successful in your application and you have previously worked for an NHS Trust, Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust will request confirmation of your previous NHS service from your last NHS employer via the inter authority transfer system to verify service, pension, sick pay entitlement and pay grade. Your permission will be sought at application and /or later in the process.

Flexible working arrangements will be considered. Any request will be set against genuine operational requirements and limitations and it is not obligatory for a manager to accede to the request.

For positions Band 8a and above there is a requirement to participate in an on-call rota to ensure a high quality of care for patients at all times and continued support to all staff with access to the right knowledge and expertise. For further information on this please consult the job description.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) 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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