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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 29/08/2019.

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Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 833-HK-AS-438-19

(AS) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Recovery Hubs - South and North West
£24,214 to £30,112 per annum

We are delighted to announce that we have been rated as a “Good” organisation by CQC and our Adults Services were rated ‘Outstanding’ for caring.

As part of our integrated Community Care Bed team, you'll offer seamless support and care to our patient population, alongside other professionals in nursing, therapy and social care provision. Our service runs 24 hrs every day of the year, flexible shift patterns will be considered. We have 72 community care beds across our partnership and the bases are in the south of the city, LS11 and the North West, LS19. The focus at all times is on the individual - helping them to progress to home.

We are in the exciting and forward thinking position of being in a partnership service with Leeds city council and provide temporary care and rehabilitation for the most vulnerable older patients living with frailty, not quite well enough to be in their own home but not in need of hospital care.

About You

You're a registered adult nurse, with a passion for providing an amazing level of care. You'll be comfortable working both on your own and with a wide range of other people. You'll need to be resilient, motivated and adaptable to working in an ever-changing environment.

Who are we?

Leeds Community Healthcare provides a range of community-based health services across the whole city. We treat people in their homes, local health centers and community hospitals, and work in partnership with other local Trusts, charities and Leeds City Council.
We have a strong culture based on deeply-held values, and our focus at all times is on delivering high quality care to the people of Leeds. In our most recent CQC evaluation, we were rated "Good", with our Adult Services rated "Outstanding" for caring.
What are the perks?
Our benefits range from generous annual leave to access to NHS discount sites. Here are some of the most important ones:
. Competitive salary in line with Agenda for Change banding
. 27-33 days annual leave plus bank holidays
. Highly regarding NHS Pension Scheme
. A close-knit environment, with daily handovers
. Relocation allowance up to £8,000
. Professional development opportunities including coaching, training and education support
. Salary sacrifice or lease car schemes

Health and wellbeing including gym membership, occupational health service and priority access to mental health services

Why Leeds

We're lucky to be based in the fantastic city of Leeds, with both city life and countryside calm on your doorstep. Leeds is a top destination for shopping, food & drink, culture, sport and music, and is easily connected by train, road and plane to countless locations around the country and beyond.
The city has the goal to be the "best city for health and wellbeing", and is home to mult iple other NHS and healthcare organisations, including NHS England and NHS Employers. Put simply - if you want to work in healthcare, Leeds is the place to be.

What now?

If you feel like we're the place for you, why not click that apply button?

If you are successful in being offered a position which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The level of check required is dependent upon the position that you have applied for. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost from your salary. There will be no charge if you are enrolled in the DBS Update Service.

**Please be advised that at all stages of the recruitment process NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ will be given priority consideration. If you are ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application so that you receive priority consideration.**

Please note: all correspondence regarding this vacancy including the interview process will be sent to your registered NHS jobs e-mail address.

Please ensure you meet all the essential requirements in the person specification before applying for this vacancy.

Recruiting Managers may close an advert once sufficient applications have been received therefore all candidates are strongly advised to complete their application as soon as possible.

If you have not heard within four weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy and is a smoke free environment.

We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. As an equal opportunities employer we also welcome applications from anyone, irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religious beliefs or disability as we embrace diversity within our workforce.

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