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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 10/11/2019.

Senior Nurse

Job Reference: 839-4778MP

Employer:
Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust
Department:
Community Liaison Team
Location:
Norwich
Salary:
£30,401 to £37,267 pa

NCH&C is proud to be the first standalone NHS community trust in the UK to achieve an ‘Outstanding’ rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Our focus is on continually improving the quality of care we offer to local people and on improving access to that care, helping people to move seamlessly from one service to another. Praising NCH&C’s “compassionate, inclusive and effective leadership at all levels”, the CQC observed that our staff are well supported to make positive changes and innovations.

We welcome applications from people who share our values and can help us deliver outstanding care in our local community.


Norfolk Community Health and Care (NCH&C) is looking for a senior nurse with leadership skills to work within the Community Liaison Team, one of two NCH&C teams based at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. The 7 day service operates 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday and 8am to 4pm at weekends and bank holidays. CLT are a small team of dynamic, autonomous, highly experienced senior nurses who are looking for someone new to join their team this winter. The responsibilities of the team are predominantly to assess patients as part of step down care to community hospitals as well as discharge to assess pathways.

The role requires good communication and problem solving skills, and close working with multi-disciplinary professionals from health and social care to ensure patients are discharged in a timely manner. This is an opportunity for an experienced nurse to join a great team working in a fast paced setting.

You will represent the Community Trust and have knowledge about community services that can be provided to ensure patients receive the care and support required for discharge whilst maintaining their independence.

The post will require working alongside the NCH&C Early Intervention Team based in the Emergency Department at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.

Duties include: assessing patients on NNUH wards and clinic environments, assessing patients for suitability to be discharged home with community services or for transfer to a community hospital working alongside acute therapists to confirm rehabilitation goals, completing Systmone referrals for community services and liaising with the community hospitals and services.

Full time and part time hours will be considered.

Apply now to join an organisation that has been awarded an ‘Outstanding’ rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the highest possible rating and the first stand-alone NHS community trust in the country to be awarded the title.




Equal Opportunities - We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. Additionally, people with disabilities that fall under the Disability Confident Scheme will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification). The Trust operates flexible working practices. All sites are Smoke Free.

Immigration Status - Norfolk Community Health & Care NHS Trust is a diverse employer and welcomes all job applications. However, potential applicants should note that although the Trust is registered with the Home Office as a sponsor organisation for migrant workers, this is only against Tier 2 (General) visas. If you are a migrant worker from outside of the European Economic Area and do not already hold a self-gained right to work, we recommend you check the Home Office eligibility requirements before making an application.

Redeployment - Please note that in the first instance priority for this vacancy will be given to NCH&C staff who are on the Trusts Redeployment Register.

DBS - If this post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and you are not a current employee of Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust or being recruited as an Apprentice then the cost of the DBS check will be automatically removed from your first month’s salary. However if you are registered with the update service this may not be required.

Closing and Interview Dates -This vacancy may close early if sufficient applicants are received.

Data Protection - A privacy notice detailing how we will handle your data is attached to this advert as a document. Your application will be transferred to our recruitment management system (Trac) once the advert has closed and you will receive notification then detailing how Trac will handle your data.


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.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants


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



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