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Community Nurse

Job Reference: 839-4787PG

Employer:
Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust
Department:
NN1 Community Team
Location:
North Norfolk
Salary:
£24,214 to £30,112 pro rata pa

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. Priority over external applicants will be given to other NHS applicants who apply using a restricted account as they are ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’.


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.

In line with UK Home Office requirements, from April 2017, any successful candidate who fulfils the criteria of a Tier-2 work clearance and will be undertaking work under a relevant Standard Occupational Classification code will be required to obtain and present an overseas criminal records certificate(s). Details of this requirement and its criteria are available from the Home Office.

Correspondence -All communications from NCH&C will be via email therefore it is important for you to check your registered email account and NHS jobs regularly. Some email accounts will automatically store emails in your ‘Junk’ folder. To avoid this issue, please add the following email addresses to your contacts: support@nhs.jobs & hrservicesupport@nchc.nhs.uk.

Closing and Interview Dates -This vacancy may close early if sufficient applicants are received. The proposed interview date of this vacancy is included within the vacancy details at the top of the advert.


We are looking for a highly motivated Registered Nurse to join our community nursing team based in Fakenham and Holt covering Fakenham, Wells, Holt and Sheringham GP surgeries.

 

Working in the picturesque North Norfolk area our patch our patch covers a wide area in and around the beautiful Norfolk coast and encompasses beautiful rural coastal villages such as Blakeney, Cley and Burnham Overy-Staith rich in history, culture and wildlife.  

 

This is an ideal opportunity for career progression and experience within a community setting. The Trust has recently achieved outstanding from CQC and we are proud to say we are the first community Trust to have achieved this accolade. This is a testament to the forward progressive nature of the Trust and our commitment to delivering high quality care in sometimes challenging environments.

 

The role will involve integrated working within the community team which consists of nurses, therapists, assistant practitioners and health care assistants. We will be looking to you to provide senior nursing supervisory support and competency training to our health care assistants and assistant practitioners.  You must demonstrate that you can undertake appropriate assessment of patients in their own home, develop and manage care plans and deliver treatment within a multi-disciplinary team. This is an exciting opportunity to enhance your skills with the support of experienced therapy and nursing staff.

 

Covering the service seven days a week, this role is key to the on-going development of the locality. You will eventually be working in an autonomous capacity seeing a group of delegated patients.  Current experience working in a community setting would be beneficial but not essential.

 

IT skills will be essential within this role. Training in IT systems for this role will be undertaken as part of a comprehensive induction programme.  You will be working in a team setting and would be expected to feedback any concerns to senior members of the team and be an effective team player.

 

If this post excites you, and you are looking to improve your quality of life working in rural Norfolk as part of this developing role we look forward to your application.  If you wish to discuss any aspects please contact Carré Varley, Clinical Operations Manager on 07717 542922.




Behaviour Framework -Applicants are advised to familiarise themselves with the Behaviour Framework reflecting NCH&C’s Brand Values.

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 Two Ticks Guaranteed Interview 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.

Safeguarding -NCH&C are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff have a responsibility to protect vulnerable patients and clients from harm in accordance with Trust Policy.


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 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 Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department 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, must 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) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants


UK Registration

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



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