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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 12/12/2019.

Job Reference: 844-2144391

Wirral Community Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust
Community Nurse
£24,214 to £30,112 pa (Pr

The values at our HEART, focus on how we all provide care to patients.

Health and wellbeing at the heart of everything we do

Exceptional person-centred care

Actively supporting each other

Responsive, professional, innovative

Trusted to deliver

Wirral Community Health & Care NHS Foundation Trust provides high quality community health and social services which are responsive to the needs of our local population. Services are delivered by our dedicated and innovative health professionals and supported by equally committed staff behind the scenes. We strive to continue developing and improving our services by working with and listening to our populations, partners, commissioners and staff.

Working for Wirral Community Health & Care NHS Foundation Trust offers you a great opportunity to be a part of a talented, passionate and committed team delivering excellent community based services throughout Wirral and surrounding areas.

Staff Nurse

An opportunity has arisen to work within a dynamic, innovative and friendly team within Wirral Community Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust Integrated Single Gateway. The Integrated Single Gateway and Community Rapid Response Service is going through a very exciting period of transformation.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced nurse with a passion for high quality care.

We are looking for candidates with strong clinical skills and experience and who are patient and team focused. The successful candidates will demonstrate that they are willing to support innovation, and are committed to service improvement in an extremely interesting, and challenging environment.

You will be working as part of a highly supportive and motivated team with strong clinical guidance and leadership, aiding your own professional development Wirral Community Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust is committed to the development of staff and provides learning opportunities to enhance individual and team opportunities. The successful candidates will also work with nurses, therapists and social workers, who are all co-located, in determining the course of clinical care that is right for the patient. To provide Nursing care for acutely unwell patients in their own home and to avoid unplanned hospital admissions.

To use established pathways and processes to provide a wide range of nursing and Social care assessments to patients who may potentially be at risk of a hospital admission.

To identify, assess and co-ordinate discharge diversion for those patients in ED (emergency department) and acute assessment areas or in the community who require social therapy or nursing input rather than in patient care ensuring identified needs are met.

To be an integral part of the Single Point of Access. To support the telephone triage of patients, working with both healthcare professionals and patients in supporting a positive patient journey.

We welcome applicants from a range of backgrounds including emergency nurses, primary care and acute medicine as well as nurses from community backgrounds who have experience in working within Integrated Services.

Applications are welcome from those interested in a job share opportunity

We are an equal opportunities employer

Flexible Working opportunities are available

Please note that non-NHS applicants with no previous NHS experience will ordinarily be appointed to the minimum of the salary band

When providing references, these should be your two most recent employers (these may include your line manager or someone in a position of responsibility). Personal references are not acceptable.

All new starters in health and social care support roles Bands 1- 4 will be required to have completed, or be working towards, the Care Certificate (to be completed within 12 weeks of start date)’

For further details / informal visits contact:

Sarah Cowell 0151 514 2888

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Closing Dates: The Trust reserves the right to close a vacancy prior to the closing date if a high number of applications are received.

Reference Information: Please ensure your application is submitted with referees who can verify your employment/education history over the last three years and include valid business email addresses for them. The Trust will not accept personal references from friends or family.

Salary Expectations: The Trust pays staff in line with national NHS Terms and Conditions. Relevant experience may be considered when salary offers are made.

Further Information: WCHC is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse workforce and we welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of disability, age, sex, race, religion, sexual orientation, maternity/pregnancy, marriage/civil partnership or transgender status.

Wirral Community Health & Care NHS Foundation Trust is committed to discharging its statutory duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of children, young people and adults and will support staff to fulfil this duty.

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.

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