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Community Practitioner Nurse Band 5 - NORTH TEAM

Job Reference: 363-CHB5636-A

Employer:
East London NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Clinical Community Services
Location:
BEDFORD
Salary:
£24,214 to £30,112 pa

This is an exciting time for ELFT. Our vision is to make a positive difference to people's lives by improving quality of life for all we serve. Our values are: We Care, We Respect, We are Inclusive – so we are looking for people who live and breathe these qualities when supporting service users and carers, and in their relationships with colleagues in the Trust and our partner organisations.


Wanting to Return to Practice or fancy a change?

 

Come and join our Outstanding Trust working within our Community Nursing teams in Bedfordshire. We are seeking enthusiastic, dynamic and motivated Band 5 Nurses to deliver a range of quality nursing services to our patients within Bedfordshire.

This is an excellent opportunity for nurses who are looking to develop their knowledge and skills within the community nursing setting. You will have the opportunity to be involved in facilitating self-care for patients with long term conditions, health promotion and innovative activities and projects that enhance patient service delivery

Enthusiasm to support our teams to deliver high quality services is a must for this role, and you will also need to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to be adaptable, reliable and approachable.

 

Experience in the field of adult community services is desirable but a willingness to learn and contribute is more important.

We promote flexible working and can offer a variety of shifts and patterns for staff that have caring responsibilities. Full and part time vacancies are available. This post is based in the Bedford locality at Twinwoods base.

Why come and work for us?

We are committed to provide a fun team environment with clinical supervision and a variety of career development opportunities. Our Trust has received an outstanding CQC rating and is known for offering excellent training, personal development programmes, supportive coaching and competency frameworks; all to support enhanced skills and career development which meet the goals and aspirations of the individual.

If you want a career which brings a new challenge every day, gives you the opportunity to test your ability to think quickly, solve problems, assess and treat patients then Community Nursing could be the team for you.

Access to a car in order to carry out service duties is essential.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Leanne WELCH, telephone 07903559808, email leanne.welch4@nhs.net




Making Things Better

Quality Improvement is a key part of our work to improve and refine how we do things. We have a global reputation for our quality improvement work and we don’t stand still!

We launched our Five Year Strategy in April 2019. This complements the NHS Long Term Strategy and sets out our direction of travel. We want to improve the health of the populations we serve, improve their experience of care, improve staff experience and improve value. Working with our communities and partners is to key to achieving this.

Aiming High

We were rated ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC in 2016, and were proud to be rated ‘Outstanding’ again in 2018. We were named in the HSJ’s Top 10 best places to work in healthcare and were voted Provider Trust of the Year in 2018.

Staff and Service Users United

We strive to ensure that staff feel valued by the Trust and as they are truly pivotal in delivering better outcomes for our patients and service users. Our aspiration is to help to make the NHS the best place to work. This Trust is clinician-led and provides the highest possible level of clinical expertise throughout its services. We pride ourselves on our service user involvement.

What Next?

If you like the sound of us, don’t waste a moment.

As part of our recruitment process we may be required to share information you provide on the application form with NHS Protect and/or other organisations for the purpose of the prevention, detection, investigation and prosecution of fraud or any other unlawful activity affecting the NHS.

If you do not hear from us within four weeks of the closing date, please consider that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion. You must provide professional email addresses for all referees as we will contact them as soon as an offer has been made. Please note we do not request references prior to interviews. All applications made through NHS Jobs account will be processed by TRAC System. Please note that some emails may go to your spam/junk mailbox so make sure you check this regularly.


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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