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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/02/2020.

Community Staff Nurse - Treatment rooms

Job Reference: 362-A-19-2006400-C

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
District Nursing
Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport
£24,214 - £30,112 pro rata per annum

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

There are lots of good reasons to choose to come and work at Stockport NHS Foundation Trust. A dynamic integrated Trust with integrity and vision. Exactly the same qualities you’ll see in yourself. Stockport NHS Foundation Trust aims to be the organisation of choice for patients and an employer of choice for staff. In order to continually improve all aspects of our patient experience, we rely upon having a highly skilled, motivated, diverse, productive and patient focused workforce.

Stockport Foundation Trust is one of four ‘specialist’ hospital sites in Greater Manchester. Being a ‘specialist’ hospital will enhance our general surgery, anaesthetics, critical care and emergency medicine for the benefit of people in Stockport, High Peak, Cheshire and across Greater Manchester.

Our values Quality and Safety, Communication, Service’ are at the heart of everything we do and come from our ‘Your Health. Our Priority’ promise. Every day they drive the behaviour and actions for every person in our organisation.

Please read the documents attached to this vacancy before applying, including the job description, person specification and the information for applicants which includes useful information to help complete your application.

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

Stockport Together is the name given to the partnership of the local NHS organisations and Stockport Council working with GPs and voluntary organisations to develop a single plan to improve health and social care services across the borough. The Stockport Together programme is changing the way in which we deliver health and social care services across Stockport. As part of this, new ways of working have been defined and we are now collaborating with each other across organisations towards common goals.

Over the next three years Stockport Together will continue to implement new models

of care that has been designed by patients, carers, clinicians and social care professionals based on evidence of what works best and what good care looks like.

Our work in Core Neighbourhoods is at the very heart of Stockport Neighbourhood Care. Services will be offered seven days a week to help people remain healthy and build independence. The aim being that the “right care is delivered to the right people at the right time”.

Stockport Together is in the position to offer an exciting new opportunities to enthusiastic individuals who would be keen to support our integrated teams working across Adult Social Care and Stockport Foundation Trust. The post holders will work with the Community Nurses and Adults Social care staff to provide a first class service to the residents of Stockport.

We are looking for a flexible, innovative practitioner with a variety of clinical skills. The District Nursing Service provides care in patients’ homes as well as residential homes caring for patients with complex needs and supporting carers.

The Treatment Room Service has a part time vacancy available for 18.75 hours - the post is to work over 3 days . The main base is Shaw Heath clinic although you may be expected to work in other treatment rooms within Stockport.

The post holder should have good organisational and assessment skills be flexible and willing to cover the service between 8am and 5pm 7 days per week, at present.

If you are an experienced nurse looking for a new challenge we would love to hear from you. We offer a structured induction and preceptorship to ensure you will be fully supported in your role.

This post requires good communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to be adaptable, reliable and approachable. In addition you will need to be able to demonstrate up to date knowledge on relevant nursing issues with knowledge of Stockport Together and the integration of services in Stockport. The post holder will need to lone work, and be a car driver and have a car available for work.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing the Trust’s policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately.

If successful this vacancy will require an enhanced DBS check at a cost of £43.50. This cost will be deducted from your first Trust salary.

In addition to this it will be a condition of your employment that you will join the DBS update service and pay the annual subscription fee of £13.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Sharon Gardner 07525905861 Integrated Lead District Nursing

Occasionally we may need to close a vacancy early if in receipt of a large number of applications. If you are interested in this post and wish to be considered, we advise you to complete and submit your application as soon as possible. Unfortunately we are not able to acknowledge each application. If you do not hear from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, please consider that you have not been shortlisted. Please also note that Stockport NHS FT are unable to refund interview expenses or re-location costs. Stockport NHS FT is committed to promoting and championing a culture of diversity, fairness and equality for all applicants and employees. Applications are welcomed from all backgrounds and we strive to reflect the community we serve in our diverse workforce. Our "two tick" kite mark guarantees a candidate with a disability, who fulfils the essential criteria, an interview at the Trust. We can make reasonable adjustments, and offer support and advice in a variety of ways on request.

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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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