Community Nurse - Torpoint/Saltash
Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
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Successful applicants will be invited to attend an Assessment Centre at Carew House, Bodmin on 23rd June 2023. This will be a morning or afternoon to be confirmed.
We currently have a vacancy for a Community Nurse, to work a flexible shift pattern of evenings between 1700-2200 working with the Torpoint and Saltash Community Nursing Teams and to work flexibly across the East locality when required. Situated in the beautiful East Cornwall we are busy, dynamic and forward thinking.
We are currently seeking to recruit a Community Nurse, with a commitment to provide compassionate, holistic patient care, working flexibly across the area.
You must possess excellent communication and people skills; have the ability to work autonomously with little direct supervision, whilst being a committed member our supportive team.
Ability to travel independently across the County to fulfil the requirements of the post is essential as this position will be visiting our housebound patients providing nursing care in their own homes.
A use of a vehicle is essential.
This is a lone worker post.
Main duties of the job
Responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care, without direct supervision, to patients, carers and relatives within their home environment, enabling them to enjoy maximum independence and optimum quality of life.To work in partnership with patients and carers to offer support and advice and promote informed choice. Responsible to support the role of the Community Nurse Team leader.To work autonomously, providing effective, evidence-based care in line with competency and training record and organisational policies, procedures and guidelines.To support all locality teams by working in a flexible way. Moving to work with the team in most need on a daily, weekly or monthly basis as service provision demands.
We're an NHS community and mental health provider Trust based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. We deliver community and hospital-based care to improve people's physical and mental health. We also provide specialist support to people with dementia or a learning disability.
We are a people organisation and people matter to us. As part of the team, you'll help support the health and wellbeing of the people who live and visit this beautiful part of the UK.
Over 4,000 people make up the Trust. This includes doctors, nurses, therapists, plus admin and support staff.
We work in people's homes, in community clinics and bases. Some staff work from one of our 13 community hospitals. Our aspiration is to have great people, provide great care, be a great place to work and a great partner.
Just over 532,000 people live here. A third of people who live in Cornwall are supported by acute hospital services in Devon. As a result, we also work closely with our partners in Devon. In the summer, and during other holidays lots of people choose to visit the area. This increases the numbers of people who use our services.
To view a detailed job description and person specification including the main responsibilities of this role please see supporting documents.
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).