Community Staff Nurse

Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust

The closing date is 01 March 2024

Job summary

We wish to recruit a band 5 Staff Nurse to join our integrated Locality Teams in Gateshead.

You will work for a forward thinking Trust, in a dynamic and transformational business unit, committed to working within a cycle of continuous improvement, with the patient at the Centre of all you do. The locality teams are multi professional working in collaboration to ensure safe, highly effective patient care.

This post will provide an exciting opportunity to work differently within an new initiative to deliver a high quality service to patients in Gateshead.

You will need to be motivated, organised and flexible. The service hours are 8am - 8pm, 7 days per week. You will be expected to work flexibly to deliver service needs.

You must be a registered nurse and evidence of a teaching certificate, post registration experience and ongoing professional development are desirable.

It would also be desirable to have evidence of experience in a community setting.

This post will be part time for 30 hours per week.

You must be a car owner/driver.

Previous applicants to this post within the last three months need not apply.

Main duties of the job

The delivery of high standards of clinical practice that hold patients and their families at the center to ensure that they receive safe, quality care that gives them a good experience.

To be responsible for delivery of an identified package of care under the supervision and direction of Specialist Nurse Practitioner/Senior Nurse/Locality Team Lead.

This vacancy is part of our 'refer a friend' scheme, this means if a friend who currently works for us has told you about this vacancy you could both receive a cash payment. The full scheme details are included with the additional documents for this role.

About us

Based in the North East of England we provide a range of hospital and community health services from our leading facilities, including the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Blaydon urgent care centre and Bensham Hospital, all within Gateshead.

Established in 2005, we were one of the first foundation trusts in the country and since then have consistently achieved the highest levels of care for patients.

We now employ around 4,800 staff and currently provide 444 hospital beds across the Gateshead region.

Our values should be the 'golden thread' which runs through everything we do - they are the core of who we are. Our five values can easily be remembered by the simple acronymICORE; Innovation, Care, Openness, Respect, Engagement.

We have a number of staff networks including the BAME network, D-Ability network, LGBTQ+ Network and the Women's Network, to challenge us and help us to constantly improve. Our armed forces network is one of our emerging networks.

The health and wellbeing of our staff is one of our highest priorities, and we offer a range of support and initiatives as part of our 'Balance' programme balancegateshead.com to cater for our diverse workforce, so that your individual needs can be supported, allowing you a happy and healthy working experience with us.

Date posted

09 February 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 5

Salary

£28,407 to £34,581 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Part-time

Reference number

297-5841719-B

Job locations

West Locality Team

Blaydon Primary Care Centre, Shibdon Road Blaydon

Gateshead

NE21 5NW


Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To provide high quality patient care in the community setting under the direction and supervision of a senior nurse/practitioner.
  • To support the assessment of the health and health related needs of patients, clients, their families and other carers.
  • To assess, plan, provide and evaluate nursing care to meet care needs of individual patients and carers in their own homes.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To provide high quality patient care in the community setting under the direction and supervision of a senior nurse/practitioner.
  • To support the assessment of the health and health related needs of patients, clients, their families and other carers.
  • To assess, plan, provide and evaluate nursing care to meet care needs of individual patients and carers in their own homes.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • NMC Registration

Qualifications

Essential

  • Diploma/Degree in Adult nursing
  • NMC registration

Desirable

  • Degree or willing to work towards
  • Teaching qualification 998, 730, or Cert Ed.
  • ECL or IT qualification

Experience

Essential

  • Portfolio of professional development post registration
  • Previous NHS provider experience
  • Ability to organise workload and work of others
  • Ability to prioritise appropriately
  • Experience of undertaking research and audit
  • Ability to work under pressure and achieve tight deadlines in a complex/changing environment
  • Experience of working in an NHS provider in primary or community care

Desirable

  • Experience of working in a multiprofessional team
  • Leadership and management experience
  • Working with the frail elderly

Skills / Attributes / Knowledge

Essential

  • Ability to maintain excellent communication verbal and written.
  • Ability to make decisions and demonstrate leadership skills
  • Enthusiastic with a "can do" approach ? IT skill and
  • Displays QE Trusts values and beliefs
  • Trained in moving and handling procedures
  • Flexible approach to service delivery
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Car Driver

Physical Requirements

Essential

  • Able to move and handle safely
  • Ability to travel independently
  • Frequent movement from car to building
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • NMC Registration

Qualifications

Essential

  • Diploma/Degree in Adult nursing
  • NMC registration

Desirable

  • Degree or willing to work towards
  • Teaching qualification 998, 730, or Cert Ed.
  • ECL or IT qualification

Experience

Essential

  • Portfolio of professional development post registration
  • Previous NHS provider experience
  • Ability to organise workload and work of others
  • Ability to prioritise appropriately
  • Experience of undertaking research and audit
  • Ability to work under pressure and achieve tight deadlines in a complex/changing environment
  • Experience of working in an NHS provider in primary or community care

Desirable

  • Experience of working in a multiprofessional team
  • Leadership and management experience
  • Working with the frail elderly

Skills / Attributes / Knowledge

Essential

  • Ability to maintain excellent communication verbal and written.
  • Ability to make decisions and demonstrate leadership skills
  • Enthusiastic with a "can do" approach ? IT skill and
  • Displays QE Trusts values and beliefs
  • Trained in moving and handling procedures
  • Flexible approach to service delivery
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Car Driver

Physical Requirements

Essential

  • Able to move and handle safely
  • Ability to travel independently
  • Frequent movement from car to building

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust

Address

West Locality Team

Blaydon Primary Care Centre, Shibdon Road Blaydon

Gateshead

NE21 5NW


Employer's website

https://www.qegateshead.nhs.uk (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust

Address

West Locality Team

Blaydon Primary Care Centre, Shibdon Road Blaydon

Gateshead

NE21 5NW


Employer's website

https://www.qegateshead.nhs.uk (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

West Locality Team Lead

Lyndsey Sessford

lyndsey.sessford@nhs.net

01912834548

Date posted

09 February 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 5

Salary

£28,407 to £34,581 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Part-time

Reference number

297-5841719-B

Job locations

West Locality Team

Blaydon Primary Care Centre, Shibdon Road Blaydon

Gateshead

NE21 5NW


Supporting documents

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