Community Staff Nurse
Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust
The closing date is 01 March 2024
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.
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.
- 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.
Skills / Attributes / Knowledge
Certificate of Sponsorship
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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).