Community Staff Nurse
Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
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We are looking for a Registered Nurse to join our dedicated and highly professional team of Nurses working across Basingstoke and surrounding rural areas. The Community Nursing teams services the local registered General Practices and you will play a pivotal role in keeping hospital admissions and readmissions to a minimum as well as encompassing the dimensions of health service planning, advocacy and care planning for patients with a wide range of service needs.
Within this role, you will act as part of an ever expanding multidisciplinary team, developing collaborative, needs based care plans, through assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation.
Additionally, you will be required to provide important educational and advisory service for patients, offering information on various aspects of health care to help support patients living with their condition.
We offer a range of developmental opportunities which range from both professional developments through to case management.
You will need to be effective in communication skills and must be prepared to work flexibly and collaboratively to meet the needs of the service.
We also offer our staff bespoke training packages, developments, supportive team working environment, leadership pathways and comprehensive preceptorship programme for those that are newly qualified.
This post is open to both full and part time applicants.
Applications will be reviewed regularly, and if successful invited to interview, before the closing date.
Main duties of the job
Working within Professional guidelines and accountability, the post holder will have responsibility for the management of a defined community caseload (via Nursing, Physiotherapy or Occupational Therapy interventions) for a group of GP Practices as part of the Integrated Care Team.
The post holder will have responsibility for managing, co-ordinating and delegating work ensuring referrals are dealt with according to clinical need, holistic assessments and care plans are recorded in line with Trust and Professional record keeping standards and clinical care at all times meets acceptable standards of patient safety and quality outcomes
The post holder will be required to work with a high degree of autonomy and professional accountability. A primary aim of the role is to prevent unnecessary admission of patients to an acute hospital and support timely discharge into the community. The post holder will also have a responsibility for re-enablement, rehabilitation, health protection and promotion programmes that improve and reduce inequalities
Are you committed to providing remarkable care and service?
Are you passionate about helping people and want to make a difference every day?
We want to meet you!
Southern Health is one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health, adult and child community health and learning disabilities. We are committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children, young people and adults at risk of abuse and neglect through our 6,500 strong workforce.
Southern Health has over 300 sites across the county and we serve 1.5 million people throughout all stages of their lives. Our aim is to work alongside the people we support (and our health and care partners) to deliver the best possible care and constantly improve.
Here at SHFT we have so much to be proud of:
- Working as a team and supporting each other, we put patients and our staff at the heart of everything we do.
- We have a skilled and diverse workforce and are committed to our staff development, offering bespoke training packages, leadership pathways and career opportunities.
- We offer a variety of benefits such as an amazing pension scheme, generous annual leave, Childcare Choices scheme, many discounts (Blue Light card, The Company Shop, NHS Staff Discounts, cycle to work scheme) and much more.
Come to work with us, together we will provide outstanding treatment and care to improve lives.
Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).