Community Staff Nurse
Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust
The closing date is 20 January 2023
We are looking for a Registered Nurse to join our dedicated and highly professional team of community nurses in North Norfolk. We have a full time permanent position available within the NN1 Team based at Fakenham Medical Practice and Kelling Hospital site covering Fakenham, Wells, Holt and Sheringham GP surgeries.
The Community Staff Nurse role is a role under the supervision of Band 6 and Clinical Lead colleagues as part of the larger integrated team, providing high quality patient centered nursing care to patients in a variety of community settings. This is an ideal opportunity for those either wanting career progression and experience within a community setting or those with previous community experience, skills and knowledge.
You must be self-motivated, able to demonstrate sound clinical reasoning skills and have good communication skills.
Part time and/or flexible hours would be considered.
Main duties of the job
You will demonstrate a proactive philosophy to care, committed to a "whole patient" approach, ensuring holistic care of the patient and involvement of all parties. You will be someone who believes strong and effective communication is essential and who strives to ensure quality patient care is their highest priority.
To assist you in doing this you will be clinically supported by our Community Matrons, Clinical Leads and by a management team committed to patient centered quality care. You will receive support and development through in service training, regular appraisals, a personal development plan and clinical supervision.
The Team in NN1 is key to the on-going development of our Primary Care Network, creating strong links between our operational services and our local GP practices. As an individual within our team, you will effectively communicate and advocate for those receiving our services with G.P practice, Social Services, Voluntary and Third Sector to ensure a joined up and outcome driven approach
Achieving 'Outstanding' from CQC is a testament to the forward progressive nature of the Trust and our commitment to delivering high quality care in sometimes challenging environments.
The service offers a commitment to ongoing personal development and offers a supportive, friendly network of colleagues.
North Norfolk offers beautiful countryside, beaches and many towns and buildings of historic interest, as well as being within close proximity to the city of Norwich which offers many cultural and leisure amenities.
If this post excites you, and you are looking to improve your quality of life working in rural Norfolk as part of this developing role and workforce we look forward to your application.
Apply now to join an organisation that has been awarded an 'Outstanding' rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the highest possible rating and the first stand-alone NHS community trust in the country to be awarded the title.
An ambition for NCH&C is to create a culture that embracesflexibility in working within a 24/7 service wherever possible, and providing the tools to support this. If you are interested in this role though would need a flexible working pattern please don't let that put you off applying - we are willing to support applicants and meet their needs, taking into consideration individual work life balance.
Please see attached job description for full list of responsibilities.
Skills and knowledge
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