Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust
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Study leave has given an opportunity for a Community Nurse to join the Thetford Community Nursing Team, on a 1 year fixed term contract basis.
The post holder will to contribute in the delivery of high standards of health care to patients within their own homes, care homes, the travelling community and in clinics, by providing proactive, holistic case management.
The post holder will work up to full time hours.
Main duties of the job
You will be a Registered Nurse with skills in palliative / end of life care, wound care (including management of leg ulcers and pressure ulcers) amongst other community nursing fields for this vulnerable group of patients.
You will be required to work over a 7 day working week including weekends and be hard working, motivated and with excellent communication skills. You will be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills in holistic assessment, to demonstrate that you use your initiative and have a keen interest in working with this group of patients. You must hold a full and valid driving licence and have access to a vehicle.
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.
- To assess, prescribe and deliver care packages for patients, for example with long term conditions, palliative care and rehabilitation needs, to achieve quality of life and independence where possible.
- To work within the integrated team to facilitate early discharge from hospital
- To work within the integrated team to prevent unnecessary admission to hospital
- To work with all health care professionals, and statutory/non statutory agencies to provide a seamless, integrated service to our service users.
Please refer to the job description for full details.
Knowledge, Skills, Ability
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).