Band 5 Community Nurse in Central London (Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster, Hammersmith & Fulham)
Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust works across London and boroughs. We are rated Good by the Care Quality Commission and are ranked among top employers in London. Community healthcare is our focus and our passion. We champion the role of community health professionals to make sure our patients get great care closer to home
A Community Staff Nurse is required within Community Nursing, based within inner London Boroughs of Hammersmith and Fulham, Kensington and Chelsea & Westminster. This is a Band 5 role, working on a full-time, permanent basis.
The Community Staff Nurse will be required to provide nursing care, working under the supervision of the District Nurse Team Lead (DNTL) to patients in a variety of community settings. They will undertake community nursing duties involving delivery of nursing services and holistic assessments of patients health needs using a person centred approach. This includes providing quality nursing care to housebound patients and being proactive in coordinating their care needs as appropriate, avoiding unnecessary admission to hospital or long term care institutions. The post holder will also be involved in facilitating self-care for patients with long term conditions, health promotion and innovative activities and projects that enhance patient service delivery.
The ideal candidate for this role will be a Registered Nurse with current NMC registration. They will have gained recent clinical nursing experience and have had exposure to working with people with complex health needs. The ideal candidate will also have previous experience in the Nursing process, care planning and be fluent in record keeping.
The successful post holder should have knowledge of out of hospital care and the role of Community Nursing and PREP. They will have also have understanding and knowledge of the management of long term conditions, infection control and general wound care.
Just as we care about our patients’ wellbeing, we care about yours. We offer a range of benefits that include accommodation loans, season travel tickets, childcare assistance, cycle to work schemes and much more. To have a full look at our benefits and what it’s like working for us please go here: www.clch.nhs.uk/staffbenefits
At CLCH we appreciate and are proud of the diversity in the communities we serve and the workforce we employ. Applications are open and welcome to anyone, regardless of your age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, and disability. We are proud to say that we follow the workforce race equality standard and 31.9% of our senior staff (8A and above) are from a BME background. CLCH also has an active BME and LGBT Network that attend London events throughout the year, such as London Pride.
Applications will be shortlisted on 12th/13th July for interview on 25th/26th July AND 26th/27th July for interview on 8th/9th August