Bank Community Nurse

Job Title and Grade: Bank Community Nurse Band 5

Pay Rates: Days: £15.66 Saturdays/Nights: £20.35 Sunday/Bank Hols: £25.05

Location/Trust: Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust

Neighbourhood Teams Covered:

  • Worcester
  • Pershore and Upton
  • Evesham
  • Malvern
  • Kidderminster
  • Redditch
  • Bromsgrove
  • Droitwich and Ombersley

The Role:

Would you like to work within a trust where they are dedicated with ensuring that all employees have the right values to provide the best service to patients? Would you like to be part of a team at a Trust rated ‘good’ in a recent CQC report? Would you like your work to be flexible to fit your lifestyle and circumstances?

If you answered ‘yes’ to the above, we would love to hear from you!

Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust is a leading provider of community nursing, therapy, and mental health services to people of all ages throughout our county.

We believe our staff are our biggest asset. We want to develop a positive, inclusive, and caring culture that engages and inspires all our staff, with a clear focus on improvement and advancing equality of opportunity.

We are recruiting Band 5 Community Nurses across the county and provide anopportunity to work in a busy and varied environment, alongside clinical and other non-clinical colleagues to make a positive contribution to our patients and staff experience.

Skills/Responsibilities:

  • Comply with NMC Professional Registration and keep up to date with current nursing practices
  • Undertake nursing assessment and evaluation to enable development of appropriate plans of care based on the needs of the individual
  • Be proficient in the delivery of care to patients
  • Ensure safe administration of drugs in accordance with NMC and CHS policies
  • Ensure accurate records are kept in accordance with CHS policy and NMC guidelines
  • Carry out nursing procedures and techniques in accordance with agreed policies and standards
  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate packages of patient care under the direction of the District Nurse team leader.
  • Evaluate and reassess nursing care according to clinical need, identifying problems against set goals.
  • Be responsible for admitting and discharging patients from the caseload.
  • Supervise care provided by more junior members of staff.
  • Adhere to policies, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Report back to District Nurse Team Leader/Deputy Team Leader as appropriate.
  • Work closely with all Primary Care team members and others concerned with patient care.
  • Supervise other members of the team where appropriate.
  • Support all members of the team, supervise, and teach students, junior staff, patients and carers.
  • Adhere to the organisation’s policies and procedures.
  • Ensure that local and national Health and Safety regulations are adhered to by all members of the team.
  • Be responsible for the identification and reporting of any risks, including those identified by any member of the team, and reporting them to the District Nurse Team Leader.
  • Liaise with the District Nurse Team Leader/Senior Managers where appropriate.
  • Attend appropriate meetings.
  • Assist the District Nurse Team Leader in ensuring that the allocation of staff, duty rotas and annual leave entitlement is enough to meet service needs.
  • Assist in service audits where indicated.
  • Assist in an organised and planned induction of new staff in the District Nurse Team.
  • Assist the District Nurse Team Leader in maintaining effective communication systems with all members of the District Nurse Team, and within the organisation, other agencies, and the voluntary sector.
  • Maintain records in accordance with the organisation’s policy and that of the NMC Guidelines for records and record keeping.
  • Maintain evidence-based care in personal and team practice.
  • Take part in research if appropriate.

In order to apply for a post, youmusthave a minimum of 6 months paid experience as a Band 5 Community Nurse in a hospital environment within the last 2 years and have valid NMC Pin.

Benefits of working Bank

In return for your hard work commitment NHS Professionals (NHSP) can offer you some fantastic benefits:

  • Competitive Pay Rates - work this week, get paid next week!
  • First choice of shifts at your Trust – Access to shifts before they are available to agency
  • Flexible working to suit your lifestyle – Take control of when you want to work
  • Build holiday allowance for every shift you work
  • Book and manage your shifts on the go – Access shifts anywhere, anytime online or through your smartphone
  • Support when you need it – 24/7 365 days – Call us anytime on 03332 407 552
  • Stakeholder pension scheme

Who are NHS Professionals?

NHS Professionals (NHSP), owned by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), works in partnership with hospital trusts to provide a bank of highly skilled temporary workers who want to work flexibly within the NHS.

Working through the NHSP bank means Trusts do not have to rely on expensive agencies. Right now, we have over 130,000 members registered on our bank from various roles, grades, and specialities, saving the NHS over £70 million each year. This money is then reinvested back into the NHS.

Apply

To apply please search Rapid Response NHSP and apply via the webpage.

Please note this Job role is not open to agencies so I kindly request I am not contacted by any third parties in relation to this role.

For more information on the roles or details on how to join NHS Professionals, simply get in touch with Stephanie Phillips, Trust Recruitment Coordinator on 01905 681781 or email Stephanie.phillips@nhsprofessionals.nhs.uk

We look forward to hearing from you soon.

25/06/2020
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