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Community Staff Nurse - Lancaster

NHS AfC: Band 5

Main area
Community Staff Nurse (District Nursing)
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 5
Contract
Fixed Term
Hours
Part time 30 hours per week
Job ref
331-L2510719-A
Site
Moor lane Mills, Moor Lane, lancaster LA1 1QD
Town
Lancaster
Salary
£24,214 to £30,112 per annum pro rata
Closing
25/09/2019 23:59

''A great place to be cared for; a great place to work''

 


Lancaster District Nurses has an exciting opportunity to recruit to a 30 hour fixed term band 5 post until 7th June 2020.

We would like an enthusiastic and highly motivated band 5 Community Nurse who will be happy to work in an evolving district nursing service. The successful applicant will be committed to working closely with health and social care colleagues to provide high quality care to patients with a wide range of medical conditions in the community setting.

The role requires excellent communication skills as you will be undertaking complex nursing assessments and developing and delivering programmes of care for patients and carers. The district nurses work a 24hr service and there is an expectation that you may be required to support this to ensure service delivery.

You will need to work collaboratively with other professionals, voluntary sector and informal carers to promote excellent care to patients in their own homes and community setting.

You will be joining an enthusiastic and motivated team who are friendly and approachable. We area very patient focused and staff development is high on our agenda. As part of our team we want to develop all staff to the highest standard;

Anyone newly appointed to the trust will be subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probationary period (this includes bank staff). This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the role and working environment.

 

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Christina McHugh

Team Leader

Castle District Nurses

Tel: 01524 406554

E Mail Christina.mchugh@mbht.nhs.uk