Lead Nurse, Band 6, CPN
NHS AfC: Band 6
Want to make a real difference and have a truly rewarding career? Join 'Team Derbyshire Healthcare' and become part of a talented, compassionate and enthusiastic workforce committed to a vision of ‘making a positive difference in people's lives’.
We’ve been rated ‘good’ overall by the CQC, with some outstanding services. The CQC commented at our most recent inspection on how our colleagues “treated patients with compassion and kindness” and “felt positive and proud about working for the trust.”
Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of Derbyshire Healthcare and our Chief Executive, Ifti Majid, is a national advocate on these issues. We are actively seeking to increase diversity in our workforce through our recruitment activities. Selection will be on the basis of merit and we are committed to the principles of positive action, to address any imbalances of opportunity.
We are committed to ensuring that all Trust colleagues can work safely during the current Coronavirus crisis. As part of this, the Trust is reviewing job roles in relation to COVID-19 national guidance, in terms of home working, flexibility and safe practice, to ensure positive working environments for staff and the best quality services for patients. Please note that this post may be subject to adjustments in line with COVID-19 national guidance.
South Derbyshire County South and Dales Team.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and experienced RMN to join the adult side of the County South and Dales Team.
This post is currently based at Dale Bank View, Swadlincote, DE11 0AD. However, you may be required to work at our satellite site at St Oswald's Hospital, Ashbourne.
The post involves the provision of care to Service Users in the South and Dales, including comprehensive, evidence-based assessment and treatment, using a range of appropriate interventions, based on the local and national practice guidance.
You will need a thorough knowledge of the Care Programme Approach and be able to demonstrate expertise in risk assessment and management working in a community setting.
We are looking for experience and commitment, together with a desire to make our service the best we can through innovation and collaboration with our key stakeholders.
The post will entail working with people who are experiencing severe and enduring mental ill-health and enabling them through their recovery journey.
It is essential that you have good communication skills and that you operate as a well-integrated member of the multi-disciplinary team, maintaining a person-centred focus.
As a lead nurse, you will have demonstrable RMN post registration experience and be able to demonstrate post-registration study and development.
You will also need to demonstrate expertise around NMC Nurse Competencies.
You will be expected to be a role model, offering mentoring and supervision to other staff and students.
You will need to have the ability to transport yourself and service users across a wide, geographical area, without compromising service needs.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the United Kingdom (UK) are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. Please note that from January 2021, to work in the UK all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship hereWork in the UK. It is vital that you provide full and accurate details of your current immigration status on the application form. Overseas applicants applying for entry clearance into the UK must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided in continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Guidance can be found hereCriminal records checks for overseas applicants. Not everyone needs a ‘Skilled Worker’ visa. If you are applying for a vacancy in health or adult social care, check if you’re eligible to apply for the Health and Care Worker visa instead. It’s cheaper to apply for and you do not need to pay the annual immigration health surcharge
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Documents to download
Further details / informal visits contact
- Rachel Spooner
- Job title
- Interim Service Manager
- Email address
- Telephone number
- 0300 123 3376
If you have problems applying, contact
People Resource Team
Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
1st Floor Kingsway House (Entrance D)
- 07900 136267 (please note, my normal working days are Mon-Thu)