District Nurse - South, West and East Networks
Are you a qualified District Nurse or have just completed the District Nurse Specialist Practice Qualification ?
We have a full time vacancies within the Community Nursing Networks in North Lincs.
As a District Nurse you will carry a caseload of complex patients and contribute to the management of the teams.
We are currently undergoing a number of changes including an electronic allocation system and the introduction of a nursing HUB where patient visits are triaged and prioristed. Both systems are in their infancy so an exciting time to be part of the transformation.
Main duties of the job
An opportunity has arisen for band 6 District Nurses to join the forward thinking District Nursing teams. We are part of the integrated Health and Social care teams within the community setting. You will need a sound understanding of the current Nursing and Health agenda, excellent communication skills and effective leadership and decision making skills. You will need to be an individual able to work autonomously whilst promoting a positive and supportive learning environment for team members and students.
Part of your daily managerial tasks will be to update or populate rosters, manage any sickness for the day, support the wider worforce and complete any projects required of you. There is also a rota in place covering the HUB.
This posts will provide the opportunity to take forward the expanding role of community nursing within the multi-disciplinary integrated team to meet the long term conditions and end of life care agenda, linking and working closely with the GP’s. It will be expected that you will have an understanding and commitment to the continuing development and modernisation of community nursing and must have effective communication and negotiation skills.
The post is suitable for a newly qualified District Nurse, who will gain caseload management skills and experience over a 6 month preceptorship period.
Working for our organisation
We’re a large organisation with three hospitals located in Scunthorpe, Grimsby and Goole. We also provide community services in North Lincolnshire. Our 6,500 members of staff care for and support a population of more than 400,000 people.
We encourage all our staff to innovate and adopt ‘best practice’ so we can deliver excellent care to our patients. We ask staff to live our values; kindness, courage and respect.
We are committed to recruiting the best people to work with us. You could be one of them.
To learn more about Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust, and discover the unique benefits on offer to employees, view our latest videos, plus more, please visit our recruitment website at https://joinnlag.co.uk/
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Detailed job description and main responsibilities
We are committed to creating and maintaining a fair and supportive working environment and culture, where contributions are fully recognised and valued by all and staff feel empowered to carry out their duties to the best of their abilities. As employers we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff. This underpins our values as set out in the NHS Constitution, supports us to be an Employer of Choice and ultimately enables our employees to support the effective care of our patients.
We strongly value the different perspectives and ideas a diverse workforce brings to deliver better outcomes for our patients. We welcome applications irrespective of people’s age, disability, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances.
Following consultation the Health and Social Care Act 2008 has been amended, which includes the provision that from 11th November 2021 all workers in CQC registered care homes are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical exemption applies. If appointed to a role which includes deployment to care homes you will be required to provide evidence of full vaccination or medical exemption in order to undertake the role. This evidence will be required post-appointment as part of the pre-employment check process. Please note that the requirement for full vaccination, or medical exemption, will be a requirement of the terms and conditions of service for staff deployed to care homes.
Education and Qualifications
- SRN/RGN, Certificate/Diploma, Degree in Community Health Studies.
- Nurse Prescribing
- Evidence of further professional development.
- One year post degree clinical experience.
- Evidence of leadership, change and people management.
- Car Owner driver.
- Evidence of commitment to continued professional development.
- Experience of change and people management.
- Experience of research/development and audit.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
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
- Laura Inglis
- Job title
- Team Leader
- Email address
- Telephone number
- Additional information