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Main area
Community Nursing
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Part Time 26.5 hours per week
Job ref
395-WF166-19-E
Employer
NELFT NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Hurst Road Health Centre
Town
London
Salary
£24,214 - £30,112 pa pro rata (plus HCAS)
Closing
21/11/2019 23:59

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NELFT NHS Foundation Trust logo

Community Nurse

Band 5

Do you want to be part of an innovative, dynamic organisation that is committed to delivering the best care by the best people? We are looking to appoint people who are as passionate about high quality care as we are.

NELFT provides award winning community and mental healthcare for over 2 million people. We work to ensure our patients, their friends and family, feel confident that their health needs are well met. With an excellent reputation for research and development, our skilled health professionals are at the cutting edge of evidence-based innovation, opening up the possibilities for better ways of working and delivery of care.

We are committed to the delivering the best care for our patients. The successful candidate will share this commitment and demonstrate our Trust values.

We are committed to continuous learning to improve patient outcomes so this means that we are also committed to the professional development of our workforce. We want to ensure you have the opportunity to grow and progress within NELFT, so take the first step on this journey by joining us now.

Are you ready for a challenging yet rewarding role? 

If the answer is 'yes' then come and join us in our energetic and dynamic integrated care team!

As a band 5 community nurse you will be a valuable member of the integrated care team, working alongside the wider multi disciplinary team. You will make a valuable contribution to patient care and team working. You will need to function as a band 5 community nurse without direct supervision whilst working alongside the band 6 caseload manager. The aim of this role is to provide community nursing services for adults aged 18 years and over in the borough of Waltham Forest. The service operates 365 days a year, 0830-2100.  The role does involve shift work.

The post holder will need to be a Registered Nurse with or without community experience as training will be provided

Probationary Period

This post will be subject to a probationary period. Internal applicants are exempt from the probationary period (unless you are an internal applicant currently part way through a probationary period or currently a bank member of staff).

Assessment/Interview info

At NELFT we set very high standards to ensure we provide quality services. We require prospective employees to carry out an online literacy and numeracy test, equivalent to NVQ Level 2. For more information regarding our assessments, please visit our website. If you are shortlisted, invited for interview and successfully offered the post, you will be required to undertake an assessment for these skills during the pre-employment checks.

Starting with NELFT

NELFT place a great deal of importance on new starters being properly welcomed and inducted into the Trust. All new starters will join the Trust on the first Monday of each month and will undertake a comprehensive induction of up to two weeks which will include mandatory training, systems training and the allocation of equipment.  As part of the process new starters will have the opportunity to also meet the executive team, senior managers and attend a number of drop in sessions focussing in engagement, health and wellbeing and key processes. The induction will be held at our head office in Rainham, Essex.

High Cost Area Supplement – London

This post also attracts payment for High Cost Area Supplement of 15% of the basic salary (with a minimum of £3,722 to a maximum of £4,743).

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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

Name: Jenny Louden
Email address: jenny.louden@nelft.nhs.uk
Telephone number:07860784878