NCH&C is proud to be the first standalone NHS community trust in the UK to achieve an ‘Outstanding’ rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Our focus is on continually improving the quality of care we offer to local people and on improving access to that care, helping people to move seamlessly from one service to another. Praising NCH&C’s “compassionate, inclusive and effective leadership at all levels”, the CQC observed that our staff are well supported to make positive changes and innovations.
Norfolk Community Health & Care NHS Trust is committed to continuing to create a modern and inclusive work environment. As part of this commitment we actively promote flexible working opportunities where possible, to meet the needs and wishes of our workforce to maintain and improve their wellbeing. The trust offers a range of flexibility, including flexible working patterns, and we would encourage you to discuss this with the recruiting manager before or during the application process if this would interest you.
We welcome applications from people who share our values and can help us deliver outstanding care in our local community.
We are looking for a motivated individual to join our Out of hours nursing team .
The working hours are 8 pm to 8 am . The role consists of 3 components , Driving , HCA nursing and co-ordination . Co-ordination is utilising IT and assistive technology like Web fleet
Main duties of the job
To Drive Registered nurses and to support with patient care as required . This may be personal care or repositioning a patient .
Working for our organisation
Apply now to join an organisation that has been awarded an ‘Outstanding’ rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the highest
possible rating and the first stand-alone NHS community trust in the country to be awarded the title.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
You must be able to use your own initiative, work under pressure, keep to deadlines and have excellent driving, organisational,
interpersonal and communication skills. You should be flexible and able to work as part of a team.
- Good general education e.g. GCSE’s in Maths and English
- Full, clean driving licence
- NVQ 2 in Health care Social care, or equivalent.
- Driving with a relevant level of experience and ability
- Previous experience in health/care setting
- Experience in customer care
- Knowledge of the local area
Skills, abilities and Knowledge
- Highly motivated
- Ability to use own initiative
- Good observational & reporting skills
- Ability to manage stressful situations
- Concentrate when undertaking patient care & inputting data/patient records
- Good time management skills
- Good interpersonal skills
- A team player
- Flexible approach to work to accommodate patient/service needs
- Have basic IT and standard keyboard skills.
- Able to kneel, bend & stoop, and work in cramped environments
- Able to manoeuvre limbs of around 5-6 kg
- Able to manoeuvre patients using handling aids.
- Knowledge of additional specialist areas through in-house training & short courses, including: Palliative care, long term conditions, Diabetes management
- Be aware of Assistive Technology
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
- Joanne Green
- Job title
- Clinical ops Manager
- Email address
- Telephone number