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May

District Nurse - Somerset, Band 5

Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust - Brisbane City, QLD

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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JOB DESCRIPTION

District Nursing Permanent vacancies available across Somerset!

Do you enjoy the challenge of working out in the community and within the comfort of patients own homes?

As a registered nurse working in the Community you will provide person centred care based on the holistic nursing assessment in order to plan, implement and evaluate nursing care. You will promote and support self-management and work with people to manage their long term conditions, prevent hospital admission, and support early discharge from the in-patient setting. The role also focuses on using and developing your clinical skills and supporting individuals at the end of life.

We are currently recruiting to various different substantive posts across Somerset and would like to hear from enthusiastic, hardworking Registered Nurses to become a part of our friendly District Nursing teams.

Our District Nursing areas cover: North Sedgemoor – Burnham-On-Sea / Bridgwater district

South Somerset – Yeovil / Chard district (no vacancies in this area currently)

Taunton & West Somerset – includes Minehead district

Mendips – Glastonbury, Wells, Frome (no vacancies in this area currently)

You must be a Registered General Nurse and community experience is desirable but not essential. When you are applying, please could you specify your preferred location in your supporting statement and we will do our best to ensure you are working within your preferred area.

Responsibilities Include

End of life care, Venepuncture, medication administration, wound care, leg ulcer management, catheter care, bowel management, continence assessments, diabetes management

Shift patterns include: 8am-4pm, 9am-5pm, 10am-6pm, 2pm-10pm

Please note, we are open to hearing from applicants who are looking for either full or part-time hours on a permanent basis. We are also recruiting to fixed term / maternity cover contracts within District Nursing on a separate advert.

Why Somerset?

Somerset is a beautifully diverse place to live with so much to do! Whether you enjoy countryside walks or coastal visits, shopping, festivals, dining out in lovely restaurants or visiting beautiful woodlands and lakes, there’s something for everyone.

Please note: If you are successful for interview, you will be required to bring the following with you: Proof of any essential qualifications stated on the Job Description, proof of NHS payslip if coming from another NHS Organisation and all ID to prove your identity and Right to Work (More details will follow for successful applicants invited to interview)

Our values are simple: Outstanding Care, Working Together, Listening and Leading.

Benefits

With this in mind, we offer a range of staff benefits including

We recognise that our staff are our most valuable resource, we are proud of the excellent levels of service our Trust provides to our service users and the dedication and conscientious of our staff.

Excellent annual leave entitlement

Relocation package – up to £8,000 (Subject to eligibility)

Enhanced rates of pay

NHS Pension Scheme

Free parking on most of our sites

NHS discounts

Training and development

Flexible working

Paid registration fees for the 1st year for newly qualified staff

For more information please contact the recruitment team via email: SomersetNHSJobs@SomersetFT.nhs.uk

By submitting your application to NHS Jobs/Trac, you are giving your consent for elements of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems in order to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation; to be used by Recruitment for purposes of checking your Professional Registration online (where applicable), any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national Electronic Staff Record (ESR).

These processes are in line with Fair and Lawful processing and with the Data Protection Act (2018) principles especially those in relation to your personal or sensitive personal data (sensitive personal data is defined as any declared physical or mental health conditions, racial or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, trade union membership, political opinion, religious beliefs). Other principles under Data Protection will be observed such as use of data for specific, defined purposes, and use of data that is relevant and not excessive whilst practicing data accuracy and security of all held personal identifiable information (PII).

Brisbane City, QLD

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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