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Band 5 Community Staff Nurse

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

We’re looking for enthusiastic and passionate Band 5 Community Nurses to join our friendly and welcoming Community Nursing team based in Dartford, North Kent to help us to continue to change things for the better.

If you are newly qualified, why not let us support you with our forward-thinking Preceptorship scheme that we have just been awarded a Quality Mark for? This is a mixture of face to face, e-Learning and workshop based learning to support your development in your chosen career pathway.

Located just off the M25, there are great access points and just a short distance from Bluewater Shopping and Leisure Centre, you'll be able to take advantage of the ample coffee shops and food places nearby.

We have full-time (37.5 hours per week) and part-time (22.5 hours per week) positions available. The community nursing team works across 7 days per week 08.00 – 20.00.

A full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle for work purposes is essential.

Main Responsibility

This is an opportunity to put your NMC/ 1st level registration to great use, you will have the ability to work both independently and also as part of a wider multidisciplinary team. It is expected that you should have strong communication and organisation skills and a flexible approach which will ensure you deliver positive experiences to patients at every stage of their healthcare journey. 

You’ll care for patients and their families in the way that you believe is best, delivering our high service standards, sharing best practice, and actively improving the way we work to help us continue to change things for the better. We feel passionate that everyone should feel valued when they come into contact with our organisation, whether that's you, someone we care for or the wider community we operate in.

The Ideal Candidate

If you are a community nurse with NMC/1st level registration we’d love to talk to you about having you join the team.

You will also need to be confident using IT systems and be able to demonstrate working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages i.e. Outlook, Word, Excel.

A full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle for work purposes is essential.

Package Description

As a Band 5 Community Staff Nurse you’ll be part of our valued team based in Dartford, North Kent.

You will feel valued as a Community Nurse within HCRG Care Group, receiving access to exclusive rewards and benefits including: 

  • £28,407 - £34,581 Band 5 Salary with NHS Pension and full Agenda for Change terms and conditions and a 5% high cost area allowance
  • Membership of My Reward Hub, giving you access to discounts on everyday purchases like grocery shopping as well as cashback and voucher offers for treats for you and those special to you
  • Access to your wages as you earn them to help cover life’s emergencies and avoid overdraft fees or high interest rates
  • Online and face to face help with your mental and physical wellbeing – from healthy recipes and activity challenges through to post trauma support, legal, debt and life management help, as well career coaching and counselling 
  • Access to eLearning, bespoke career pathways and opportunities for continuing professional development through our ‘Outstanding’ learning and development team, The Learning Enterprise 
  • An open, just culture where you’re encouraged to have and implement ideas which can help us deliver our purpose: changing lives through transforming health and care – backed up by at least £100,000 of ringfenced innovation funding each year
  • The pride of working for an organisation committed to the highest clinical and quality standards: with a majority of our rated services holding “good” or “outstanding” ratings from the Care Quality Commission
  • Free tea, coffee, and milk at your base location 

About the Company

We change lives by transforming health and care. 


Established in 2006, we are one of the UK's leading independent providers of community health and care services, working with health and care commissioners and communities to transform services with a focus on experience, efficiency and improved outcomes. We deliver and transform adult and children community health services, primary care services including urgent care, sexual health, dermatology and MSK services as well as adult social care and wellbeing services. Across England, we support communities of many millions and directly help more than half a million people each year - guided by our simple values: we care, we think, we do. 


We're committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from a broad, diverse range of people who want to join our team. We’re a Disability Confident Committed company, so we work to provide facilities, work environment adjustments and technical solutions to be as inclusive of everyone.

 

While it doesn’t happen often, sometimes a role is very popular, and we’ll need to close it earlier than the date we’ve shown here. If you’re keen to join our team, we’d love to hear from you so please apply as soon as you can.


As you’d expect, safeguarding and protecting the children, young people and vulnerable adults that we work with is of the utmost importance so we have policies and procedures in place to promote safeguarding and safer working practices and everyone who joins the team is subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.


Finally, we need to let you know that the company you’ll work for is part of HCRG Care Group Holdings Limited and by applying for this job we’ll need to process and hold information about you. If you would like to know a little more about how we use your information, please see our website's privacy policy. 
 

 

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