We have an exciting opportunity to join our Keynsham service as a Evening Community Nurse based at our Keynsham Health Centre location.
You will join a caring and supportive team of Community Nurses and Healthcare Assistants where individual development and progression is key and teamwork is at the centre. The service is located right (at the end of) the high-street with a Sainsbury’s and Tesco situated nearby. The service also has its own dedicated car park.
This is a part time opportunity working 16.5 hours with service hours typically being 17:00-22:30 across 3 shifts. Your focus will be to offer advice and support to housebound service users in their own homes to promote their well-being and independence alongside an experienced healthcare assistant.
We are a child-friendly team, and this role is perfect for balancing work and family life. As the role starts at 5pm, there is flexibility for school runs and other commitments.
We offer an individually tailored induction programme to suit your needs and interests and to help you develop your skills to be the best they can be, as well as preceptorships for newly qualified nurses along with other Continuous Professional Development opportunities.
“When I joined the community I assumed the majority of my workload would be wound care but it’s quite the opposite, my skills have widened massively and my confidence has grown. I love the variety each day brings and being able to see the positive changes I can make to our service users.”
As an Evening Community Nurse for the Keynsham team, you will mainly cover the Keynsham and Saltford area, as well as a few villages.
To complete the duties of the role a Driver’s license and access to a car is necessary.
As a Community Nurse you will:
- Responsible for contributing to the holistic assessment, planning delivery and evaluation of care to patients within their own homes.
- To develop and implement programmes of care
- Advise and recommend treatment by liaising with GP's and other specialists within the multidisciplinary team
- To take charge in the absence of senior grade staff
- Administration of medication – s/c, im, pr, IV, transdermal, oral, controlled drugs, along with palliative care, wound care and IV therapy.
The Ideal Candidate
- Be an NMC Registered Nurse
- Have a full UK driving license with access to a car for work purposes.
- Can work both independently and as part of a wider multidisciplinary team.
- Have strong communication and organisation skills and a flexible approach
- You will be looking for a role that is rewarding and varied and where you get to develop lasting relationships with service users.
We provide a supportive preceptorship programme to allow you to develop your skills in your new career.
For more information or to discuss the role in more detail please contact Charlotte Cruse at Charlotte.Cruse@hcrgcaregroup.com
As a Evening Community Nurse, you will feel valued receiving access to exclusive rewards and benefits including:
- £28,407 - £34,581 with NHS Pension and full Agenda for Change terms and conditions
- Free tea, coffee and milk at your base location
- 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
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.
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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.