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Out of Hours Community Nurse

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

Job Introduction

We are looking for a permanent Band 5 Out of Hours Community Nurse to join our friendly, inclusive and forward thinking Urgent Treatment Centre team, working across the West Lancashire area to provide care and support to patients in community settings.

The team is based from the Urgent Treatment Centre at Ormskirk Hospital. You will be working evenings on a 17.5 hour contract split across two weeks. Week 1 - 20 hours then Week 2 - 15 hours a week.  Each shift is 5 hours long between the hours of 6pm and 11.30pm. 

Main Responsibility

We are looking for a successful candidate who will be responsible for the following:

  • To work as part of the 24-hour community nursing service, under the direction of the Urgent Treatment Centre Manager / Leader, providing high quality holistic care to patients.
  • The OOH Community nurse role carries delegated responsibility for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of evidence-based nursing to patients in their own homes.
  • To assume delegated responsibility for the supervision of the team in the absence of the Urgent Treatment Centre Team Leader, when required.

The Ideal Candidate

You will have:

  • A Degree/Diploma in Adult Nursing
  • First level registered nurse
  • Experience working as part of a multi-disciplinary team / multiagency working (Desirable)
  • You need to have an understanding of undertaking complex assessments and the planning and evaluation of care package
  • Excellent Communication, both written and verbal
  • Evidence of effective interpersonal skills
  • Clinical Risk assessment skills
  • Ability to problem solve and make clinical decisions Understanding of NMC standards and implications to practice
  • Ability to work independently in community setting
  • High clinical standards

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.

Package Description

As an Out of Hours Community Nurse, you’ll be part of our valued team at Clayton House

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

  • AFC Band 5 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 every day 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 the majority of our rated services holding “good” or “outstanding” ratings from the Care Quality Commission

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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