Community Staff Nurse

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
14 Jun 2019
18 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Southern Health is one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health, adult and child community health and learning disabilities.

Community Staff Nurse

We are seeking a Band 5 Community Staff Nurse to join our Integrated Community Team based in North Hampshire.

This is an exciting time, as we work towards an integrated MDT approach which recognises the important role that the Community Nurses play in supporting patients to remain at home. If you want to contribute to the delivery of high standard patient care we would like to hear from you. As part of a multi-disciplinary team of doctors, nurses, therapists, health care support workers and social workers our focus is on delivering nursing care at home to optimise health and independence or support patients at the end of their lives. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this.

Southern Health takes pride in being caring, competent and compassionate, and we expect our staff to commit to and demonstrate these values.

Applicants must be effective communicators, hard-working, flexible, organised, able to work independently and prepared to learn new skills. A keen interest in working with adults and older people in their own homes is essential. You must have a driving license with access to a vehicle and will be required to work a shift pattern covering 7 days a week from 8am to 12pm.

Successful candidates will be offered clinical supervision, training opportunities, access to the NHS pension scheme and a mileage allowance.

We positively encourage applications from all sections of the community and we are committed to equal opportunities

We strongly encourage candidates to read all available information to support their application, please use the application form to demonstrate that you meet the requirements laid out in the job description and person specification.

If you are short-listed for this post you will be informed via your email address therefore, please check your NHS Jobs Account on a regular basis. Previous applicants need not apply within a six month period for the same role.

A DBS check is required by the Employer for this post. The Employer will undertake an initial check at the appropriate level on appointment. As a condition of employment you are required to register with the online DBS update service and maintain this registration throughout employment; costs associated with this will be reimbursed, subject to taxation in line with guidance from HMRC. You will comply with all Employer processes in order to provide yearly permission to the Employer enabling it to view your status and to undertake random checks as required. If you change to a role where a check would no longer be required this will be confirmed and you may end your membership if desired.

Any personal information you provide will be treated in the strictest confidence and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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