Community Nurses - London

Candidate Source Ltd
22128.00 - 28746.00 GBP Annual
13 Jul 2017
20 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client are looking for Community Nurses based around the Kent Area.

The Community nurses will covers the town of Dartford and the surrounding area, we provide care to people in their own homes or within a clinic setting for a wide range of conditions. Our work is crucial to the community as we aim to prevent unnecessary hospital care for our patients.

The Community Nursing team has a great professional support network which includes regular interaction and team meetings that allows us to grow and develop together.

As a Community Nurse you will deal with a variety of patients and conditions both in a housebound and clinical setting. The role will also involve:
" Responsibility for contributing to the holistic assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of patient care
" Implementing, monitoring and maintaining our high standards of care
" Participate in the triage process to ensure safe delivery of care
" Re-assessing and re-evaluating programmes of care when needed
" Supporting our in-house mentorship training scheme with placement students and staff
" Being an active and participating member of the team sharing best practice whenever possible
The essential qualities we are looking for in our Community Nurse applicants are:
" Excellent communication and time management skills
" Ability to work both independently and also as part of the wider multidisciplinary team
" 1st Level Registration (live registered with the NMC)
" Demonstrate ongoing professional development and a commitment to providing high quality, safe and effective care that meets the needs of patients
" Ability to relate to patients and colleagues in a sensitive manner
" Comfortable to operate community equipment
" Flexible approach to work with the ability to work across a seven day week rota that covers the hours of 9-5pm
" Related degree (desirable)
" Have access and use of own car with ability to work across different locations
The rewards
" As a valued member of the team, we'll offer you a competitive salary of between GBP22,128 to GBP28,746 per annum, depending on experience
" Full NHS pension and Agenda for Change terms and conditions
" Opportunity to earn additional income through 'bank shift' work, paid at attractive rates
" We'll help towards relocation expenses, if moving from another area
" Access to the lease car scheme
" Training and development to enable you to further your career, including opportunity to apply for apprenticeship training

If our Community Nurse role appeals, you have the qualities we are looking for, share our values and feel excited by the prospect of what we can do for your career then we'd love to hear from you.

Apply now to be considered.