Community Staff Nurse - Luton Community

Recruiter
Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust
Location
Luton
Posted
25 Mar 2019
Closes
27 Mar 2019
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

With an annual budget of £125 million, the Trust's vision is to provide high quality care to the diverse communities we serve to make their lives better. You can find out more about our vision, values and objectives on our website.

Over 2,500 staff provide the following services:

  • a range of children’s services to children, young people and families in (Cambridgeshire and Norfolk)
  • school age immunisation programme (Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Peterborough and Suffolk)
  • i-CaSH: Integrated Contraception and Sexual Health Services (Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Peterborough, Bedfordshire and Suffolk)
  • dental services (Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and Suffolk)
  • musculo-skeletal services and uro-gynaecological physiotherapy services (Cambridgeshire and Peterborough)
  • the Oliver Zangwill Centre for Neuropsychological Rehabilitation and the Evelyn Community Head Injury Service
  • Children and Adults’ Community Health services for the residents of Luton
  • Children and Adults’ Community Health services for the residents of Bedfordshire are provided in partnership with East London NHS Foundation Trust (ELFT).

We believe that community based health services are fundamental to the success of an NHS that gives people more choice and control over their health.

COMMUNITY STAFF NURSE – LUTON COMMUNITY

Band: 5

Hours: Full Time / Part Time available (For part time posts salary will be pro rata.)

Contract Type:Permanent

Department:District Nursing
Base:The Poynt, Luton

We are currently looking for motivated, proactive staff nurses to support the D.N teams in order to meet the health needs of patients in Luton.

CCS Luton Community Nursing has transformed its Community Nursing Services through the development of cluster working, dividing planned and unplanned care, triaging of referrals and through the introduction of a Single Point of Access (SPA).We are now entering a new phase of transformation and innovative partnerships with local Primary, Secondary and Social Care organisations. We provide a comprehensive 24 hour a day service.

This is an ideal opportunity for staff nurses to develop their skills within the community setting providing holistic care to housebound patients.

You will need to be adaptable to overcoming challenges and ensuring that the patients receive the evidence based nursing care they require and further refer onto other services that are identified to be appropriate. Supporting other colleagues and embracing service development is fundamental to the role.

Experience of working in Luton would be an advantage although full induction and training will be given in line with service need.

Luton has good transport links to the M1 and M25 and the London Luton Airport. In conjunction with Luton Borough Council, parking permits are available for staff to use in and around Luton.

Due to the nature of the role it is essential that applicants are able to travel effectively and independently on a daily basis to and from the base, clients’ homes and other venues around the geographical area whilst transporting equipment. If necessary, adjustments can be considered, in accordance with the Disability Discrimination Act.

For further information please contact Kim Milligan (Recruitment Administrator) 0333 405 3156.

This post will require an application for an Enhanced DBS check.



The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

As part of our safe recruitment practice pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed which may include a Disclosure and Barring check and where the position requires you to drive as part of your everyday duties, you will be asked to validate your driving licence online via the DVLA.

Successful applicants to posts at band 6 or above for which a DBS check is required, will be asked to pay for this as a condition of their job offer (£48.43 for an Enhanced Check or £30.43 for a Standard Check). This payment will be deducted from their first month’s salary unless a longer pay back period is agreed with the appointing manager. This will not apply to successful applicants who are registered with the DBS Update Service and in possession of the disclosure certificate, for whom an online status check will be undertaken.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust, to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.

NHS Shared Business Services provide the recruitment administration service for this Trust. If you have any queries concerning your application please contact us on – 0800 0181 990

ALL CORRESPONDENCE relating to vacancies will be via the e-mail address you have provided on your application form. Some servers automatically send e-mails to your junk mail so please check as well as your in box. If you have not been invited to an interview with 2 weeks of the closing date, please be advised that on this occasion your application was unsuccessful.



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.




Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants




UK Registration

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



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