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Band 5 Community Nurse

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  • Job reference: HQ00092189
    £24214.00 - £30112.00 per annum
    Community Nursing


    Sanctuary Health has a permanent job vacancy for a Band 5 Community Nurse to work full-time within an Integrated Care Team for a leading private healthcare provider based in Basingstoke.

    The salary for this Community Nurse role is £24,214 - £30,112 per annum.

    Main purpose of the job:
    - Working within Professional guidelines and accountability, the post-holder will have responsibility for the management of a defined community caseload (via Nursing, Physiotherapy or Occupational Therapy interventions) for a group of GP Practices as part of the Integrated Care Team.
    - The post holder will have responsibility for managing, co-ordinating and delegating work ensuring referrals are dealt with according to clinical need, holistic assessments and care plans are recorded in line with Trust and Professional record keeping standards and clinical care at all times meets acceptable standards of patient safety and quality outcomes.
    - The post holder will be required to work with a high degree of autonomy and professional accountability. A primary aim of the role is to prevent unnecessary admission of patients to an acute hospital and support timely discharge into the community. The post holder will also have a responsibility for re-enablement, rehabilitation, health protection and promotion programmes that improve and reduce inequalities.

    - Participate in the holistic assessment, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care and therapy for patients in the home, without direct supervision. This includes those with chronic disease, terminal illness who wish to die at home and complex care needs. Other settings include residential homes, nursing homes, clinic's community centres and community hospitals.
    - Recognise and respond to the need for appropriate referral to other members of the Community Care team or external organisations including appropriate escalation of potential Safeguarding risks.
    - Provide safe medicines management in your area, according to professional and organisational guidelines to ensure safety and efficacy.
    - Inform the Integrated Clinical Lead, or Integrated Senior Clinical Lead, of any concerns with patients, relatives, visitors or staff that may compromise patient care.
    - Develop and maintain constructive working relationships and liaise effectively with all members of the multidisciplinary team so that patients' needs are met.
    - Communicate effectively with colleagues, patients and carers so that information is shared in order to meet patients' needs.
    - Support students in their learning and development.
    - Promote an open reflective learning culture.
    - Support new staff to receive proper induction so that they understand acceptable practice and standards.

    Requirements of the Community Nurse:
    - You will be a registered nurse and will have a valid NMC pin.
    - A genuine commitment to adhering to the NMC Codes of Conduct and expanding your professional development
    - UK experience as a Registered Nurse
    - Community Nursing experience

    Apply today:
    This Community Nurse role is advertised by Vitor Rosado; if you are interested in this position please click below to apply now.

    Reasonable Adjustments:
    If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting us.

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