Community Staff Nurse - Band 5 - Flexible Working Available

Location
Bromley (City/Town), London (Greater)
Salary
£26,682 pa inc of HCAS
Posted
13 Jan 2020
Closes
13 Feb 2020
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Bromley Healthcare is a community interest company providing a wide range of services including community nursing services such as district nursing, health visiting to specialist nurses, as well as therapy services for children, young people and adults. Being born from NHS Bromley’s community provider unit we have been providing community services to the people of Bromley for many years and we have a wealth of experience.

Bromley Healthcare is a great place to work. The unique way we deliver services and offer everyone who works here a voice, means that your career with us will be rewarding. Social Enterprises are a fairly new and exciting way to deliver healthcare, offering many of the traditional advantages of the NHS (such as excellent training and development) with the freedom for innovation by being able to reinvest any surpluses we make into the community.

Priority consideration will be given to Bromley Healthcare staff formally identified as being at risk.

Community Staff Nurse - Band 5 (can take newly qualified) for March 2020 intake of newly qualified nurses

Band 5 Community Nurse – Agenda for change terms and conditions - £26,682  (inclusive of HCAS, please note that Bromley Healthcare pay Outer London Weighting).

We are happy to interview and make offers prior to candidates qualifying, start dates will be at the end of March 2020, get yourself in a position where you have a job to go to before you have finished your course, we have had amazing feedback about this community readiness training, come and be part of this exciting team here at Bromley healthcare CIC.

Would you like to work for an organisation that is progressive, innovative and provides quality care for families in Bromley?  To find out what its like to work for Bromley Healthcare please view our videos on YouTube, search for Bromley healthcare and you will get a flavour of Bromley healthcare.

Opportunities for Newly qualified/Nurses new to the Community. 

Bromley Healthcare is currently recruiting for Band 5 Community Nurses, we are happy to consider newly qualified or Nurses who will qualify in early 2020 with a view to commencing the training programme in March 2020, we are also happy to consider Registered Nurses who are keen to work in the Community but have never done so.

We will be comprising a 12 week training plan where you will undertake both classroom and on the job training from experienced and competent Nurses, this is an opportunity to gain experience in the key competencies required to be a fully-fledged Community Nurse

The teams consist of District Nurses, Community Nurses, and Healthcare Assistants & Therapists. They are a busy & dynamic team who have patient care at the heart of all they do.   Our work is crucial to the community as we aim to prevent hospital care for our patients.

Please note that as a Community Nurse you will not lose clinical skills such as Picc lines/IV’s as these are skills that are very much key to being an excellent Community Nurse.

As a Community Nurse you will deal with a variety of patients in their own homes, the role will involve but is not limited to:

  • Responsibility for contributing to the holistic assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of patient care.
  • Implementing, monitoring and maintaining our high standards 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 member of the team sharing best practice whenever possible.

This is a challenging but ultimately rewarding position where you will be supported both within your teams and by regular reflection & professional training.

You will need to be able to work the following shifts:

8.15am – 4.15pm

10.45am – 6.45pm 

We also have evening shifts between 6.30pm – 10.30pm, there will be an opportunity to work these shifts if you wish

In addition you will be required to work 1 weekend in 4 and must be able to meet this requirement.

You can work additional evening & weekend shifts if you wish.

Please note that Community Nursing roles are designated essential car users therefore applicants should have a current driving licence and access to a vehicle to be used for work purposes.

Please note that we are looking for these roles to start in March 2019, interviews/open day will be held very soon, we will be in touch.

Bromley Healthcare is always looking for experienced nursing & therapy professionals to join our bank of casual staff. We offer services in the following specialist areas: Community nursing, rehab services and paediatrics throughout the borough of Bromley and beyond.  Please see the jobs page on our website for further details.

 

 

You can get a flavour for what its like to work for Bromley Healthcare by viewing the following YouTube link:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXqdJm17dcbXnfvh98qlJ0g

Salary is dependant on NHS experience and current banding/pay point, applicants from outside the NHS will receive the start point of the salary scale in line with NHS terms & conditions.

Excellent benefits package available including various pension schemes, discounted gym membership, cycle to work scheme, discounted electronics, opportunity to apply for low interest personal loans and an excellent lease car scheme.

All offers of new employment with Bromley Healthcare are subject to a six month probation period

Bromley Healthcare CIC is an NHS community provider and part of the NHS family.

But we are a little different; we like to think that we stand out from typical NHS organisations as Bromley Healthcare CIC is actually a co-owned social enterprise, co-owned by its employees. This means that our staff remain on NHS Agenda for Change Terms and Conditions and are members of the NHS pension scheme (providing you are eligible), if not we can offer the Nest or Scottish Widows pension schemes.

IMPORTANT:

  1. Please ensure you check your emails regularly as this is how we will communicate with you throughout the recruitment process. We may also contact you by texting the mobile number, if provided, on the application form.
  2. As a guide interviews should usually take place within 3 weeks of the closing date.
  3. When providing employment reference details, please provide correct work related email addresses so references can be sought promptly when we are looking to progress your application. Your referee must all be known to you in a line manager or professional lead capacity.
  4. All staff identified as AT-RISK who meets the requirements of the post will be prioritised accordingly.
  5. The Trust uses the recruitment platform TRAC systems to administer all stages of the recruitment process meaning that information in regard to shortlisting will not be communicated via NHS Jobs.

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) 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 UKVI 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.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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