Bank Community Staff Nurse - paid at top of band 5
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.
Please note that for positions that require you to drive as part of your job role we will be asking for evidence of business insurance.
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.
We are currently looking for Bank Community Staff Nurses to join our dynamic, friendly team who are patient focused and thrive on providing quality care.
Bromley Healthcare are currently recruiting for Bank Band 5 Community Nurses. The teams consist of District Nurses, Community Nurses, Nurse Associates, Apprentice Nurses, Healthcare Assistants and Phlebotomy. 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 unnecessary hospital admission for our patients.
Main duties of the job
The Community Nurse role is a highly skilled role which involves 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.
Available shifts Monday - Sunday
8.15am – 4.15pm
10.45am – 6:45pm
Please note that all Community Nursing roles are designated essential car users therefore applicants should have a current driving licence and access to a vehicle to be considered for this position.
Working for our organisation
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.
Social Enterprises are a fairly new and exciting way to deliver healthcare, offering many of the traditional advantages of the NHS with the freedom for innovation by being able to reinvest any surpluses we make into the community. Salary is dependant on NHS experience and current banding/pay point
Excellent benefits package available including various pension schemes, discounted gym membership, cycle to work scheme, discounted electronics, access to EAP, high street discounts, Blue Light Card eligibility, opportunity to apply for low interest personal loans and an excellent lease car scheme and we are constantly looking to expand our staff benefits.
The successful applicant will have contact with patients and service users. It is expected that in early 2022, being vaccinated against Covid 19 will become a legal condition of employment unless an exemption applies. We will ask therefore for proof of vaccination during the recruitment process.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
To contribute to the clinical delivery of the service. This will include completing holistic patient assessments, designing and regularly reviewing care plans, delivering effective clinical care.
To assist with the daily coordination of the team to include daily handover, allocation of work and managing referrals and telephone messages.
To develop good working relationships with Allied Health Professionals, specialist and other clinical services in Bromley Healthcare and contribute to the development of policies and procedure that cover related services.
To proactively monitor and manage a daily patient caseload making autonomous decisions about patient care and seeking support from colleagues as appropriate.
Qualifications & Training
- RN (Adult Branch)
- Current NMC Registration (or awaiting confirmation of qualification and registration at time of application)
- Preparation for mentorship/ENB 998/ equivalent or willing to undertake.
- Experience of writing accurate records.
- Evidence of provision of high standards of clinical care.
- Valid Driving Licence and the use of a vehicle for work purposes and the ability to competently use a ‘satnav’.
- Teaching and assessing skills.
- Experience in administration of drugs or be willing to attend study days.
- Knowledge of standard setting/clinical audit.
- Community experience/ Community placement
We are passionate about caring for our service users, and their family and friends, and the wellbeing of our colleagues. That's why it's a requirement for everyone joining Bromley Healthcare in a regulated/patient facing role to have been fully vaccinated against Covid19 or to hold a qualifying exemption. Applicants are further advised that it is a condition of employment that evidence of vaccination status is provided.
You can get a flavour for what its like to work for Bromley Healthcare by viewing the following YouTube link:
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.
Bromley Healthcare is fully committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture, in a work environment where all colleagues feel supported, nurtured and celebrated. We do not tolerate discrimination of any kind. At Bromley Healthcare, diversity and inclusion is one of the key strands of our People Strategy, and we are fully committed to promoting diversity in all we do to make real and lasting change.
As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome and encourage applications from all suitably qualified individuals regardless of race, sex, disability, religion /belief, sexual orientation or age. We are especially keen to increase Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) representation across Bromley Healthcare, especially at senior levels.
We look forward to welcoming you to a rewarding career with Bromley Healthcare.
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.