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District Nurse - Band 5

Band 5

Main area
District Nursing & Community

Band 5


Full Time 37.5 hours per week

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Enfield Community


£27,936 to £34,628.80 pa inc of Outer London HCAs

10/10/2019 23:59

Barnet Enfield & Haringey Mental Health Trust, providing both mental health and community services, is an organisation that is going places!

Our values and quality improvement are at the heart of everything we do, please consider joining us.

Community Nurses - District Nursing

Community /District Nurses

Would you like to work as a nurse within the community?

You will be an autonomous practitioner able to make decisions when working in patients' homes.

Ideally the successful candidates will have nursing experience. We are happy to recruit newly qualified nurses and they will be trained and supported to work in the community.

Applicants who do not possess RN level 1 in Adult General Nursing cannot be considered for these posts. You will find satisfaction in helping patients to manage their own health needs in the community and will be able to work alongside other health and social care professionals to ensure that patients in Enfield receive the best possible care.

As a community staff nurse you will be required to travel between patients' homes and will need access to a car and a full UK Driving Licence. Provisional licence holders will not be considered.

Staff Nurse - Registered Nurse (adult registration required):

We are seeking to recruit highly motivated Staff Nurses to work within a friendly and high performing multi-disciplinary team.

Candidates will need to be flexible to the needs of the DN service. The district nursing department run a rotational shift duties.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate strong communication skills and to manage a workload within a busy environment. You will need to have experience of working in a care environment and demonstrate knowledge of the core principles of care.

Candidates will need to be flexible to the needs of the unit and have respect for the different values, cultures and beliefs of patients. You will assist in the facilitation of innovative and evidence-based nursing practice.

The DN service promotes quality care through evidence-based practice and a commitment to supportive learning. You will have opportunities to regularly undertake CPD activities, including in-service and external training.

Regular appraisals will be undertaken using the KSF structure. Informal visits are encouraged.

Two references will be required, one from your current or most recent employer, the other from your previous employer. The referees should be from persons with management responsibility.

If you have been unemployed for a period of four years or more, please give your last employer and one character referee of your choice (not members of your family). If more applicable, references will be requested from your Teacher or Head of Faculty. Please ensure you provide full contact details.

Internal only vacancies that are advertised as Fixed Term Contracts will also be available as secondment opportunities for substantive internal staff.

Please be aware that your documents eg. Passport/NI Card will be electronically scanned using Home Office accredited Verification System.

Due to the high number of applications that are received for some posts we may close vacancies before the stated closing date if sufficient number of applications are received. Therefore please apply as soon as possible.

All non- medical posts with the Trust are subject to a probationary period of six months, during which time you will be required to demonstrate to the Trust's satisfaction your suitability for the position in which you will be employed.

Should you not hear from us within three working weeks of the closing date for this post, then regretfully in this instance, you have not been shortlisted.

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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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