Community Nurse Band 5 Warrington

  • Job Reference: 00000095-1
  • Date Posted: 14 July 2020
  • Recruiter: GP World
  • Location: Lancashire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Advanced Nurse Practitioners
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Adam Hodge
  • Email: Adamhodge@gpworld.co.uk
  • Telephone: 020 7456 1262

Job Description

Community Nurse Band 5 Warrington

GP World have a fantastic new opportunity for Community Nurse Band 5 Warrington      

Hours:  This is negotiable

Duration: - Long term

Rate: Negotiable  

Job Summary

Job Purpose:

  • The post holder actively supports the District Nursing team by undertaking responsibility for a delegated caseload.
  • Undertakes the assessment, planning and evaluation of patients care needs.
  • Liaises with the District Nurse to ensure information sharing in relation to patient care / changes to care plan and the continuity of care and reviewing of complex care packages.
  • Mentoring, Teaching and Assessing.
  • Liaises with all health care professionals and other agencies to ensure effective service delivery.

Duties and Responsibilities

Clinical:

  • To promote the health and well being within the family unit and community as a whole.
  • Perform comprehensive assessment of patient nursing needs as the named nurse.
  • Plan, assess and evaluate programmes of care according to changing health needs under the direction of the District Nurse.
  • To support the team leader in the co-ordination of complex and continuing care packages.
  • Maintain accurate records in accordance with NMC.
  • Attend a multi-disciplinary case conference as the named nurse if appropriate.
  • To communicate and collaborate with other members of the PHCT, voluntary and statutory organisations to support individual patient care.
  • To establish and maintain effective communication with patients, relatives and carers in complex and potentially challenging situations.
  • To competently perform clinical skills related to the post.
  • To be professionally responsible for a delegated caseload under the supervision of the District Nurse.
  • To assess health needs at individual, practice and community level.
  • To undertake chronic disease management reviews using appropriate template.
  • To work without direct supervision.

 

Managerial:

  • To access support from the District Nurse Coordinator or District Nurse within the group for the day to day workload in the absence of the teams designated District Nurse.

     

    Clinical Governance:

  • Support clinical supervision within the team.
  • Maintain professional portfolio that demonstrates evidence of on-going professional development.
  • Ensure that practice is evidence based through undertaking audit and critically appraising literature.
  • Maintain clinical standards through reflective practice and clinical supervision.
  • Adhere to the NMC Standards: -
    1. Professional Code of Conduct.
    2. Scope of Professional Practice.
    3. Administrations of Medicines.
    4. Records and Record keeping.
  • Identify any limitations/gaps in professional or clinical knowledge.
  • Contribute to the development of and implementation of policies, procedures and guidelines relevant to own area of work.
  • Promote peoples’ equality, diversity and rights.

Teaching and Learning:

  • Act as a mentor for pre-registration nursing students.
  • Support the development of the nursing team by teaching and assessing junior members of the team including nursing auxiliaries.
  • Undertake mandatory in-house training and other training that supports the role.
  • Access clinical supervision.
  • Undertake training that is specific to the post.
  • Teaching of patients / carers and other professionals to support patients to maintain their optimum level of independence.

 

Personal Issue:

  • Participate in the IPA and PDP process.
  • To adhere to all Trust Policies.
  • Report sickness and other absences to the identified administrator.
  • To provide accurate, timely information to the identified administrator regarding annual leave, expenses and study leave.
  • Supply required activity data related to patient care.
  • Adhere to the lone worker policy

 

GP world has a very lucrative referral scheme. Please do contact us should you know of anyone who would be perfect for this role.