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- Location: Kendal
- Organisation: University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT)
- Salary: £23,023 to £29,608 per annum pro rata
- Type: Until December 2019
- Closing Date: 24/02/2019
Kendal locality has an exciting opportunity to recruit to a 22.5hrs fixed term band 5 post until 31st December 2019 to cover a maternity leave.
We would like an enthusiastic and highly motivated band 5 Community Nurse who will be happy to work in an evolving district nursing service. The successful applicant will be committed to working closely with health and social care colleagues to provide high quality care to patients with a wide range of medical conditions in the community setting.
The role requires excellent communication skills as you will be undertaking complex nursing assessments and developing and delivering programmes of care for patients and carers. The district nurses work a 24hr service and there is an expectation that you may be required to support this to ensure service delivery.
You will need to work collaboratively with other professionals, voluntary sector and informal carers to promote excellent care to patients in their own homes and community setting.
You will be joining an enthusiastic and motivated team who are friendly and approachable. We are very patient focused and staff development is high on our agenda. As part of our team we want to develop all staff to the highest standard; you will receive regular one to one supervision meetings and an annual appraisal to support and monitor the development of valuable skills. You will be required to work flexible to cover the health needs of the local population including weekends and bank holidays over a 24 hour period.
Anyone newly appointed to the trust will be subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probationary period (this includes bank staff). This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the role and working environment.