Community Nurse

Job ID: 602384
Location: Gravesend
Salary: 22,128 - 28,746 negotiable
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Job Reference: 834-160002C2

Employer:Virgin CareLocation:GravesendSalary:22,128 - 28,746

At Virgin Care our approach to delivering healthcare services is innovative, refreshing and above all caring. We are committed to putting patient care first and we are looking for dedicated professionals who share our values and our passion for delivering quality care. We provide and contract for front-line NHS and social care services across England and have treated millions of people since 2006. We aim to make a lasting positive difference to the quality of care people receive. So, if that is what gets you out of bed in the morning, read on.
Our vacancy
The Community Nurse service is spread across the region of Gravesend, we provide care to people in their own homes or at clinics for a range of long term conditions. Our work is crucial to the community as we aim to prevent hospital care for our patients Working alongside our District Nurses and Healthcare Assistants the Community Nurse team has a great professional support network which includes regular interaction and team meetings that allows us to grow and develop together. We like to be at the forefront of what we do so we operate in a Total Mobile environment where every clinician has a tablet meaning we've done away with paper so we're fully electronic.
As a Community Nurse you will deal with a variety of patients and conditions both in a housebound and clinical setting. The role will also involve:
* 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 and participating member of the team sharing best practice whenever possible
You The essential qualities we are looking for in our Community Nurse applicants are:
* Excellent communication and time management skills
* Ability to work both independently and also as part of the wider multidisciplinary team
* 1st Level Registration
* Demonstrate ongoing professional development and a commitment to providing high quality, safe and effective care that meets the needs of patients
* Ability to relate to patients and colleagues in a sensitive manner
* Comfortable to operate community equipment e.g. hoist
* Flexible approach to work with the ability to work across a seven day week rota that covers the hours of 9-5pm
* Related degree (desirable)
* Have access and use of own car with ability to work across different locations
The rewards As a valued member of the team, we'll offer you a competitive salary of 22,128 - 28,746 per annum including NHS / Group pension, ongoing training and development and good quality working conditions. Working for Virgin Care comes with additional benefits - these include use of the Virgin tribe card which offers discounts on many products including up to 40% off Virgin trains, discounts on Virgin holidays and a host of other savings. Virgin Care is a vibrant organisation committed to progressive, continuous improvement within a thriving team. If our Community Nurse role appeals, you have the qualities we are looking for, share our values and feel excited by the prospect of what we can do for your career then we'd love to hear from you.
Virgin Care are committed to equal opportunities and welcome a broad diversity of talent to apply.
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Job Type:PermanentPay Scheme:OtherStaff Group:Nursing & Midwifery Registered

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Apply for this jobClosing Date:19/09/2017Contact Name:Karen InnsEmail

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