District Nurse/Senior Community Nurse

Job ID: 825123
Location: Bromley
Category: Health
Salary: 26,565 - 35,577 pa + HCAS negotiable
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Job Reference: 848-BHC821-16-CJ

Employer:Bromley HealthcareDepartment:Community TeamsLocation:Across Bromley, Bromley AreaSalary:26,565 - 35,577 pa + HCAS

Bromley Healthcare
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 dynamic and exciting 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, with the freedom for innovation by being able to reinvest any surpluses we make into the community.
Bromley Healthcare has three key tenets and we want to employ and work with people who share these values and demonstrate behaviours that support them. They are:

- To constantly improve our services.
- To treat people as we would like to be treated ourselves.
- To hit our targets.
Please detail in your supporting statement how you would act in a way which is in keeping with the tenets.
Here at Bromley Healthcare, we offer our staff flexible working options where practicable, generous holiday allowance (dependent on length of service) and excellent training and development opportunities.
We are now able to offer membership of the NHS Pension Scheme to new employees who have been working in the NHS and were entitled to join the NHS Pension Scheme at any time in the 12 month period preceding their start date with Bromley Healthcare.

District Nurse / Senior Community Nurse, Band 6,

Salary 26,565 - 35,577 pa + HCAS 3,985 - 4,527 pa

Would you relish the opportunity of working at the forefront of the integrated care agenda, delivering community nursing from a multi-disciplinary team of District Nurses, Community Staff Nurses Community Matrons, Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists?

The role of Integrated Community Teams within Bromley is to provide high quality; effective community based health services that reflect the needs of the local population complement the work of the general practitioners to provide high quality care to our patients.

Bromley Healthcare has a number of exciting vacancies for Qualified District Nurses or very experienced community nurses in our Integrated Community Teams across the Borough. The District Nurse/Senior Community Staff Nurse is a key member of the Integrated Community Team, providing robust clinical services for patients, working closely with allocated GP practices across our Integrated Care Networks and with members of the team from other professions, putting the patient at the centre of their care.

The District Nurse/Senior Community Staff Nurse is responsible for the management of a defined caseload of patients and carries continuing responsibility for the assessment of care needs, the development, implementation and evaluation of care programmes. You will be accountable for the standards of care and for determining the activity of your team of support staff.

This is a challenging and exciting position where you will be supported both within your teams by regular clinical reflection and professional training.

You will also find that Bromley Healthcare is a unique organisation to work for. The organisation was established in April 2011 and is an employee owned social enterprise, with over 800 staff including Nurses, Therapists, Doctors and Dentists. Community health services are very wide ranging. From health visiting to district nursing, school nurses to specialist nurses, Bromley Healthcare's services help new parents to care for new born children and older people to continue living at home through care and support. They also have a wide range of therapy services for adults and children, including speech and language therapy, physiotherapy and occupational therapy whilst specialist services focused on preventing diseases and supporting those living with specific conditions such as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) or Diabetes
Bromley Healthcare's model is unique because everyone who works here has the chance to be a shareholder and play an active role in how the organisation is run. Any surplus income we make is reinvested in services for our patients. From the start Bromley Healthcare has tried to harness the passion and commitment of their staff and to understand and develop modern systems, technologies and ways of operating in a quest to make sure we make this an exciting and rewarding place to work.

Bromley Healthcare welcomes applications from any nursing students who qualify this summer and we are happy to employ you as a HCA until your PIN comes through. By taking this approach we will be able to support your integration into your new team while you wait for your registration.

The role of Integrated Community Teams is to provide high quality; effective community based health services that reflect the needs of the local population complement the work of the general practitioners and fulfil contractual agreements with Bromley Health and Primary Care Groups.

It is essential that you are a car driver with a current licence and access to a car for work purposes and can work a rota working an average of one late shift per week ( until 22.30)

We would love to hear from you if you are looking for a new role for 2017 and want a challenge. If this is you why not call Tracy Stocker (Head of Integrated Care - Orpington ICN) 020 8315 8738 on or Amanda Mayo (Head of Integrated Care - Bromley ICN) on 0208 315 8784 to discuss this exciting and dynamic new role.

Interviews will be held on the 26th September 2017.

For further details / informal visits contact: Amanda Mayo (Head of Integrated Care - Bromley ICN) on 0208 315 8784

We are always looking for experienced nursing and therapy professionals to join our Bank of casual staff. We offer services in the following specialist areas community nursing, rehabilitation services and paediatrics throughout the borough of Bromley and beyond. Please see the jobs page on our website for further details.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Amanda Mayo on 07786514945

Thank you for accessing details about this post. Please note, only those applicants who demonstrate clearly how they meet our person specification will be shortlisted for interview.
Bromley Healthcare is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.
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Job Type:PermanentWorking pattern:Full Time - 37.5 hrs per weekPay Scheme:Agenda for changePay Band:6Staff Group:Nursing & Midwifery RegisteredSpecialty/Function:Community Teams

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Apply for this jobClosing Date:17/09/2017Contact Name:Amanda MayoTelephone:07786514945

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