Community Nurse
6d ago

Major Healthcare is a specialist recruitment consultancy, providing quality permanent, contract and temporary staffing solutions to clients from our wide network of UK offices.

We are currently looking to recruit Band 5 Community Nurses in Beckenham, South East London. As a Community Nurse you will deal with a variety of patients in their own homes.

You will be a member of the Integrated Community Team and will be responsible for ensuring the effective holistic provision of nursing care to an identified population within her / his competency ensuring the patients story is always known.

She / he may act up for the District Nurse / Senior Community Nurse on occasion and may regularly take charge of a nursing caseload when the relevant competencies have been achieved.

Key Responsibilities but not restricted too :

  • You will provide high quality, holistic, effective community based health services that reflect the needs of the local population, complementing the work of the General Practitioners and Allied Health Professionals.
  • Responsible 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.
  • Completing holistic patient assessments, designing and regularly reviewing care plans, delivering effective clinical care.
  • Assist with the daily coordination of the team to include daily handover, allocation of work and managing referrals and telephone messages.
  • Proactively monitor and manage a daily patient caseload making autonomous decisions about patient care and seeking support from colleagues as appropriate.
  • Contribute to the implementation and monitoring of any existing and new patient pathways.
  • Be an active member of the team sharing best practice whenever possible.
  • Maintain and develop own professional expertise as a clinician.
  • Attend and contribute to multidisciplinary meetings, actively participating in interprofessional communication and effective discharge planning.
  • Successful Candidates

  • Valid NMC Pin Number
  • Full UK Driving Licence and access to own vehicle
  • Good clinical skills including wound care and assessment, catheters, medication administration and end of life
  • Ability to undertake holistic patient assessments, implement appropriate nursing care and treatment and evaluate outcomes
  • Excellent communication skills, empathy, team player
  • Salary for this role is up to £30,615 depending on experience. Shift patterns are 8 : 15am 4 : 15pm or 10 : 45am 6 : 45pm.

    In addition you will be required to work 1 weekend in 4.

  • Pension
  • 27 days annual leave + BH
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Discounted electronics
  • Excellent lease car scheme
  • Career development
  • Revalidation support
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