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.
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.
27 days annual leave + BH
Discounted gym membership
Excellent lease car scheme