Community Night Nurse

Derby, Derbyshire, England
DE24 8EN
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
25 Nov 2019
25 Dec 2019

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work within the DHU Overnight Community Nursing Team. This role involves visiting patients across Southern Derbyshire for the Out Of Hours Community Nursing Service. The post is varied and offers the successful applicant the opportunity to develop skills working with a diverse client group, in the South Derbyshire locality. The post holder will be expected to visit patients in their own homes and carry out a variety of Community Nursing tasks. Experience in palliative care is essential, as this forms a large part of the nursing caseload. There is no lone working in this role as our Staff Nurses always work alongside a Health Care Assistant. The team is based at the Johnson Building in Derby, but travels widely across the whole of the county in a fully equipped company vehicle.

Essential criteria include the following:

  • Registered as a General Nurse with the NMC
  • Experience of nursing in a community setting
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge and experience of palliative care
  • Organisational skills with an ability to manage shifting priorities
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Flexibility and a commitment to this role and the team
  • Full driving licence essential


Closing date for applications:

DHU is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

These posts are subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Criminal Records Bureau to check for any previous criminal convictions.

DHU believe our workforce should be as diverse as the range of services we offer, and the communities we serve. We are committed to valuing and encouraging diversity throughout our workforce, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. As part of our mission we are dedicated to eliminating discrimination.

DHU Health Care CIC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Adults, Children and Young People and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Infection Prevention & Control is pivotal in ensuring a safe & clean environment for both patients and staff. IP&C is everyone's responsibility and strict adherence to the IP&C policy is expected of ALL employees of the organisation.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications form job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6th April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependents (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

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