Voted one of the best places to work by the Health Service Journal (HSJ), Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust (HCT) is one of a new generation of NHS community Trust's working across Hertfordshire.
We provide a range of health services for adults and children who live across Hertfordshire.
Our services are vast and range from school nursing and health visiting for children and young people, to district nurses, diabetes services, rehabilitation in community hospitals, as well as other specialist services for adults and children.
Our Trust provides a wide range of care in people's homes, children's centres, local health centres and in its community hospitals. We employ around 3,000 members of staff who are at the forefront of NHS care and support.
We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity and encourage applications from candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds. We support staff to achieve a better work-life balance through a variety of flexible working arrangements. All applicants who have a disability and meet the minimum 'essential' criteria for the post as detailed in the person specification will be interviewed.
We are committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our Trust Values underpin the work we do each day, and we welcome applicants who share the same values.Community Adult Health Services- Band 7 Community Matron vacancy "Come to Dacorum to make a difference"
We are a dynamic and forward thinking team looking for a Band 7 Matron to join our established team.
An opportunity has arisen for Community Matron to join the Dacorum Community Adult Health Service.
The Community Matron works in close collaboration with colleagues within primary and secondary care to deliver a service to individuals with complex long term health needs. The Community Matron is required to have excellent communication skills, demonstrate a high level of clinical expertise and the ability to work in partnership with other key services in order to avoid unnecessary hospital admissions.
This role is also responsible for the pro-active maintenance of a caseload of high intensity users with complex needs, working autonomously within clinical governance framework and as part of a team.
The service will provide a comprehensive, advanced assessment and care package. This is an integrated service with community nurses and therapists, utilising support services and liaising with other agencies to ensure the complex needs of this patient group are met.
In addition to the basic salary, this post attracts a High Cost Area Supplement of 5% of basic salary subject to a minimum payment of £1,017 and a maximum payment of £1,762 per annum (pro rata where applicable).
A full valid driving licence and access to a car to use regularly for business purposes is essential (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010
Interview Date: 30th April 2019
For further details / informal visits contact:
Kristina Thomson Locality Lead on Apply