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. Dacorum Community Adult Health Services Band 6 District Nurse vacancy "Come to Dacorum to make a difference"
We are a dynamic and forward thinking team looking for a band 6 nurse to join our established team.
A great opportunity has arisen for an experienced and motivated registered nurse to lead one of our neighbourhood teams under the direction and leadership of the Deputy Locality Manager.
Your role would be varied and interesting carrying the responsibility for a patient caseload which involves the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of evidence based care to patients in their home environment. Previous community experience is essential. The successful applicant must be someone with a strong commitment to working as part of a team, be approachable, a good communicator, have the ability to work autonomously and be receptive to change.
This is an exciting time to join Dacorum Community Adult Health Services, having just redesigned our service to meet the needs of the local population. Working alongside other professionals in the community there is a great support network which involves regular interaction, peer review and team meetings that allows us to grow and develop together and provide excellent patient care.
The essential qualities we are looking for are:
- Excellent communication and time management skills
- Flexible approach to working
- 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)
- 1st level registered nurse
What we offer
- Demonstrate ongoing professional development
There are many reasons for joining Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust. Here are some of the reasons for coming on board with us:
- 27 days Annual Leave on appointment
- Employee Assistance Programme to help staff's health and wellbeing
- We were voted one of the top 100 NHS trusts to work for in the country
- You work with a friendly team
- We're passionate about patient care
- We have a culture supporting and empowering our staff
- We have a massive portfolio of development opportunities
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 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)
- We are a place where your views matter
Interview date - 15th May 2019
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