- District Nursing
- Band 5
- 37.5 per week
- Ferndown Health Centre
- £22,128 to £28,746 p.a.
- 28/05/2018 23:59
An opportunity has arisen for a dynamic Registered Nurse to join the District Nursing Service covering East Dorset; based within the Ferndown team. The role of the Community Staff Nurse has changed over the years and we are now looking after complex patients in their home environments. The skills required for Community Nursing included complex wound management, palliative care and end of life care, medicines management, IV drug administration as well as having a high standard of holistic assessment and care planning skills. Training is available within the Trust for the successful applicant. The post is 37.5 hours including weekends and bank holidays.
If you are looking for a change and want to work more autonomously in a challenging environment, with opportunities for further career development then the community could be for you. The staff work, closely with members of the wider multi-disciplinary teams including local Hospices, Complex Care Nurses, Health and Social Care Coordinators, Specialist Nurses and Therapist colleagues. The team is also supported by Intermediate Care Service and utilises our community hospitals for patients’ rehabilitation.
Employment in this post requires a Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The DBS levies a charge of £44 and the Trust will recover this cost in instalments from your first 3 salary payments. This will only apply to candidates who are new to the Trust and not internal staff.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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Further details / informal visits contact
Ann Palmer (Lead District Nurse) 07920234051 / Julie Halliwell (Community Nursing Sister) 07775221458
If you have problems applying, contact
- 01202 277180