The team provides both acute and long-term services to patients in the community living in their own homes and also with the intention to support end of life care.
The team works collaboratively with other health professionals, with the principles of avoidance of hospital admissions and facilitation of early discharges from secondary care, where the aim is to promote independence through re-ablement and management of long term conditions. The service delivers care to patients, over a 24 hour period, working shift patterns of days, evenings, nights, Bank Holiday’s and weekends on a rota basis, 7 days a week.
We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individuals, ideally with community experience, however not essential. Training and support will be given to the successful candidates.
This is an exciting opportunity within a well-established team. The post holder will be part of an integrated team consisting of GP’s, Nurses, OT’s, Physio’s, Assistants and Homecare Practitioners. This integration will be responsible for the planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing & social care needs and the delivery of high quality care. You will be supported in your role by a Senior District Nurse, District Nurse Clinical Team Lead and Team Lead.
There has never been a better time to come and work at Cumbria Partnership Foundation Trust. You will be joining one of the largest Integrated Health and Social care providers in the North. With just approximately 4000 members of staff, you can expect huge variety and new opportunities every day within the community setting.
The Trust will provide a twelve month preceptorship period for all newly registered healthcare professionals.
Healthcare Professionals returning to practice, moving into new roles or changing clinical environments, may access an agreed preceptorship period.
- Please ensure that you document evidence of meeting all the essential criteria in the supporting information.
- If sufficient response is received this post could be closed earlier than the specified closing date, please apply as soon as possible to ensure that your application is considered.
The Trust is committed to safeguarding adults and children therefore if the post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended) the successful candidate(s) will be subject to a criminal records check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The cost of the DBS must be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction. DBS charges are as follows if applicable to the post:
Standard Check: £26 + Administration cost of £4.20 = deducted at £10.20 from 1st month salary and £10 deducted from salary over following 2 months.
Enhanced Check: £44 + administration cost of £4.20 = £15.20 deducted from 1st month salary and £11 deducted from salary over following 3 months.
As part of the one of the largest employers in the UK NCIC future employees will have also access to the following benefits.
A lease car may be available for this position; further details will be provided upon appointment if applicable.
27 day holiday scheme rising to 33 after 10 years
Flexible working Scheme
Excellent opportunities for development
Competitive NHS Pension scheme
Access to NHS discounts with retailers and leisure companies
EAP (Employee Assistance Programme) a free, confidential counselling and information service to assist with personal or work-related problems
These schemes are subject to availability
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The Trust has implemented a Probationary Period Policy and Procedure and this will apply on appointment.
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Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is 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 Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
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