Bank Community Staff Nurse

Organization: Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Posted: 20 March, 2020

Surrey,United kingdom

Job description

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust is a friendly, supportive, busy but welcoming acute and community Trust that is ambitious about developing our services and your career. Our compassionate, caring and friendly colleagues make up our Royal Surrey family and are at the heart of what we do. We all have a passion for learning, continuous improvement and excelling together through innovation, research and development. There are over 4,500 members of our Royal Surrey family. We are clinically led and provide joined up care by bridging the gap between hospital and community services alongside regional specialist cancer care. Our main acute hospital site is in Guildford with community hospital sites at Milford, Haslemere and Cranleigh. We provide adult community health services in the community and homes across Guildford and Waverley. We have received an overall ‘Good’ rating from the CQC, with our Maternity services deemed outstanding. We are investing in our colleagues through our new health and wellbeing programme and a commitment to supporting professional development as well as investing more than £45 million in our physical environment and new equipment in the next few years. There has never been a better time to join us. Adult Community Services Opportunities for Community Bank Nurses (Band 5) Based in the Guildford and Waverley area (Haslemere, Cranleigh, Godalming, Wonersh, The Jarvis and East Horsley) Are you a newly qualified nurse looking for a career in the community? Are you an experienced nurse looking for your next role? Do you want to work for a unique, dynamic organisation that’s transforming adult community services locally? Do you want the opportunity to develop your career in an organisation which also offers flexible working including Bank? If you are, we’d love to hear from you. We are looking for highly motivated professionals with a passion for improving patient care and patient experience to join our team to provide the highest quality adult community services. You will work alongside our team of dedicated professionals including District Nurses, Community Matrons, Associate Practitioners, Health Care Assistants, therapists, and administration teams. You will have a great professional support network which includes regular interaction and team meetings allowing for shared growth, learning and development and you will become an active member of this team. We are based at sites in Cranleigh, Milford, Haslemere, Godalming, East Horsley or central Guildford. At Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust we are working in partnership with local GP practices in Guildford and Waverley to develop and provide integrated services for the 170,000 people living in the area. Health professionals in the community, including GPs, nurses, therapists and paramedics will work closely with the hospital team to provide a completely integrated service for patients; not only providing great care but improved patient experience too. We have exciting plans for the future to transform adult community services, providing an alternative to hospital admission and where hospital admission is needed, reduce lengths of stay. Our focus will be on caring for the person and their wellbeing as well as their needs as a patient. For an informal discussion/visit contact please contact Jan Grey If you are interested in applying for this post please use the links provided to access the full job description/person specification and apply online. The Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all its employees as well as maintaining a workforce that broadly reflects the local communities we serve. In accordance with the Equality Act, we welcome applications from anyone who meets the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy, religion or belief or sexual orientation. Reasonable adjustments to the interview process can also be made for any candidates with a disability. Important: The closing date given is a guide only. There may be some occasions where we have to close a vacancy once sufficient applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment. Please ensure you check your emails regularly as this is how we will communicate with you throughout the recruitment process. If you have not heard from us within three weeks after the closing date, we regret that this usually means that your application was not successful. In submitting an application form, you authorise Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post. The Trust aims to treat all applicants fairly in regards to any disclosure of conviction revealed at the application stage. Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us. This will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances and background of your offences. If you currently reside outside of the UK we will require documentary proof of security/police clearance, in English. The Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust has a safeguarding policy for both adults and children and is committed to all safeguarding legislation and current standards. 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