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Band 5 Early Intervention Community Nurse at Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS FT (NHS JOBS)

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Job summary

Looking for a new opportunity to develop your Nursing skills in rehabilitation?

Want to live in the youngest city in Europe? Truly cosmopolitan with a diverse population of over 1.1 million, Birmingham has the largest open space in Europe and fantastic network links to the rest of the UK.

Look no further, we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Nurse to join our Early Intervention Community Team within Birmingham Community Health Care NHS Foundation Trust, the largest community trust in the country.

Part of a wider Early Intervention programme, which has so far delivered: 77000 fewer acute bed days used, 19000 fewer non-acute bed days and people spend 11.5 fewer days in the system. Overall having an impact of £25.8million saved for Birmingham to reinvest in Health and Social Care developments.

You will be joining a community team in the midst of one of the largest Health and Social Care transformations in the country, with exciting changes and developments, preventing avoidable hospital admissions, and facilitating early hospital discharge, plus the added bonus of Birmingham being a fantastic place to work and live.

Salary

£28,407 to £34,581 a year

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Main duties of the job

The Post holder will work as part of the Early Intervention team under the supervision of the Clinical Team Leader. He/She will be accountable for the delivery of high quality care to patients within their own homes and or other community settings, preventing avoidable hospital admissions. Working with other members of the Early Intervention team to provide high quality care and to promote health/well being and independence for patients on the team caseload, working closely with other partners/stakeholders including GP’s IMT and Advance nurse practitioners.

Vacancies are available in Perry Trees Centre and Ann Marie Howes Centre.

About us

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached Job Description/Person Specification for more details regarding the post.

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working in a multi disciplinary team setting

Qualifications/Training

Essential

  • Registered Nurse Level 1 (Adult)

Desirable

  • Mentor or assessor qualification or equivalent
  • Evidence of continued professional development relevant to role

Skills/Knowledge

Essential

  • Ability to demonstrate sound knowledge and application of up to date evidence based clinical practice. Excellent communication analytical skills and problem solving approach, IT literate. Awareness of complex needs of a multicultural, socially diverse population. Effective time management.

Personal Qualities

Essential

  • Ability to work under pressure Effective Team Member Leadership and interpersonal qualities

Other Job Requirements

Essential

  • Needs to be independently mobile throughout the organisation. The service operates across various sites so a full driving licence and access to a vehicle is desirable
  • Willing to work flexible hours including weekends and Bank Holidays as part of a rota. Ability to work across various sites in Birmingham

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS FT

Address

Moseley Hall Hospital

Alcester Road

Birmingham

B13 8JL

Employer’s website

https://www.bhamcommunity.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

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