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Community Nurse

  • Location

    Newcastle upon Tyne

  • Sector:

    Staffing / Employment Agencies

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £24907 - £30615

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  • Published:

    about 23 hours ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Client:

    Northumbria Water

Candidate Description

We are looking to recruit a Community Nurse Band 5 posts working into Older Persons Newcastle/North Tyneside Community Treatment Team. We are a multi-disciplinary team and operate 9am to 5pm Monday - Friday, based at The Centre for Aging and Vitality which is on the Old Newcastle General site. As a team, we can offer you support, guidance, supervision and ongoing training. We are particularly looking for someone who has an interest in supporting the team to develop our Physical Health Pathway. The post can be seen as a development and career progression for nurses wishing to aspire to working in the community. For newly/recently qualified nurses the preceptorship course will be an integral part of this developmental post. The ideal candidates will have an interest in working with Older Adults, possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, along with a strong commitment to the delivery of high quality, safe, patient care. We offer a supportive multi-disciplinary environment in which to develop through regular training opportunities, and supervision. The role requires close working with other members of our team, outside teams/agencies, and with our service users and families. The applicant will therefore need to be able to effectively communicate verbally and in written formats, and have skill with those who may be more difficult to engage. All interviews will be conducted via Skype or MS Teams.

Employer Description

Cumbria, Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest healthcare Trusts in the country. Serving a population of 1.7 million, with a budget of circa £380 million and 7,000 staff, we work from over 70 sites across Northumberland, Newcastle, North Tyneside, Gateshead, South Tyneside, Sunderland and Cumbria. We have been rated outstanding by the CQC and in November 2017 won the prestigious HSJ Award for Provider of the Year. We provide a diverse range of specialist and generic health care services to both children and adults, their families and carers and we have a number of regional and national specialist services to England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. To be a leader in the delivery of high quality care and a champion for those we serve. CNTW values and respects the diversity of its employees, and aims to recruit a workforce which reflects our diverse communities. We welcome applications irrespective of people's age, gender, race or ethnicity, religion or belief (With the exception of Chaplaincy Posts), sexual orientation, disability including mental health conditions or other personal circumstances. We are committed to the health and wellbeing of our staff and we have a number of initiatives and support for staff including access to psychology and counselling services. We are proud to be recognised as a mindful employer. We have Maintaining Excellence level in the Better Health at Work award and also achieved the Investors in People Health and Wellbeing Award. The Trust is committed to achieving high standards of health for its service users, staff and visitors providing a safe environment for staff, we operate a smoke free policy on all sites.