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We’re looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Band 5 Community Nurse to join our friendly and dynamic Community Neuro Rehab Team based in Gravesend, North Kent to help us to continue to deliver care to patients with a neurological condition and change things for the better.

Gravesham Community Hospital is located a short distance from St Georges Shopping Centre and is surrounded by well-known food establishments and local coffee shops making it an ideal location to be based from.

This is a full time (37.5 hours per week) opportunity.

A full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle for work purposes is essential.

Package Description

As a Band 5 Community Nurse you’ll be part of our valued Community Neuro Rehab Team based in Gravesend, North Kent.

You will feel valued as a Community Nurse within HCRG Care Group, receiving access to exclusive rewards and benefits including:
• £28,407 - £34,581 Band 5 Salary with NHS Pension and full Agenda for Change terms and conditions plus... a 5% high cost area allowance
• Plentiful onsite parking
• Membership of My Reward Hub, giving you access to discounts on everyday purchases like grocery shopping as well as cashback and voucher offers for treats for you and those special to you
• Access to your wages as you earn them to help cover life’s emergencies and avoid overdraft fees or high interest rates
• Online and face to face help with your mental and physical wellbeing – from healthy recipes and activity challenges through to post trauma support, legal, debt and life management help, as well career coaching and counselling
• Access to eLearning, bespoke career pathways and opportunities for continuing professional development through our ‘Outstanding’ learning and development team, The Learning Enterprise
• An open, just culture where you’re encouraged to have and implement ideas which can help us deliver our purpose: changing lives through transforming health and care – backed up by at least £100,000 of ringfenced innovation funding each year
• The pride of working for an organisation committed to the highest clinical and quality standards: with a majority of our rated services holding “good” or “outstanding” ratings from the Care Quality Commission
• Free tea, coffee, and milk at your base location

Main Responsibilities

Key responsibilities include:
• Participate in assessment and care planning of patient care in conjunction with the Senior Nurse
• To work as part of the multi-disciplinary team.
• To take a lead in using and supporting evidence based guidelines across the Specialist Community Neurorehabilitation Service
• To act as a source of specialist nursing knowledge and provide support and advice in the field of complex neuro-rehabilitation.
• To work closely with the MS specialist nurse and clinical specialist therapists within Dartford, Gravesend and Swanley.
• To work as a member of the multi-disciplinary team within Specialist Community Neurorehabilitation Service ensuring that appropriate patients receive nursing and advice.
• To have a holistic view of the different pathways within the Specialist Community Neurorehabilitation Service, making sure that all patients receive appropriate nursing support and advice.
• To work closely with the local GPs, Hospital Consultants, hospital and community multi-disciplinary teams, and District Nurses.

A full list of responsibilities can be found in the attached job description.

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will have / will be:
• 1st Level Nurse Registration (registered with the NMC)
• Evidence of continuing professional development
• Mentorship/teaching qualification (within first 2 years of post)
• Knowledge of recent developments within health and social care
• Keeps up to date with evidence-based practice and research related to nursing and health care in the community
• Ability to operate community equipment

You will also need to be confident using IT systems and be able to demonstrate working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages i.e. Outlook, Word, Excel.

A full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle for work purposes is essential.

About The Company

We change lives by transforming health and care.

Established in 2006, we are one of the UK's leading independent providers of community health and care services, working with health and care commissioners and communities to transform services with a focus on experience, efficiency and improved outcomes. We deliver and transform adult and children community health services, primary care services including urgent care, sexual health, dermatology and MSK services as well as adult social care and wellbeing services. Across England, we support communities of many millions and directly help more than half a million people each year - guided by our simple values: we care, we think, we do.

We're committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from a broad, diverse range of people who want to join our team. We’re a Disability Confident Committed company, so we work to provide facilities, work environment adjustments and technical solutions to be as inclusive of everyone.

While it doesn’t happen often, sometimes a role is very popular, and we’ll need to close it earlier than the date we’ve shown here. If you’re keen to join our team, we’d love to hear from you so please apply as soon as you can.

As you’d expect, safeguarding and protecting the children, young people and vulnerable adults that we work with is of the utmost importance so we have policies and procedures in place to promote safeguarding and safer working practices and everyone who joins the team is subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.

Finally, we need to let you know that the company you’ll work for is part of HCRG Care Group Holdings Limited and by applying for this job we’ll need to process and hold information about you. If you would like to know a little more about how we use your information, please see our website's privacy policy
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