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Associate Community Matron

6

Main area
Community Nursing
Grade
6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week (• Full time)
Job ref
185-A-21-93978
Town
Crediton
Salary
31,365 - £37,890 per annum pro rata
Closing
31/01/2021 23:59

This is an ideal opportunity for career progression and experience within a community setting

We are looking for an Associate Community Matron to join our dedicated and highly professional team of nurses within the Crediton, Moretonhampstead and Okehampton cluster, working in the Devon location, including part of the Dartmoor national trust. This is a great opportunity for introducing innovative approaches to providing healthcare to people in their own homes, preventing admissions to hospital and being a pivotal member of a health and social care multi-disciplinary team. The post also gives the opportunity for engaging with our partners in secondary care and facilitating patient discharge from the acute sector.

In the Associate Community Matron role the post holder will be expected to have studied at degree level and able to demonstrate long term conditions assessment and management skills, and be working towards developing these skills further and be expected to work towards attaining the V300 Non- Medical Prescribing Qualification. The post holder will have knowledge and experience in long term conditions management, and work within an integrated team including medical colleagues, other health professionals, Social Services, voluntary agencies, to proactively manage, co-ordinate and support patients with multiple complex long term conditions. The post holder will work collaboratively with other appropriate services to ensure patients are appropriately stepped up and stepped down from the community matron caseload, and help patients and their families by providing health promotion and advocating improved techniques in self-management of there conditions.

This post brings great scope for integrated working with the community nursing team supporting caseload management and be able to demonstrate strong clinical leadership skills and develop and enhance relationships with other community matron colleagues and a range of specialist practitioners, as well as external partners. The position will include driving to support patients within their own home and to maximise place based care.

We welcome enquiries about this role before or during your application process and strongly encourage applicants to visit. If you would like to find out more or arrange an informal visit then please feel free to contact Nigel Biernacki (Community Nurse team manager) nigel.biernacki@nhs.net 07595 245 021

We look forward to hearing from you!

Our vision is to provide safe, high quality seamless services delivered with courtesy and respect. To achieve our vision we expect all our staff to uphold our Trust values. Our Trust values are: Honesty, Openness & Integrity Fairness Inclusion & Collaboration Respect & Dignity

***Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.***

DUE TO THE ANTICIPATED HIGH NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POST WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CLOSE THE VACANCY BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE.

 

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Nigel Biernacki nigel.biernacki@nhs.net 07595 245 021

If you have problems applying, contact

Address
Personnel Reception
Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Trust
Wonford
Barrack Road
Exeter
Devon
EX2 5DW
Telephone
01392 403936 or 403758

We operate a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for job applicants with disabilities. If you let us know, when you apply, that you would like to use this scheme, we will guarantee you an interview, if you meet all the essential criteria listed in the person specification section of the job description.

We will also make any reasonable adjustments you require to our selection process. Please let us know what you need


Our Trust is proudly committed to race equality.
To ensure our ethnic minority staff have an equal opportunity to succeed, we are offering career development support to any ethnic minority staff.

Interested?

Please email rde-tr.equality@nhs.net to find out more.