District Nurse

Job Ref: mids-distr-bart
Occupation: Nurses
Specialty: Mental Health
Job Type: Temporary
Date Added: 21 September 2022
  • Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire, UK Burton-On-Trent Staffordshire GBR DE14 3NT
  • Specialist Mental Health
  • £18 - £42 per Hour
  • HOUR
  • Band 5
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Client Name: Mildands Partnership Foundation Trust

Role: Band 5 District / Community Nurse

Rates: Up-to £30 p/h

Shifts: Monday - Friday 37.5 hours p/w. Option for flexible hours depending if candidate is successful.


  • Access to Care4Carers - our support service to help support your mental health and wellbeing and enable you to deliver outstanding care.
  • Competitive pay rates
  • First sight of agency nursing shifts across multiple trusts
  • Next-day payroll
  • Block bookings in your favourite locations
  • Excellent support from your own dedicated consultant
  • Revalidation support
  • 24/7/365 service - we're available when you need us

Job Purpose/Main Duties/Responsibilities

The Post holder will:

* Be competent as appropriate to the requirement of the role.
* Demonstrate at all times the Partnership Trust Values of: "We Put Quality First, We Focus On People and We Take Responsibility."
* Be a Staff Nurse and have a professional and clinical knowledge of their discipline.
They will have a focus in one of the following areas;
* Delivery of care to patients who are in their own homes or residential homes, and or delivery of care to patients within a clinic setting where these are available and appropriate. Be responsible for a defined population of service users in a variety of settings across the Partnership Trust including the community and hospitals.
* Be skilled in the assessment of care/support needs and in the development, implementation and evaluation of care/support packages.
* Have supervisory responsibilities as required (e.g. work allocation) and may have some responsibility for service developments.


To adhere to and apply the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) code of conduct, and all other relevant guidance from the NMC and follow the Partnership Trust values.

To be professionally accountable and responsible for all aspects of own work.

To establish and maintain effective working relationships both within the Partnership Trust and with external organisations in order to meet service requirements and support and demonstrate the Trust's equality values.

To assess new service user referrals and care/support needs. Assesses service users and formulates, develops, implements and evaluates programmes of treatment /care/support for individuals, families and carers. The care/support plans may include the following:

* Promoting independence/self management and maintaining safety
* Increased functional ability
* Improvement in health and wellbeing including mental health
* Interventions in disease/condition management
* Prevention and reducing of health inequalities
* Admission avoidance
* Early supported discharge
* Case management/ treatment/ care plans
* Palliative and end of life care
* Undertake Tissue Viability Risk Assessments
* Form a professional judgement of an individual's health condition
* Prioritise treatment and care for individuals according to their health status and needs
* Bladder, catheter and bowel care

To use professional knowledge and judgement to take into account the range of care/support packages and treatment options available. To consider each service user's personal circumstances and preferences in order to implement and adjust programmes of care and intervention.

To maintain and develop skills and knowledge to deliver a range of interventions and set an example of good practice to other team members including skill sharing. Take responsibility for the continuing professional development of yourself and others.

If you require more information please contact: Jamie.Redpath@medacs.com

If you believe you are the right candidate for this role then apply to today!

19/10/2022 11:06:12
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