• Essex
  • Permanent
  • Band 5
  • RGN
  • 25,655 - 27,780 per annum

Community Nurse

Based in Braintree

Salary- Up to £27,780

About:

  • The post holder will participate in the assessment, implementation and evaluation of care and be committed to the development of the Health Care Team. He/she may be designated to take charge of the team in the absence of the District Nurse.

Responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care including first visits.
  • Ability to problem solve.
  • To promote health by educating/teaching patients and carers in line with the organisations philosophy of Health Promotion.
  • Liaise effectively with other members of the primary care team and social services and ensure an efficient system of communication with other agencies in planning and implementing community care.
  • Participate in the development of care co-ordination, and complex discharges home, including palliative care.
  • Maintain and develop knowledge, skills and competence to ensure patient’s individual needs are met in accordance with the NMC Code of Professional Conduct and PREPP.

Athona Recruitment’s nursing division is an award-winning, on-framework agency that specialises in finding permanent and temporary employment for nurses. We have a dedicated team of consultants that help recruit nurses into NHS hospitals, care homes, private hospitals and clinics across the country. Whether you’re based in the UK or overseas, we can help you find a nursing position that’s right for you.

  • Job Reference: RH COMNP 03