Community Nursing Team Leader

Berkshire, England, gb
Company: Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Category: Management Occupations
Published on 2021-06-24 18:03:50

These are the values that we live by at Berkshire Healthcare:

  • Caring for and about you is our top priority
  • Committed to providing good quality, safe services
  • working Together with you to develop innovative solutions
  • We welcome people who share these values to come and work for us.

    Please find attached the behaviour framework that underpins these values for this job role.

    An exciting opportunity for a dynamic, strategic and enthusiastic individual to join our Community Nursing Team in Reading has arisen. You will be joining a service that has just been recognised as having an ‘Outstanding’ rating, with the trust also being rated ‘Outstanding’ in our latest CQC inspection.

    In your role you will lead and support staff in order to promote a service which provides complex nursing care to patients in their own homes. You will be responsible for all aspects of the leadership, development and management of designated teams.

    Using your skills you will ensure that safe, evidence-based care is delivered to patients, their families and carers in the Community, whilst also being proactive in promoting a positive image of Community Nursing. You will be working closely with the organisation, integrated teams, key stakeholders and partners.

    You will be based at 7-9 Cremyll Road, Reading, RG1 8NQ , but will be expected to visit other sites as part of your role. The benefit of having core working days of Monday – Friday but with opportunities for flexible working will enable you to ensure that a high-quality service is delivered at all times.

    You will be:

  • Responsible for the delivery and operational management of the service.
  • Directing and supporting staff in their clinical roles to promote a service which prevents inappropriate or unscheduled hospital admissions and facilitates timely discharge
  • Responsible for capacity planning and management of a seven day service, liaising with other Team Leaders to
  • ensure equity of staffing and work-load to meet the needs of the service
  • Operationally manage a group of staff, including appraisal and personal development planning review and delivery, performance management, leave and sickness absence, ensuring complete confidentiality is maintained
  • Act as a role model and demonstrate a willingness to lead and motivate a team, providing clear and consistent leadership at all times
  • Some of the benefits of joining our team:

  • AfC Salary ranging from £38,890 to £44,503 per annum
  • Flexible working opportunities and a strong emphasis on your work life balance
  • Annual leave – 27 days for new starters , 29 days after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years NHS service plus bank holidays . Pro rata for part time staff
  • Excellent learning and development opportunities
  • Salary sacrifice scheme for a new car
  • Lease car scheme
  • Generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave for eligible staff
  • Advanced IT enablement and support
  • Confidential telephone care service providing independent staff support and advice
  • And so much more
  • The 4 “must haves” for you to be considered for this role

  • Adult nursing qualification along with NMC registration
  • Evidence of clinical leadership within a community nursing environment
  • Evidence of relevant continuous professional development
  • A full UK Driving Licence and have use of a car for work purposes
  • Should you match up to the 4 points listed above, then we would recommend you make your application to work at Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust!

    For further details / informal visits contact:

    For further details about this role or questions in general about working for Berkshire Healthcare please contact Samantha Mcendoo , Community Nursing Services Team Manager, or call Samantha on: 07867800961.

    Berkshire Healthcare helps people manage their health in their local area, through a range of specialist and community services across the county. We promote independence and quality of life through community and mental health services and aim for seamless delivery of the best care in the right place. We get to know communities and the people in them so we can deliver the best services that meet their health needs.

    Our team of 4,300 staff provide specialist mental health and community health services to a population of around 900,000 within Berkshire. We provide healthcare to people in their own homes and from different sites across the county.

    We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required.

    Appointment to any position is conditional on the satisfactory completion of the core NHS Employment Checks Standards. Information disclosed in your application will be checked and any offer of appointment may be withdrawn if you knowingly withhold information or provide false or misleading information.

    Please ensure your application is submitted with a valid email address for your referees in order to minimise delays in the recruitment process. Short-listed applicants will be contacted by email, therefore applicants are advised to check their email accounts regularly.

    Applicants are advised that as a result of the high level of response we receive for some of our vacancies, we may expire any of them prior to the advertised closing date.

    Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust is committed to improving the health of its staff, patients and the wider community by providing a smoke free environment. A smoke free policy is in operation and smoking is not permitted on any of the Trust’s sites.


    Applicant requirements

    You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

    This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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