• Full Time
  • Slough SL1
  • 26,405 - 28,976 £ / Year

Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

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  • £26,405 – £28,976 a year

Job type

  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • Weekends only
  • Weekend availability
  • Monday to Friday


Slough SL1


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  • Car scheme
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee discount
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking

Full job description

Are you looking for a more varied role to develop your nursing skills and knowledge? Or a nursing role that offers more of a work life balance? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

Slough District Nursing service is inviting Qualified Nursing Associates with a registered NMC qualification to join our District Nursing Service. You will be utilising your fantastic skills, delivering top quality care and building rapport with our patients in their home.

This is not your average nursing role, as our community nursing service offers a fantastic work life balance, with our shift pattern meaning you only work 1 weekend per month!

Our working hours/days are as follows :
Monday to Friday (Core hours) – 08:30 – 16:30

1 weekend every 4 weeks with days off in the week

Late shift – 11:00-19:00

Early shift – 07:00 – 15:00

We offer some fantastic perks, such as flexible working, part time offerings, incredible training and support programmes, preceptorship programmes and the highest paid mileage in the area.

We want you to feel confident and supported within your Nursing Associate role, so we will offer full training alongside our supportive and friendly team.

This is a fantastic opportunity not to be missed out on. We will be offering interviews on a first come first serve basis and aim to give you an outcome on your application within 2 working days.

No day will be the same, as you will be doing anything from wound care to end of life care. Below are just some of the duties that you will be doing.

To provide care according to the available evidence of best practice.

Deliver clinical and therapeutic care to patients within agreed trust policies/ protocols, as documented in the band 4 competency assessment tool.

Develop, implement and evaluate nursing plans in response to identified needs of the individual, carers and community in partnership with clients

To work on own initiative and within scope of competence, referring appropriately to the Community Nursing Sister, Community Matron or other professionals as appropriate.

Support and teach patients to self-manage their condition where possible and empower carers to actively participate in the treatment plan.

Maintain excellent communication with patients, relatives and members of the multidisciplinary team regarding all aspects of care demonstrating a variety of communication skills in accordance with client group.

To be involved in the management of End of Life care and work in partnership with health, social and voluntary agencies to ensure patients are treated with dignity and respect, and to support their families and carers.

Prepare the patient and their family/carer for changes in the patient’s condition and support choice for End of Life care.

Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is a specialist mental health and community health services trust. Rated ‘outstanding’ by the CQC, we’re committed to providing the best possible care to people across Berkshire.

We value diversity and are proud to be a Stonewall Top 100 Employer. We work hard to create an inclusive environment where you’ll be supported by friendly and professional colleagues to flourish.

Our values 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 solution

We welcome people who share these values to come and work for us.

Benefits of working for us include:
Flexible working options to support work-life balance.

27 days’ annual leave rising with service + opportunity to buy and sell

Generous NHS pension scheme

Excellent learning and career development opportunities

‘Cycle to Work’ and car leasing scheme

Access to a range of wellbeing tools and services

Discounts at hundreds of popular retailers and restaurants

Staff networks for race, diversity, disabilities and armed forces community to support equality

Generous maternity, paternity, adoption and special leave.

Free parking across Trust site

The “must haves” for you to be considered for this role:
Qualified Nursing Associate / Assistant practitioner

Car Driver with UK licence

Positive and motivational attitude

If you recognise yourself in these requirements, we recommend you apply today!

We are happy to answer any questions that you may have. Please don’t hesitate to call: Jenine Cross on 07717832703 or email: Jenine.cross@berkshire.nhs.uk who’ll be delighted to help.

To apply for this job please visit www.berkshirehealthcare.nhs.uk.

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