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Community Health Services
Band 5
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
The Old Barn Morland House
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum
Salary period
04/10/2020 23:59

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Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust logo

COVID-19 Vacancy Community Nurse - Wheatley

Band 5

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

We are a responsive and innovative Foundation Trust that places our values of Caring, Safe and Excellent at the heart of everything we do. We take great pride in our staff and believe that investing in you is key to us achieving our vision of outstanding care delivered by outstanding people.

We work with a wide range of partner organisations to deliver care and support to people in their own homes and from a number of hospitals and community bases. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.


Are you looking for an exciting new opportunity? Come and join us!

Our District Nursing team is looking for a dynamic and motivated nurse to join our friendly, professional, busy team based in Wheatley/Watlington. We look after each other and at times may support or wider team across South Oxfordshire. Our location enables easy access to Oxford, Reading and London.  This is a fulltime post, we would also consider some flexibility in hours to  work part-time. Please call us to discuss.

We welcome both experienced community nurses, nurses who wish to move into Community Nursing or newly qualified nurses. We recognise that many nursing skills are transferable and that if you have a commitment to learn we will support you in your role.

We believe that careers should be developed; ideas listened to, skills and successes valued and recognised. You can expect excellent training and opportunities for development, Oxford Health also offers development and leadership pathways and a comprehensive preceptorship programme for those who are newly qualified.

We are a pro-active District Nursing locality and are currently involved in the development of a more neighbourhood style of working, particularly working more closely with GPs and other health and social care professionals to deliver a more seamless patient pathway. Many of our patients are older and often have complex health needs. This role will be an opportunity to maintain & develop a wide range of clinical skills.

The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent communication skills and will provide Community Nursing care, advice and information to patients and carers. With the aim of maintaining patients in their own homes enabling them to enjoy maximum independence and optimum quality of life. You will be supported closely with a robust induction period.

An informal contact would be encouraged prior to interview. If you are looking for a new opportunity, please call us or apply as we may have opportunity to work in other localities.

Own car or access to alternative travel for business use is essential.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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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Claire Botelle
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