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UHCW @ HOME - Band 5 Nurse

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37.5 hours per week
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University Hospital, Coventry
£22,128 - £28,746 per annum
24/01/2018 23:59

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire is located in the West Midlands and is home to one of the largest teaching hospitals in England. Our mission to Care, Achieve and Innovate is demonstrated in our reputation for innovation, teaching and research and high quality patient care. University Hospital in Coventry is one of the most modern healthcare facilities in Western Europe with £200 million of new medical and research equipment and a hospital that is at the forefront of digital imaging and technology.

We provide general acute hospital services to approximately 500,000 people from Coventry and Rugby and specialist hospital services to over one million people from Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond. The Trust has a revenue budget of approximately £473 million, we employ 5,639 staff, manage 1,380 beds and 32 operating theatres.

The Trust is made up of the following hospitals:
University Hospital Coventry 
Hospital of St Cross – Rugby 

UHCW@ Home is a forward thinking service that provides care for patients in their own homes. The patients remain under the care of the hospital Consultant throughout their treatment with the service. Not only does the service benefit the psychological well-being of our patients, it also prevents long hospital admissions and gives patients the benefit of hospital treatment within their own home setting.

The UHCW@ Home team work both within the hospital and community setting. We assess patients for discharge, arrange discharge medication and deliver specialist care for patients at home.

Due to the increased success of the service and increase in demand we are looking to recruit motivated and enthusiastic Band 5's to join our team. You will be expected to conduct home visits within the Coventry and Warwickshire area. Therefore you will need to hold a full UK driving license and have access to a car.

This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced nurse to extend your knowledge and skills as a practitioner and provide the person with a unique opportunity to work within both the hospital and community setting.

In return for your commitment we offer:

  • Comprehensive training package including: IV administration, cannulation, midline/piccline/hickman line management
  • Full induction package
  • Equipment to include phone/observation machine and full equipment
  • Reimbursement for travel/mileage costs for community visits

The service covers the hours of 07.30 - 23.00hrs on a rotational shift basis. 365 days of the year including bank holidays.

Recruiting to Values

To ensure that we provide world-class patient care, UHCW recruits people that can demonstrate the Trust's Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment.

Before applying please familiarise yourself with the Trusts Values and Behaviour Framework.

The supporting information section in your application should allow us to understand how you as an individual will apply the Trust Values in your working life and why we should consider you for the position of Band 5 within the service. You will be expected to provide us with examples of how you demonstrate these values using examples from your working and everyday life.

No smoking policyPositive about disabled peopleImproving working livesAge positive

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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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Further details / informal visits contact

Rebekah King

Clinical Nurse Manager


02476 966903

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