Community Nurse - Night Team

Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust
£32,720 to £39,769 a year pa inclusive 15% HCAS pro-rata
Closing date
31 May 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Part Time
Job summary

Are you ready for a new challenge?

Could you make a difference?

Are you:

A Registered General Nurse

Committed to giving the highest standard of patient care

Compassionate towards patients and their families

An excellent communicator with the ability to work in a team

Motivated toward personal development

A full UK driving license holder with access to a car, with an allowance paid for business mileage per mile.

An exciting opportunity has come up for the Adult Community Night Nursing Service. We are currently looking for a Band 5 Community Nurse to work across the Hounslow and Richmond areas.

The service operates from 7pm - 7am across Hounslow and Richmond boroughs, with enhanced rates of pay for out of hours starting from 8pm to 12 midnight, weekends, and bank holidays. There may be the option to work extra shifts on the bank if you are interested.

Collaboratively working with our integrated rapid response teams, community matrons and social service colleagues are essential to ensure seamless care to our patient group.

Get your career in the right direction, with the right organisation and at the right time - please come to HRCH and be part of this organisation.

Main duties of the job

To provide high quality, skilled nursing care and to assist the Community Night Nursing Team Manager in the on-going planning, implementation, and evaluation of the holistic needs of the patient/client, family, and/or carer.

Deliver high quality nursing care to housebound patients with complex needs to enable them to remain in their own homes. Working closely with specialist nurses, allied health and social care professionals to meet the needs of the patients without unnecessary attendance in A&E or be admitted to hospital.

This will involve working independently but as part of the Community Night Nursing Team covering a particular geographical area. This will include first assessments and reviews, planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of individual programmes of care. Candidate will be expected to be flexible to support corporate approach to patient care as and when required.

About us

Community healthcare is unlike any other part of the NHS. It's personalised care that helps people to retain their independence. It's the NHS at its best and the difference you make is truly tangible.

Our colleagues often describe us as a family, and we know how important that sense of belonging and support is when you start a new job. It's simple - happy, engaged staff provide better services. In 2018, we were named'Best Place to Work for Employee Satisfaction'by the Nursing Times. The same year, we won the Workforce category at the HSJ Awards. In the latest NHS Staff Survey results 2020, we had the best response rate amongst community trusts nationally.

We are the top community trust in the country on the theme Quality of care for the third year. We had the highest percentage of staff who felt they are able to deliver the care they aspire to and are satisfied with the quality of care they give to patients or service users.

Infection Control

As an NHS Trust we strongly encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID19.

Job description

Job responsibilities

***Please refer to the job description and personal specification that is attached***

Previous applicants need not apply.

For further information please contact Mylene dela Cruz, 020 3771 6167

Person Specification



  • Level 1 Registered Nurse- with valid registration with the NMC - RN1 ,RNA


  • Experience or recognised qualification in areas such as: ?Health Promotion ?Diabetes ?Care of the older person ?Continence ?Palliative care Medical/Surgical Nursing



  • Recent experience of Nursing at Level 5, or evidence of a back to nursing programme


  • Experience of working in the community setting
  • One years worked post registration experience in a relevant setting, e.g. palliative care, care of the older person, orthopaedics, community services

Skills and abiltities


  • Ability to undertake a shift system
  • Good communication skills effective with clients and colleagues
  • Able to work without direct supervision
  • Access to a motor vehicle for use at work and UK driving licence
  • Clinical skills - Administration of medications including injections, catheterisation, wound dressings
  • Computer Literacy and keyboard skills
  • Practice with the NMC Code of Professional Practice


  • Teaching Skills
  • Mentorship certificate



  • Ability to converse articulately on current health issues, demonstrate knowledge in: ?Able to explain the concepts of Essence of Care ?Able to explain the concepts of Team Working ?Able to demonstrate knowledge of professional standards including confidentiality and clinical governance ?Understanding of Adult Safeguarding ?Evidence of Continuing Professional Development ?Demonstrates evidence -based clinical knowledge ?Able to demonstrate knowledge of health and safety and personal safety issues


  • Knowledge of National Service Framework for Older People & other NSF's



  • Ability to work effectively with a multidisciplinary Team
  • Positive attitude
  • Reliable, empathetic, approachable, understanding, non-judgemental and tolerant
  • Honest and adaptable
  • Enthusiastic
  • Team Player

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