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Community Staff Nurse

Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust
£32,720 to £39,769 a year pa inclusive of 15% HCAS (Outer)
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

There is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and innovative Community Staff Nurse to join our friendly, supportive 0-19 team in West London.

We work with families in one of the most diverse boroughs in London to give children the best possible start in life by providing the most up-to-date evidence based support.

As part of our team, you will contribute to the delivery of the national 0-5 years Healthy Child programme across Hounslow, working closely with partners, such as such as GPs, children's centres and social care, providing seamless care to the population of Hounslow. You'll also have an important role helping to recognise and protect vulnerable children.

In return, we'll provide you with a comprehensive package of training and professional development, including regular supervision and weekly practice development sessions.

We also provide corporate leadership and mentorship training as well as an excellent preceptorship package for all newly qualified nurses. We are happy to fund your DBS check as part of our recruitment process.

Main duties of the job

To work within integrated children's teams to support and assist in the development, implementation and evaluation of activities aimed at promoting the health of the local population, as well as offering support to identified families.

Supporting the delivery of the Healthy Child Programme.

To participate in Child Health Clinics, group work and carry out a range of other activities across a variety of different settings agreed after specific training such as:-
  • Health Review contacts
  • New birth reviews
  • Maternal mood assessment
  • Transfer in Contacts
  • Individual, group and local public health activities
  • Follow up on DNA's
  • Delegated Home visits
  • Infant feeding support
  • Accident prevention

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 see the job description and the person specification attached for full details of responsibilities.*****

***Previous applicants need not apply***

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse with NMC


  • Mentorship qualification



  • Evidence of team working
  • Understands the importance of professional accountability, responsibility and competence.
  • Able to work flexibly and prioritise work


  • Experience of community based work
  • Experience of working in a 0-19 Team



  • Ability to work on own initiative and recognise role boundaries
  • Understands the importance of the Public Health approach to health visiting and school nursing roles
  • IT skills


  • Knowledge /understanding of Clinical Supervision
  • Self-directed learner

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