Community Staff Nurse

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year Based on full time hours
Closing date
15 Jun 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
The Mosaic Primary Care Network has an exciting opportunity for you to join our team!

We are looking for a Registered Nurse to join our dedicated and highly professional team of Nurses working across the Basingstoke , Odiham and surrounding rural areas. You will play a pivotal role in keeping hospital admissions and re-admissions to a minimum as well as encompassing the dimensions of health service planning, advocacy and care planning for patients with a wide range of service needs.

Within this role, you will act as part of an ever-expanding multidisciplinary team, developing collaborative, needs based care plans, through assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation.

Additionally, you will be required to provide important educational and advisory service for patients, offering information on various aspects of health care to help support patients living with their condition. Within this role, you will be expected to provide nursing intervention to patients which include wound management, catheter care, medicines management as well as palliative care.

You will need to be effective in communication skills and must be prepared to work flexibly and collaboratively to meet the needs of the service.

This post is open to both full and part time applicants.

Main duties of the job

Working within Professional guidelines and accountability, the post-holder will have responsibility for the management of patients on a defined community caseload for a group of GP Practices (PCN) as part of the Integrated Care Team.

Work two days per week you will be released to work with the St Michael's Hospice team to enhance and develop your knowledge within the specialist palliative care field. Your time will split between the inpatient team and hospice at home to give insight and breadth to develop knowledge. You will take this new knowledge learnt at SMH and share with community colleagues. The role provides you with an opportunity to build and develop relationships with the specialist palliative care services and encourages the promotion of this to the wider Southern Health services.

The post holder will have responsibility for managing, co-ordinating and delegating work ensuring referrals are dealt with according to clinical need, holistic assessments and care plans are recorded in line with Trust and Professional record keeping standards and clinical care at all times meets acceptable standards of patient safety and quality outcomes

The post holder will be required to work with a high degree of autonomy and professional accountability. A primary aim of the role is to prevent unnecessary admission of patients to an acute hospital and support timely discharge into the community.

About us

Are you committed to providing remarkable care and service?

Are you passionate about helping people and want to make a difference every day?

We want to meet you!

Southern Health is one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health, adult and child community health and learning disabilities. We are committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children, young people and adults at risk of abuse and neglect through our 6,500 strong workforce.

Southern Health has over 300 sites across the county and we serve 1.5 million people throughout all stages of their lives. Our aim is to work alongside the people we support (and our health and care partners) to deliver the best possible care and constantly improve.

Here at SHFT we have so much to be proud of:
  • Working as a team and supporting each other, we put patients and our staff at the heart of everything we do.
  • We have a skilled and diverse workforce and are committed to our staff development, offering bespoke training packages, leadership pathways and career opportunities.
  • We offer a variety of benefits such as an amazing pension scheme, generous annual leave, Childcare Choices scheme, many discounts (Blue Light card, The Company Shop, NHS Staff Discounts, cycle to work scheme) and much more.

Come to work with us, together we will provide outstanding treatment and care to improve lives.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.

Person Specification



  • Registered Qualification (RGN/RMN/PT/OTA)
  • Current (UK/EU) Driving Licence

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust


Parklands House

London Road



RG21 4AH

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