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Community Staff Nurse

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a staff nurse to work with the Fleetwood District Nurses Team. This 37.5 hour post is a permanent contract

If you would like to join our team in providing high quality District Nursing Services, are innovative, enthusiastic, enjoy developing yourself and others and have a positive attitude to change, we would like to hear from you.

NMC Level 1 Registration (Adult Branch), IT skills and car driver essential, enhanced CRB clearance required.

Main duties of the job

Assists the Nurse in Charge in the co-ordination and delivery of care to patients in their own homes or in treatment room, in line with District Nursing Strategy nationally and locally.

About us

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is a large, integrated provider of acute and community services to the 445,000 population of the Fylde coast health economy and the estimated 11 million visitors to the seaside town of Blackpool. With patients and families at the heart of all we do, we are committed to creating a culture that empowers our staff and inspires us all to deliver first class clinical care. We form a central part of the Healthier Fylde Coast Integrated Care Partnership and our progressive approach to partnership working in the area provides an enviable opportunity to redesign and deliver services that meet the challenges of today's health system.

We are not underestimating the challenges facing today's health system but believe there are the foundations here in Blackpool to deliver truly excellent, integrated services that can make a major impact on the lives of the thousands of people we serve.

We recommend that all individuals employed in patient facing roles, or those located on a ward or department where patients receive a service should be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Assess, plan, implement and evaluate the individual requirements of patients and carers referred to District Nursing

Provide a high standard of evidence based nursing care to patients in the Community.

Use a high level of communication skills with patients and their families, including those with English as a second language or learning disabilities, to communicate condition-related

Actively seek to promote health both individually and to patients and carers.

Administer drugs within NMC guidelines.

Please ensure you have read the attached job description and person specification before submitting your application.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse level 1
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development
  • V 150 Non-medical prescriber or willingness to undertake.



  • Able to deal with difficult situations.
  • Ability to Identify and assess patient's needs.


  • 18-24 month's community experience.
  • Multidisciplinary working



  • Willing to develop professionally.
  • Up to date knowledge of current NHS issues and aware of current trends in the NHS.
  • Able to make decisions on evidence based practice.
  • Able to communicate sensitive information to patients
  • Car owner/driver or suitable alternative transport to enable you to undertake the job
  • Evidence of self-development
  • Ability to organize self and others by prioritizing and delegating as needed
  • Good time management skills.

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