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Community Staff Nurse

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
NNE, NW and Rushcliffe
£28,407 to £34,581 a year per annum (pro-rata for part time)
Closing date
4 Jun 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
This post is eligible for a Golden Hello payment of �2,750 for new starters who are external to the Trust. This is payable in 3 instalments over a 2 year period. This payment is only eligible to new starters who do not already hold a contract of employment with the Trust. This post also includes paid enhancements for unsocial hours working during night, weekends and bank holidays.

Community Staff Nurse

Various bases across Rushcliffe including West Bridgford, Cotgrave, East Leak and Ruddington (easy access from J24, M1 or A46), Nottingham North and East including Hucknall, Carlton, Arnold and Gedling and Nottingham West including Eastwood, Beeston and Stapleford. (easy access from Junction 25 M1 and A52)

Community Nursing

Band 5

Full time / Part time.


Working hours will be flexible between the hours 8am to 8pm over seven days.

We are seeking suitably skilled nurses to join our physical healthcare services to the resident adult population across Rushcliffe, Nottingham North and East and Nottingham West.

Main duties of the job

Providing integrated care following a holistic assessment which enables patients to be cared for in their own homes and clinic settings. You will facilitate the prevention of unnecessary hospital admission/re-admission by reducing the effects of ill health and disability and maximising the individual's potential for independence.

You will be responsible for providing skilled nursing care to the residents of Rushcliffe, Nottingham North, East and West and will work flexibly supporting the team to deliver high quality integrated care. You will need to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to be adaptable, reliable, resourceful and approachable.

Community experience is preferred but those with transferable skills will be considered.

A robust induction and competency based development package will be provided. Newly qualified staff will be offered a preceptorship programme

About us

We have a huge variety of opportunities in our expansive Trust covering geographically from South Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire to Leicester, providing mental health inpatient and community services, community health services, forensic mental health services and secure prison healthcare across the East Midlands.

We have more than 100 sites and a huge scope of unique opportunities to develop your career and gain some amazing experiences. We strive to be a great place to work and offer many staff benefits and tailored staff support and wellbeing programmes.

Do you want to make a difference?

Do you believe in Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork?

Then Nottinghamshire Healthcare is the perfect place for you to start, maintain or further your career. Join our team of nearly 9000 who are making a difference every day. We are all about our people - our staff, volunteers, carers, service users and patients. We are NottsHC.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Communication and Relationships

Planning and Organisational Skills

Record keeping

Analytical and Judgemental Skills

Patient and Public Involvement


Knowledge, Training and Experience


Health and Safety and Security at Work

Health Promotion

Physical Skills

Physical, Mental and Emotional Effort

Responsibility of patient care

Person Specification



  • Professional Qualification (Mental Health/Learning Disabilities/General) to degree level or equivalent.
  • Maintains current registration with the NMC


  • Demonstrate continued professional development to maintain professional registration



  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Good written/oral communication skills
  • Diplomatic, caring & sympathetic
  • Ability to be flexible and handle conflict issues
  • Good skills in assessment intervention and evaluation of patients nursing care
  • IT skills



  • Demonstrates satisfactory clinical expertise for the banding.


  • Specialist and area specific experience.



  • Knowledge and understanding of current legislation and understanding of clinical risk assessments
  • Knowledge of the nursing 6 c's


  • Awareness of national and local issues impacting of nursing care

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

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

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


NNE, NW and Rushcliffe

NNE, NW and Rushcliffe


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