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Community Nurse

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year OPS4657
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Job summary

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust have some exciting opportunities for Registered nurses to join the North Telford Community Nursing Team.

The posts are Full Time 37.5 hours per week and the successful applicants will also be offered the opportunity to join the Community Nurse Bank.

The successful applicants will be able to undertake a wide range of clinical skills, and be willing to embark on further training as required. It is expected that the post holders will work closely with other members of the multidisciplinary team.
  • 37.5 hours x 2

Main duties of the job

The service operates between the hours of 8am -6pm and is a seven day service, 365 days a year service. The community staff nurse role does involve working regular weekends and some Bank Holidays. As this is a community post the successful candidates will need to be able to meet the travel requirements of the posts.

If you are looking for a fresh challenge, like caring for patients in their own home and feel you have the skills we are looking for, we would love to hear from you.

About us

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust provides community-based health services for adults and children in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, and some services in surrounding areas too. These range from district nursing, health visiting and running four community hospitals through to providing very specialist community care through talented and dedicated staff.

Patients, carers and the public play a vital role in helping us to develop and improve our services and we are constantly looking for ways to work with local communities, patients and the public to innovate and improve. Have a look at the Have Your Say section of our website to find out how you can feed back your experiences and help us to continually improve.

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust is an exciting place to work. It offers a wide range of employment opportunities for many people.

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust positively encourages applications from all areas of the community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or religious beliefs. We are committed to ensuring people who work for the community trust have a good working life - and a good work life/home life balance.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Able to assess, plan, implement and evaluate interventions, liaising withcolleagues and partners to ensure an integrated approach to the needs of theservice user.

To liaise with senior clinicians with regard to patient care, highlighting any variations to expected outcomes from agreed treatment programmes. To provide basic verbal and written clinical reports and document patient interventions/findings in case notes in line with professional body and Trust standards.

To instruct and educate patients, carers and families on a range of therapeutic activities.

To use effective communication skills/tools to communicate appropriately and effectively with patients who frequently will have complex emotional, physical and psychological conditions or where English is not the first language.

To manage clinical risk within delegated patient caseload, referring to the supervising clinician for support and supervision

To actively participate in the clinical decision-making process and ensure the aims and objectives of intervention are integrated with those of the service user where possible.

Person Specification



  • Previous community experience
  • Experience of working in a multi disciplinary / multi agency health/social care environment.
  • Experience and knowledge of basic administration systems including Microsoft office
  • Experience of successful partnership working arrangements with other services



  • RGN
  • NMC Registered
  • Ability to demonstrate a level of English language and grammar commensurate with writing in service user case notes

Knowledge and skills


  • IT skills
  • Uses evidence based practice
  • Works within own defined competencies
  • Awareness of changing healthcare factors influencing change
  • Demonstrates tact and diplomacy
  • Well refined communication (verbal and written), interpersonal skills ability to gain rapport at all levels.
  • Engaging and empowering approach that seeks to work with others and deliver outcomes in a successful and well informed manner.

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

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust


Liggett House




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