Community Staff Nurse - Marlow

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year Per annum (pro rata for part time)
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you want the privilege of caring for patients in their own homes to deliver increasingly complex, holistic care? If yes, community nursing may be the right career choice for you. We are able to offer part-time or full-time roles along with a full skills development and preceptorship programme.

All levels of experience are welcome in community nursing. Whether you are newly qualified or looking for a change in direction, we would welcome your application for this exciting opportunity to join the community nursing workforce. As a community nurse, you would be supported to develop into an autonomous practitioner nursing patients with multiple complex health care needs in their own home.

Main duties of the job

To contribute to processes for service and quality improvementAssess the physical and psycho-social needs of patients and delivertherapeutic interventions based on best available evidence in order toimprove health outcomes.To manage own case load, delivering and evaluating service delivery topatients with a variety of medical conditions and those delegated by casemanagers.To plan interventions with the Case Manager and other team membersusing the common assessment processTo take part in the referral management process to ensure patients aretreated by the most appropriate member of the team/serviceTo contribute to the development of protocols and procedures developedfor clinical pathwaysAssist in the development of case management protocols and guidelineswithin their own area of professional practiceParticipate in weekend rotas / 7 day working rotas

About us

Listen to why colleagues think we are a great place to work! -

What does Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust offer you?
  • As part of our BHT family, you'll benefit from learning and development opportunities to support your career progression.
  • We offer flexible and agile workingopportunities,alongside your NHS benefits ofgenerous annual leave entitlement, pension andaccess toNHS discount schemes.
  • We provide a range of health and wellbeing services to promote a healthy, happy workforce.

Why work for us?
  • We're committed to promoting inclusion and making sure all colleagues feel they belong. We encourage new colleagues from a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.
  • As an employer, we aim to create a workplace where differences are valued and colleagues treat one another with dignity and respect.
  • Greater diversity withinourBHT familyimprovespositive outcomes for the people and communities we serve.

What do we stand for?
  • Our vision is to provide outstanding care, support healthy communities and be a great place to work.
  • Our mission is to provide personal and compassionate care every time.
  • Our CARE values are collaborate, aspire, respect and enable.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a comprehensive list of responsibilities and duties, please kindly refer to the Job Description and Person Specification by downloading the JD and PS attachment in the advert.If you are an internal applicant there is the option for secondment, all applicants must have the endorsement/support of their line manager prior to application.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse or student nurse awaiting confirmation of NMC registration


  • Post registration education and extended skills eg Intravenous drug administration , compression dressings Desirable but not essential
  • Post registration education and extended skills e.g. Intravenous drug administration, compression dressings Desirable but not essential



  • To be able to communicate effectively with patients, relatives, carers and other professionals.
  • To be able to care for patients without prejudice related to gender, religion or disability.
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Ability to manage own Caseload
  • Knowledge of the NMC Code of Professional Conduct
  • Knowledge of the Data Protection Act



  • Demonstrate experience post or pre-registration placements in relevant clinical areas: ? Care of Elderly ? Community ? Orthopaedics ? Neurology ? Respiratory ? Palliative Care ? Long term conditions


  • Knowledge of working with a single assessment, planning and the delivery of care
  • Experience of electronic clinical systems and technology e.g. RIO



  • Car driver / owner able to travel to other locations within the trust

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

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust


Marlow Health Cente

Glade Road



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