Deputy Community Matron

North East London NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa pro rata (plus HCAS)
Closing date
7 Jun 2023
NELFT is committed to meeting the needs of modern healthcare and providing the best possible services to its patients as a result we have an exciting opportunity, which represents great career opportunities for the right person. The successful candidate will need a minimum of5 years post registration experience, be able to function as anautonomous practitioner with expert clinical skills and a good knowledge of long term conditions. It is also important that the candidate can demonstrate flexibility, good communication skills, an ability to work as a team member as well line manage the Assistant Practitioners within the team.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work as a case manager, under the supervision of the Community Matron. You will be involved in delivering integration, working with GPs, Social Services, Care Coordinators and the Community Nursing/Therapy Services. You will be providing case-management, care co-ordination and support, to patients in their own homes. This input will help to avoid unnecessary hospital admission, reduce hospital bed days and maintain health and well-being for the patients. We also work closely with our Acute sector going into to the local Hospital to facilitate early discharge.

This post requires that you work flexibly acrossall Localities in Haveringwithin the Integrated Community Team.

NELFT has a multi-cultural and ethnically diverse population which offers a wide spectrum of healthcare challenges which can be both complex and rewarding. As a part of our community health service commitment to improve the working lives of our staff, we offer flexible working arrangements, childcare vouchers and family friendly policies and staff benefits including an excellent pension scheme. We are committed to providing a culture of continuous learning, which actively supports the professional and personal development of our staff.

About us

Probationary Period

This post will be subject to a probationary period. Internal applicants are exempt from the probationary period (unless you are an internal applicant currently part way through a probationary period or currently a bank member of staff).

Starting with NELFT

NELFT place a great deal of importance on new starters being properly welcomed and inducted into the Trust. All new starters will join the Trust on the first Monday of each month and will undertake a comprehensive induction.

High Cost Area Supplement - London

This post also attracts payment for High Cost Area Supplement of 15% of the basic salary (minimum payment of �3,898 and a maximum payment of �4,967).

Job description

Job responsibilities

Post Holders require a valid UK driving license and access to a vehicle for work purposes

Please see job description attached.

Person Specification



  • Current NMC Registration Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Nurse/Prescriber/Non-Medical Prescriber
  • Evidence of professional up-dating
  • Academic ability to study at degree level



  • Has experience of team working that will assist the individual to manage an effective team


  • 3 years post registration experience



  • An awareness of NHS Plan, NSF and clinical governance priorities
  • Awareness of the content and application in practice of the NMC Code of Professional Conduct
  • A good range of clinical skills, including assessment



  • Good organisation skills and ability to prioritise and work in a self-directed way
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and leadership skills
  • Basic awareness of IT and IT skills

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

NELFT North East London Foundation Trust


elm park clinic

252 abbs cross lane hornchurch essex rm12 4yg


RM12 4YG

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