Community Staff Nurse

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
£34,089 to £41,498 a year inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
6 Jun 2023

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Band 5
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity for a caring, compassionate and committed Band 5 Nurse to work in our community nursing service in West London which covers Kensington & Chelsea and North West Westminster.

CLCH is a perfect place for a band 5 who wants to develop a professional career. We offerclinical skills training, preceptorship, clinical supervision included in our Band 5 development programmes available to you through the CLCH Academy.

Main duties of the job

To provide skilled nursing care working under the supervision of the Community Nurse Team Lead and Deputy Team Lead to patients in a variety of community settings.

The post holder will undertake community nursing duties involving delivery of nursing services and holistic assessments of patients health needs using a person centred approach. This includes providing quality and seamless nursing care to housebound patients and being proactive in co-ordinating their care needs as appropriate, avoiding unnecessary admission to hospital or long term care institutions. In addition, the post holder will be involved in facilitating self- care for patients with long term conditions, health promotion and innovative activities and projects that enhance patient service delivery.

About us

Central London Community Healthcare (CLCH) is one of the largest community healthcare organisations in London and Hertfordshire, providing our services to diverse communities/boroughs in 11 London Boroughs - Barnet, Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Hounslow, Kensington and Chelsea, Merton, Richmond, Wandsworth, Westminster - and Hertfordshire.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To give skilled nursing care, based on principles of best practice and clinical This includes: Chronic disease management, end of life care, continence promotion and wound management. Specific skills include phlebotomy, administration of medication via syringe drivers and intravenous therapy, PEG management, urinary catheterisation and tracheostomy suctioning.
  • Act as a Named Nurse with the support and supervision of the DN Team Lead. To take continued responsibility for the holistic health needs assessment including care planning, evaluation and appropriate implementation of health care and ensuring continuity of care following referral from acute care, rehabilitation units, GPs and other
  • Undertake comprehensive assessment of the physical, psychological and social care needs of patients using the Single Assessment Process and including the needs of To provide individualised and person centred care plans that provide monitoring and promotion of self-care to prevent unnecessary hospital admissions
  • Act as the patients advocate and to facilitate the patients own choices with regard to nursing care, promoting independence and self-care, as
  • To identify and record new problems and other relevant information reporting back to the DN Team Lead as
  • Maintain accurate, comprehensive and contemporaneous records in accordance with Trust and NMC
  • Liaise with, and where appropriate initiate referrals, to ensure adequate care and support to patients and
  • To provide information and support to patients, relatives and other carers that promotes and optimises positive
  • Undertake health promotion and disease prevention activities such as flu immunisation, advice on stopping smoking, falls prevention, dietary advice and foot
  • To have knowledge of, and be able to effectively use local services and resources to promote patient For example specialist services.
  • To ensure the safe handling of body fluids and contaminated
  • Be alert to the needs of vulnerable adults including risk assessment and taking appropriate action when
  • To develop and utilise specialist nursing skills such as leg ulcer assessment and management, syringe driver set up, intravenous drug administration, continence assessment, and palliative
  • Support patients and their carers with managing their medicines and undertaking medicines management reviews as
  • To provide care to people with long term conditions undertaking reviews in accordance with the individual patient care plan and with support of more experienced colleagues as
  • Undertake nutritional assessments and advise and support patients with their nutritional For example PEG feeds.

Please refer to the attached Job Description for full list of responsibilities.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • NMC Registration

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

Central London Community Health Trust


Abingdon Health Centre


W10 4LD

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