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Community Staff Nurse - Southern ACHT

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
Chalfont St Peter, Gerrards Cross
£28,407 to £34,581 a year Per annum pro rata
Closing date
5 Jun 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to become a Community Staff Nurse and develop expertise skills into the district nursing service based in the Southern Adult Community Healthcare Team.

The post is to provide nursing interventions to patients in their home environment. If you are interested in joining our friendly team, we would like to hear from you.

Main duties of the job

  • Assess the physical and psycho-social needs of patients and deliver therapeutic interventions based on best available evidence in order to improve health outcomes.
  • To manage own case load, delivering and evaluating service delivery to patients with a variety of medical conditions and those delegated by case managers.
  • To plan interventions with the Case Manager and other team members using the common assessment process.
  • To take part in the referral management process to ensure patients are treated by the most appropriate member of the team/service.
  • To contribute to the development of protocols and procedures developed for clinical pathways.
  • Act as a resource for other members of the team being responsible for providing profession specific expertise.
  • Critically evaluate and interpret evidence based research in order to change and develop services and clinical practice

About us

Listen to why colleagues think were a great place to work! BHT - A great place to work Bucks Healthcare

What does Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust offer you?

* As part of our BHT family, youll benefit from learning and development opportunities to support your career progression.

* We offer flexible and agile working opportunities, alongside your NHS benefits of generous annual leave entitlement, pension and access to NHS discount schemes.

* We provide a range of health and wellbeing services to promote a healthy, happy workforce.

Why work for us?

* Were 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 within our BHT family improves positive 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

Education & Qualifications


  • Registered Nurse
  • Evidence of recent CPD



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

Skills, Abilities & Knowledge


  • Demonstrate profession specific clinical assessment planning delivery and evaluation skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Report writing skills
  • IT skills
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Self awareness, Self motivated, Enthusiastic
  • Role model for health


  • Knowledge of modernisation agenda within the NHS and social care
  • Presentation skills



  • Nursing - Post graduate module(s) in long term conditions


  • Nursing - Knowledge of working with common assessment process
  • Nursing - Experience of electronic clinical systems
  • Nursing - Experience participating in a research or audit project

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.

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


Southern ACHT - Chalfont Community

Hampden Rd,

Chalfont St Peter, Gerrards Cross


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