Community Triage and Response Nurse

North East London NHS Foundation Trust
Barking & Dagenham
£28,407 to £34,581 a year plus HCAS per annum pro rata
Closing date
5 Jun 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a part-time Community Triage and Response Nurse to join our Integrated Teams in Barking and Dagenham as part of a job share.

We are seeking innovative, caring and dedicated registered Nurse to compliment the Barking & Dagenham Community Health and Social Careteam. Our community Nurses support the delivery of 24hr holistic health care to support our strategic vision of the 'Best care by the best people'

Thesuccessful candidateswill be expected to support their team, department and organisation to achieve the Trust's Values in their day-to-day work. These are the 5P's:
  • Putting people first
  • Prioritising quality
  • Being progressive, innovative and continually improve
  • Being professional and honest
  • Promoting what is possible - independence, opportunity and choice

The post holder will be a Registered Nurse (RN12-NMC) responsible for patients allocated to them and will assess, manage, plan and deliver care, including being professionally and legally accountable.

The post holder will support their peers and team leader and be an effective team member whilst working on their own initiative. They will have a commitment to collaborative working and actively support and liaise with other health and social care professionals and agencies.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work within the Community Nursing Team, geographically aligned to GP practices and be responsible for clinical triage and unplanned nursing care, providing clinical review of patients and engaging with health and care professionals to enable effective patient flow and referral management. They will work as part of the integrated primary/community health care team, working within and across professional and organisational boundaries. Liaising with GPs, other professionals and statutory and voluntary agencies he/she will deliver individualised care to patients.

You will be travelling around our borough to deliver community based care to patients in their own homes, therefore, a full UK driving licence and access to a car for work purposes is essential.

About us

Starting with NELFTNELFT 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 of up to two weeks which will include mandatory training, systems training and the allocation of equipment. As part of the process new starters will have the opportunity to also meet the executive team, senior managers and attend a number of drop in sessions focusing in engagement, health and wellbeing and key processes. The induction will be held at our head office in Rainham, Essex.

COVID-19 VaccinationWe continue to encourage all staff to ensure that they have been double vaccinated and received their booster. We recognise that taking the vaccine provides the best defence against COVID 19 for our patients, our staff and their families.

Probationary PeriodThis 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).High Cost Area Supplement - LondonThis post also attracts payment for High Cost Area Supplement of 15% of the basic salary (minimum payment of �4,313 and a maximum payment of �5,436 per annum pro rata).Please see the attached job description and person specification for further details on this vacancy.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached job description and person specification for further details on this vacancy.

Person Specification



  • Current NMC/ RN or any other 1st level Nursing, RN12 Adult Qualification
  • Evidence of post-registration education and training


  • Mentor qualification
  • Relevant post-registration course e.g. wound management, diabetes, leg ulcer care, continence care and assessment
  • Nurse Prescriber (V150)



  • An awareness of NHS plan, NSF and clinical governance priorities
  • The content and application in practice of the NMC Code of Professional Conduct
  • Able to initiate patient assessment and care planning with the support of a senior colleague
  • Able to work with patients and carers as partners in care



  • Experience of working with professionals from other disciplines necessary
  • Experience of working as a member of a team but also to work autonomously
  • Experience of providing packages of care, which involve other agencies
  • Reflective Practitioner


  • Community Nursing Experience
  • Experience of teaching and assessing students and other members of staff
  • Experience of acting up in the absence of team leader in caseload and team management

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


Barking & Dagenham

Barking & Dagenham


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