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Community Staff Nurse - Gospel Oak

Central & North West London NHS Foundation Trust
£34,089 to £41,498 a year pa inc
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

As a Community Nurse working in a Camden Integrated Neighbourhood Team you will provide nursing interventions to a range of housebound patients and help to manage their care supported by a skilled team of nurses. We are proactive in looking for innovative nurses who will facilitate both the implementation and development of new ways of working and want to progress their career.

The successful applicant may have contact with patients or service users. As an NHS Trust we strongly encourage and support vaccination as this remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients and service users when working on our healthcare settings

Main duties of the job

We are looking for Registered Nurses to work in a small skill mixed seven day a week nursing team. The team is supported by an overall District Nurse Team Lead and Therapy Lead in Gospel Oak Integrated Community Healthcare Team. You will also work alongside Complex Care Nurses, Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists, pharmacy technicians, students and a dedicated supervisor.

As well as your integrated care colleagues, you will have access to and support from the wider expertise of our specialist teams including Evening and Overnight Nursing team, early supported discharge team, Rapid Response, Palliative Care, Tissue Viability, bladder & bowel, community stroke and neurology team, respiratory, heart failure and diabetes teams as well as the in-patient wards: who all aim to work very collaboratively.Your role will include working closely with our GP colleagues and practices.

About us

Benefits of working as a nurse for CNWL Camden:
  • Substantial relocation package
  • Inner London weighting
  • Training and career development opportunities
  • Opportunities for research and audit to support innovative practice
  • Open to flexible working patterns
  • Good opportunity for progression
  • 08:30-17:00 working hours

CNWL is recognised locally, nationally and internationally for providing integrated high quality, innovative healthcare. Our track record in recruiting only the best people is well known, and our experts are frequently called upon to contribute to national health strategy and policy, and many models of our care have been adapted for use in other countrie

Job description

Job responsibilities

Job Summary:

Band 5 nurses work closely with the people who use our services, their families, friends and carers and play an important contribution in how people experience our services. Band 5 nurses are expected to be kind and responsive but professional and informative and contribute to the quality of the services we provide by:
  • keeping the people who use our services as safe as possible through the use of sound clinical skills and effective clinical risk assessments
  • ensuring the best possible clinical outcomes by using up-to-date skills and adhering to evidence based policies and procedures
  • ensuring the people using our services have a good experience by respecting, empowering and working in partnership with people throughout the care planning process

We believe that the best health care is delivered by multi-disciplinary teams working well together and in partnership with other teams and services to provide seamless care. Band 5 nurses work as part of a team and you will contribute to the success of the team by drawing support from more experienced nurses and other health professionals but also by supervising other staff and students nurses to ensure they are working to the standards which the people using our services deserve.

Person Specification

Attitudes, aptitudes, personal


  • Be a role model and embody CNWL's values

Skills and knowledge


  • Able to communicate with the multi-disciplinary team, Speak face to face but also by telephone and writing letters and reports.
  • Maintaining accurate, timely, concise and legible clinical records both electronic and handwritten which adhere to the CNWL policies
  • You are expected to have the skills required to act as a professional, registered nurse and adhere to the NMC Code of Conduct.
  • Work well with other members of the team including communicating effectively, being kind and considerate, reliable and enthusiastic.

Education and Qualifications


  • Registered nurse Adult or awaiting pin, diploma or degree.
  • -Numeracy skills required for the safe administration of medicines
  • -Evidence of ongoing relevant CPD.
  • -Willingness to undertake further studies as required as part of this role.


  • Community experience as a student or substantive role.



  • -To be deemed fit to work by occupational health as part of pre-employment checks following successful interview


  • -Can work across a seven day week.

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