Community Nurse - Basildon and Wickford ICT

North East London NHS Foundation Trust
Basildon and Wickford
£28,407 to £34,581 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
6 Jun 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Job summary

Band 5 - Community Nurse

We are seeking a motivated and dynamic full time Band 5 Community Nurse to work within the Integrated Care team in Basildon and Wickford.

The Basildon and Wickford ICT is a forward-thinking and innovative service that is community based. The team works in a fully integrated way, with physiotherapists, occupational therapists, nurses, community matrons and care co-ordinators all working side by side to ensure an integrated and holistic approach to the care of people accessing our service.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be a Registered Nurse with experience of working in the NHS.Community experience is desirable but not essential. The post holder will beresponsible for patients allocated to them and will assess, manage, plan and deliver care.

The post holder will support their peers and senior nursing staff and be an effective team member whilst working on their own initiative. They will supervise pre-registration students and band 4 nursing assistants/assistant practitioners.

They will have a commitment to collaborative working and actively supporting and liaising with other health and social professionals and agencies.

The role will require you to be computer literate as all patients records are now electronic.

We can offer the successful candidate:
  • Regular clinical and managerial supervision and support
  • A programme of In-service training and exciting development opportunities
  • Opportunity for service development and audit
  • Agile working devices to support community based working
  • Childcare support and vouchers

About us

COVID-19 Vaccination

We 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 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 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.

High Cost Area Supplement - London

This post also attracts payment for High Cost Area Supplement of 5% of the basic salary (minimum payment of �1,136 and a maximum payment of �1,915 per annum pro rata).

Job description

Job responsibilities

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

Person Specification

RGN registration


  • Must have registered nurse qualification


  • Experience of MDT working
  • experience working in the community

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