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Senior Community Nurse

Isle of Wight NHS Trust
Newport, Isle of Wight
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
24 Sep 2023
Are you ready for a new challenge? Do you think you have the skills to lead, develop and motivate others? Do you want to be part of a senior team who are determined to create a locality team whose care delivery is of the highest standard?

If so, we would like to hear from you - we require a Band 6 Senior Community nurse.

You will be supported to work with the senior nurses at West and Central who will ensure that you are given all possible opportunities for learning and development.

We are looking for someone who can show us that they are a team player and are committed to the profession. Today's band 6 Senior Community Nurse role is complex and involves clinical practice as well as leadership, management, operational and educational responsibilities.

Main duties of the job

We would like to hear from you if you believe that you can demonstrate that you have the skills required to be a Band 6 Senior Community Nurse, that you are inspirational, motivated, driven and compassionate. You will need to be able to demonstrate that you possess a level of clinical skill and experience that can be developed further to allow you to be confident in upskilling and teaching others.

For an overview of the main duties of the role please see the 'Job Description and Main Responsibilities' section below. To understand the day-to-day responsibilities in more detail please read the full job description document attached.

We are passionate about providing excellent CARE, which is why our values areCompassion,Accountable,Respect andEveryone counts. Our mission is to make sure that our community is at the heart of everything we do and that we hold our values across all our services.

We are committed to endorsing inclusion, diversity and multiculturalism throughout out services and as such, our procedures and policies ensure that applicants are always treated fairly throughout the recruitment process.

Why not come and see for yourself the CARE we give to our patients and staff. Apply to be part of our team today.

About us

We serve a population of approximately 150,000 residents, making the services we offer variable and personalised with a flexible approach to our service users. Every day brings a fresh challenge to our staff and being part of our island gives you the opportunity to work as one cohesive team.

The Isle of Wight is a unique and stunning gem located off the South Coast of England, a short ferry journey from Portsmouth and Southampton, with journey times taking from as little as 10 minutes. London can be reached in 90 minutes by rail from Southampton or Portsmouth. There is a regional airport at Southampton, with flights to many European destinations as well as UK mainland cities. The island offers an amazing coastline with beautiful countryside, year round events, festivals and award-winning attractions.

Where possible, interviews are currently being conducted remotely via Microsoft Teams.

Until further notice, all patients and visitors to Isle of Wight Trust sites will be required to wear a face covering.

At the IOW NHS Trust we are committed to putting the safety and care of our patients first, as well as helping us to protect you and your colleagues and therefore we would recommend that you are vaccinated against COVID-19 and that you understand that we are treating COVID-19 positive patients within our services.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Job Purpose

To work as a member of the Integrated Community Nursing Team providing nursing care for patients in the community.

Job Statement

The Community Nurse has the following key elements in their role:

A professional role promoting a positive image of community nursing.

Provision of nursing care for community patients.

An educational role for patients, carers and new team members.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Knowledge


  • Registered nurse with current NMC registration
  • Recent experience in community nursing or Understanding of the political factors influencing the delivery of community nursing services
  • Willingness to undertake study at Level 6 or 7
  • Clinically up-to date
  • Knowledge of the principles of manual handling and blood borne disease
  • Knowledge of the Continuing Health Care (CHC) process


  • Evidence of successful study at level 7

Physical Skills


  • Physically capable of performing the role and responsibilities expected of the post holder, e.g. car driver, lone working
  • Car driver with clean licence
  • Awareness of personal safety

Employer details

Employer name

Isle of Wight NHS Trust


The Cottage, St Mary's Hospital

Newport, Isle of Wight

PO30 5TG

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