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Community Nurse

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
22 Sep 2023
Are you a registered nurse or about to qualify?

Do you want an exciting and interesting job with a great carer potential?

Do you aspire to make a real positive contribution to nursing in the community and working within a neighbourhood team?

The community nursing team across Peterborough are currently offering opportunities for full time and part time hours working within CPFT. We provide a service 7 days a week, working closely with other community services and PCN's to provide high standard holistic care to the population of Peterborough.

You will have opportunity to develop yourself, with extensive learning and development opportunities.

Please note for this role you will be required to travel independently around the county meeting strict time deadlines. You will need to hold a full UK driving licence* and have use of a vehicle. You cannot usepublic transport for this role as this is not a reliable form of transport and will not allow you to meet service needs. Please confirm in your application that you meet the specified criteria.

*DVLA have a number ofreciprocalarrangements with overseas countries, for further information please visit the DVLA website

Main duties of the job

As a community staff nurse, you will be working as an autonomous practitioner within the multi-disciplinary team and neighbourhood team. You will provide high standard of nursing care and interventions within the patient's own home, with support from the wider team.

The patient will be at the centre of care being provided, ensuring patient and carer participation in decision making. You will be accountable for assessing, interpreting, planning, implementing, and evaluating treatment to patients within professional guidelines. Patient needs will be identified through holistic nursing.

You will have opportunity to provide support and education to peers, new staff and students.

About us

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust is a health & social care organisation dedicated to providing high quality care with compassion to improve the health & wellbeing of the people we care for, as well as supporting & empowering them to lead a fulfilling life.

Our clinical teams deliver many NHS services not only via inpatient and primary care setting but also with the community. These services include Children, Adult & Older Peoples mental & physical health, Forensic & Specialist mental health, Learning Disabilities, Primary Care & Liaison psychiatry, Substance misuse, Social care, Research & Development.

To achieve our goal, we look to recruit high calibre candidates that share our vision & values. As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applications from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including disabled people & members of our ethnic minorities & LGBTQ+ communities.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for full details of responsibilities.

1. To be professionally and legally accountable for all aspects for your own and delegated work.2. To work within codes of practice and professional guidelines.3. To undertake holistic assessment (including those with complex presentations and multi pathologies) making use of clinical reasoning skills.4. To use evidence-based practice, to ensure clinical care is effective and appropriate.5. To promote independence and wherever possible to avoid hospital admission and reduce inpatient length of stay to ensure those patients receive the appropriate care in the most appropriate setting.6. Organise and manage own time, delegating work appropriately.7. Contribute to risk assessments and health and safety assessments and including immediately reporting any changes/newly identified risks.

Person Specification



  • RGN Level 1, RGN Level 2
  • Evidence of professional development


  • Mentorship qualification or equivalent
  • Management of leg ulcer qualification



  • Community experience


  • Primary care experience and experience in wound care



  • Ability to demonstrate commitment to a high quality care and service provision
  • Ability to work flexibly as part of a team
  • Good communication skills
  • Good documentation skills
  • Able to assess plan and implement care and formulate care plans
  • Support Integrated Care Workers and teach and support student nurses and HCAs
  • Computer/IT skills
  • Time Management and prioritisation skills


  • Understanding of clinical supervision

Employer details

Employer name

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust


Botolph Bridge Community Health Centre

Valley Park Centre



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