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Deputy Team Lead

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Potters Bar
£37,162 to £44,629 per annum, inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
26 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
CLCH Hertfordshire Adult Community Services - CLCH NHS Trust provides a range of Community Services, and the Hertfordshire Division is recruiting!

We are a dynamic and forward-thinking team looking for a band 6nurse to join our established team as a Deputy Team Lead

A great opportunity has arisen for an experienced and motivated registered nurse tolead one of our neighbourhood teams under the direction and leadership of the District Nurse Team Lead.

Your role would be varied and interesting carrying the responsibility for a patient caseload which involves the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of evidence based care to patients in their home environment. Previous community experience is essential.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant must be someone with a strong commitment to working as part of a team, be approachable, a good communicator, have the ability to work autonomously and be receptive to change.

This is an exciting time to join the community nursing service in West Herts. We are developing new community pathways which will support the delivery of more care in people's homes, and to enable us to do this we have a range of new learning and development opportunities available through the CLCH Academy.

About us

Central London Community Healthcare (CLCH) is one of the largest community healthcare organisations in London and Hertfordshire, providing our services to diverse communities/boroughs in 11 London Boroughs - Barnet, Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Hounslow, Kensington and Chelsea, Merton, Richmond, Wandsworth, Westminster - and Hertfordshire.

Just as we care about our patients' wellbeing, we care about yours!

We can offer you:
  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Single occupancy accommodation in Central London - (we can help you find accommodation in London, support you with your deposit)
  • Support with gaining your driving license *T& C's apply
  • Car lease scheme *T& C's apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

To have a full look at our benefits and what it's like working for us please go here:

At CLCH we appreciate and are proud of the diversity in the communities we serve and the workforce we employ. Applications are open and welcome to anyone, regardless of your age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, and disability. We are proud to say that we follow the workforce race equality standard and 28% of our senior staff (8A and above) are from a BAME background. CLCH also has active BAME and LGBTQI networks.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To set and maintain standards of care and deploy, co-ordinate and supervise the nursing team and learners as required.
  • To provide leadership and management to a team of community nurses and other staff covering the four localities across Herts Valleys.
  • To be responsible for the teams assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of individualised nursing care to patients living in the community. The service is provided seven days per week 8pm-8am
  • To be responsible for the teams maintenance of patient and other records
  • To participate in the long term management of patients within the locality
  • To have continued responsibility for a defined caseload.

Please refer to the attached job description for full list ofresponsibilities.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse with current UK NMC registration
  • Mentor/Preceptor/998 or equivalent
  • Specialist Nursing Practice (District Nursing) Degree or will undertake training
  • Nurse Prescribing or will undertake training


  • First Level Degree
  • Independent Prescriber
  • Relevant courses in Long Term Conditions Management
  • Course of Top to Toe examination/ diagnosis experience



  • Minimum of 3 years' experience at band 5 Community Nurse level ? Management of a team
  • Management of change within a complex environment ? Experience of teaching others
  • Proven leadership ability ? Proven clinical skill at Senior Community Nursing level
  • Proven leadership ability ? Proven clinical skill at Senior Community Nursing level
  • Evidence of participating in clinical audits in the workplace
  • Knowledge of recent developments in NHS ? Knowledge of Evidence based practice
  • Evidence of personal development
  • Knowledge of NMC code of professional conduct

Analytical SkillS


  • Management of change ? Proven leadership ability ? Knowledge of negotiation skills
  • Understanding of current political and policy context in Primary Health Care
  • Understanding of current political and policy context in Primary Health Care
  • Knowledge of clinical governance and its implications
  • Evidence of expertise in clinical skills ? Experience of teaching others
  • Knowledge of research processes



  • Knowledge of resource management ? Knowledge and understanding of Adult protection issues


  • A understanding of working within a competency framework

Employer details

Employer name

Central London Community Health Trust


Potters Bar Community Hospital

Potters Bar


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