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Community Nurse

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
£40,701 to £48,054 per annum, inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
28 Sep 2023
Are you what we are looking for? Do you consider yourself to be the nextgeneration of leaders in the NHS, If so an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Nurse in the Outer North West Division for a community nurse to work closely within the planned care of Nursing and Therapy. This is a permanent post.

This is a great opportunity to develop your understanding of quality drivers and to work closely with clinical teams to support the delivery of high-quality care and positive patient and staff experience.

We are looking for a dynamic and motivated individual with nursing experience who can provide local clinical leadership for the multi-disciplinary team working across the Division.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to further develop quality expertise and lead key projects and pieces of work by developing strong relationships and network across the Division. You will work collaboratively with the wider multi-disciplinary team, other health and social care practitioners and the nursing staff, to provide the best care and quality outcomes for patients and service users, in-keeping with national guidelines.

The clinician must demonstrate strong clinical skills and experience working in and understanding Community services. They need to be able to evidence a broad understanding of the quality agenda and have experience of leading teams and services through change and development.

Main duties of the job

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 a specified locality.

To be responsible for the team's assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of individualised nursing care to patients living in the community. The service is provided seven days per week 8am-10pm

To be responsible for the team's 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.

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)
  • Car lease scheme *T& C's apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

As an NHS trust,we are committed to equal opportunities and ensuring equality and diversity in the workplace.

We have a number of staff networks: Disability and Wellbeing Network (DAWN), Race Equality Network and the Rainbow Network which supports LGBT+ staff. Each network has a champion who is an executive director at the Trust and they hold regular meetingsto discuss issues andmake plans to improve CLCH .

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To demonstrate discretion and respect when communicating with patients, colleagues and other agencies.
  • To use tact and diplomacy to provide and communicate complex, sensitive information where motivational negotiating empathetic and reassurance skills are needed, where barriers exist to understanding, maintaining confidentiality within Trust Policies.
  • To communicate effectively with all members of Primary Health Care teams. Develop networks for effective communication between health, statutory and voluntary services including patient forums.
  • To communicate and work together with other teams within Adult Community

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for full roles and responsibilities

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
  • Knowledge of recent developments in NHS
  • Knowledge of Evidence based practice
  • Evidence of personal development
  • Knowledge of NMC code of professional conduct


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



  • Minimum of 3 year's 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
  • Experience of participating in investigation/ management of complaints
  • Evidence of participating in clinical audits in the workplace

Analytical Skills


  • Management of change
  • Proven leadership ability
  • Knowledge of negotiation skills
  • 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

Physical Skills


  • Use of syringe drivers for the administration of medicines
  • Be able to administer IV therapy in a community setting or will undergo training.
  • Strong organisational, time-management skills
  • Ability to plan and deliver key objectives within strict timetables.
  • IT skills, knowledge of word processing, and Internet
  • Presentation skills

Physical Effort


  • Able to carry out the duties of the post including using stairs
  • Hold a full, valid, UK driving licence and have access to a car to use for business purposes (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010)
  • Be able to use moving and handling equipment

Mental Effort


  • Strong organisational, time-management skills
  • Ability to plan and deliver key objectives within strict timetables
  • To be able to prioritise own work and team's work on a day to day basis.
  • To be able to deal with situations which may lead to adjustments within teams' workload?
  • Produce data for reports as required

Emotional Effort


  • Support team with difficult situations
  • Defuse situations within the team dynamics

Employer details

Employer name

Central London Community Health Trust


Wembley Centre for Health and Care



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