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Community Staff Nurse

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 Per annum
Closing date
25 Nov 2023
At MPFT we pride ourselves on staff wellbeing and development and can we offer you:
  • Our SOOTHE resources - supporting staff across the trust with their physical, mental and financial health. In addition to the support offered from our occupational health provider Team Prevent.
  • Counselling support and lifestyle information with advice on a variety of personal matters
  • In our Gift providing a platform for your voice to be heard to inform change
  • The opportunity to purchase additional annual leave
  • Opportunities for flexible working ( depending on the role )
  • Career development opportunities and coaching plus access to in house training programs
  • Innovative research training program entitled STARS (Supporting the advancement of Research Skills)
  • Child Care Vouchers Scheme
  • Recognition and engagement through our staff LOVE awards, LOVE long service awards and Staff Engagement Surveys
  • NHS discounts available via the Blue Card and Red Guava schemes

Main duties of the job

You will have a commitment to providing holistic care to patients in their own homes, be able to work on you own initiative and work well within a team. Key clinical skills include complex wound care, bladder and bowel management, palliative and end of life care, as well as medication administration.

Within the community we are seeing more complex and acute patients than ever before, with increasingly specialist treatment and care being provided by highly skilled staff.Working within our Community Nursing Team you will support, assess, and treat patients with a variety of health needs, deliveringhigh quality, evidence based practice.

Due to the nature of community working, ability to travel across the patch to provide care to patients is essential.

About us

By joining Team MPFT, you will be helping your communities and in return for this, we will support you by
  • Supporting your career development and progression
  • Excellent NHS Pension scheme
  • Generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Options for flexible working
  • Up to 27 days annual leave (increasing with service up to 33 days) and the opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Extensive Health and Wellbeing support and resources
  • If you work in our community teams, we pay for your time travelling between patients
  • Lease car if you complete more than 500 business miles per annum, fully insured and maintained (including tyres), mileage paid at lease car rate
  • Salary sacrifice car - fully insured and maintained (including tyres), your gross pay is reduced by the cost of the vehicle before tax, NI and pension deductions are calculated, milage paid at business rate s
  • Free flu vaccinations every year

And more. We are proud to be a diverse and inclusive organisation and there is a choice of staff networks that help you meet like-minded people.

Job description

Job responsibilities


Working in collaboration with the muti-disciplinary team and colleagues to:

- Promote independence and support patient centred care planning.- Provide care directly to patients on the caseload with a range of nursing needs (including palliative care, complex wound care, pelvic health, medication administration).- Work autonomously, in line with your scope of practice, competence and policies.- Handover patient information to the wider team, document patient information effectively.- Escalation of patients needs as appropriate.

Qualifications and training

Essential: Nursing Degree (or equivalent) including registration with the UK Nursing and Midwifery Council.Desirable: Further continued professional development, practice supervisor and assessor training.

For further information on the Job Description, main responsibilities and Person Specification to ensure you have the relevant skills for the post, please see attached documents.

Person Specification



  • Degree in Nursing or equivalent
  • Registration with UK NMC
  • Commitment to work toward Mentorship Supervisor/Assessor qualification


  • Working towards Mentorship qualification



  • Evidence of/willing to undertake post-registration training relevant to the post

Work Experience


  • Relevant experience/placements to the role including assessment and management of long term conditions, palliative care conditions and wound care.
  • Ability to manage time and caseload effectively. Supporting service users, families and carers in dealing with nursing needs. Working in a multi-disciplinary team.


  • Experience in the delivery of healthcare. Relevant placements including surgical, medical, palliative care.

Employer details

Employer name

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Sandy Lane Health Centre

Sandy Lane


WS15 2LB

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