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Practice Development Nurse

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
£49,178 to £55,492 a year PA inc HCAS
Closing date
25 Nov 2023

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Band 7
Full Time
Our ambition is to make working in Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust an attractive career opportunity for clinical staff from Health Care Assistant through to Advanced Practitioner. In order to help achieve this ambition we are looking for Practice Development Nurse to join the CLCH Academy to promote and facilitate practice development within our community nursing teams. As a PDN you will join the CLCH Academy Team where you will be supported with your development whether this is at undergraduate or post graduate level.

We currently have a fixed term contract or secondment to work in Merton until end of March 2024

So if you are an enthusiastic, motivated and experienced community nurse and want to develop your teaching, supervising and assessment skills within a supportive team then this could be the opportunity for you.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for:
  • Promoting high standards of care through the demonstration of clinical expertise
  • Facilitating the creation of a positive learning environment in the workplace where staff development is encouraged and supported
  • Facilitating the induction, education and continuing professional development for all levels of registered and non-registered nursing staff within the Nursing Teams
  • Working alongside staff in individual teams undertaking a key role in practice development
  • Translating Academy priorities such as changes in nursing standards, new clinical roles such as Apprenticeships into their designated service

About us

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:

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To establish and maintain productive working relationships and communications with key stakeholders
  • To contribute to relevant internal and external committees and forums, and represent the Academy team or designated service as required
  • To provide progress reports aligned to measurable project deliverables to the Academy team, Locality Manager, divisional staff, and other key stakeholders

Please refer to the attached Job Description for full list of responsibilities

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse
  • Educated to Masters degree level or equivalent
  • Clinical Leadership training
  • Evidence of continuing personal and professional development

Employer details

Employer name

Central London Community Health Trust


Merton Civic Centre



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