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Community Nurse - North Coastal Cluster

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 Per Annum/Pro Rata
Closing date
6 Dec 2023
Successful candidates will be invited to an Assessment Day on Friday 15th December 2023 held at Carew House in Bodmin. Please note this will be either a morning or afternoon session to be confirmed.

We are looking for an experienced, caring motivated Community Nurse to join our Community Nursing Team.

You should possess commitment to team working and innovative delivery of excellent standards of care.

You will need to be able to demonstrate a real enthusiasm for Community Nursing as well as a desire for ongoing professional development.

This a permanent part time position within the North Coastal Cluster Community Nursing Team area working out of Wadebridge or Tintagel Health Offices

The ability to travel independently across the area to fulfil the requirements of the post is essential

Full and part time hours available working on a rota system covering 7 days a week. Service hours cover 08:00 - 22:00.

Consideration of late shift hours only covering the hours of 16:00 - 22:00 will be considered and can be discussed at interview.

Main duties of the job

Responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care, without direct supervision, to patients, carers and relatives within their home environment, enabling them to enjoy maximum independence and optimum quality of life.To work in partnership with patients and carers to offer support and advice and promote informed choice.To support the role of the Community Nurse Team leader.To work autonomously, providing effective, evidence based care in line with competency and training record and organisational policies, procedures and guidelines.To support all locality teams by working in a flexible way. Moving to work with the team in most need on a daily, weekly or monthly basis as service provision demands.

About us

We're an NHS community and mental health provider Trust based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. We deliver community and hospital-based care to improve people's physical and mental health. We also provide specialist support to people with dementia or a learning disability.

We are a people organisation and people matter to us. As part of the team, you'll help support the health and wellbeing of the people who live and visit this beautiful part of the UK.

Over 4,000 people make up the Trust. This includes doctors, nurses, therapists, plus admin and support staff.

We work in people's homes, in community clinics and bases. Some staff work from one of our 13 community hospitals. Our aspiration is to have great people, provide great care, be a great place to work and a great partner.

Just over 532,000 people live here. A third of people who live in Cornwall are supported by acute hospital services in Devon. As a result, we also work closely with our partners in Devon. In the summer, and during other holidays lots of people choose to visit the area. This increases the numbers of people who use our services.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view a detailed job description and person specification including the main responsibilities of this role please see supporting documents.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications


  • Registered Nurse (Adult)
  • Evidence of recent relevant personal profressional development
  • Evidence of recent relevant personal professional development
  • Current Professional Registration - NMC


  • Hold a post registration Diploma



  • Leadership Skills
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to deal with patients and carers who are under stress
  • Current knowledge of developments in nursing and healthcare in general
  • The ability to provide skilled, evidence based nursing care to a wide range of patients
  • The ability to manage the case load in the absence of a senior nurse, on a temporary basis

Skills and Aptitude


  • IT skills to include the use of Word, Excel, E-mail and internet access


  • Advanced computer skills

Employer details

Employer name

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Wadebridge Health Office/Tintagel Health Office

Fosters Lane


PL34 0BT

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