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Community Nurse Team Lead - Liskeard & Looe

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Per Annum
Closing date
28 Nov 2023
An exciting opportunity for a Community Nurse Team Lead for the Liskeard-Looe Community Nursing Team.

As an autonomous practitioner the post holder will be responsible for the assessment and treatment of patients with complex health and social care needs. They will manage a clinical caseload within a community nursing team with guidance from the Community Matron, Community Nurse team Leads and Integrated Care Team Leads. Ensuring provision of a holistic nursing assessment and high quality, safe, evidence based care to patients and carers with the aim of maintaining patients in their own homes. Thisincludes physical examination and detailed history taking, diagnosis of deterioration in pre-existing conditions and treatment planning.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work in this adaptable and evolving role, focusing on safe, effective admission avoidance and supporting timely discharge from hospitals and other care settings. Implementing personalised support plans and collaborating with the whole community resource to facilitate ongoingcare management.

To work in partnership with patients and carers and members of the multi-disciplinary team to offer support and advice and promote informed choice maximising independence and optimising quality of life. This post holder will be required to provide clinical management and leadership to all staff within the team.

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 568,000 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 / Qualifications


  • Current professional registration - RN (Adult)
  • Evidence of Recent relevant professional development
  • A degree in nursing

Skills and Aptitude


  • Leadership skills - able to motivate a range of staff, organise self and others, delegating and prioritising workload duties.
  • Conflict resolutions skills
  • IT skills to include use of word, excel, spreadsheets, email and internet access
  • Advanced computer skills

Employer details

Employer name

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Oakree Surgery

Clemo Road


PL14 3XA

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