Community Staff Nurse

Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
6 Jul 2024
Are you a newly qualified or experienced nurse looking for an inspiring role in the community?

Come and join our CQC rated 'Outstanding' Trust as a Community Staff Nurse for one of our Nursing Teams in Berkshire. You can help deliver care to people in their own homes and get to work with dedicated, skilled teams whilst you do it. We have vacancies in Reading, Newbury, Bracknell, Wokingham, Slough, Windsor and Maidenhead.

Working within our Community Nursing Team you will support, assess, and treat patients with a variety of health needs, delivering high quality, evidence-based practice. You will have a passion and enthusiasm to care for patients in their own homes.

Main duties of the job

  • To work in conjunction with all staff within the team to holistically assess the needs of patients and carers, and to work in partnership with the patient and family to plan, implement and evaluate programmes of nursing care.
  • Undertake first visits and take any immediate action, reporting back to the Team Leader for further discussion or assessment.
  • Provide care according to the available evidence of best practice and the support of others in the development of evidence-based practice.
  • Actively involved in promoting self-care for patients and building Health Promotion into care.
  • Develop and participate in planned teaching programmes for patients.

About us

As an inclusive employer, we value diversity and are proud to be a Stonewall 100 Top Employer. Whatever your background or individual needs, at Berkshire Healthcare you'll be supported by friendly and professional managers to succeed

These are the values that we live by at Berkshire Healthcare: Caring for and about you is our top priority. Committed to providing good quality, safe services. Working Together with you to develop innovative solutions

We also have our Preceptorship programme - this is the beginning of your journey from novice to expert, and will be followed by a lifelong learning journey to enable you to develop skills both personally and professionally to meet the challenges of consistently providing excellent, high-quality patient-centred care

Benefits of working for us include:
  • Flexible working options to support work-life balance.
  • 27 days' annual leave rising with service + opportunity to buy and sell leave
  • Generous NHS pension scheme - 20.68% employer contribution
  • Excellent learning and career development opportunities
  • Advanced IT enablement
  • 'Cycle to Work' and car leasing scheme
  • Access to a range of wellbeing tools and services
  • Discounts at hundreds of popular retailers and restaurants via the Blue Light Card
  • Staff networks for race, diversity, disabilities and more to support equality
  • Generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave and access to our three staff nurseries

Job description

Job responsibilities

The must haves for this role:
  • Hold a full UK Driving Licence and have use of a car for work purposes.
  • A passion for community nursing, that matches our passion to provide excellent healthcare for patients within their own homes.
  • Willing to undertake training to fulfil the requirements of these role.
  • NMC current pin/or about to qualify.

Should you be interested in a specific role with us or just be open for a chat about what we have to offer, then please email and we can take it from there.

We aim to contact you within two working days, to find out more about you and what you are looking for and then discuss the steps to move forward.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification



  • Registered General Nurse (RGN)
  • NMC Registration

Continuous Professional Development


  • Evidence of CPD


  • Mentorship training

Previous Experience


  • Community nursing Experience

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities


  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to assess, plan, implement and evaluate care
  • Ability to identify risks and act accordingly with regard to safety of oneself, patients and others using the appropriate aids
  • Able to demonstrate use of own initiative and ability to work alone
  • Ability to demonstrate organisational skills
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to participate in standard setting and audit


  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding of LTC's and the concept of self-management

Additional Requirements


  • IT skills - including Excel, PowerPoint
  • Able to travel across multiple sites in Berkshire
  • Ability to demonstrate professional behaviours and attitudes
  • Full UK driving license and access to own car
  • Able to work flexibly across 7-day service requirement

Employer details

Employer name

Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust


Community Nursing Berkshire


RG12 2UT

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