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Community Nursing Sister / Charge Nurse - Band 6

Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum / pro rata
Closing date
25 Apr 2024
Community Nursing Sister / Charge Nurse - Band 6

The Directorate is pleased to offer an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Band 6 Nurse to work as a member of the Urgent Community Response team to support the Coventry Community Out of Hospital offering and wider admission avoidance strategies.

The successful applicant will be working as a Band 6 Sister/Charge Nurse supporting the Urgent Community Response pathways to reduce unnecessary hospital admissions and contribute to effective admission avoidance. The role incorporates the use of high-level holistic assessment with the use/willingness to work towards the health assessment qualification to support patients presenting with a wide variety of acute medical conditions within the community setting.

You will be responsible for facilitating effective teamwork and provide mentorship, teaching and support across the multidisciplinary team. You will be working alongside a highly skilled workforce including Advanced and Clinical Practitioners, Therapists and liaising closely with other members of the MDT including District Nurses, GPs, and Care Navigators.

Main duties of the job

As a valued team member your development will be supported through a robust induction programme, a value-based appraisal, one to one meeting, regular in-service training and clinical and managerial supervision. You will be work out of a multi professional base so there is opportunity for joint working and collaborative learning across a range of Health Professionals who are supporting and delivering high standards of clinical care. Training opportunities are supported by our Practice Based Facilitators and Talent for Care team and is actively encouraged by Team Leads.

Our working hours are over a 7 day flexible service, covering shifts from 8am-8pm. Applications for flexible hours will be considered on an individual basis. Car owner/driver is essential.

If you are a compassionate, dedicated team player who works well with others and is motivated by meaningful, holistic patient care then please get in touch and help us make a real difference.

Please ensure you read the attached Job Description and Person Specification to ensure you meet the essential requirements for this position before submitting your application. This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

About us

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust (CWPT) has taken the decision to no longer continue to provide Adult Physical Community Services, as there are more suitable providers within the wider NHS local system.

Following a review of suitable providers to take forward the contract, the Coventry and Warwickshire Integrated Care Board (ICB) has confirmed its intention to award the contract for the provision of Adult Physical Community Services to University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust (UHCW). This change is anticipated to take effect from 1st July 2024.

Your application to work in Adult Physical Community Services will not be adversely impacted by the change in provider. Should you commence employment prior to the transfer, your contract of employment (that is your terms and conditions of service as at the point of transfer) will automatically transfer to the new organisation, under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) as amended by the Collective Redundancies and Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) (Amendment) Regulations 2014.

Should you commence employment after the transfer, your contract of employment will be issued by the new provider of Adult Physical Community Services.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

Person Specification



  • NMC adult registration/nurse
  • Evidence of continuing professional development



  • Knowledge of professional and current NHS issues
  • Knowledge of the risk management strategy
  • Able to perform complex assessments, plan, implement and & evaluate quality nursing care
  • Able to maintain relevant recording and information systems
  • Possess a wide range of clinical skills
  • Able to respond to / lead in national and local developments in policy and clinical procedures



  • Community / Reablement Nursing experience
  • Experience of multi-disciplinary working
  • Evidence of teaching and mentoring staff
  • Evidence of involvement in clinical audit



  • Car driver and have access to own vehicle during working hours

Employer details

Employer name

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust


Newfield House

Kingfield Road



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