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District Nurse Team Manager

Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust
£49,178 to £55,492 per annum pro rata including HCAS (outer)
Closing date
4 May 2024
A vacancy has arisen for enthusiastic and flexible Band 7, District Nursing Team Managers to join community nursing teams across the Boroughs of Richmond and Hounslow

The District Nursing Team Manager is responsible for the management of a caseload of patients, including case management of patients identified as being at risk of hospital admissions. Provides skilled, professional holistic assessment of health needs, relevant nursing care and health information to members of the community of all age groups.

The Team Manager works in partnership with the primary health care team, social services, private and voluntary sector, addressing health promotion priorities both locally and nationally.

Main duties of the job

To provide clinical leadership and management responsibility to the Community Nursing team in order to meet the needs of the caseload and local population.The Team Manager will line manage a team of skill mix staff and be responsible for the development and competencies of staff within their team.

To be responsible for the delivery of the locality nursing service in line with the commissioned service specification, standards, activity and outcomes, in the context of multi-disciplinary locality working.

To work in partnership with the primary health care team, social services and the wider multidisciplinary locality team, providing holistic assessment of health needs and the provision of nursing care to housebound people with a range of medical needs and long term conditions.

To work flexibly across teams and/or transfer between teams to meet service needs.

About us

Community healthcare is unlike any other part of the NHS. It's personalised care that helps people to retain their independence. It's the NHS at its best and the difference you make is truly tangible.

Our colleagues often describe us as a family, and we know how important that sense of belonging and support is when you start a new job. It's simple - happy, engaged staff provide better services.

In 2018, we were named'Best Place to Work for Employee Satisfaction'by the Nursing Times. The same year, we won the Workforce category at the HSJ Awards.

In the latest NHS Staff Survey results 2020, we had the best response rate amongst community trusts nationally.

We are the top community trust in the country on the theme Quality of care for the third year. We had the highest percentage of staff who felt they are able to deliver the care they aspire to and are satisfied with the quality of care they give to patients or service users. If you enjoy a challenge and want to go home each day knowing you made a difference, you will thrive in our organisation.

Infection Control

As an NHS Trust we strongly encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID19.

Job description

Job responsibilities

***Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for full details.***

Informal visits (by appointment) are very welcomed, come and see what our teams do and discuss how you can join us.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Knowledge


  • Qualified RGN with current registration with NMC
  • Diploma or BSc (Hons) Community Health (DN)
  • Relevant post registration study at diploma/degree level and relevant CPD e.g. palliative care, tissue viability
  • Nurse Prescriber
  • Mentorship course


  • Independent Prescribing
  • Physical Assessment Skills

Skills & Abilities


  • Holistic Assessment skills
  • Core clinical skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Ability to lead by example, both clinically and managerially, being consistent and fair to all staff in every aspect of work.
  • Conflict management and mediation skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure, balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Able to demonstrate understanding of Safeguarding Adults & Children.
  • Good knowledge of NMC Guidelines and Standards.
  • Knowledge of polices, professional standards, guidelines and protocols.



  • Experience in assessing, planning, delivering and evaluating patients in their own homes
  • Experience in working independently and as part of a team
  • Experience in problem solving and supporting other team members
  • Experience of Multidisciplinary team work
  • Experience of mentoring students


  • Experience of managing resources to stay within the service budget

Personal Attributes


  • Flexible



  • Car Driver or Competent Cyclist
  • Access to own transport

Employer details

Employer name

Hounslow and Richmond Community NHS Healthcare Trust


Heart of Hounslow

92 Bath Road



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