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Community Staff Nurse - Night Service

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
4 May 2024
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Night service Community Team at Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

Do you want the privilege of caring for patients in their own homes to deliver increasingly complex, holistic care? If yes, community nursing may be the right career choice for you. We are able to offer part-time roles along with a full skills development and preceptorship programme.

We are ideally looking for someone who can work autonomously in the community at Community Staff Nurse level. As a community nurse, you will work alongside a Case manager and a Community Healthcare Assistant, but at times will take the lead in triage and making care decisions nursing patients with multiple complex health care needs in their own home.

Main duties of the job

To contribute to processes for service and quality improvementAssess the physical and psycho-social needs of patients and delivertherapeutic interventions based on best available evidence in order toimprove health outcomes.To manage own case load, delivering and evaluating service delivery topatients with a variety of medical conditions and those delegated by casemanagers.To plan interventions with the Case Manager and other team membersusing the common assessment processTo take part in the referral management process to ensure patients aretreated by the most appropriate member of the team/serviceTo contribute to the development of protocols and procedures developedfor clinical pathwaysAssist in the development of case management protocols and guidelineswithin their own area of professional practice

Participate in weekend rotas / 7 day working rotas

About us

Listen to why colleagues think we are a great place to work! - -

What does Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust offer you?o As part of our BHT family, you'll benefit from learning and development opportunities to support your career progression.o We offer flexible and agile working opportunities, alongside your NHS benefits of generous annual leave entitlement, pension and access to NHS discount schemes. o We provide a range of health and wellbeing services to promote a healthy, happy workforce.Why work for us?o We're committed to promoting inclusion and making sure all colleagues feel they belong. We encourage new colleagues from a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.o As an employer, we aim to create a workplace where differences are valued and colleagues treat one another with dignity and respect.o Greater diversity within our BHT family improves positive outcomes for the people and communities we serve.What do we stand for?o Our vision is to provide outstanding care, support healthy communities and be a great place to work.o Our mission is to provide personal and compassionate care every time.o Our CARE values are collaborate, aspire, respect and enable.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a comprehensive list of responsibilities and duties, please kindly refer to the Job Description and Person Specification by downloading the JD and PS attachment in the advert.

Person Specification

Education & Qualifications


  • Registered health professional - Diploma level
  • Evidence of recent CPD


  • Post graduate module(s) in long term conditions

Skills, Abilities & Knowledge


  • Demonstrate profession specific clinical assessment planning delivery and evaluation skills
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Can work independently, for example, to manage catheter care, end of life care (including verification of death, syringe driver management, psychological support and symptom control), wound care, diabetic management, prevention of admission
  • Is willing and able to develop further skills to support the community team


  • Knowledge of modernisation agenda within the NHS and social care
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Report writing skills
  • IT skills
  • Presentation skills



  • Demonstrate experience post or pre-registration placements in relevant clinical areas: palliative care experience catheterisation experience
  • At least one year community experience
  • Is willing and able to undertake night time driving and drive a large SUV


  • Knowledge of working with common assessment process
  • Experience of electronic clinical systems
  • Experience participating in a research or audit project

Special Circumstances


  • Car driver / owner able to travel to other locations within the trust

Employer details

Employer name

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust


Stoke Mandeville Hospital

Mandeville Road


HP21 8AL

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