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Senior Community Nurse

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Per annum pro rata
Closing date
21 May 2024

Job Details

Are you a community Nurse with at least 2 years experience, with great organizational skills and a wish to be part of the on going development of the District nursing planned and unplanned service ?

We are looking for a motivated and committed senior nurse to help us to develop a newly formed triage Hub managing referrals into the service and working as part of a team to sign post accordingly or deal with at source.

It is important that you have a sound knowledge of community nursing and are able to ascertain the clinical requirement of the referral and the appropriate person to refer onto if necessary . Knowledge of local services would be an advantage .

The role will be based at Lynfield Mount Hospital where you will work along side admin colleagues and other clinicians within the Hub .

Initially the working hours of the Triage Hub will be monday to Friday 8-5pm however the operational hours may extend at a later date to cover 8am - 9m potentially over 7 days

Interested ? why not call us for a chat , we look forward to hearing from you

Main duties of the job

The Senior Community Nurse post is a predominantly clinical role with a split in role of 90% clinical and 10% Non-clinical work. As a Senior Community Nurse with a minimum of 12 months experience in community nursing post holders will utilise their knowledge, skills and expertise to assess, plan, implement, monitor and review patient care. Knowledge and Skills will be used to develop competencies and clinical knowledge with patients, carers, colleagues, students and the wider multi-disciplinary team.

As a Senior Community Staff Nurse post holders will also support the District Nurse Caseload holder with caseload management either on a planned care case load or unplanned care caseload and, have a key role in communicating important information through the team.

About us

Everything we do is underpinned by our core values: -

We Care - We act with respect and empathy, and always value difference

We Listen - We understand people's views and respond to their individual needs

We Deliver - We develop and provide excellent services and support our partners

We will consider a variety of flexible working arrangements to enable staff to balance their work and home lives and support staff by offering a fantastic range of benefits including :

Increase mileage rates for > 3500

A wide range of health and wellbeing support packages

A range of internal and external development and learning opportunities

Plus many more.

We are also proud to pledge our support to the Armed Forces and hold a Bronze Award in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.

BDCFT is dedicated to environmental and social sustainability by delivering on the commitments within our Green Plan. All staff are actively encouraged and supported to participate in training and to identify and implement sustainable quality improvement across all service areas and activities.

The Trust reserves the right to close this position early if a significant number of applications are received .

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please read the attached Job description and person specification for more information about this role.

Person Specification



  • 1st Level Registered nurse
  • Driving licence
  • Post Graduate qualification in specialist field or equivalent experience


  • V300 Prescriber (or willing to undertake)
  • Evidence of further formal management study and/ or qualification
  • Long Term Conditions qualifications (or willing to undertake)



  • Understand principles and framework of Quality and Safety agenda (Clinical Governance)
  • Good organisational and presentation skills
  • Understanding of risk management issues
  • Ability to travel between multiple sites in fulfilment of job role
  • Excellent verbal and written. communication skills.


  • Extended IT skills
  • European Computer Driving License (ECDL).



  • Working experience of complex care management
  • Experience of effective multi-disciplinary team working


  • Experience of managing and developing staff from different professions
  • Experience of budgetary & financial management

Employer details

Employer name

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust


Lynnfield Mount Hospital

Heights Drive



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