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Out of Hours Community Staff Nurse

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
22 May 2024
Do you want to be part of a team that consistently strives to deliver high quality care to patients in their own home?

Do you want to be proud of the care you deliver?

Are you passionate about providing and leading excellent effective care?

We are looking for Registered General Nurses to work in an innovative and dynamic District Nursing team based at Buckshaw Village Health Centre

As part of LSCFT you will be supported to professionally develop and encouraged to continuously learn whilst considering new ways of working. You will be part of leading a team who are patient focused with excellence at its core!

Main duties of the job

As a Registered Nurse (General/Adult), you will have at least 12 months post registration experience working as part of a multidisciplinary team. You will have experience of carrying out a diverse range of clinical interventions and care including holistic assessment of needs, wound care, palliative and end of life care.

As a valued member of the team, you will provide holistic, high quality, clinically effective care to patients in their place or residence, working under the guidance and support of the Team Leader.

The hours of working are 2130-0800 over a seven day period.

Applicants will need to demonstrate their competency and experience in line with the person specification and will be required to work flexibly across a seven day rota.

About us

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of services including secondary mental health care across this area. Specialist provision comprises inpatient child and adolescent mental health services, perinatal mental health and forensic services including low and medium secure care.

The Trust also provides a range of physical health and well-being services in the community alongside a range of partners in the Lancashire, Cumbria and Sefton area.

Lancashire & South Cumbria Foundation Trust encourages flexible working, we believe that a positive work/life balance benefits NHS employees through improved health and wellbeing. We would consider working patterns such as term time, part time, compressed hours, flexi-time and career breaks. We encourage applicants to state clearly on their application forms this request and discuss these options at interview.

For more information please visit our website via Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS FT.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached the Job Description and Person Specification for more information about this role.

Person Specification



  • First level registered nurse
  • Diploma in health related area or equivalent experience
  • Completion of Band 5 preceptorship programme (evidence may be required from RNs who have been registered for less than 2 years or with gaps)

Knowledge / Skills


  • Understanding of NMC standards and implications for practice
  • Excellent communication both written and verbal
  • Ability to problem solve and make clinical decisions
  • High clinical standards



  • Flexible working - including ability to work as part of 24-hour district nursing service
  • Ability to comply with travel requirements of the post

Employer details

Employer name

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust


Buckshaw Village Health Centre

Buckshaw Village



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