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Senior Integrated Community Nurse

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
£49,178 to £55,492 a year pa pro rata incl outer London HCAS
Closing date
29 May 2024
This post holder will be responsible for improving, maintaining and monitoring the Community Nursing Service, to ensure that patient care is delivered to the standards detailed in the Performance Management Framework and Nursing Strategy. This will be achieved through leadership, the promotion of advanced clinical skills and the performance management of the caseload holder /District Nurse within ICNT.

To actively provide case management for patients with complex long-term conditions or who are high intensity users of secondary care, to prevent hospital admissions, to achieve a reduction in 'length of hospital stay' and enable independence. This will include collaboration with the Rapid Response Service and stakeholders in the local health economy

Main duties of the job

Senior Integrated Community Nurse, Band 7

Must have a valid license and access to a vehicle

Norbury Health Centre Health Centre

We require a full time Senior Integrated Community Nursing Sisters to work within our Community Nursing Teams to provide leadership and caseload management to patients in their own homes.

The post holder will be responsible for improving, maintaining and monitoring care provided within our newly reconfigured service. This will include working in partnership with Croydon Outcome Based Commissioning Alliance, part of the Integrated Care Network.

The ideal candidate will be a Registered Nurse with a Specialist Practice and teaching Qualification as well as experience of managing patients with complex nursing needs.All applicants should have a clean UK driving license and car for work purposes.

About us

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust provide hospital and community services from a number of community and specialist clinics throughout Croydon. The Trust was formed on 1st August 2010 through the integration of Croydon Community Health Services and Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust. Around 4,100 staff provide services for a population of over 360,000 people who are relatively young with a high level of ethnic diversity.Our main hospital site, Croydon University Hospital is one of the busiest in London. We're also leading the way in providing more healthcare outside hospitals at clinics, specialist centres and in people's homes. Our experienced district nursing teams, Allied Health Professionals and community matrons look after people of all ages across Croydon.Across the NHS everyone is working hard to meet growing demand and we're no exception. But with the right people on board, we are rising to this challenge, putting our people in the driving seat, encouraging innovation and transforming our services to give local people the quality of care they deserve. Croydon Health Services puts a great deal of importance on education and training throughout the careers of all of our staff.If you want the opportunity to have a real impact, challenge yourself and be part of an NHS Trust that's making a real difference then a career at Croydon Health Services could be just what you're looking for.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached supporting document (Job Description) which contains more information about the role

Person Specification

Education and Qualification


  • Mentorship Qualification Successful study at 1st degree level
  • Willingness to undertake relevant modules at Masters level. Nurse prescriber Willingness to undertake Independent (V300) prescribing study.
  • Advanced practitioner qualification or Community nursing qualification e.g. DN, HV, Practice nurse



  • Significant experience working as a qualified District Nurse. HVOP or Community Matron
  • Experience of managing conflict with a team Experience of caseload management
  • Experience managing staff within a team, resources and workload, e.g. effective use of team skill mix, appropriate delegation of patient care, supervision of junior staff
  • Experience identifying learning needs and line management experience or demonstrates the ability to be a line manager

Relevant Knowledge and Awarene


  • Understanding of current issues, policies and frameworks affecting primary care practice and district nursing i.e. practice based commissioning, community matron and Health care closer to home
  • Understanding of professional and personal accountability and responsibility in line with NMC Code of Professional Conduct.
  • Knowledge of management strategies and leadership styles

Skills, Abilities and Aptitude


  • Ability to deliver evidence based care that is responsive to the needs of patients and carers and that is negotiated in partnership with service users Ability to carry out concise, comprehensive patient assessments, prescribe appropriate nursing care, delegate implementation of care appropriately, and evaluate outcomes
  • Ability to assess the needs of the caseload and to prioritorise and manage the resources.

Other Factors


  • Car driver, current UK licence and access to car for work purposes
  • Able to work flexibly including unsocial hours
  • Evidence of having met revalidation requirements

Employer details

Employer name

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust


Norbury Health centre


SW16 4NL

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