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Community Nurse

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Various - Falmouth, Truro, Newquay, St Austell
£28,407 to £34,581 Per Annum / Pro Rata
Closing date
5 Jun 2024

Job Details

Successful applicants will be invited to attend an Assessment Centre at Carew House, Bodmin on 21st June2024. This will be a morning or afternoon to be confirmed.

We are currently seeking to recruit a Community Nurse, with a commitment to provide compassionate, holistic patient care, working flexibly across the area.

You must possess excellent communication and people skills have the ability to work autonomously with little direct supervision, whilst being a committed member our supportive team.

Ability to travel independently across the County to fulfil the requirements of the post is essential as this position will be visiting our housebound patients providing nursing care in their own homes.

A use of a vehicle is essential.

This is a lone worker post.The areas covered by the Central Community teams are:-

Falmouth and PenrynTruroNewquaySt Austell

Proposed interview date: to be confirmed

Main duties of the job

Responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care, without direct supervision, to patients, carers and relatives within their home environment, enabling them to enjoy maximum independence and optimum quality of life.

To work in partnership with patients and carers to offer support and advice and promote informed choice.

Responsible to support the role of the Community Nurse Team leader and other locality teams when needed.

To work autonomously, providing effective, evidence based care in line with competency and training record and organisational policies, procedures and guidelines.

About us

We're an NHS community and mental health provider Trust based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. We deliver community and hospital-based care to improve people's physical and mental health. We also provide specialist support to people with dementia or a learning disability.

We are a people organisation and people matter to us. As part of the team, you'll help support the health and wellbeing of the people who live and visit this beautiful part of the UK.

Over 4,000 people make up the Trust. This includes doctors, nurses, therapists, plus admin and support staff.

We work in people's homes, in community clinics and bases. Some staff work from one of our 13 community hospitals. Our aspiration is to have great people, provide great care, be a great place to work and a great partner.

Approximately 568,000 people live her. A third of people who live in Cornwall are supported by acute hospital services in Devon. As a result, we also work closely with our partners in Devon. In the summer, and during other holidays lots of people choose to visit the area. This increase the numbers of people who use out services.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view a detailed job description and person specification including the main responsibilities of this role please see supporting documents.

Person Specification

Education / Qualifications and Relevant Experience


  • Current Professional Registration - NMC
  • Evidence of recent relevant personal professional development
  • To act as a mentor for student university placements. Having the mentoring qualification or being willing to work towards this qualification and attending mentorship updates as required


  • Hold a post-registration diploma or be working towards a degree

Knowledge and abilities


  • Ability to deal with patients and carers who are under stress

Skills and Aptitude


  • The ability to provide skilled, evidence based nursing care to a wide range of patients
  • The ability to provide skilled, evidence based nursing care to a wide range of patients
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Employer details

Employer name

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Various - Falmouth, Truro, Newquay, St Austell

Various - Falmouth, Truro, Newquay, St Austell

PL31 2NS

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