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Community Staff Nurse

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
21 May 2024
The Community Staff Nurse will work Out of Hours as part of the Urgent Community Response team within the Community hub. The community staff nurse will need to be able to prioritise urgent patient care in the community setting dependent on the patients needs and clinical condition. The post holder will be required to deliver clinical assessments and care interventions to ensure that the individualised needs of the patients are maintained.

Main duties of the job

The community staff nurse working in the Out of Hours team must be able to triage patient calls utilising the appropriate triage template on system one, communicating with the patient to ensure that the appropriate care intervention is provided to patients in a timely manner. The community staff nurse will need to be able to prioritise patient care dependent on the patients needs and clinical condition. The community staff nurse will provide individualised patient care plans ensuring high standards of clinical practice are maintained through continuing personal/professional development. Will ensure high standards of clinical practice are maintained through continual professional development, research audit and clinical supervision. To support and deliver care to patients in the community setting who are on a Urgent Community Response caseload or have a urgent community response condition or illness.. The community staff nurse role is to improve clinical outcomes for patients by providing clinical interventions within the community setting during Out of Hours. This will reduce prevent inappropriate hospital admission. The community staff nurse will work closely all team members of the Community Urgent Community hub and members of the multi-disciplinary team. Work in partnership with members of the Health and Social Care Teams in the delivery of services to achieve collaborative and integrated working.

About us

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust (TRFT) is a combined acute and community Trust serving our local population of around 270,000 people. Our vision is to always act the right way and be proud to provide exceptional healthcare to the communities of Rotherham.

As a Trust we are on a journey to excellence and our people and culture are at the heart of everything we do for patients. In the latest NHS Staff Survey, we are the second most improved Trust in England for would you recommend the Trust as a place to work?, and were one of the most improved for staff engagement overall.

But dont just take our word for it each year hundreds of colleagues receive nominations for our Excellence and Proud awards, showcasing our brilliant people and recognising their achievements. Our people make a difference to the lives of patients every day and we are proud of the improvements we are making.

All of our 5,100 colleagues are key to our improvement journey, and we are continuing to improve our services by upholding the Trusts values of Ambitious, Caring and Together. If you are passionate about making a difference, then please apply to join us on our journey to excellence.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details of the role and responsibilities

Person Specification



  • Evidence of continuous professional development
  • Has previously worked in a community setting



  • Have knowledge of the Urgent Community Response team
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of community nursing, primary and social care
  • Policies, practices and procedures e.g. NHS national policies, standards, requirements and directions that relate to measuring and improving the quality and safety of patient care



  • Registered Nurse (General Adult) or Allied Health Professional with current Registration

Employer details

Employer name

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust


Woodside Building

Moorgate Road


S60 2TY

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