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Community Staff Nurse - Unplanned Care

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 Per Annum Pro Rata
Closing date
28 May 2024

Job Details

Unplanned Care - Community Staff Nurse (Band 5)

Are you a passionate and caring nurse either qualified or in training looking to work in a dynamic community nursing team?

If so, then we would like to meet you.

A vacancy has arisen within the Unplanned Care Team, which has an innovative approach to nursing care. It involves quick responses to patients in their home to assess and manage the presenting issue, prevent unnecessary hospital admissions, and help to facilitate early hospital discharges.

We are looking for a highly motivated applicant who is interested in meeting the challenge of working in the community with patients in their home setting. As part of the Unplanned care team, you will be working with a variety of disciplines within the multidisciplinary team to achieve the best outcomes for patients. You'll be working on a rotational basis as part of a seven-day service covering 24-hours-a-day with the support of agile technology to help you deliver timely, high-quality care.

Main duties of the job

To work as part of the community nursing team in unplanned care ensuring high quality health care is delivered to patients in their own home. The post holder will be responsible for their own workload and work in collaboration with the wider Community Partnerships and Primary Care Networks. The post holder will be responsible for participating in the assessment of health needs, delivery of care to the practice population, preventing hospital admissions and facilitating early discharges from hospital. The unplanned service is delivered over a seven-day rota, covering 24-hour shift pattern. Working agilely across the service.

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 the person specification for further details about this role.

Person Specification



  • RGN
  • Current NMC Registration


  • NMC Registered Nurse
  • V100 prescribing or nursing equivalent
  • Teaching / Assessor in Clinical Practice

Special Knowledge / Experience / Competence


  • Demonstrate an understanding of the role of the District Nursing Service
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office and Outlook
  • An awareness of current Health and Social Care policies


  • Previous experience of community health care (District Nursing)
  • Knowledge of SystmOne
  • Understanding/experience of managing patients with long-term health conditions.

Employer details

Employer name

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust


Daisy Hill House - Bradford / Meridian House - Keighley

Lynfield Mount Hospital



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