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Community Staff Nurse

Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year
Closing date
2 Jun 2024

Job Details

Are you a registered nurse looking for a role in district nursing. We are looking for an experienced and motivated individual who will be responsible for carrying out holistic and autonomous evidenced -based nursing care to patients under the care of the Warrington District Nursing service. You should be able to demonstrate ongoing professional development.

The post holder will provide a high standard of care, utilising clinical skills in the assessment, planning and implementation of pro-active care to a community population with nursing needs referred into the district nursing service. The post holder will work in close collaboration with other professionals/stakeholders within the Warrington footprint.

If you are looking for flexibility with your working hours to support your work life balance, all flexible working requests will be considered in line with the needs of the service.

Main duties of the job

To promote the health and wellbeing within the family unit and community as a whole.

Perform comprehensive assessment of patient nursing needs as the named nurse.

Plan, assess and evaluate programmes of care according to changing health needs under the direction of the District Nurse team leader.

To support the team leader in the co-ordination of complex and continuing care packages.

Maintain accurate records in accordance with NMC.

Attend a multi-disciplinary case conference as the named nurse if appropriate.

To communicate and collaborate with other members of the district nursing team , voluntary and statutory organisations to support individual patient care.

To establish and maintain effective communication with patients, relatives and carers in complex and potentially challenging situations.

To competently perform clinical skills related to the post.

To be professionally responsible for a delegated caseload under the supervision of the District Nurse.

To assess health needs at individual, practice and community level.

To undertake chronic disease management reviews using appropriate template.

To work without direct supervision

About us

Flexible working will be considered for all roles.

Unfortunately, we do not hold a sponsor licence for working Visas.

At Bridgewater, our PEOPLE values shape how we deliver our NHS services in your local community.

They help us deliver our mission to improve local health and promote wellbeing in the communities we serve.

After all, values are about people and they were created in partnership with our staff to reflect what they felt was important to them

Here at Bridgewater our shared values flow through the organisation.

P- Person-centred-We are passionate about individual needs and promote independence in the healthcare we provide..

E- Empowered- We empower our people and encourage new ideas to deliver and create improvements in community care.

O- Open and Honest -We behave in a way that develops relationships based on trust, openness, honesty and respect.

P- Professional-We support our people, so everyone has the right skills and training to deliver outstanding patient care.

L- Locally Lead -We are always learning about our communities and show great pride in being a local provider of health and care.

E- Efficient -We use our resources wisely to provide sustainable and value for money healthcare for our patients.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder actively supports the District Nursing team by undertaking responsibility for a delegated caseload.

Undertakes the assessment, planning and evaluation of patients care needs.

Liaises with the District Nurse to ensure information sharing in relation to patient care / changes to care plan and the continuity of care and reviewing of complex care packages.

Mentoring, Teaching and Assessing.

Liaises with all health care professionals and other agencies to ensure effective service delivery.

Person Specification



  • NMC registered adult nurse
  • Evidence of level 5/6 study.


  • V100/V150 nurse prescriber
  • Teaching and Assessing qualification

Additional Criteria


  • If you are related to a director or have a relationship with a director or employee of an appointing organisation, please state the relationship in your application form.

Skills & Attributes


  • Range of extended clinical skills & demonstrate clinical knowledge.
  • Venepuncture and immunisation.
  • Able to communicate sensitive information to patients, relatives and carers.
  • Able to assess, plan, implement & evaluate packages of care.
  • Able to develop effective interpersonal skills/relationships across the health & social care setting.
  • Good verbal & written skills.


  • IT skills.
  • Experience of using Electronic Patient Records.
  • Audit and research.
  • Male & Female catheterisation.
  • Supra pubic catheterisation.
  • Tissue viability qualification.
  • Leg Ulcer management qualification.
  • IV Therapy
  • Chronic disease management.
  • Experience of
  • working within palliative care.
  • Management skills.
  • Teaching & assessing skills.



  • Previous community experience
  • Post-registration nursing experience

Additional Criteria


  • The ability to travel independently across the Trust.
  • The ability to work flexibly in accordance with service needs

Additional Criteria


  • Do you have the right to stay and work in the UK without sponsorship (share-codes will be checked if applicable), please state this on your application form.

Employer details

Employer name

Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


Spencer House

89 Dewhurst Road



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