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Student District Nurse

North East London NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year up to mid point band 5
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

Job Details

NELFT is looking for 8 highly motivated qualified nurses interested in undertaking the Community Nursing Specialist Practitioner qualification (DNSPQ) in September 2024. This post will be dependent on the approval of funds and will be a fully salaried training place. You will be given a fixed term contract with NELFT to undertake a one-year full-time course.

The course is taken jointly with London South Bank University.

Applications will be accepted until: 02-06-2024.

Interviews will be held on: 01-07-2024 and 02-07-2024.

Applicants need to be registered on part 1 of the NMC register and normally have at least one-year relevant experience post qualifying.

Applicants must be able to study at level 7, a 2:2 degree or above or evidence of passing a module at Level 7 acceptable.

Further requirements: Satisfactory references, Disclosure and Barring Service Screening,

Main duties of the job

The main responsibilities of the post:

The post of Specialist Community Practitioner Sponsorship Student is a development post building on existing knowledge, skills and competencies to achieve a higher level of practice resulting in an academic qualification as well as a recordable/recognised qualification with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

About us

Starting with NELFT

NELFT place a great deal of importance on new starters being properly welcomed and inducted into the Trust. All new starters will join the Trust on the first Monday of each month and will undertake a comprehensive induction of up to two weeks which will include mandatory training, systems training and the allocation of equipment. As part of the process new starters will have the opportunity to also meet the executive team, senior managers and attend a number of drop in sessions focussing in engagement, health and wellbeing and key processes. The induction will be held at our head office in Rainham, Essex.

Probationary Period

This post will be subject to a probationary period. Internal applicants are exempt from the probationary period (unless you are an internal applicant currently part way through a probationary period or currently a bank member of staff).

COVID-19 Vaccination

We continue to encourage all staff to ensure that they have been double vaccinated and received their booster. We recognise that taking the vaccine provides the best defence against COVID 19 for our patients, our staff and their families.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached job description and person specification for more information about this role and working at North East London NHS Foundation Trust. We encourage you to refer closely to this when completing your application.

We welcome your application even if you do not meet all the criteria listed in the person specification. Any development needs to help you succeed in the role, can be discussed at the interview stage.

Person Specification



  • Recent experience of working as a registered nurse in a community nursing role



  • 2:1 qualification
  • Adult NMC registration
  • Post registration



  • academic ability to study independently at degree level or postgraduate level



  • evidence of post registration study/ learning over the past 2 years

Employer details

Employer name

NELFT North East London Foundation Trust



Marsh Way


RM13 8GQ

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