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Shift Lead Out of hours

The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust
Brierly Hill
£35,392 to £42,618 a year Pro rata
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
Band 6 District Nurse

2 x shifts per week 22.30 - 08.15

We are looking to appoint a Band 6 District Nurse into our friendly and supportive team. You must have effective communication and negotiation skills. As an advocate for our patients, you need to have the ability to inspire people at all levels. This post would require that you had an understanding of the expanding role of community nursing and would have the commitment to take it forward. You will need a sound understanding of the current primary care agenda, with excellent communication skills and effective leadership and decision-making skills. You will need to be innovative and able to work autonomously whilst promoting a positive and supportive learning environment for team members and students. This would be an excellent opportunity to develop your leadership skills in supporting the team leader.

Main duties of the job

You will have excellent communication skills, time management skills with the ability to prioritise and problem solve.You will have the opportunity to develop leadership skills by having responsibility for the supervision of junior staff and students.

This is a 7-day service including bank holidays and weekends. The shift patterns are1730-2300 hours

About us

At the Dudley Group our patients and staff are at the heart of all that we do and that is to provide a world class service that aligns with our vision of providing safe, caring and effective services because people matter. We are seeking to recruit staff who share our vision and values of making Dudley Group an incredible workplace.

We are committed to becoming a diverse and an inclusive employer and where people feel sense of belonging. Seeking to expand diversity within our teams, we positively encourage applications from under-represented groups such as ethnically diverse, disabled and LGBTQ+ groups. We are also under-represented in-terms of gender within nursing roles and we would welcome applications from people from male and non-binary backgrounds.

We are committed to home life balance through flexible working and making reasonable adjustments where possible.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description for full details of the main duties and responsibilities that the post holder is required to undertake.

Person Specification

Qualifications & Education


  • First level Registered Nurse
  • Evidence of continual professional development


  • Nurse Prescriber
  • Degree in District Nursing or equivalent (Specialist practitioner qualification in District Nursing)

Knowledge and Training


  • Demonstrate knowledge of research based practice
  • Post registration experience to include: Evidence of mentoring Project working Specialist training Management and development of others
  • Good background knowledge of issues within the primary care arena


  • Have knowledge of major NHS issues
  • Knowledge around stock requisition and IB Solutions system



  • Evidence of being able to work as part of a team
  • Evidence of working to and achieving defined objectives
  • Evidence of knowledge relating to caseload management and leadership/provision of support to others


  • Show ability to adapt to change
  • Show evidence of care planning using a Nurse Model
  • Demonstrate an awareness of current community nursing issues
  • Demonstrate a pro-active approach

Communication & Relationship Skills


  • Must be able to commute to meet the demands of the role
  • Ability to develop working relationships with other professionals

Planning & Organisational Skills


  • Motivated - able to motivate self and others to deliver a quality service
  • Forward thinking - to identify opportunities for improvement in service development
  • Flexible - to meet the demands of the service
  • Enthusiastic - seizing the opportunity for personal and service development

Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Trust Values


  • Able to provide safe, caring, and effective services
  • Values and behaviours that reflect the Trust values of Care, Respect and Responsibility
  • Commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace that is free from discrimination and where people feel they belong and their contribution is valued

Employer details

Employer name

The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust


Brierley Hill Health & Social Care

Venture Way

Brierly Hill


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