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Community Staff Nurse

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum (pro rata for part time)
Closing date
21 May 2024

Job Details

Join Nottinghamshire's Community Nursing teams and make a difference! We're looking for kind, caring, and compassionate nurses for our B5 vacancies. Whether you have community experience or not, we welcome you to be part of our supportive and highly encouraging team.

Whether an experienced or a newly qualified nurse, you'll thrive in our community Nursing workforce. Our Community Nursing teams take pride in the positive impact they have on patients' lives every day. You will become an expert clinician in wound care, palliative care, continence care and the care of patients with long term conditions. If you have the passion, drive, and ability to deliver high-quality care, we want you to join #TeamNottsHC.

With vacancies in Carlton, we offer a great location with mixed rural and urban areas. During your days off, explore nearby Sherwood Forest, the legendary home of Robin Hood, or Immerse yourself in the vibrant and dynamic atmosphere of Nottingham City and the many other attractions of Nottinghamshire.

Join us as a Band 5 Staff Nurse, full-time or part-time, in a substantive position. Our service operates from 8am to 8pm, seven days a week, offering flexibility in working hours. An additional team of Nurses and HCA's offer a robust, reactive evening and night Nursing team.

Main duties of the job

You will be responsible for providing skilled nursing care and will work flexibly supporting the team to deliver high quality integrated care. You will need to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to be adaptable, reliable, resourceful and approachable.Providing integrated care following a holistic assessment which enables patients to be cared for in their own homes and clinic settings. You will facilitate the prevention of unnecessary hospital admission/re-admission by reducing the effects of ill health and disability and maximising the individual's potential for independence.

A robust induction and competency-based development package will be provided. Newly qualified staff will be offered a preceptorship programme.

About us

Nottinghamshire Healthcare employs over 10,000 colleagues who help #MakeADifference every day. We provide intellectual disability, mental health, community health, forensic and offender healthcare services across Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and South Yorkshire. Care is delivered from over 120 sites within the community from acute settings and across low, medium and high secure environments including prisons.As one of the largest mental health and community trusts in the East Midlands and one of the biggest employers in Nottinghamshire. We are also home to national and regional services such as the National High Secure Deaf Service and the Nottingham Centre for Transgender Health.We are committed to flexible and agile working, including the opportunity to join our bank.Your health and wellbeing is our priority and as such we invest significantly in this via our in-house Occupational Health Service, Staff Counselling Service and Health and Wellbeing Team.We offer a number of employee-led staff networks, including Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) groups, our Green Champions Network, Freedom to Speak Up Network. Health and Wellbeing Champions Network and Menopause Champions. We provide care to a diverse range of communities and are passionate about supporting diversity and inclusion in the Trust.If you believe in our values of Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork, then we would love to hear from you!#TeamNottsHC

Job description

Job responsibilities

Aspects of the role include
  • To assess, plan, implement, promote and evaluate safe, creative and effective treatment plans in collaboration with the patients diverse needs, their carers and other professionals
  • Deliver interventions that are evidenced based
  • Be responsible for the safe monitoring, management and administration of medication
  • Work autonomously, building leadership skills and advanced clinical assessment skills
  • You will build effective relationships with patients, their carers, family and colleagues across the MDT
  • You will develop exceptional planning and organisational skills
  • You will be able to analyse care and treatment provided, and develop sound clinical decision making
  • You will be trained to deliver high quality care and develop Knowledge in all areas including palliative care, leg ulcer management, acute and chronic wound care, understand bladder and bowel dysfunctions, provide supportive care to carers and family members
  • You will delegate and support junior staff, building leadership skills

A full UK driving licence and vehicle for business use is required for this post however reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled individuals in line with the Equality Act 2010.

We would offer you:
  • Clinical and managerial supervision.
  • Full induction and training.
  • Competitive mileage rates.
  • No night shifts
  • Health and wellbeing service including but not limited too, occupational health, MSK services, staff counselling and support services.
  • A range of flexible working options
  • Incentive schemes
  • childcare scheme, lease care, and travel pass scheme
  • career progression and future secondment onto the Community Specialist District Nurse Programme

This post is eligible for a Golden Hello payment of �2,750 for new starters who are external to the Trust. This is payable in 3 instalments over a 2 year period. This payment is only eligible to new starters who do not already hold a contract of employment with the Trust. This post also includes paid enhancements for unsocial hours working during night, weekends and bank holidays.

Person Specification



  • Professional Qualification (General Adult Nurse) to degree level or equivalent.
  • Maintains current registration with the NMC


  • Demonstrate continued professional development to maintain professional registration



  • Demonstrates satisfactory clinical expertise for the banding.


  • Specialist and area specific experience.



  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Good written/oral communication skills
  • Diplomatic, caring & sympathetic
  • Ability to be flexible and handle conflict issues
  • Good skills in assessment intervention and evaluation of patients nursing care.
  • IT skills

Values and Behaviours


  • All colleagues are expected to demonstrate at interview that they act in line with Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Values: Trust Honesty Respect Compassion Teamwork
  • All colleagues are expected to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) and how it applies to their role. The Trust's expectations are highlighted within our EDI Policy, and associated EDI and Human Rights legislation



  • Willingness to undertake new clinical practices, education and training that will enhance service delivery.



  • Knowledge and understanding of current legislation and understanding of clinical risk assessments
  • Knowledge of the nursing 6 c's


  • Awareness of national and local issues impacting of nursing care

Contractual Requirements


  • Ability to work to meet the needs to the service (including unsocial hours and bank holidays)
  • A full UK driving licence and vehicle for business use is required for this post however reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled individuals in line with the Equality Act 2010.

Physical requirements


  • Has the physical ability to perform the full range of nursing duties

Employer details

Employer name

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


Carlton (park house centre)

Burton street



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