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Community Staff Nurse- North East IDT Team

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust
Wem, Whitchurch, Shawbury, Hodnet and Market Drayton
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata
Closing date
30 May 2024
An exciting opportunity has arisen for highly motivated individual to join our Community Nursing Team covering the North East locality of in the provision of planned care to patients in the community.

We are looking for a caring, motivated and friendly Community Nurse to join our team. You should possess commitment to interdisciplinary team working and innovative delivery of excellent standards of care.

Please note this vacancy may close early if a high volume of applications is received, we advise you submit your application early to avoid disappointment.

Main duties of the job

You will be able to demonstrate a real enthusiasm for community nursing, as well as a desire for on-going professional development. We also actively encourage newly qualified nurses to join our team. In return we offer a preceptorship programme and support professional development in a nurturing environment, allowing you to reach your full potential.

The team provides nursing care to patients within their own homes or chosen place of residence offering an alternative to hospital admission, supporting timely discharge and enabling people to realise their potential.

We are committed to clinical support, CPD & training. The post is covering 7 days, 8am to 6pm service.

About us

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust provides community-based health services for adults and children in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, and some services in surrounding areas too. These range from district nursing, health visiting and running four community hospitals through to providing very specialist community care through talented and dedicated staff.

Patients, carers and the public play a vital role in helping us to develop and improve our services and we are constantly looking for ways to work with local communities, patients and the public to innovate and improve. Have a look at the Have Your Say section of our website to find out how you can feed back your experiences and help us to continually improve.

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust is an exciting place to work. It offers a wide range of employment opportunities for many people.

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust positively encourages applications from all areas of the community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or religious beliefs. We are committed to ensuring people who work for the community trust have a good working life - and a good work life/home life balance.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the Job Description and Person Specification attached for further information on the role.

Person Specification



  • RGN NMC Registered.
  • Ability to demonstrate a level of English language and grammar commensurate with writing in service user case notes.



  • Post registration general experience.
  • Experience of working in a multi disciplinary / multi agency health/social care environment.
  • Experience and knowledge of basic administration systems including Microsoft office.
  • Experience of successful partnership working arrangements with other services.
  • Previous community experience.



  • I T skills or willingness to undertake RIO Training.
  • Up to date with Mandatory Training.
  • Uses evidence based practice.
  • Works within own defined competencies.
  • Awareness of changing healthcare factors influencing change.
  • Well refined communication (verbal and written), interpersonal skills - ability to gain rapport at all levels.
  • Engaging and empowering approach that seeks to work with others and deliver outcomes in a successful and well informed manner.
  • Demonstrates tact and diplomacy.

Employer details

Employer name

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust


North East IDT Team

Market Drayton, Maer Lane, Market Drayton, Shropshire, TF9 3AL

Wem, Whitchurch, Shawbury, Hodnet and Market Drayton


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