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Community Staff Nurse - Wycombe ACHT

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
High Wycombe
£28,407 to £34,581 Per annum (pro rata for part time)
Closing date
6 Jun 2024
Do you live in Buckinghamshire and seek an opportunity to advance your nursing career within a role that will help develop your professional decision making and skills. Why not try this new opportunity and join the Wycombe Community Nursing Team (ACHT).

The post will involve working with healthcare assistants and clinicians to provide nursing interventions to patients in their home environment, maximising their independence and providing care to avoid hospital admission as well as facilitating discharges from the acute.

You must be innovative in your approach and willing to work with other members of the integrated team and ward staff to ensure a high quality service delivery. You must be willing to develop your own knowledge and skills, you will be supported in your personal development with training to extend your community nursing skills.

Experienced and newly qualified staff nurses will be considered for the post. 7 days a week shift pattern

Main duties of the job

  • To contribute to processes for service and quality improvement
  • Assess the physical and psycho-social needs of patients and delivertherapeutic interventions based on best available evidence in order to improve health outcomes.
  • To manage own case load, delivering and evaluating service delivery to patients with a variety of medical conditions and those delegated by case managers.
  • To plan interventions with the Case Manager and other team members using the common assessment process
  • To take part in the referral management process to ensure patients are treated by the most appropriate member of the team/service
  • To contribute to the development of protocols and procedures developed for clinical pathways

About us

Listen to why colleagues think we're a great place to work! BHT - A great place to work (

What does Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust offer you?
  • As part of our BHT family, you'll benefit from learning and development opportunities to support your career progression.
  • We offer flexible and agile workingopportunities,alongside your NHS benefits ofgenerous annual leave entitlement, pension andaccess toNHS discount schemes.
  • We provide a range of health and wellbeing services to promote a healthy, happy workforce.

Why work for us?
  • We're committed to promoting inclusion and making sure all colleagues feel they belong. We encourage new colleagues from a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.
  • As an employer, we aim to create a workplace where differences are valued and colleagues treat one another with dignity and respect.
  • Greater diversity withinourBHT familyimprovespositive outcomes for the people and communities we serve.
  • A keen supporter of the Armed Forces Community who know the value of employing a service leaver/veteran and their families

What do we stand for?
  • Our vision is to provide outstanding care, support healthy communities and be a great place to work.
  • Our mission is to provide personal and compassionate care every time.
  • Our CARE values are collaborate, aspire, respect and enable.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a comprehensive list of responsibilities and duties, please kindly refer to the Job Description and Person Specification by downloading the JD and PS attachment in the advert.

If you are an internal applicant there is the option for secondment, all applicants must have the endorsement/support of their line manager prior to application.

If you have a disability that makes submitting this online application difficult and would like assistance, please contact us on quoting the vacancy reference number.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse or student nurse awaiting confirmation of NMC registration.


  • Post registration education and extended skills eg Intravenous drug administration , compression dressings



  • Demonstrate experience post or pre-registration placements in relevant clinical areas: ? Care of Elderly ? Community ? Orthopaedics ? Neurology ? Respiratory ? Palliative Care ? Long term conditions


  • Knowledge of working with a single assessment , planning and the delivery of care
  • Experience of electronic clinical systems and technology eg RIO



  • To be able to communicate effectively with patients, relatives, carers and other professionals.
  • Able to work under pressure



  • Car driver / owner able to travel to other locations within the trust

Employer details

Employer name

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust


Chichester House

Lincoln Road

High Wycombe

HP12 3RE

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