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Community Nurse Lead - Band 7 (North Cotswolds)

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust
Bourton on the Water
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum plus 2% enhancement for on call
Closing date
5 Jun 2024
Community Nurse Lead - North Cotswolds Integrated Community Team

We have an exciting opportunity for a Community Nursing Lead to join our established teams to work with our community nurses in North Cotswolds Integrated Community Team (ICT). Due to our vast geographical area, our Cotswolds Locality has two main teams - one in North Cotswolds and the other in South Cotswolds. We are looking to recruit a Community Nursing Lead who will lead our nurses within North Cotswolds ICT, and together with our two Community Nursing Leads in South Cotswolds will support us to lead & deliver a wide range of communitynursing care across the whole locality.

The role is diverse, varied and practice focused, upholding the professional standards of practice, innovating service developments and working in collaboration with colleagues to create an outstanding service for the patients and families we work with. You will join an established, highly experienced peer group of professionals within Community Nursing as well as Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy and Home First / Reablement.

Main duties of the job

What will your role involve:
  • You will clinically lead, supervise and manage a community nursing team working closely alongside them each day providing both direct and indirect patient care.
  • Apply your Clinical operational experience, maintaining and improving quality, monitoring standards utilising data, audits and reports.
  • Identify service delivery development or system opportunities working with our partners across Health & Social care and community networks.
  • Build Key relationships with internal and external stakeholders to promote and build community nursing services .

For more information or a chat about the team and our roles please contact Melanie Richmond, Community Manager for Cotswolds ICT on 07989-350-211or Nancy Farr, Head of Profession for Community Nursing on 07917-557-902. We look forward to hearing from you.

About us

We have in excess of 5000 staff working over 50 sites, providing a diverse range of services. We strive to support an organisational culture that is welcoming, builds and celebrates inclusivity and diversity and provides a sense of belonging and trust.

The annual NHS Staff Surveygives our people the opportunity to tell us about their experience working at the Trust. For the 2023 survey just over 2800 colleagues gave us their views (58.5%). It was great to see from the results that colleagues are saying that:
  • 89.7% believe they are making a positive difference to patients/service users
  • 73.3% would recommend the organisation as a place to work
  • 82.4% agree that care of patients and service users is the organisations priority
  • 76.7% would be happy with the standard of care for a friend or relative

Our results put us as 5th nationally as a Community, Mental Health and Learning Disabilities NHS Employer of Choice and 1st equal amongst all NHS Provider Trusts in the South West. However, we know we have more to do and will continue to drive forward our commitment to making GHC a Great Place to Work.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Gloucestershire Health and Care is committed to embedding and providing personalised care through all of its services as part of our high-quality care strategy. The purpose of personalised care is to empower people to lead the lives they want to live. Personalised care starts with a conversation with people about what matters to them. It builds on what people can do, as well as addressing their health needs. Including new ways of working and delivering care, emphasising that we need to make effective use of the full range of our peoples skills and experience to deliver the best possible patient care. So we want to know What Matters to You and that you will share our values and join us on this very important journey.

The qualification, training & experience requirements for the role are underlined in the Job Description/Person Specification.Please refer to the Additional Information attachment before submitting your application.

Person Specification



  • Specialist Practitioner Qualification or 3(50%) of required degree modules completed in the past 2 years
  • NMC registration


  • Hold a recognised teaching and assessment/ mentoring qualification



  • Post registration Community Nursing Experience
  • Clinical team leadership including professional and clinical supervision to staff at a variety of level


  • Working as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Use of SystmOne

Employer details

Employer name

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust



George Moore Community Centre

Bourton on the Water

GL54 2AZ

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