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Community Staff Nurse (Band 5)

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
5 Jun 2024
The post holder will be responsible for ensuring the highest standard of clinical care is provided for patients referred to the team for District Nursing Services which is delivered over a 24 hour period.

In pursuing these duties the post holder will ensure compliance with the NHS Constitution.

Main duties of the job


The NHS Plan sets a challenging agenda of improvement, expansion and reform for health and social care providers. This includes devolution of power and resources to the front line to give health professionals who deliver care the freedom to innovate. The post holder will be responsible for ensuring the highest standard of clinical care is provided for patients referred to the team for Palliative Care Service. The competencies described are based on the NatPaCT PCT Competency Framework for Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors (2003). The post holder will support the team leader in the provision of strong clinical leadership, and in ensuring the principles of clinical governance are implemented at a local level within the designated team. The post holder must adhere at all times to the Code of Conduct as published by the Nursing and Midwifery Council, and must work within the policies and guidelines as laid down by the PCT.

About us

We are always looking for enterprising and innovative approaches to the way we provide our services. We are a national centre for telemedicine and introduced telehealth to the UK offender healthcare sector and also provide the service to patients in their care homes. Community matters to us and we are supported by 400 dedicated volunteers and have strong links with Bradford University, Craven College and Leeds City College to ensure we inspire the workforce of the future.

We want to attract staff who embrace our Right Care behaviours of compassion, a commitment to quality of care and working together for patients we want to make these part of our DNA.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information and full details of the job role please see the attached job description and person specification.

Person Specification



  • Understanding of the NHS Constitution and its implications
  • Registered Nurse
  • Significant experience and competence in community nursing
  • Able to assess patients with complex health care needs in community settings and develop care plans to meet needs.
  • Palliative care experience
  • Wound management including Doppler skills
  • Phlebotomy experience/competency


  • Experience of risk management and governance.
  • Knowledge/experience of working in a multi-cultural community
  • Teaching & Assessment Qualification (ie ENB 998)
  • Commitment to clinical supervision
  • Extended/Supplementary Nurse Prescriber
  • Blurred boundary working
  • Care and Management of PICC and Hickman Lines
  • IV Therapy Administration
  • Cannulation experience
  • Ear syringing competencies
  • Compression bandaging competencies
  • Verification of death



  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Ability to maintain accurate, timely and contemporaneous records
  • Excellent interpersonal skills


  • Experience of SystmOne use



  • IT skills (use of email, internet, word processing, etc)
  • Ability to input, amend and modify data.
  • Understanding confidentiality and Data Protection.


  • Supervise and assess staff performance and development.
  • Access clinical supervision



  • Ability to be flexible to cover the needs of the service, including weekends/bank holidays, where appropriate.


  • Awareness of current issues and legislation in nursing and the wider NHS



  • Car Owner/Driver

Employer details

Employer name

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust


Skipton General Hospital/Settle Health Centre

Keighley Road


BD20 2RJ

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