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Community Nurse - Redruth Community Nursing Team

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 Per Annum / Pro Rata
Closing date
27 Jun 2024
You will be based in the beautiful North Kerrier area with the Redruth Community Nursing Team. This area is broad and envelopes Portreath, St Day , Four lanes and Pool . We are looking for a caring, motivated and dynamic community nurse to join our large, busy, professional team. We cover several GP practices in the Redruth and surrounding area. We want you to enjoy the experience that community nursing offers and how empowering people in their own home feels so very rewarding. Your role will require close collaboration with GP's, health and social care colleagues including therapists and voluntary organisations. We would like you to possess commitment to team working and embrace innovative delivery of excellent standards of care. You will need to have a real enthusiasm for community nursing as an autonomous practitioner and a desire for ongoing professional development.

You should also have an understanding of the changing climate of care delivery in the community.

The ability to travel independently across the West Locality to support other teams and to fulfil the requirements of the post is essential, therefore a valid driving licence will be required to enable you to undertake the role of a community nurse.

We work a 2 shift model to include 9 to 5 and 2 to 10 shifts which includes working weekends

Main duties of the job

Following an initial induction and ongoing clinical supervision, you will be responsible for: Assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care, without direct supervision, to patients, carers and relatives within their home environment. The aim is to enable them to enjoy maximum independence and optimum quality of life.To work in partnership with patients and carers to offer support and advice and promote informed choice.To support the role of the Community Nurse Team leader.To work autonomously, providing effective, evidence-based care in line with competency and training record and organisational policies, procedures and guidelines.To support all locality teams by working in a flexible way. Moving to work with the team in most need on a daily, weekly or monthly basis as service provision demands.

About us

We're an NHS community and mental health provider Trust based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. We deliver community and hospital-based care to improve people's physical and mental health. We also provide specialist support to people with dementia or a learning disability.

We are a people organisation and people matter to us. As part of the team, you'll help support the health and wellbeing of the people who live and visit this beautiful part of the UK.

Over 4,000 people make up the Trust. This includes doctors, nurses, therapists, plus admin and support staff.

We work in people's homes, in community clinics and bases. Some staff work from one of our 13 community hospitals. Our aspiration is to have great people, provide great care, be a great place to work and a great partner.

Approximately 568,000 people live here. A third of people who live in Cornwall are supported by acute hospital services in Devon. As a result, we also work closely with our partners in Devon. In the summer, and during other holidays lots of people choose to visit the area. This increases the numbers of people who use our services.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view a detailed job description and person specification including the main responsibilities of this role please see supporting documents.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications


  • Registered Nurse (Adult)
  • Evidence of recent relevant professional development
  • To act as a mentor for student university placements. Having the mentoring qualification or being willing to work towards this qualification and attending mentorship updates as required.
  • Current Professional Registration - NMC


  • Hold a post-registration diploma or be working towards a degree



  • IT skills to include use of Word, Excel, email, internet, recording systems
  • The ability to provide skilled, evidence based nursing care to a wide range of patients
  • Ability to deal with patients and carers who are under stress.
  • Awareness of and adherence to policies including lone worker and manual handling policies
  • Current knowledge of developments in nursing and healthcare in general.

Employer details

Employer name

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Camborne Health Office (Redruth Community Nursing Team)

Rectory Road


TR14 7DL

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