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Band 5 Community Staff Nurse

Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust
North Walsham
£28,407 to £34,581 pro rata per annum
Closing date
2 Jul 2024
We are looking for permanent Registered Nurses to join our dedicated and highly professional team of community nurses in North Norfolk. We have a full time position within the NN2 Team (North Walsham, Cromer, Sheringham area).

The Community Staff Nurse role is a role under the supervision of Band 6 and Band 7 Clinical Lead colleagues as part of the larger integrated team, providing high quality patient centred nursing care to patients in a variety of community settings. This is an ideal opportunity for those either wanting career progression and experience within a community setting or those with previous community experience, skills and knowledge.

You must be self-motivated, able to demonstrate sound clinical reasoning skills and have good communication skills.

Main duties of the job

The service is key to the on-going development of the locality within the new Primary Care Network, and will provide the link between our operational services and the GP practices. Ensuring effective communication for those in the care of NCH& C between the GP practice, Social Services and other service providers involved their care to ensure best outcomes.

You will demonstrate a proactive philosophy to care, committed to a whole patient approach, ensuring holistic care of the patient and involvement of all parties. You will be someone who believes strong and effective communication is essential and who strives to ensure quality patient care is their highest priority.

To assist you in doing this you will be clinically supported by our Community Matrons, Clinical Leads and by a management team committed to patient centred quality care. You will receive support and development through in- service training, regular appraisals, a personal development plan and clinical supervision.

About us

Achieving 'Outstanding' from CQC is a testament to the forward progressive nature of the Trust and our commitment to delivering high quality care in sometimes challenging environments.

The service offers a commitment to ongoing personal development and offers a supportive, friendly network of colleagues.

North Norfolk offers beautiful countryside, beaches and many towns and buildings of historic interest, as well as being within close proximity to the city of Norwich which offers many cultural and leisure amenities.

If this post excites you, and you are looking to improve your quality of life working in rural Norfolk as part of this developing role and workforce we look forward to your application.

Apply now to join an organisation that has been awarded an 'Outstanding' rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the highest possible rating and the first stand-alone NHS community trust in the country to be awarded the title.

If you are aged 16-30 and not currently in education, employment or training, our colleagues at the Norfolk and Waveney Integrated Care Board (supported by the Princes Trust), can provide application and interview coaching. To request this support please contact

Job description

Job responsibilities

An ambition for NCH& C is to create a culture that embraces flexibility in working within a 24/7 service wherever possible, and providing the tools to support this. Therefore if you are interested in a role though would need a flexible working pattern please don't let that put you off applying - we are really wanting to support all applicants and meet their needs taking into consider their work life balance.

Please see attached job description for full list of responsibilities.

Person Specification



  • Current NMC registration or awaiting PIN


  • Degree or working towards degree
  • Teaching and assessing qualification



  • Experience working with multidisciplinary teams and partner organisations.
  • Experience of working with patients with multiple pathologies and managing holistic patient centred care.


  • Appropriate extended skills e.g. male catheterisation, management of syringe drivers and venepuncture
  • Previous Community Experience
  • Previous qualified nurse experience
  • Previous palliative care experience.
  • Venepuncture

Skills and knowledge


  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload independently, within a team and with wider integrated team
  • Knowledge/experience of the audit process
  • Knowledge of safeguarding issues relating to the care of older people
  • Ability to work on own initiative.
  • Good computer skills and the ability to use information management systems.


  • Experience of audit/research
  • Relevant safeguarding training



  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills appropriate to supporting team members
  • Able to communicate effectively in written and verbal English Language

Personal/People development


  • Evidence of own personal development and experience
  • Able to support the development of others through supervision and teaching
  • Supporting patients in self-management through health coaching


  • Mentorship qualification will be essential but can be gained whilst in post
  • Health Coaching training

Personal Attributes


  • Able to identify with the Trust's commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults.
  • Value and respect the privacy and dignity of patients.
  • Able to work collaboratively as part of a team
  • Enthusiastic and able to work under pressure.
  • Flexible/positive approach to work to meet the needs of the service.



  • Must hold full and valid and driving licence and have access to a vehicle
  • The post holder will need to be passed fit to perform full duties of the post through occupational health with any reasonable aids and adaptations if necessary
  • The post holder will be required to work seven day a week and cover between the hours of 08.00 and 18.00 hrs

Employer details

Employer name

Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust


North Walsham, NN2

Yarmouth Rd

North Walsham

NR28 9AP

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