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Community Staff Nurse - Lower Lea Valley

Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year (pro rata if applicable) plus HCAS
Closing date
25 Jun 2024
An opportunity has arisen for a staff nurse to join the friendly Lower Lea Valley Integrated Community Team which provides care to patient in Cheshunt and surrounding areas. The service covers the hours of 08:00 - 22:00 7 days a week.

If you are a student nurse, we would welcome your application, working in an acute Trust is not compulsory before gaining your first position in the community as we provide full training and support.

We also welcome applications from acute nurses who are looking for a community based role.

Main duties of the job

The post offers varied and interesting community experience in a well supported environment and is an ideal opportunity for a nurse interested in working in the community. Applicants will need to demonstrate the ability to assess, plan, provide and evaluate evidence-based nursing care for a wide range of conditions. The team covers a 7 days a week service and therefore a flexible approach to working is required.The successful candidate will be committed to team work, have good communication and decision making and planning skills. In return, we offer an extensive training and education programme as well a range of personal and professional development opportunities.

A full valid driving licence and access to a car to use for business purposes is essential (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010).

In return, we can offer you:
  • Ongoing supervision and support to aid progression
  • 27 days holiday rising to 33 days (depending on NHS Trust service) plus bank holidays (pro rata where applicable)
  • One of the UK's best pension schemes
  • NHS Car Lease Scheme
  • Eye Care Vouchers
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • NHS Discounts

About us

A big thank you for considering joining us at Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust. You'll find it a great place to work with many benefits offered to you as a member of our staff

We put our patients, their families and carers at the centre of our vision - Outstanding Services and Healthier Communities Our staff are proud to be Innovative, Caring and Agile in their work to help achieve the Trust visionWe welcome diversity in our workforce and are interested in applicants from all backgrounds and ages

We don't want you to miss out so we'd like you to know that if we have a high level of interest in this role, the vacancy may close prior to the advertised closing date, so please make your application as soon as possible

HCT are proud to offer all newly qualified practitioners and international recruited staff a Preceptorship programme that supports their transition to autonomous, confident and competent practitioner. The annual programme will cover topics such as Patient safety, communications skills, safeguarding, quality improvement, leadership, and management. As a Preceptee you will have regular meetings with your preceptor and AHP Preceptorship lead.

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You've made a great decision to apply to join to HCT - we're looking forward to taking the next steps of the journey with you

Job description

Job responsibilities

Providing a high standard of patient care using evidence based framework. The post holder is a member of the Integrated Community Nursing Team and may take responsibility in the absence of the Community Nursing Sister for the team and caseload.

The post holder is responsible for assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of individualised nursing care to patients living in the community. The service is provided 7 days per

Please be aware that if you are applying from overseas, we expect overseas candidates to have FULL registration with the NMC (including an OSCE pass), if you do not have full NMC registration, unfortunately your application will not be successful. Whilst we can sponsor fully registered candidates who live outside the UK, we are unable to pay relocation costs.

Whilst it is not a legal requirement, Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust encourages and supports all staff to be vaccinated as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19

We are committed to supporting flexible working options for staff, wherever possible, and welcome discussions on flexible working patterns to support our staff to maintain a healthy work life balance.

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Person Specification



  • Evidence of professional development


  • RGN

Experience and Knowledge


  • Understanding of current health legislation
  • Understanding of HCT organisation
  • Responsible for managing a ward or team.


  • Caseload management
  • Experience working with other agencies



  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Good record keeper
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Clinical audit skills
  • Supervisory skills
  • IT Skills



  • Willingness to uphold the Trust's values
  • Eligible to live and work in the UK
  • Hold a full, valid, UK driving licence and have access to a car to use for business purposes (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010)

Employer details

Employer name

Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust


Bishops College

Chruchgate, Cheshunt



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