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Community Staff Nurse

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
3 Jul 2024
We are looking for Community Nurses!

As a community nurse we will develop your wound care, palliative care, and long-term conditions, knowledge and skills supporting you to become an expert in assessment and care-planning to deliver quality care that is caring and compassionate.

If you are looking for a new challenge, or to just progress in your career, come work with CPFT Community Nursing Team.

We have an exciting opportunity to onboard a new member to our Cambridge North Villages Nursing team, working with us, you will be fully supported to gain new skills and experience needed to deliver high quality nursing care to patients in their own home or residential setting in and around the villages north of Cambridge.

Main duties of the job

Please note for this role you will be required to travel independently around the county meeting strict time deadlines. You will need to hold a full UK driving licence* and have use of a vehicle. You cannot use public transport for this role as this is not a reliable form of transport and will not allow you to meet service needs. Please confirm in your application that you meet the specified criteria.
  • To work as an autonomous practitioner within the integrated multi-professional team, neighbourhood teams
  • To be accountable for assessing, interpreting, planning, implementing, and evaluating treatment to patients within professional guidelines, with the support of the multidisciplinary team.
  • To keep the patient at the centre of care, ensuring patient and carer participation in decision making.
  • Provide support and education to peers, new staff non-registered staff and students.
  • To provide a high standard of care.
  • To provide a high standard of nursing intervention within a patient's own home this includes lone working, referring to specialist and advanced practitioners as needed.
  • Will be expected to work as part of a 7-day service.
  • To identify patient needs, agree goals and provide appropriate holistic nursing interventions including referral to other services and equipment provision.

*DVLA have a number of reciprocal arrangements with overseas countries, for further information please visit the DVLA website

About us

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust is a health & social care organisation dedicated to providing high quality care with compassion to improve the health & wellbeing of the people we care for, as well as supporting & empowering them to lead a fulfilling life.

Our clinical teams deliver many NHS services not only via inpatient and primary care setting but also with the community. These services include Children, Adult & Older Peoples mental & physical health, Forensic & Specialist mental health, Learning Disabilities, Primary Care & Liaison psychiatry, Substance misuse, Social care, Research & Development.

To achieve our goal, we look to recruit high calibre candidates that share our vision & values. As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applications from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including disabled people & members of our ethnic minorities & LGBTQ+ communities.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for full details of responsibilities
  • To be professionally and legally accountable for all aspects for your own and delegated work.
  • To work within codes of practice and professional guidelines.
  • To undertake holistic assessment (including those with complex presentations and multi pathologies) making use of clinical reasoning skills.
  • To use evidence-based practice, to ensure clinical care is effective and appropriate.
  • To promote independence and wherever possible to avoid hospital admission and reduce inpatient length of stay to ensure those patients receive the appropriate care in the most appropriate setting.
  • Contribute to risk assessments and health and safety assessments and including immediately reporting any changes/newly identified risks.
  • To effectively communicate verbally with patients, carers and colleagues using tact and persuasive skills. This may involve using skills where patients have difficulties in communication, e.g., hearing loss, diminished sight, depression, speech problems, cognitive impairment, behavioural problems, and pain.
  • To work effectively within the neighbourhood team structure and liaise appropriately with members of the MDT and other agencies by attending MDT meetings, case reviews.
  • To ensure that accurate and timely written records are kept which comply with the Trust policy and NMC guidance, reporting on any issues as appropriate.
  • To support the neighbourhood team with case management model.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications


  • RGN Level 1, RGN level 2
  • Evidence of professional development


  • Mentorship qualification or equivalent



  • Community Experience

Skills and abilites


  • Able to demonstrate commitment to high quality care & service provision
  • Ability to work flexibly as part of a team
  • Good communication
  • Good documentation skills
  • Computer/ IT skills
  • Able to assess plan and implement care and formulate care plans.

Knowledge and Understanding


  • Accepts responsibility and accountability for own work and can define the responsibilities of others
  • Shows a realistic appreciation of the challenges of working with the client group



  • Has a valid driving licence
  • Flexibility to work over seven days per week

Employer details

Employer name

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust


c/o Histon Police Station

15 Mowlem Road, Impington


CB24 9NA

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