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Community Staff Nurse

Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust
Fakenham and Holt
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
9 Jul 2024
We are looking for a Registered Nurse to join our dedicated and highly professional team of community nurses in North Norfolk. We have a part-time permanent position available within the NN1 Team based at Fakenham Medical Practice and Kelling Hospital site covering Fakenham, Wells, Holt and Sheringham GP surgeries.

The Community Staff Nurse role is a role under the supervision of Band 6 and 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

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 centered quality care. You will receive support and development through in service training, regular appraisals, a personal development plan and clinical supervision.

The Team in NN1 is key to the on-going development of our Primary Care Network, creating strong links between our operational services and our local GP practices. As an individual within our team, you will effectively communicate and advocate for those receiving our services with G.P practice, Social Services, Voluntary and Third Sector to ensure a joined up and outcome driven approach

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.

Job description

Job responsibilities

An ambition for NCH& C is to create a culture that embracesflexibility in working within a 24/7 service wherever possible, and providing the tools to support this. If you are interested in this role though would need a flexible working pattern please don't let that put you off applying - we are willing to support applicants and meet their needs, taking into consideration individual 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



  • 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



  • Must hold full and valid and driving licence and have access to a vehicle
  • Able to communicate effectively in written and verbal English Language
  • The post holder will be required to work seven day a week and cover between the hours of 08.00 and 18.00 hrs.
  • 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

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.

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



  • 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, venepuncture and ear irrigation.
  • Previous Community Experience
  • Previous qualified nurse experience
  • Previous palliative care experience.
  • Venepuncture and ear irrigation

Employer details

Employer name

Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust


Fakenham Medical Practice/Kelling Community

Fakenham and Holt

NR21 8SY

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