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Band 5 Registered Nurse - Herts

Central London Community Health Trust
£18.02 to £18.80 an hour pay + HCAS + 12.07% Holiday pay
Closing date
25 Jul 2024

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Band 5
Part Time
Registered Nurse - Community Bank Bands 5-7 - Hertfordshire

Are you a registered nurse looking to develop your community nursing skills?

Joining a community nursing bank is a great way to start.

We need more talented nurses to join our Staff Bank and deliver great care to our patients across a range of community and urgent care settings.

Main duties of the job

Day to day you will be assisting patients, providing support to areas with high demand, and providing quality nursing.

Assist in leading and monitoring the performance and work of the Nursing Team.

To support and maintain team nursing, promoting good working relationships within the multi-disciplinary team and other internal and external contacts.

About us

Why join?
  • Earn more per hour - bank rates are higher than agency and include holiday pay. We also cover your expenses and provide free uniforms
  • See the best shifts first - bank staff get priority over all agency workers
  • Book the shifts you want on your phone - build your own rota on our bank booking system
  • Get 24x7 support from our friendly Staff Bank team - a local teamdedicated to helping you
  • Access NHS benefits - such as NHS pension contributions and discounts
  • Access Trust benefits - get support with your career development and mental health
  • Become part of an integrated team - feel more valued and supported in your work

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description for a comprehensive list of role specific duties and responsibilities

Both verbal and written communication skills, and experience of team working will be essential to the role. Strong interpersonal skills will also be essential.You must be an NMC registered, UK based nurse to apply for this role, as it is 'zero-hours' it does not attract visa sponsorship. You must also have at least 6 months acute experience.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • NMC Registration


  • Evidence of other post-registration education and training



  • Recent clinical nursing experience negotiating and liaising within a multidisciplinary team
  • Working with people with complex health needs
  • Supporting students and other learners e.g. HCAs teaching others in the practice environment
  • Experience of undertaking general assessment by utilising evidence based care.
  • Previous experience in the Nursing process, care planning and fluent in record keeping
  • Experience of providing holistic care that involves the multidisciplinary team


  • Experience of training other students
  • Participation in audit research projects service development
  • Post registration experience in a NHS community environment

Skills and Knowledge


  • Knowledge of out of hospital care and the role of the Community Nurse
  • Ability to listen effectively and ability to give constructive feedback to clients and colleagues
  • Time management skills.
  • Knowledge of how Equal Opportunities can be implemented in practice
  • Knowledge of reasonable response to service user needs and prioritising and dealing with those needs with a required urgency
  • Awareness of the management and use of data in the NHS setting
  • Knowledge of risks involved in working in the community.
  • Knowledge of evidence based practice.
  • Knowledge of management of long term condition e.g. Diabetes and an understanding of the concept of self- management.
  • Knowledge of infection control
  • Knowledge of general wound care
  • Promotion of continence
  • Literacy and numeracy skills


  • Knowledge of recent government legislation and changes in community care delivery
  • Understanding of resource management
  • Knowledge of the audit process



  • Ability to work in a team and be a proactive member and able to engage in change process in the team.
  • Ability to organise and participate in weekly work allocation and be able to prioritise and delegate effectively
  • Ability to assess a situation and act promptly
  • Ability to implement learning in practice and inform others.
  • Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing such as computerised documentation and data entry
  • Ability to facilitate and support students and HCAs
  • Car Driver


  • Ability to critically analyse and evaluate research relevant to practice.

Employer details

Employer name

Central London Community Health Trust





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