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Band 5 Community Staff Nurse - Swan Team

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS FT
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
12 Jul 2024
***This job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. Please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested***

Community-based working. Candidates will need UK Driving Licence & access to a car. Suitable for newly qualified- full preceptorship and community staff nurse development programme available.

You will require a live NMC pin for this post, international candidates who do not have a live NMC pin need not apply however would be encouraged to email for additional support with bespoke international recruitment.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of our excellent district nursing teams.

We are looking for a group of highly motivated applicants who are interested in meeting the challenge of working on the community with patients in the home setting. You will be working with a variety of disciplines within the multidisciplinary team to achieve the best outcomes for patients to ensure their independence and well being. The post holder will carry out a variety of nursing duties as part of the patients holistic care management through the assessment and evaluation of health needs particularly in the areas of palliative care, wound management, diabetes and other long term conditions.

Vacancy for Swan Team

Teams will be discussed at interview for successful candidates.

Main duties of the job

Training and development will be provided to support successful candidates in achieving competence in these areas, we offer an excellent preceptorship programme for newly qualified staff and an outstanding band 5 development programme to support any staff who are new to the community.

About us

  • Please ensure you check your TRAC account regularly as this is how we will communicate with you during the shortlisting and selection process.
  • Please ensure all sections of the application form are completed fully. Please particularly ensure that you provide full details of all referees including BUSINESS EMAIL ADDRESS, telephone contact details and postal address

Be Part of Our Team...

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHC) has more than 5000 staff working across Birmingham and the West Midlands in a wide range of community nursing and specialist healthcare roles. BCHC delivers over 100 clinical services, in people's homes, health centres, clinics and inpatient facilities. We deliver a wide range of services for children, young people, parents and families as well as adults and community services, two community hospitals, services for people with learning disabilities, the internationally recognised West Midlands Rehabilitation Centre and one of Europe's leading Dental Hospitals and School of Dentistry. We deliver all of this with a commitment to integrated, personalised care that is rooted in our local communities. We have an ambition to deliver outstanding, integrated care as one of the key NHS providers in the West Midlands.

If you want to 'Be Part of Our Team' and work with a Foundation Trust which is continuously striving for better care and healthier communities, we want to hear from you.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The service operates between the hours of 8 am to 6pm over 7 days per week and the working pattern for the successful candidate will include weekend working and bank holiday periods. This post requires the successful candidates to be highly mobile so requires a full driving license and car available for work.

For further details on the main responsibilities, please see the attached job description and person specification

Person Specification

Professional qualifications


  • Registered Nurse Level 1 (Adult)
  • Mentor and assessor qualification or equivalent


  • Evidence of continued professional development relevant to role



  • Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary team setting



  • Ability to demonstrate sound knowledge and application of up to date evidence based clinical practice.
  • Excellent communication Analytical skills and a problem solving approach
  • IT literate
  • Awareness of the complex needs of a multicultural, socially diverse population
  • Effective time management

Personal Qualities


  • As per person specification

Other Job Requirements


  • As per person specification

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS FT


Swan Team

Harvey Rd HC


B26 1TH

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