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Community Staff Nurse Out of Hours Team - Night Service

The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust
Brierley Hill
£28,407 to £34,581 a year Pro Rata
Closing date
12 Jul 2024
17.5 hours per week - Nights 22.30 - 08.15 2 x shifts per week

We have an opportunity for enthusiastic and motivated staff nurse to join our district nursing teams within Dudley Community Services. We are looking to recruit nurses who are committed to delivering high standards of care, be able to work as a team player and have the confidence to work independently without direct supervision.

You will provide nursing care to patients within their own homes and clinic settings.

You must have effective communication and interpersonal skills and be prepared to work flexibly and collaboratively to meet the needs of the service and demonstrate a willingness to extend and develop your existing skills, In return, we will offer you development opportunities, clinical supervision and mentorship support and deliver a formal induction programme.

Main duties of the job

The post-holder is responsible for the ongoing assessment of care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care. The post holder will carry out all relevant forms of care and will take responsibility for caseload holders in their absence.

About us

At the Dudley Group our patients and staff are at the heart of all that we do and that is to provide a world class service that aligns with our vision of excellent health care, improved health for all. We are seeking to recruit staff who share our vision and values of making Dudley Group an incredible workplace.

We are committed to becoming a diverse and an inclusive employer and where people feel sense of belonging. Seeking to expand diversity within our teams, we positively encourage applications from under-represented groups such asethnically diverse,disabled and LGBTQ+ groups. We are also under-represented in-terms of gender within nursing roles and we would welcome applications from people from male and non-binary backgrounds.

Dudley Group offer many opportunities for our staff to develop and grow within their roles through our Learning & OD department. These include topics such as communication, wellbeing, team development, cultural competency, and values, plus much more. For those in a Management/Leadership role, there are additional programmes to support you to develop the skills you need. These include our Managers Essentials Programme and a Leadership Programme that all managers will attend as part of your Dudley Managers Induction. Our Learning Prospectus is a great way to discover the details behind what's available for you here at The Dudley Group.

We are committed to home life balance through flexible working and making reasonable adjustments where possible

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification for complete details to assist your application for this job role.

Person Specification



  • First level Registered Nurse with NMC
  • Nursing degree or Equivalent Experience



  • Experience of working in a community setting
  • Computer literate
  • Substantial post registration experience
  • Venepuncture
  • Completion of preceptorship/support skills

Communication & Relationship skills


  • Demonstrates a caring attitude to patient care
  • Demonstrates attention to detail
  • Must be able to commute to meet the needs of a community staff nurse
  • Demonstrates a responsible attitude to their work
  • Demonstrates respect for patient dignity
  • Able to cope with distressing or emotional circumstances
  • Able to cope with some unpredictable work patterns and changing circumstances
  • Effective communication skills, verbal and written
  • Ability to work within a team and develop others
  • Ability to work within a team and develop others

Knowledge & Training


  • Evidence of undertaking a recognised course of study in teaching and assessing, or commitment to complete
  • Evidence of professional development

Planning & Organisational skills


  • Able to assess, plan, implement and evaluate care
  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Ability to manage personal daily caseload
  • Able to keep full and accurate records


  • Leadership skills

Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Trust Values


  • Able to provide safe, caring and effective services
  • Values and behaviours that reflect the Trust Values of Care, Respect and Responsibility
  • Commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace that is free from discrimination and where people feel they belong and their contribution is valued

Analytical & Judgement Skills


  • An Understanding of when to use clinical judgement
  • An understanding of when to ask for assistance
  • Ability to gain and maintain competence in relevant clinical skills in line with the NMC Code of Conduct


  • Background knowledge of the issues within the Primary and Community setting

Employer details

Employer name

The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust


Brierley Hill Health & Social Care Centre

Venture Way

Brierley Hill


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