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Community Staff Nurse- South East Community Team

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 Per Annum
Closing date
12 Jul 2024
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated Registered Nurse to join our Community Nursing Team within the South East District Nursing Team in the provision of planned and admission avoidance care to patients in the community.

We are looking for a caring, motivated, friendly Community Nurse to join our busy, professional and dynamic team. You should possess commitment to interdisciplinary team working and innovative delivery of excellent standards of care. You will be able to demonstrate a real enthusiasm for community nursing, as well as a desire for on-going professional development.

Ability to travel independently to fulfil the requirements of the post is essential.

Main duties of the job

To have a clear understanding of the vision of the Trust and be able to translate this into a local context for day to day administrative and operational implementation within a Community setting .

To assist the Caseload holders and Team Leader in promoting the vision and contributing to the establishment of an ethos of modern, customer orientated services and translates that into a culture of effective patient/user centred delivery.

The team provides nursing care to patients within their own homes or chosen place of residence offering an alternative to hospital admission, supporting timely discharge and enabling people to realise their potential.

We are committed to clinical support, CPD & training.

The post is covering 7 days 8am to 6pm service, on a Rota System.

About us

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust provides community-based health services for adults and children in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, and some services in surrounding areas too. These range from district nursing, health visiting and running four community hospitals through to providing very specialist community care through talented and dedicated staff.

Patients, carers and the public play a vital role in helping us to develop and improve our services and we are constantly looking for ways to work with local communities, patients and the public to innovate and improve. Have a look at the Have Your Say section of our website to find out how you can feed back your experiences and help us to continually improve.

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust is an exciting place to work. It offers a wide range of employment opportunities for many people.

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust positively encourages applications from all areas of the community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or religious beliefs. We are committed to ensuring people who work for the community trust have a good working life - and a good work life/home life balance.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the Job Description and Person Specification attached for further information on the role.

Person Specification



  • Previous NHS experience
  • Previous community experience
  • Experience of working in a multi disciplinary / multi agency
  • Experience of successful partnership working arrangements with other services

Knowledge and Skills


  • Uses evidence-based practice
  • Awareness of changing healthcare factors influencing change
  • Well refined communication (verbal and written), interpersonal skills - ability to gain rapport at all levels
  • Engaging and empowering approach that seeks to work with others and deliver outcomes in a successful and well informed

Training and Qualifications


  • Registered Nurse on the NMC register
  • Ability to demonstrate a level of English language and grammar
  • Commensurate with writing in service user case notes

Employer details

Employer name

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust


Northgate Medical Practice



WV16 4EN

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