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Community Matron - WF ICT Central

NELFT North East London Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pa pro rata (plus HCAS)
Closing date
12 Jul 2024
Band 7 Community Matron - 37.5 hours per week

North East London Foundation Trust have an exciting opportunity for a Community Matron in Waltham Forest, ICT Central , Integrated Community Team.( Walthamstow Area )

Are you looking for a fresh challenge, are you committed to the delivery of high quality patient care and keen to be part of a team where your ideas and opinions are valued - then look no further!

We are committed to meeting the needs of modern healthcare and providing the best possible service to our patients as a result we have an exciting opportunity, which represents great career opportunities for the right person.

The successful candidate will demonstrate flexibility, excellent communication skills and the ability to work as a team member as well as using your own initiative. This is an excellent opportunity to further develop your clinical and leadership skills and knowledge of long term conditions.

Community Nursing are the beating heart of our health and care services - we look forward to you working with us .

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work as a complex case manager, without direct supervision. You will be involved in delivering integration, working with GP's, Social services and the third sector organisations.

You will be providing case management, facilitating early discharge from hospital and preventing unnecessary/unplanned hospital admissions where appropriate as well as supporting healthcare closer to home.

The service currently operates from 09.00 - 17.00hrs, Monday to Friday.The post holder will be expected to support their team, department and organisation to achieve the Trust's Values in their day to day work.The post holder will be a Registered Nurse, with at least 2 years community experience of managing a complex caseload of patients.You will be responsible for a caseload of patients with complex health and social care needs. You will work autonomously to case manage these clients and use advanced nursing skills, such as assessment and prescribing to manage their conditions in the community.

They will work as part of the integrated care team, working within and across professional and organisational boundaries. Liaising with GPs, other professionals and statutory and voluntary agencies he/she will deliver individualised care to patients.

About us

COVID-19 Vaccination

We continue to encourage all staff to ensure that they have been double vaccinated and received their booster. We recognise that taking the vaccine provides the best defence against COVID 19 for our patients, our staff and their families.

Probationary Period

This post will be subject to a probationary period. Internal applicants are exempt from the probationary period (unless you are an internal applicant currently part way through a probationary period or currently a bank member of staff).

Starting with NELFT

NELFT place a great deal of importance on new starters being properly welcomed and inducted into the Trust. All new starters will join the Trust on the first Monday of each month and will undertake a comprehensive induction of up to two weeks which will include mandatory training, systems training and the allocation of equipment. As part of the process new starters will have the opportunity to also meet the executive team, senior managers and attend a number of drop in sessions focusing in engagement, health and wellbeing and key processes. The induction will be held at our head office in Rainham, Essex.

High Cost Area Supplement - London

This post also attracts payment for High Cost Area Supplement of 15% of the basic salary (minimum payment of �4,313 and a maximum payment of �5,436 per annum pro rata).

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Community Matron :
  • Will manage a caseload to maximize efficacy and effectiveness in their role in order to provide best service to the patient.
  • Will utilize a range of quality improvement tools to review professional practice and initiate and evaluate changes to practice when required.
  • Will access Clinical Supervision and professional support from sources agreed with the line manager in order to support critical reflection and support safe practice.
  • Will support and supervise colleagues and provide targeted education, training and development as required.
  • Will engage positively in performance management and participate in the review and development of their Personal Development Plan As required.

Will demonstrate effective clinical and professional leadership in regards to developing the strategy for the development of services surrounding Long Term Conditions

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for further details on this vacancy.

Person Specification



  • putting people first

Essential to Role


  • Must Be a prescriber
  • Must have a minimum 5 years experience as an Registered Nurse
  • Must have mentoring course

Essential to Role


  • experience of collaborative working
  • evidence of leading and managing change
  • experience in managing conflict
  • ability to understand and interpret clinical data and information
  • able to work as an advanced practitioner with expert clinical skills


  • evidence of NHS plan, frameworks and government policies
  • basic awareness of IT and IT skills
  • experience with managing patients with long term conditions

Essential to Role


  • Evidence of Post reg Evidence of post registration education, e.g. specialist practitioner, nurse practitioner, post registration courses,

Employer details

Employer name

NELFT North East London Foundation Trust


ICT Central, Jane Atkinson Health and Well-Being Centre

714 Forest Road


E17 3HP

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