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Community Staff Nurse - Slough

Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust
£29,828 to £36,311 per annum
Closing date
29 Jul 2024
Are you looking for a nursing role that allows you a fantastic work life balance and be more dynamic and varied?

If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you to join the Community Nursing Team at Upton Hospital in Slough!

We are a friendly and supportive team, looking for highly motivated RNs who possess strong communication skills. Your role will be pivotal within the local community by making a difference to our patients, delivering a high level of care in their own home.

As a Community Nurse, no day is the same and you will be met with patients of varied needs, from wound care to end of life care. Giving you the opportunity to develop and enhance your current skillset!

Our working hours/days are as follows:

Monday to Friday (Core hours) - 08:30 - 16:30

Only 1 weekend every 4 weeks with days off in the week

Late shift - 11:00-19:00

Early shift - 07:00 - 15:00

We offer some fantastic perks, such as flexible working, part time offerings, incredible training and support programmes to develop your skills and progress to a higher banding, and the highest paid mileage in the area.

If this appeals to you, we would love to receive an application from you. We will be offering interviews on a first come first serve basis and aim to give you an outcome on your application within 2 working days.

A full driving licence is essential for this role.

Main duties of the job

  • You will visit a number of patients on a daily basis in their own homes.
  • You will provide high quality nursing care to a range of patients with varying healthcare needs.
  • Some of the healthcare you will be expected to provide include end of life care, wound management, and much more.
  • Full time (37.5 hours per week) and part time opportunities available.
  • Located at Upton Hospital and covering surrounding areas.

About us

Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust isa specialist mental health and community health services trust. Rated 'outstanding' by the CQC, we're committed to providing the best possible care to people across Berkshire.

We value diversity and are proud to be a Stonewall Top 100 Employer.We work hard to create an inclusive environment where you'll be supported by friendly and professional colleagues to flourish.

Our values at Berkshire Healthcare:
  • Caring for and about you is our top priority
  • Committed to providing good quality, safe services
  • Working Together with you to develop innovative solutions

We welcome people who share these values to come and work for us.

Benefits of working for us include:
  • Flexible working options to support work-life balance.
  • 27 days' annual leave rising with service + opportunity to buy and sell
  • Generous NHS pension scheme
  • Excellent learning and career development opportunities
  • 'Cycle to Work' and car leasing scheme
  • Access to a range of wellbeing tools and services
  • Discounts at hundreds of popular retailers and restaurants
  • Staff networks for race, diversity, disabilities and armed forces community to support equality
  • Generous maternity, paternity, adoption and special leave.
  • Free parking across Trust sites

Job description

Job responsibilities

The must haves for you to be considered for this role:
  • Qualified Registered Nurse with NMC Pin
  • Car Driver with UK licence
  • Positive and motivational attitude

For further information about the role, please see attached job description and person specification. We strongly encourage you to review how you meet the criteria in the person specification and write about this point-by-point in your supporting statement for the best chance of being shortlisted. For further application tips see the help with your application document attached once you click apply.

If youre someone who shares our passion for excellence and care, you belong at Berkshire Healthcare!

We welcome a conversation about flexibility and any other questions you may have. Please dont hesitate to call: Jenine Cross on 07717 832703 or email: wholl be delighted to help.

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required.

Person Specification



  • Registered General Nurse (RGN)
  • NMC Registration

Continuous Professional Development


  • Evidence of CPD

Previous Experience


  • Community nursing Experience

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities


  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to assess, plan, implement and evaluate care.
  • Ability to identify risks and act accordingly with regard to safety of oneself, patients and others using the appropriate aids
  • Able to demonstrate use of own initiative and ability to work alone
  • Ability to demonstrate organisational skills
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to participate in standard setting and audit


  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding of LTC's and the concept of self-management

Additional Requirements


  • IT skills - including Excel, Powerpoint
  • Able to travel across multiple sites in Berkshire.
  • Ability to demonstrate professional behaviours and attitudes
  • Full UK driving licence and access to own car
  • Able to work flexibly across 7 day service requirement

Employer details

Employer name

Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust


District Nursing - Slough



Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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