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District Nurse Team Lead

East London NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
16 Jul 2024
Are you looking to progress your leadership skills and be at the forefront of change?

We are seeking a Community Nursing Team Lead to work within the North Bedfordshire Locality.

Main duties of the job

You will be a strong leader, focused on achieving real improvements in outcomes for patients and will be confident in your ability to support, coach and develop individuals and teams to deliver consistently high quality services. You will be innovative, forward thinking, self-driven with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

You will take pride in your work and be highly motivated and dynamic, have a flexible approach and be able to embrace change. Being a collaborative worker and the ability to network and build relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders is essential.

About us

Our mission is to make a positive difference to people's lives by improving the quality of life for all we serve. Our values are: We Care, We Respect, We are Inclusive - so we are looking for people who live and breathe these qualities when supporting service users and carers, and in their relationships with colleagues in the Trust and our partner organisations.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see JDPS - Due to the nature of the post the applicant must be able to meet the travel requirements of the post.

Person Specification



  • Registered General Nurse
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Relevant teaching/mentoring qualification and evidence of teaching skills
  • Demonstrable evidence of significant post-registration nursing experience, including in a community setting


  • Nurse Prescriber



  • Evidence of and commitment to multi-professional working
  • Demonstrate working within a multi-agency environment.
  • Have a comprehensive understanding of partnership working.
  • Demonstrate application of clinical governance
  • Excellent understanding of community health and social care principles and practice
  • Understanding of National and Local issues that impact on the population of Bedfordshire
  • Comprehensive understanding of the roles of others in health and social care
  • Experience in managing multi-disciplinary staff.
  • Experience in managing issues related to conflict resolution avoidance.
  • Knowledge of the principles of Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults and Children
  • Knowledge of the principles of health promotion and prevention of illness
  • Experience of using electronic systems to manage activity and the delivery of KPI information.
  • Evidence of specialist holistic assessment and evaluation skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage own time to meet the needs of the service
  • Ability to collect and interpret data in relation to patient activity and nursing care
  • Demonstrate experience in monitoring of staff and quality of service provided.



  • Demonstrate evidence-based practice and up-to-date clinical skills
  • Experience of clinical leadership
  • Extensive experience of complex assessment of health and social needs.
  • Ability to oversee multiple caseloads and monitor quality.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills using a variety techniques and strategies, i.e. email, documentation, active listening, verbal.
  • Ability to disseminate complex sensitive information to others



  • Able to adapt to change
  • Able to support staff, patients and carers during times of emotional distress
  • Able to work to deadlines and under pressure
  • Ability to work alone
  • Leadership and motivation skills
  • Computer literate
  • Willing to work to meet the needs of the service (to include evenings, weekends and bank holidays).
  • Ability to travel throughout Bedfordshire and access to a car for work purposes

Employer details

Employer name

East London NHS Foundation Trust


Twinwoods Health Centre


MK45 6AT

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