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Community Staff Nurse

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
21 Jul 2024
Are you a passionate and caring person looking to work in a dynamic and innovative community nursing team?

If so, then we would like to meet you.

We are recruiting a Band 5 Staff Nurse to our Palliative Care Support Team. We support patients who are end of lifeacross Bradford in the community to provide high quality care to patients at the end of life. Working closely with community nursing teams, Fast Track team and Community Palliative Nurse Specialist, you will support patients to prevent unnecessary admissions to hospital, and support them in their preferredplace of care.

In addition, you will work alongside other key members of the primary health care team, other health and social care professionals, and carers, todevelop and implement personalised care plans for patients at the end of life.

This is a great opportunity to gain experience & one in which you will be supported by your colleagues, Community Team Leader and Operational Lead.

If you come and join us, our promise to you is that we will support you with your development needs and aspirations. We have an excellentleadership and development team to help you aspire to be the best you can be.

You will be joining a Trust that offers a wide range of staff benefits including flexible working and a range of options to support your health andwellbeing, to suit your needs and Preceptorship programmes or mentorship that is tailored.

Main duties of the job

To deliver high quality time limited programmes of care for patients who are at the End of Life (EoL). To support the development of the palliativecare team as a whole and provide a consistently high standard of care to patients and their carers both paid and unpaid.

Shortlist- 21st July 2024

Closing- 22nd July 2024

Interview- 6th August 2024

About us

Everything we do is underpinned by our core values: -

We Care - We act with respect and empathy, and always value difference

We Listen - We understand people's views and respond to their individual needs

We Deliver - We develop and provide excellent services and support our partners

We will consider a variety of flexible working arrangements to enable staff to balance their work and home lives and support staff by offering a fantastic range of benefits including :

Increase mileage rates for > 3500

A wide range of health and wellbeing support packages

A range of internal and external development and learning opportunities

Plus many more.

We are also proud to pledge our support to the Armed Forces and hold a Bronze Award in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.

BDCFT is dedicated to environmental and social sustainability by delivering on the commitments within our Green Plan. All staff are actively encouraged and supported to participate in training and to identify and implement sustainable quality improvement across all service areas and activities.

The Trust reserves the right to close this position early if a significant number of applications are received .

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please read the attached Job description and person specification for further information about this role.

Right to Work in the UK

Prior to your appointment you will be asked to provide confirmation of your right to work and reside in the UK. During your continued employment with the Trust, you have a personal responsibility to notify your manager as soon as possible should there be any changes to your right to work status.

Regrettably, if the role is not eligible for sponsorship under the Trusts eligibility criteria, the Trust are unable to extend your employment beyond the expiration of your current visa. The Trust is not responsible or liable for ensuring that your employment continues after this period.

As a condition of continuous employment, it is essential you maintain the legal right to work in the United Kingdom throughout the duration of your employment with Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust (BDCFT). Any change in your right-to-work status, including but not limited to, visa expiration, revocation, or denial of renewal, may impact your eligibility for employment with the Trust. It is your responsibility to promptly inform your Line Manager of any changes in your right-to-work status immediately, and to provide necessary documentation for verification purposes. Failure to obtain or renew your visa in a timely manner is a breach of employment conditions and will result in termination of your employment. We appreciate your attention to this matter and your commitment to fulfilling this requirement promptly.

Person Specification



  • Willingness to undergo education and training for both practice and service need
  • Willingness to work towards professional and performance objectives
  • Contribute to education/training of others



  • RN 1st Leve
  • Current NMC registration


  • Education in palliative care
  • Teaching and assessing qualification



  • Demonstrate an understanding of palliative care issues in the community
  • Palliative care experience
  • Research Awareness
  • Experience of working as part of a team
  • Experience of managing long term conditions


  • Previous experience of community nursing
  • One year post registration experience
  • Experience of working with syringe drivers

Employer details

Employer name

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust


Shipley Health Centre

Alexander Road


BD18 3EG

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