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Community Staff Nurse

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum (pro rata for part time)
Closing date
23 Jul 2024
This post is eligible for a Golden Hello payment of �2,750 for new starters who are external to the Trust. This is payable in 3 instalments over a 2 year period. This payment is only eligible to new starters who do not already hold a contract of employment with the Trust. This post also includes paid enhancements for unsocial hours working during night, weekends and bank holidays.

Join us as a Band 5 Staff Nurse, full-time, in a substantive position. Our service operates from 8am to 8pm, seven days a week, offering flexibility in working hours. An additional team of Nurses and HCA's offer a robust, reactive evening and night Nursing team.

Collaboration is key in Nottinghamshire, and we work closely with colleagues across the region to provide a holistic, multidisciplinary approach to care delivery. Join us and enjoy the autonomy to manage your own working day, make clinical decisions for your patients, and be part of a supportive environment.

With bases in Mansfield, Ashfield, Bassetlaw, Newark, Sherwood, Rushcliffe, Broxtowe, and Gedling, we offer a great location with mixed rural and urban areas. Some of our bases provide easy access to the M1 between junctions 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, and 30. During your days off, explore nearby Sherwood Forest, the legendary home of Robin Hood, or Immerse yourself in the vibrant and dynamic atmosphere of Nottingham City and the many other attractions of Nottinghamshire

Main duties of the job

Our community teams of Nursing and Allied Health Professionals deliver care to people who present with significant physical health care needs in various settings including clinic based, community inpatient, hospices to care in the patient's own home, including care homes, enabling them to be independent, self-caring and live their optimum lives, reducing hospital admissions.

Services range from community nursing, including specialist practitioners, to public health and health promotion such as school nursing and health visiting, with many specialist community services designed to support care pathways such as Physiotherapy, OT, Speech and Language, Dietetics and Podiatry.

Supporting the efficient running of these services are administrative and managerial roles. All roles, at all levels, are vital in transforming community health services, ensuring high quality care is provided both now and into the future based around the needs of our patients - together we all make a difference.

About us

Nottinghamshire Healthcare employs over 10,000 colleagues who help #MakeADifference every day. We provide intellectual disability, mental health, community health, forensic and offender healthcare services across Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and South Yorkshire. Care is delivered from over 120 sites within the community from acute settings and across low, medium and high secure environments including prisons.

As one of the largest mental health and community trusts in the East Midlands and one of the biggest employers in Nottinghamshire. We are also home to national and regional services such as the National High Secure Deaf Service and the Nottingham Centre for Transgender Health.

We are committed to flexible and agile working, including the opportunity to join our bank.

Your health and wellbeing is our priority and as such we invest significantly in this via our in-house Occupational Health Service, Staff Counselling Service and Health and Wellbeing Team.

We offer a number of employee-led staff networks, including Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) groups, our Green Champions Network, Freedom to Speak Up Network. Health and Wellbeing Champions Network and Menopause Champions. We provide care to a diverse range of communities and are passionate about supporting diversity and inclusion in the Trust.

If you believe in our values of Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork, then we would love to hear from you!


Job description

Job responsibilities

We are seeking a suitably skilled nurse to join our physical healthcare services to the resident adult population of the Sherwood locality.

Providing appropriate community nursing care following a robust holistic assessment which enables patients to be cared for in their own homes and clinic settings. You will facilitate the prevention of unnecessary hospital admission/re-admission by reducing the effects of ill health and disability and maximising the individuals potential for independence.

You will be responsible for providing skilled nursing care to the residents of Sherwood and will work flexibly in the community to support our evolving and developing services, supporting the team to deliver high quality integrated care. You will need to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to be adaptable, reliable, resourceful and approachable. Working hours will be flexible between the hours 8am to 6pm over seven days.

Community experience is preferred but those with appropriate transferable skills will be considered, as will students having undertaken a community management placement.

The position requires you to work independently, but also be a team player.

A robust induction and competency based development package will be provided. Newly qualified staff will be offered a preceptorship programme.

Benefits of a community nursing career

A robust and tailored competency-based development package which will support you with a vast array of newly acquired nursing skills.Newly qualified staff will receive a tailored preceptorship programmeAccess to clinical and managerial supervision from a vast experience base.Free parking on all health care sites

Opportunity to undertake District Nurse degree secondment Would you like to Try before you buy? Come and see for yourselves how fantastic it is. Contact us now to arrange a day to shadow and spend time in one of our teams. Alternatively if you think this role is what youve been looking for, dont hesitate.apply now, we cant wait to meet you.

You will be part of a fantastic team who put patient care at the centre of everything they do. Our service covers the hours of 8am to 6pm over seven days, 365 days a year. Flexible working opportunities are available.

A full UK driving licence and vehicle for business use is required for this post however reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled individuals in line with the Equality Act 2010.

Person Specification



  • Professional Qualification, level 1 Registered General Nurse
  • Maintains current registration with the NMC


  • Demonstrate continued professional development to maintain professional registration



  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Demonstration of team working
  • Good written/oral communication skills Diplomatic, caring & sympathetic
  • Ability to be flexible and handle conflict issues
  • Good skills in assessment intervention and evaluation of patients nursing care
  • IT Skills



  • Demonstrates satisfactory clinical expertise for the banding


  • Specialist and area specific experience



  • Knowledge and understanding of current legislation and understanding of clinical risk assessments
  • Knowledge of the nursing 6 c's


  • Awareness of national and local issues impacting of nursing care



  • Willingness to undertake new clinical practices, education and training that will enhance service delivery

Values and Behaviours


  • All colleagues are expected to demonstrate that they act in line with Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Values: Trust Honesty Respect Compassion Teamwork
  • All colleagues are expected to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) and how it applies to their role. The Trust's expectations are highlighted within our EDI Policy, and associated EDI and Human Rights legislation

Contactual Requirements


  • A full UK driving licence and vehicle for business use is required for this post however reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled individuals in line with the Equality Act 2010.

Employer details

Employer name

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


Rainworth Primary Care Centre

Warsop Lane


NG21 0AD

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