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Senior Community Nurse

Central London Community Health Trust
£40,701 to £48,054 per annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
23 Jul 2024
Are you what we are looking for? Do you consider yourself to be the nextgeneration of leaders in the NHS, If so an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Nurse in the Outer North West Division for a community nurse to work closely within the planned care of Nursing and Therapy.

This is a great opportunity to develop your understanding of quality drivers and to work closely with clinical teams to support the delivery of high-quality care and positive patient and staff experience.

We are looking for a dynamic and motivated individual with nursing experience who can provide local clinical leadership for the multi-disciplinary team working across the Division.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to further develop quality expertise and lead key projects and pieces of work by developing strong relationships and network across the Division. You will work collaboratively with the wider multi-disciplinary team, other health and social care practitioners and the nursing staff, to provide the best care and quality outcomes for patients and service users, in-keeping with national guidelines.

Main duties of the job

The clinician must demonstrate strong clinical skills and experience working in and understanding Community services. They need to be able to evidence a broad understanding of the quality agenda and have experience of leading teams and services through change and development.

The clinician must also demonstrate experience in collaborative working with MDT teams includingsocial services, GPs, district nursing and voluntary services.

We require an experienced and skilled communicator to ensure effective delivery of information to staff, patients, carers, MDT and others.

We require a motivated clinician who is seeking to develop their clinical expertise in delivering the quality agenda and developing expertise in community care pathways, with a focus on delivering treatment closer to home. The successful candidate we are looking for will facilitate evidence-based interventions and will demonstrate this by influencing quality outcomes and high user experience across Divisional services.

Applicant must Hold a full, valid, UK driving licence and have access to a car to use for business purposes (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010)

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Kindy Kaur/Angel Nduku

Email kindykaur@nhs.ner or

About us

Just as we care about our patients' wellbeing, we care about yours!

We can offer you:
  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Car lease scheme *T& C's apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

To have a full look at our benefits and what it's like working for us please go here:

Please refer to job description, personal specification and trust values, for outline of skills, knowledge and experience required.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to job description, personal specification and trust values, for outline of skills, knowledge and experience required.

Person Specification



  • RGN / RN with current registration
  • Evidence of recent and continuing post-registration professional education and training
  • Practice supervisor/assessor training


  • Has undertaken formal training in staff and team management
  • Nurse prescribing qualification



  • Evidence of recent post-registration nursing experience
  • Experience of negotiating and liaising within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Experience of working with people with complex health needs
  • Experience of supervising junior staff and co-ordinating a team on a day to day, regular basis
  • Experience of teaching students and other staff members
  • Experience of implementing evidence-based care in practice
  • Experience of undertaking comprehensive health needs assessment and writing care plans


  • Experience of managing staff
  • Post-registration community nursing experience

Skills & Knowledge


  • Knowledge of: ? Principles of care for patients with long term conditions, based on local/national guidelines and standards
  • NMC Code of Professional Conduct and application to practice
  • Appraisal and Personal Development Planning
  • Understanding of NHS and Integrated Care boards structures
  • Leading audit process
  • Applying evidence based care into practice
  • The principles of clinical governance and application to practice
  • Clinical supervision - purpose and application
  • Managing difficult situations and conflict resolution ? How equal opportunities can be implemented in practice
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Has high level competence in a range of clinical skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Able to work without direct supervision, planning and prioritising own workload and that of others
  • Able to delegate work effectively and safely
  • Ability to risk assess a situation and act appropriately ? Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Able to identify own and others learning and development needs and actively seek ways to meeting those needs
  • Basic computer skills

Other Key Attributes


  • Able to carry out the duties of the post with or without
  • adaptations
  • Able to travel around the district (car/bike/public transport/foot)
  • Able to provide evidence of where you have demonstrated the Trust's Values and Behaviours
  • Able to demonstrate excellence in Customer Service

Employer details

Employer name

Central London Community Health Trust


Willesden Centre for Health & Care


NW10 3RY

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