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Community Nurse - Pershore & Upton

Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year
Closing date
24 Jul 2024
We have an exciting opportunity with the Neighbourhood Team covering surgeries at Pershore and Upton for a full time Community Nurse on a 12 month fixed term contract.

We are a team of creative professionals who are focused on compassionate care. We work closely with our GPs and work hard at developing relationships with other primary care services, drawing on the skills of our MDT colleagues to manage complex patients and ensure our services are as responsive and patient centred as possible.

We are a supportive team who are all committed to developing our services to provide the most individual care for our patients. We offer dedicated time for training and clinical supervision, with a supportive learning & development department to help guide you in your career progression.

We will provide you with resources to develop and progress, as well as flexibility, continual professional development and a wide range of wellbeing and support. We welcome any level of experience to the role and if you would like to discuss this opportunity further please contact Helen Hedges on 07501 483203.

Main duties of the job

The role requires
  • The ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Flexible working to provide care across the local area (the service operates from 7:30am 6:30pm, Monday - Sunday incl bank holidays)
  • An enthusiastic, motivated and innovative thinker
  • The ability to work autonomously, manage your own case load and work within a multi-disciplinary team
  • The ability to problem solve
  • Experience of working in a fast paced and varied environment
  • The ability to travel to deliver care services

Your typical working day will include home visits for adults over 18 years needing a range of nursing interventions, including end of life care, all types of wound care- you will become expert in tissue viability. Other skills required will be in IV therapy and holistic assessment of a persons needs, taking in to account their environment and social circumstances.

You will support in the education of student nurses pre and post registration, plus nurse associates and HCAs to a high standard. As a band 5 nurse, you will oversee patients and assist in decision making regarding their care. You will also attend daily handovers and participate in meetings.

About us

At Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust, we are working together to deliver outstanding care. We run community hospitals and community health services across Worcestershire and provide mental health and learning disability services across both Herefordshire and Worcestershire.

Our people (all 4500+ of them) provide services for people of all ages, experiencing both physical and/or mental health conditions from over 100 sites.

We will support you to thrive offer flexible working options for a great work-life balance, help you fulfil your ambitions, and empower you to make positive changes within your team or service. Its why we were named Large Apprenticeship Employer of the Year award at the 2022 Worcestershire Apprenticeship Awards. We value diversity and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, cultures, and ethnicities.

What we offer

27 days leave plus bank holidays, increasing up to 33 days with long service

Generous NHS pension and enhanced pay when you work unsocial hours

Flexible and agile working opportunities

Great maternity, paternity, and adoption support

Wide range of staff networks such as LGBT+ and ENRICH (Equality Network for Race Inclusion and Cultural Heritage)

Health service discounts and online benefits including excellent cycle to work and car salary sacrifice schemes

Health and wellbeing opportunities

If you would like to know more, please visit our careers website.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For full details of the duties and criteria for the role please refer to the job description and person specification attached.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse (RN1)
  • Evidence of ongoing continuing professional development


  • Additional courses in wound care , palliative care , diabetes care .

Additional criteria


  • Able to meet the travel requirements of the role



  • Experience gained during Pre-Registration training


  • 2 years` post registration experience
  • Community nursing experience



  • Variety of evidence based clinical skills
  • Confidence to teach student nurses, trainee nursing associates, patients, carers and members of the multidisciplinary team
  • Understanding of evidence-based nursing, multidisciplinary working and clinical governance

Skills & Abilities


  • Ability to communicate effectively and clearly in English in both written and verbal formats
  • Ability to understand professional and ethical issues
  • Ability to reflect on and critically appraise own performance

Employer details

Employer name

Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust


Pershore Community Services

Queen Elizabeth Drive


WR10 1PS

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