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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 25/02/2021.

Specialist Community Nurse

Job Reference: 338-2939194-21

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust
Community Nursing
Scarborough Community Services, Scarborough
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust are proud award winners of the HSJ Provider of the Year 2019

The Role

ARE YOU FED UP BEING STUCK INDOORS ON A WARD? Imagine seeing beautiful views of the COAST and MOORS every day!

Do you want the opportunity to EMPOWER patients and deliver COMPLEX care in patient’s homes?

Do you want the privilege of visiting patients in their own homes to deliver increasingly complex, holistic care? If so, Community Nursing may be the right career choice for you. Scarborough Community Services are currently recruiting a Band 6 District Nurse or Senior Community Nurse.

You will be an excellent communicator, have the ability to work autonomously whilst being part of a team with an integrated approach to care. You will have well-developed clinical skills and be able to lead within the context of a Community Nurse role. You will provide high quality clinical care, supervision of staff and case management for patients in the community.

The team strives to provide patient centred care, and actively encourage prevention and self-management, therefore the applicant will be required to work closely with the multi-disciplinary team, working collaboratively, and strengthening relationships with our GPs.

Community Nursing is a highly specialised area of practice recognised by the Queens Nurses Institute and NMC as a specialist role. As a District Nurse/Senior Community Nurse, you will work within an integrated hub model of District Nurses, Specialist Nurses, Community Staff Nurses, Therapists, Trainee/Registered Nursing Associates, Associate Practitioners, Health Care Assistants and phlebotomists to meet the needs of the complex patient in the community and avoid admissions to the acute sector as far as practicable. This includes:

  • Intravenous Antibiotic administration,
  • End of life care,
  • Managing the deteriorating patient,
  • Complex and simple wound care including VAC therapy and compression therapy,
  • Venepuncture,
  • Utilising advanced physical assessment skills and many more clinical nursing skills.

Why work for us?

We are proud to be award winners of the HSJ Mental Health Provider of the year 2019.

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust provides a broad range of community and inpatient mental health services, community services (including therapies), learning disability services, healthy lifestyle support and addiction services to approximately 600,000 people.

We employ approximately 2,500 staff across more than 70 sites at locations throughout Hull, the East Riding of Yorkshire, Whitby and Scarborough. We deliver mental Health Services, specialist services for children, Forensic Services, Community and Learning Disability Services, as well as having eight GP practices across the locality.

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust - a multi-specialty health and social care teaching provider is committed to Caring, Learning and Growing. We aim to be a leading provider of integrated health services, recognised for the care compassion and commitment of our staff and known as a great employer and a valued partner.

As a teaching Trust, we work closely with our academic partners, including Hull York Medical School (HYMS) and Hull University, nurturing and developing a workforce of doctors, nurses and other health and social care professionals of the future.

At Humber we believe our people are our greatest asset and therefore we are committed to developing, growing and rewarding our workforce. As an employee at Humber you will benefit from pay in line with Agenda for Change, NHS pension, training and development, annual appraisal, generous annual leave entitlement and flexible working options to enable you to achieve a healthy work/life balance.


Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust serves the rural populations of Hull, the East Riding of Yorkshire and North Yorkshire. Within North Yorkshire, Scarborough, Ryedale and Whitby areas boast a wide array of diverse property from coastal cottages to riverside apartments, with access to excellent schools and further and higher education providers. There is beautiful scenery across the locality, including picturesque seaside towns, Market towns, woodland areas, moorland and world heritage sites including castles, and Abbeys. Local events include food festivals, Gothic weekends, Victorian weekends, cycling events, Armed Forces and Lifeboat weekends.

The region has transport connections with train services from Scarborough and Malton to York, Leeds, and London, and from Whitby to Teeside, and easily commutable for driving, for example York to Whitby within an hours drive

Please note that if there is a high volume of applications we reserve the right to close the vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date.

This post will be subject to successful completion of a 6 month probationary period where applicable, further details would be included within any offer letter.

Applicants who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome to apply and will be considered alongside all other applicants. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. Further information is available on the UK Border Agency website.

If required for the post the ability to commute within the Trusts geographical area with access to the appropriate means of transport would be essential.

We will apply for a Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service for the successful candidate if this is required for the post. Anyone applying for a position which involves a regulated activity will require an enhanced Disclosure & Barring check and that the disclosure will, where appropriate to the role, include information against the Independent Safeguarding Authority barred lists for working with children or working with adults or both.

IMPORTANT: Should your application be successfully shortlisted, you will be contacted to attend an interview electronically to the email address provided at the time of the application. It is important therefore, that you CHECK YOUR EMAILS/NHS JOBS ACCOUNT on a regular basis.

If you are not contacted by the Trust within six weeks of the closing date of the vacancy, your application will have been unsuccessful on this occasion. We would however like to thank you for the interest you have shown in the Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

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