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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/09/2021.

District Nurse Team Leader

Job Reference: 824-INNER-9769-A

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
L5 K&C District Nursing, London
£45,024 - £50,806 PA inc. HCAS

Central London Community Healthcare (CLCH) is one of the largest community healthcare organisations in London and Hertfordshire, providing our services to diverse communities/boroughs in 11 London Boroughs - Barnet, Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Hounslow, Kensington and Chelsea, Merton, Richmond, Wandsworth, Westminster and Hertfordshire - Watford, St Albans, Potters Bar, Hemel Hempstead, Harpenden.

We are rated Good by the Care Quality Commission and are ranked among top NHS employers. Community healthcare is our focus and our passion. We champion the role of community health professionals to make sure our patients get great care closer to home.

District Nurse Team Lead

Fixed Term position (Until 31st March 2022)

Are you an experienced community nurse or qualified district nurse, looking for the next step in your career to take on the role of District Nursing Team Lead?

We are looking to recruit a Band 7 District Nursing Team Leader to join us in our Central London community nursing service in West London which covers Kensington & Chelsea and North West Westminster.

The post holder will have responsibility for running a team of district nurses, community nurses, health care assistants, and Nursing associates to deliver care to people in their own homes. The role is varied, with opportunities to develop both clinical and management/leadership skills.

The post holder will manage the care of patients with long term conditions, incorporating monitoring progress and promoting the preventative aspects of nursing practice.

The post holder will be expected to undertake the holistic assessment of patients using a person centred approach, and co-ordinate care packages across both health and social care as appropriate to avoid inappropriate admission to hospital or long term care environments, in addition to facilitate the timely discharge of patients from secondary care whilst taking active part in innovative projects that enhance patient centred service delivery and development. The DN is responsible for promoting good teamwork and providing teaching and support to other team members.

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
  • Single occupancy accommodation in Central London – (we can help you find accommodation in London, support you with your deposit)
  • Support with gaining your driving license *T&C’s apply
  • Car lease scheme *T&C’s apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

At CLCH we appreciate and are proud of the diversity in the communities we serve and the workforce we employ. Applications are open and welcome to anyone, regardless of your age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, and disability. We are proud to say that we follow the workforce race equality standard and 28% of our senior staff (8A and above) are from a BAME background. CLCH also has active BAME and LGBTQI networks.

Please be aware that all communications about this vacancy will be received to you via email and text message. Always check your inbox and junk mail folders and provide a UK mobile number if available.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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