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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 28/09/2021.

Senior Community Nurse

Job Reference: 270-TC528-ACS

Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Community Nursing
Isebrook Hospital, Wellingborough
£32,306 - £39,027 pa pro rata

We are currently seeking a dedicated, caring, compassionate & highly motivated District nursing sister (Band 6) to join our District Nursing Team. Applications are welcomed from nurses who have 2 or more years’ experience post qualification and previous roles working as a community nurse will be advantageous.

The Community Nursing Service aims to provide an excellent standard of person centred planned and unplanned nursing intervention to patients in their homes and is part of an integrated service that supports patients to remain in their home environment. As a County Wide Community Nurse you will work closely with the multi-disciplinary team including GPs, Practice Nurses and Specialist Nurses in order to support the service delivery having a high focus on quality outcomes and improving the patient experience.

As both an organisation and a service we are actively involved in both local and national innovative projects around improving quality of care and integrated working. We promote mobile working technology to aid staff to provide a safe robust service for the patients. We have an extensive program of training and skills development available and actively nominate and encourage our staff to apply for national awards, such as Queen’s Nursing Institute, RCN and Nursing Times awards. Motivated staff are encouraged to complete extended skills training such as the DNSPQ, Advanced Clinical Assessment Skills and Non-medical Prescribing (V300). The Trust also supports unqualified team members with appropriate experience to complete Nurse Associate training and for those who can demonstrate capability, Registered Nurse training.

NHFT has recently been rated as Outstanding following an inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC)


For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Rachel Conlon

Job title Service Manager

Email address

Telephone number 07719 070321

Additional contact information

Laura Clifford - Community Matron

07795 110195

NHFT is an integrated primary care and mental health Trust, providing physical, mental health and specialty services in both hospital settings and out in the community. Because we put the person at the centre of all we do, we focus on delivering care that is as easy to access as possible. This means many of our services can be provided at home, work or in schools. We also provide health services to several prisons and detention centres in Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire etc.

It is our vision to be a leading provider of outstanding, compassionate care. Our most recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection recognised this with an ‘Outstanding’ rating overall, as well as an ‘Outstanding’ rating for the Caring domain. Applicants will need to demonstrate a commitment to delivering outstanding compassionate care and also commit to the Trust mission statement: Making a difference for you, with you. Our vision, mission and values are all part of the roadmap for all we do.

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.

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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