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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/10/2021.

Deputy Community Nurse Team Lead - Band 6

Job Reference: 201-21-937

Employer:
Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Bodmin & 3 Harbours Cluster Community Nursing Team
Location:
Bodmin and 3 Harbours Commnunity Nursing Team, Bodmin/Fowey
Salary:
£32,306 - £39,027

Thank you for your interest in working for Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust prides itself in striving to be an employer of choice.

Our Trust objectives are:

  • Improve health and wellbeing and reduce inequalities by working in partnership and creating opportunities for our citizens.
  • Provide safe, high quality, timely and compassionate care and support, in local communities wherever possible, and informed by experience of people who use services.
  • Make Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly a great place to work in health and social care.
  • Working efficiently so health and care funding give maximum benefits.
  • Create the underpinning infrastructure and capabilities that are critical to delivering high quality care and support.

At the NHS, we are reminded every day of how important life is. As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement whether that’s job share, part time or another flexible pattern. In addition, although the role advertised may have a ‘home’ office base indicated, we remain committed to supporting flexibility around workplace locations. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

The successful applicant will be an NHS employee and may therefore have contact with vulnerable service users. During the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been necessary to take significant steps to protect the health and safety of our staff, service users and those attending our sites. In order to comply with our duty of care, we require our staff to have the COVID vaccine and we will ask for proof of vaccination during the recruitment process. Vaccination will be a condition of employment unless an exemption applies.


We currently have a vacancy for a Band 6 Community Nurse working with the Bodmin and 3 Harbours Community Nursing Team to work flexibly across the North locality when required. Situated in the beautiful area of North Cornwall we are busy, dynamic and forward thinking Community Nursing Team.

We are seeking to recruit a Band 6 Community Nurse , with a commitment to provide compassionate, holistic patient care, working flexibly across the area.

We are based within two locations, Bodmin Health Office and Par Health Centre and you will be expected to work from both locations on a rota system.

You must possess excellent communication and people skills; have the ability to work autonomously with little direct supervision, whilst being a committed member our supportive team.

Ability to travel independently across the County to fulfil the requirements of the post is essential as this position will be visiting our housebound patients providing nursing care in their own homes.

A car driver is essential.

This is a lone worker post.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Melissa Johns

Job title Community Nursing Team Manager

Email address melissa.johns@nhs.net

Telephone number 07717424457 or 01208 01208834550




To achieve our Trust objectives, we prioritise the development of our staff. To support this, the following opportunities are available:

  • Protected CPD time for registered staff
  • Access to a dedicated central development fund supporting CPD for all staff
  • Leadership and Management development programmes
  • Coaching and mentoring opportunities
  • A full clinical induction programme for operational skills
  • Access to a care certificate programme for our band 1-4 clinical staff
  • A bespoke and robust preceptorship programme to support newly qualified staff
  • Individual professional development programmes

Being part of a successful NHS Foundation Trust brings a portfolio of rewards and benefits for our staff. These include:

Free access to individual HARP portfolios to support revalidation for nursing staff

Free DBS checks where required

Discounts available from retailers, UK hotels and main attractions

NHS Pension Scheme

Salary sacrifice car scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Childcare vouchers

The Trust reimburses all application costs for staff eligible to apply for EU settlement status.

The Trust reserves the right to close this advert once a sufficient number of applications have been submitted. It is encouraged that you complete the application at your earliest convenience to avoid disappointment.

If you are successful at the shortlisting stage of the recruitment process you will be contacted via TRAC.jobs email regarding interview details.
We are committed to diversity and equality of employment including the employment of current and former service users.

If you are successful, you agree to Occupational Health accessing your health records from your current or previous employer to check the status of your inoculations and screening tests. Appointments are subject to full three year satisfactory references therefore please ensure you include correct contact details for your nominated referees including email addresses.

Any general recruitment queries, please contact our recruitment team on 01208 834644


UK Registration

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



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