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Bank Registered Nurse Community

Job Reference: J11-A-21-39497

NHS Professionals - Flexible Workers
Community Based Job Ref (624)
£16.93 -£23.61

Bank Registered Nurse Community

Employer:    NHS Professionals - Flexible Workers

Location:      Wokingham Community Hospital / Community Based

Salary:           £16.93 – £26.61

Placement:       Until March 2022

Please see the attached job description prior to applying for the role.

Job Title:  Registered Nurse Community

Band:        5

Trust:       Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust 

Location: Wokingham Community Hospital/ Community Based                                                                                              

Pay Rate: Day £16.93, Night/Saturday £21.77, Sunday/Bank Holiday £26.61

Working Hours:  08:30 – 16:30 or 11:00 -19:00 over 7 days per week

What is special about this opportunity?

Berkshire Healthcare’s vision is to provide the best care in the right place; developing and delivering excellent services in local communities with people and their families to improve their health, well-being, and independence. We pride ourselves in recruiting staff who display our values and the right behaviours and work hard to create a culture which respects all our staff for the unique contribution they make to ensuring high quality care is delivered. Our values are:

  • Caring  for and about you is our top priority.
  • Committed  to providing good quality, safe services.
  • Working together  with you to develop innovative solutions.


This is a community nursing role covering a wide geographical area. You will possess extensive clinical skills, be able to work independently and autonomously escalating issues and concerns where appropriate.

Experience required:

  • 12 months for confidence and competence

 Requirements for this role:

  • Complete First Assessments
  • End of Life care
  • Syringe Pumps
  • PICC Lines
  • Wound Care
  • Dopplers and compression
  • Venepuncture
  • Catheters
  • Injection
  • Bowel Care
  • Waterlow
  • Must have access to a vehicle and be a car driver

Desirable Skills

  • Specialist practitioner course and experience of working in the community.
  Responsibilities: (Included but not limited to)
  •  To work effectively individually and as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • To be able to assess patients referred for care in order to develop a formulation of their problems
  • To develop and maintain specialist knowledge of the Mental Health Act and the Mental Capacity Act
  • To be responsible for the care of assigned patients and to manage, direct and evaluate their care in an effective manner
  • To be able to communicate effectively with other professionals about issues relating to patients’ care.
  • To escalate as required, reporting any incidents/accidents, and ensuring they are recorded using the appropriate method
  • Work closely with local authority colleagues
  • Work collaboratively with other health care professionals and agencies ensuring a seamless delivery of services for patients

Who are NHS Professionals?

NHS Professionals (NHSP), owned by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), works in partnership with hospital trusts to provide a bank of highly skilled temporary workers who want to work flexibly within the NHS.

Working through the NHSP bank means Trusts do not have to rely on expensive agencies. Right now, we have over 130,000 members registered on our bank from various roles, grades, and specialities, saving the NHS over £70 million each year. This money is then reinvested back into the NHS.

To Apply

For more information on the roles or details on how to join NHS Professionals, call 0333 0143679 or email


As an equal opportunities organisation, NHSP is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective bank members and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender reassignment, or marriage and civil partnership. We believe there is a strong case for the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion agenda and we strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a range of backgrounds to apply.

Please note that you will be contacted via e-mail throughout the recruitment process, so please check your e-mails regularly.

We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

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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