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Community Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 449-ASP671

Solent NHS Trust
District Nursing
£25,655 - £31,534 p.a pro rata

Make a difference with us

If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you’re looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.

  • To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access
  • To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work
  • To deliver the best value for money

If you’re passionate about preventing hospital admissions and responding to urgent care needs to patients within their own homes, then Community Nursing is the role for you!


Our Community Nursing Team work across Portsmouth City, providing clinical intervention for individuals with a range of needs within their own home environment throughout the day and night. Our care is 24/7, 365 days a year so we’re looking for Registered Nurses who are flexible with hours available in both our day team and our Out of Hours team.

Day Team shifts are worked on a 5 day rota'd basis, between Monday-Sunday with hours of 08:30-17:00.

Out of Hours Team shifts are also are worked on a 5 day rota'd basis, between Monday-Sunday with hours of16:00-00:00 and 21:30-08:30.

For both teams, weekend work will be required, every 1 in 3 weekends.

In this role, you will work within a Primary Care Network team, led by one of our Community Matrons and working alongside other professionals such as GP’s and Social Services. Experience within the community would be desirable however, everyone has to start somewhere and we want to help you grow and develop as a clinician.

We would love to hear from nursing students who are due to qualify in the summer and are looking for their first nursing role at Solent NHS Trust. Your new journey will be supported by an induction period where you will be supernumary. You will also be surrounded by a widely experienced community nursing team who will share their skills and knowledge with you to help your development as an independent practitioner.

What we really need from you is the drive to deliver the best quality and patient centred care.

We need you to travel across the city to visit our patients so ideally, you will have access to your own car. We also have pool cars which can be used by people with full UK driving licences and if you want to use your own, you can claim mileage!


Workbase: St Mary's Community Hospital, Portsmouth

Hours: Full Time (37.5), Part Time hours may be considered

We’d love to talk more about the role and what our service does so please contact Julie Harbison (Clinical Manager) at


We will contact you via NHS Jobs if you are shortlisted for interview. Candidates selected for interview will be contacted before the given interview date; therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders.

Our shared values support the development of a strong working culture. They breathe life into our organisation – guiding and inspiring all of our actions and decisions. They enable us to be better at what we do and create a great place for our staff to work, whilst ensuring we provide the highest quality of care to our patients.

In creating our values, we spent time listening to our employees and members. Based on what people told us, we created our HEART values to reflect the deep belief that we are caring organisation at the centre of our community: Honesty, Everyone counts, Accountable, Respectful, Teamwork.

We are an accredited Real Living Wage employer.

We encourage and support our staff to be vaccinated as this remains the best line of defence against Covid-19.

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