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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/06/2022.

Community Staff Nurse - Band 5

Job Reference: 301-VA-22-132131

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Burton District Nursing
Burton upon Trent
£25,655 - £31,534

An award winning organisation with over 9000 employees across services in North & South Staffordshire, Shropshire, Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Essex, we are one of the largest integrated Health and Social Care providers.

What can we offer you?

  • Our SOOTHE resources are supporting staff across the trust with their physical and mental health. In addition to the support offered from our occupational health provider Team Prevent.

  • Counselling support and lifestyle information with advice on a variety of personal matters

  • Annual Big SOOTHE week provides time to reflect on the demands following the pandemic and connect with others to feel able to face future challenges as we move forward.

  • “In our Gift” provides a platform for your voice to be heard to implement change

  • Purchase additional annual leave as well as wellbeing days

  • Career development opportunities and coaching

  • Access to in house training programs, leadership management and NVQ qualifications as well as our wellbeing and recovery college

  • Innovative research training program entitled STARS (Supporting the advancement of Research Skills)

  • Flexible working wherever possible including opportunities for homeworking

  • Opportunities to connect of important issues such as Sustainability and digital working

  • Empower and engage our staff with LOVE awards, LOVE long service awards and STAFF Surveys

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Commitment to create a more diverse and inclusive organisation through our Staff Equality Network

  • NHS pension scheme

  • You would be eligible for NHS discounts including blue light card and red guava

Join our team as a Community Staff Nurse to work within Burton upon Trent, providing care to patients in their own homes and clinics.

You should be a qualified nurse with excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to organize and prioritise your own workload without direct supervision. You should be committed to delivering a high quality service through an integrated and holistic approach to patient care, with an emphasis on avoiding hospital admission or unnecessarily long lengths of stay.

The District Nursing Service service supports people between the hours of 08.30 – 17.00 over a 7 day period.

Why choose East Staffordshire as a place to work?

Because we are an innovative, integrated Community service covering the East Staffordshire area including the Burton Town area, Uttoxeter and the surrounding Villages. We work closely across the Nursing teams, AHP’s including Podiatry, Physio, Falls Team, Stroke and Rehab team including our out of hours service, to ensure that our patients are at the centre of the care provided. We collaboratively deliver our care across all the professions, recognising the importance for patient centred approach, working together across all the nursing and therapy teams

We pride ourselves on our strong leadership, innovation, prevention and implementation of the care within the living model in all our patient care. We ensure that all of MPFT’s values and behaviours are entwined and embedded within our staff, teams and our patient centred care. We support the development and learning of all staff, having great links with our local universities, while also priding ourselves on growing our own staff and the leaders of the future

If you are interested in joining our innovative workforce, then choose East Staffs for the next chapter in your career



IMPORTANT INFORMATION about your application. Please read. .

The Trust treats personal data collected during the recruitment process in accordance with the Information Governance Policy. Information about how your data is used and the basis for processing your data is contained within the Trust’s Privacy Notice

1. UPDATES & CORRESPONDENCE – All correspondence will be sent via email to the email address you used when making your application. Please check your email regularly. If you have selected updates by text messaging we will also correspond via this method.

2. EMPLOYMENT CHECKS – If selected for interview, you will be sent an email with the details of the documentation you need to bring along with you to verify your Right to work in the UK, your identity and DBS Check. Failure to bring the documentation will delay your employment if you are successful at interview.

3. REFERENCES - Please ensure you provide email addresses for all referees for the last 3 years of employment and advise of any gaps in employment. We will not request references prior to interview unless you have given permission on your application form to do so, however, if you are offered a position with the Trust, references will be requested at the point of offer and by completing this application you are giving your approval for this information to be requested.

MPFT is committed to the equality of opportunity for all with the right mix of talent, skills and potential and welcome applications from a wide range of candidates from all areas of the community, who meet the specific criteria of the post regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, physical / mental disability or offending background.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of individuals and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The Trust has a positive attitude to employees and job applicants with mental health issues.

PLEASE NOTE: should we have a high volume of applications the Trust may close the vacancy early

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