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Complex Care Nurse, Band 6

Job Reference: 403-GEN869-H

Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
£30,401 - £37,267 per annum, pro rata

Nurse Required: West Somerset Living Better Project

Employer: Taunton & Somerset NHS Trust

Part-time: 18 hours per week

Salary: £30,401 - £37,267 per annum, pro rata

An R/N is required to join our existing team of four nurses delivering the West Somerset GP Federation’s Living Better project. This is an exciting opportunity for a nurse interested in improving patient outcomes by working on a dynamic project developed to meet the needs of a changing healthcare environment.

The post will be based at Exmoor Medical Centre and is a community-based role covering the practice’s area.

You will support patients, their families and carers to establish personalised care planning goals, encourage self-management and support independent living. You will be responsible for planning, proactively monitoring and anticipating the changing needs of patients on your caseload, co-ordinating care across all parts of the health and social care system.

You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team supported by the GP practice, Village Agents, Community and voluntary services, secondary care and social care, amongst others.

This post will be hosted by Taunton and Somerset NHS Trust as the employer. Service delivery will be managed by the West Somerset GP Federation Living Better Team and the post-holder will report locally to our practice management team. This is a fixed-term one year post and extension of this will be subject to ongoing budget renewals.

The application window for this role will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. If interested please apply as soon as possible.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Kathryn Kyle, Practice Manager Partner, email:

Our values are simple: Outstanding Care, Working Together, Listening and Leading.

We recognise that our staff are our most valuable resource, we are proud of the excellent levels of service our Trust provides to our service users and the dedication and conscientious of our staff.

Please ensure you read the attached document entitled NOTES FOR ALL APPLICANTS. This document includes essential information about the Recruitment Process.

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If you are successfully appointed, by completing the application form you authorise the Taunton and Somerset Foundation Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national Electronic Staff Record (ESR).

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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

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