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Community Nurse

Job Reference: J62-SIR773-

Sirona care and health CIC
£24,212 - £30,112

We are Sirona care & health, a Community Interest Company committed to providing local communities with a range of high quality specialist health and social care services across South Gloucestershire, parts of Bristol and Bath and North East Somerset. For us, it’s about the personal approach; we take pride in what we do and deliver the high standard of care that we’d expect for ourselves and our families.

In return we offer an excellent range of benefits including generous holiday entitlement, paid enhancements for bank holiday/night working (where applicable), a contributory pension scheme (including, for some roles, the NHS pension scheme), a planned induction program, extensive learning and development opportunities, health and wellbeing programmes, flexible working patterns, staff excellence awards, in-house physiotherapy support and more!

If you are looking for a change, a new challenge and career development…then we would love to hear from you, as this may be the opportunity you are looking for!

We currently have a vacancy for a Band 5 Community Staff Nurse. The Locality covers the area in the north of South Gloucestershire with our District Nursing teams based in Yate, Filton, Thornbury and Patchway.

We seek nurses with passion and commitment who hold patient experience and care at the heart of their nursing practice and share our organisational values. In return we offer you day to day support along with excellent training and a real commitment to your personal development plan with opportunities for continued professional development and study. We will help you to develop your clinical skills to meet the growing demands of complexities, within patient care, faced by a modern and ever evolving district nursing team.

The District Nurse team is a community nursing team providing a flexible nursing service to patients in their own homes. We welcome interest from experienced or newly qualified nurses alike who have commitment and passion for delivering holistic nursing care within a community setting.

You will work closely with the team leader and need to have a good understanding of community nursing and the ability to deliver many clinical skills such as palliative care, wound care, safeguarding, management of complex patients, prevention of unnecessary admissions and assisting in the facilitation of early hospital discharges.

You will need excellent communication skills including negotiating, diplomacy and an ability to deal with sensitive issues.Part of the role will be to form excellent working relationships with all levels of staff including GP practices, the Community Rehab Team, Community Matrons, ECP’s and hospital services together with a wider multidisciplinary team and external services.

We are a modern organisation, which means that you’ll be equipped for mobile working (using a laptop and smart phone device); not only is this safer because you will have access all patient information at your fingertips, it also means you can complete records and any other patient paperwork in real time, so you can then focus all your attention on your next patient. We are a fully integrated service working with MDT colleagues in clusters to deliver care around the placed based model fit for the future.


  • RGN 1st Level Nurse

  • Community Experience desirable – students coming towards the end of their training are able to apply

  • IT skills

  • Willingness to undertake further training to meet the demands of the role

  • Team Player


If you would like to speak to someone in more detail about the role please contact Dawn Gormley Assistant Locality Manager Severnvale & Yate Locality 07712391314. Our friendly teams welcome informal visits from interested nurses.


For general recruitment enquiries please email or call 03001245444.

Sirona care and health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, and sharing information appropriately. Sirona is committed to safe recruitment practice and any appointment will be subject to satisfactory clearance appropriate to the post.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy. Sirona care and health is a Disability Confident Employer.

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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