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Community Nurse

Job Reference: 812-19-060-CAHS-HV-D

Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust
Community Nurse
St Pauls Hemel Hempstead, Hemel Hempstead
£24,214 - £30,112 per annum pro rata

Voted one of the best places to work by the Health Service Journal (HSJ), Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust (HCT) is one of a new generation of NHS Community Trust’s working across Hertfordshire. We provide a range of health services for adults and children who live across Hertfordshire.

Our services are vast and range from school nursing and health visiting for children and young people, to district nurses, diabetes services, rehabilitation in community hospitals, as well as other specialist services for adults and children. We deliver our services in people's homes, children's centres, local health centres and in its community hospitals. We employ around 2,500 members of staff who are at the forefront of NHS care and support.

We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity and encourage applications from candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds. We support staff to achieve a better work-life balance through a variety of flexible working arrangements.

We are committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our Trust Values underpin the work we do each day, and we welcome applicants who share the same values.

Dacorum Community Adult Health Services

Band 5 District Nurse vacancy

“Come to Dacorum to make a difference”

Are you looking for a change from acute to community?

Or perhaps you’re newly qualified and want to work within the community?

Or an experienced community nurse looking for a change?

Dacorum C.A.H.S are looking for passionate and highly motivated individuals to join our team.

We are passionate about providing great patient care for the Dacorum locality and beyond. We are also equally as passionate about looking after our staff and developing them.

Please get in touch to arrange informal visits or to have a chat about what the role entails.

The essential qualities we are looking for are:

  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Flexible approach to working
  • A full valid driving licence and access to a car to use regularly for business purposes is essential (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010).

What we offer

There are many reasons for joining Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust. Here are some of the reasons for coming on board with us:

  • 27 days Annual Leave on appointment
  • Generous Pension Scheme
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Eye Care Vouchers
  • Employee Assistance Programme to help staff’s health and wellbeing
  • Car Lease Scheme
  • We were voted one of the top 100 NHS trusts to work for in the country
  • You work with a friendly team
  • We’re passionate about patient care
  • We have a culture supporting and empowering our staff
  • We have a massive portfolio of development opportunities
  • We are a place where your views matter

A full valid driving licence and access to a car to use regularly for business purposes is essential (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010)

In addition to the basic salary, this post attracts a High Cost Area Supplement of 5% of basic salary subject to a minimum payment of £1,017 and a maximum payment of £1,762 per annum (pro rata where applicable).

The HCT Community Adult Health Services (formerly known as Integrated Community Teams) are committed to delivering high quality, nursing care to patients within their own homes and offer an integrated multidisciplinary approach in helping to support patient discharge and prevention of admission to hospital.

If you believe you have the necessary skills, enthusiasm and commitment for this role then please do not hesitate to apply. See attached job description and person specification for more information .

For further details / informal visits contact:

Sharon Parkins

Interim Deputy Locality Manager

01442 453700



After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, that as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

We will communicate any interview arrangements with applicants via e-mail so it is advisable that you check the email address you give on your application on a regular basis.

All new appointments (excluding all Medical & Dental doctors) are subject to 6 months’ probation period.

Staff recruited from outside the NHS will usually be appointed at the bottom of the pay band.

If you are successful at interview, then it is normal practice for our recruitment service to request your references as soon as possible.

All references from current and previous employers, will be sought and must cover a minimum of 3 years employment. Therefore, when completing the reference section of your application form, please give the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current/previous line managers that cover 3 years employment. Failure to complete this section may result in your application being delayed.

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.

UK Registration

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

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