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Community Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 270-TA303-ACS

Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Community Nursing
St James' Clinic, Northampton
£24,214 - £30,112 pa pro

Do you want to work for an Outstanding Trust?

Are you forward thinking, innovative and enthusiastic? Do you want to play a pivotal role in delivering high quality person centred care to patients in their own homes? If so then please come and join our dedicated and highly skilled teams.

The successful candidate will have good communication skills and work both as an independent practitioner and as part of a supportive team. They will deliver safe and effective care for patients who are predominantly housebound and may have complex needs. Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is committed to training and developing its staff not only with clinical skills but also in leadership and managerial skills.

With the new NHS reforms and the NHS 5 year plan District Nurseswill play a significant role, particularly with new models of care, that aim to shift more care into the community.

The service aims to provide an excellent standard of care that supports patients to remain in their home environment. In Northampton you will work closely with the multi-disciplinary team in order to support the service and have a high focus on delivering quality outcomes and improving the patient experience.

As both an organisation and a service we are actively involved both local and national innovative projects around improving quality of care, integrated working with stakeholders, designing new pathways and we are currently mid-way through a two year project that will transform community nursing in the county. We have an extensive program of training and skills development available for staff and actively nominate and encourage our staff to apply for national awards and recognition, such as Queen’s Nursing Institute, RCN and Nursing Times awards.

The service is provided from 8am to 6pm seven days a week, over a shift pattern. Weekends, bank holidays are a requirement of the job.

Pre-registration students are encouraged to apply.

Car owner/driver and current driving license essential or access to a car (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010)

In addition to the benefits offered under the NHS terms and conditions of service, this post additionally attracts an incentive of £3000 pro rata for the successful applicant/s paid over the first 12 months of employment.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Helen Stobart -

Lisa Carter -

NHFT is an integrated primary care and mental health Trust, providing physical, mental health and specialty services in both hospital settings and out in the community. Because we put the person at the centre of all we do, we focus on delivering care that is as easy to access as possible. This means many of our services can be provided at home, work or in schools. We also provide health services to several prisons and detention centres in Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire etc.

It is our vision to be a leading provider of outstanding, compassionate care. Our most recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection recognised this with an ‘Outstanding’ rating overall, as well as an ‘Outstanding’ rating for the Caring domain. Applicants will need to demonstrate a commitment to delivering outstanding compassionate care and also commit to the Trust mission statement: Making a difference for you, with you. Our vision, mission and values are all part of the roadmap for all we do

Don’t just take our word for it: In 2018, 72.2% of our staff recommended NHFT as a place to work, the highest score for trusts of our type. We were also honoured to win the Health Service Journal’s coveted Trust of the Year award the same year.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL CORRESPONDENCE FOLLOWING YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE MADE VIA EMAIL AND THE TRAC RECRUITMENT SYSTEM . If you do not hear from us by four weeks after the closing date then you may assume that on this occasion unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful.

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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