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Community Staff Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Adult Community Services
Band 5
37.5 Hours per week
Job ref
University Hospital Lewisham
£22,128 to £28,746 per annum plus HCA
30/04/2018 23:59

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust are a committed multi- professional team who provide much-valued hospital and community services to residents in South East London. The Trust has built a good reputation as a place to enjoy job satisfaction and develop professional skills and experiences. Our people value the opportunity to work in a supportive culture and, we ensure our team are well rewarded for their contribution. By joining us now, you can play a role in shaping  our organisation that continues to put patient and client care first. Whatever the challenges ahead, we’re prepared to face them as one team.

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust is an integrated community and acute trust providing a seamless service to residents of the borough. The Adult Community Nursing Service is divided into 4 neighbourhoods and care is provided for patients in their own homes.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Community Staff Nurse who shares our Trust values and is passionate about delivering safe, high quality, holistic care to a dedicated client group.  

You will be required to work with a high degree of autonomy and professional accountability and expected to be motivated and enthusiastic with excellent communication and team working skills as well as a positive attitude to change.

You will visit patients in their own homes and provide a comprehensive range of clinical nursing activities. A key aspect of the role will involve working with the wider multidisciplinary team to help plan and deliver complex care to enable patients to remain in their home environment for as long as possible.

You will also experience the challenges of working within a diverse multicultural society which with the backing of a supportive team can prove to be very rewarding.

In return you will be supported with a comprehensive induction programme and access to further education for your own personal professional development such as Preceptorship and Mentorship to enhance career progression.

The Trust is committed to operating flexible working practices wherever possible.

Evidence of a full current UK driving licence and daily access to a car is essential, for this role.

INTERNAL APPLICANTS please apply via email to - application form not necessary.

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Chris Dawson, Neighbourhood Nurse Manager on 07876591889


If you have problems applying, contact

0208 836 5770