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Main area
Community Nursing
Band 6
Fixed term: 12 months (12 secondment also considered)
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust
Employer type
Norwich Community Hospital
£31,365 - £37,890 pa
Salary period
13/12/2020 23:59
Interview date

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Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust logo

Senior Community Nurse

Band 6

NCH&C is proud to be the first standalone NHS community trust in the UK to achieve an ‘Outstanding’ rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Our focus is on continually improving the quality of care we offer to local people and on improving access to that care, helping people to move seamlessly from one service to another. Praising NCH&C’s “compassionate, inclusive and effective leadership at all levels”, the CQC observed that our staff are well supported to make positive changes and innovations.


We welcome applications from people who share our values and can help us deliver outstanding care in our local community.

Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust is an organisation assessed as being ‘Outstanding’ by Care Quality Commission in 2018.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced, dynamic and enthusiastic nurse to join the West Norwich Neighborhood (City 3) Community Nursing Team . 

 The Community Nursing Service treats patients predominantly in their home settings, including residential homes and supported living complexes. We also provide some services in a clinic setting including our leg ulcer clinic and catheter clinic.

 The workload requires a good range of clinical skills to be applied in managing our patients with varied health problems including diabetes management, traumatic and post-operative wound care, pressure ulcer prevention and management, catheter management, bowel care, palliative and end of life care. Many of our patients will have complex multi-pathologies and so we aim to provide holistic, patient centred assessments and deliver individualised care.

You will have a proven background in nursing and a good understanding of community nursing. You will support the Clinical Lead and Clinical Operations Manager in delivering a quality service to patients through the review and management of complex patients, supporting roster management and reviewing and implementing learning from incidents. You will also live, breathe and promote the NCH&C’s Behaviour Framework.

This Band 6 post also involves supporting team members through structured supervision and appraisal, as well as through day to day clinical support where required. The Trust is committed to the development of nursing staff for the future through direct entry students and apprenticeships and so mentoring skills are essential.

Norfolk Community Health and Care is keen to deliver mobile working and any applicant must we able to engage with current and future transformation projects.

Norwich locality is working alongside its commissioners and local service providers as part of the Primary Care Network to develop community based services that support patients to remain at home and receive the services they require in an effective and co-ordinated way.

If you would like to be part of an Outstanding organisation that delivers high quality personalised care, supports innovation, that is committed to delivering quality services in our local Communities, and promotes an open and fair culture, then please apply to work with us. You will receive support and development through in service training, regular appraisals, a personal development plan and clinical supervision.

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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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Laura Semmence
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Clinical Operations Manager, West Norwich Neighborhood
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