Community Nurse - Leatherhead

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Post Title:                             Community Staff Nurse

Band:                                     Band 5                                            

Department:                         Leatherhead Primary Care Network.

Staff Bank at Epsom & St Helier NHS Trust have some exciting new Band 5 community nursing vacancies for Leatherhead Primary Care Network based in Surrey. We have both lines of work and flexible working hours Monday to Friday.

The service provides high quality care for patients in the community around Leatherhead, successful candidates will be an integral part of this service provision and the team.


Principal duties to include:


  • Work as part of the team undertaking lead responsibilities as negotiated and agreed with District Nurse
  • Treat all patients as individuals, respecting their privacy and dignity at all times
  • Assess individual care needs, implement and evaluate holistic programmes of care
  • Involving, supporting, informing and educating family/carers
  • Take every opportunity to promote health and wellbeing of the patient
  • Develop effective communication and liaison systems
  • Maintain clear and comprehensive, signed and contemporaneous records.
  • Facilitate/undertake training and professional updating for team and students
  • Act as an assessor and mentor to qualified and unqualified staff
  • Maintain, develop and monitor standards of evidence based nursing care
  • Maintain own professional and clinical integrity in line with NMC guidelines
  • Support/mentor team members and participate in clinical supervision activities
  • Work without direct supervision and to maintain close liaison with the senior team member, deputising as required
  • Be responsible and maintain timely patient care
  • Be responsible for maintain data entry and other record keeping
  • To work in co-operation and partnership with all other professionals and agencies involved in the care of the patient
  • Be aware of and act upon when necessary, procedures that are in place to protect vulnerable individuals
  • Undertake any such other duties which may be required from time to time as are consistent
  • with the post
  • Maintain own professional and clinical integrity in line with NMC guidelines
  • reasonably requested to move base temporarily or on a more permanent basis, as
  • requested by service needs





Assessment method




  • 1st level registration



  • Some community experience
  • Willingness to complete appropriate courses V100/Mentorship


  • Application Form & Certificate
  • Portfolio of evidence


Experience and knowledge


  • Relevant post registration experience
  • To have an understanding of current issues affecting the NHS
  • Understanding of the
  • Clinical Governance agenda
  • Risk management agenda
  • Research awareness


  • Change management
  • knowledge
  • Research and clinical
  • audit experience
  • Mentorship/teaching/

assessing experience

  • Team management and multidisciplinary working experience


  • Application Form & Interview
  • Portfolio of evidence




  • Ability to assess, deliver and evaluate quality care
  • Effective communicator
  • Teaching skills
  • IT and data entry skills
  • Autonomous and team worker and ability to supervise junior members of the team
  • Demonstrates initiative
  • Ability to organise own time efficiently
  • Ability to develop new skills appropriate to role


  • Presentation skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Evidence of innovation
  • Negotiation skills
  • Experience of appraisal and clinical supervision
  • Awareness of benchmarking


  • Application Form & Interview
  • Portfolio of evidence




  • Flexible
  • Reliable
  • Adapt positively to change
  • Car driver with a valid licence to drive in UK with access to a car to use for business purposes


  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Application Form & Interview



























Upon registration to Epsom & St Helier Staff Bank, successful candidates will qualify for:


  • Access to NHS Pension
  • Free core skills for health training
  • Extremely competitive pay rates
  • Access to online booking and timesheet portal
  • Priority of all shifts over agency staff
  • Weekly pay
  • Fuel allowance
  • Flexible working hours
  • 7 Day support from friendly bank team.


if you are interested in finding out more information on this exciting opportunity please apply and one of our team will be in touch shorty.

Bank Partners is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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