Community Nurse

Posted by Major Healthcare 04/01/2021

Orpington, Greater London
£24,907 - £30,615/annum Additional Benefits
Major Healthcare

Major Healthcare is a specialist recruitment consultancy, providing quality permanent, contract and temporary staffing solutions to clients from our wide network of UK offices.

We are currently looking to recruit Band 5 Community Nurses in Orpingham, South East London. As a Community Nurse you will deal with a variety of patients in their own homes. You will be a member of the Integrated Community Team and will be responsible for ensuring the effective holistic provision of nursing care to an identified population within her/his competency ensuring the patients story is always known. She/he may act up for the District Nurse/Senior Community Nurse on occasion and may regularly take charge of a nursing caseload when the relevant competencies have been achieved.

Key Responsibilities but not restricted too:

  • You will provide high quality, holistic, effective community based health services that reflect the needs of the local population, complementing the work of the General Practitioners and Allied Health Professionals.
  • Responsible for contributing to the holistic assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of patient care.
  • Implementing, monitoring and maintaining our high standards of care.
  • Re-assessing and re-evaluating programmes of care when needed.
  • Completing holistic patient assessments, designing and regularly reviewing care plans, delivering effective clinical care.
  • Assist with the daily coordination of the team to include daily handover, allocation of work and managing referrals and telephone messages.
  • Proactively monitor and manage a daily patient caseload making autonomous decisions about patient care and seeking support from colleagues as appropriate.
  • Contribute to the implementation and monitoring of any existing and new patient pathways.
  • Be an active member of the team sharing best practice whenever possible.
  • Maintain and develop own professional expertise as a clinician.
  • Attend and contribute to multidisciplinary meetings, actively participating in interprofessional communication and effective discharge planning.

Successful Candidates

  • Valid NMC Pin Number
  • Full UK Driving Licence and access to own vehicle
  • Good clinical skills including wound care and assessment, catheters, medication administration and end of life
  • Ability to undertake holistic patient assessments, implement appropriate nursing care and treatment and evaluate outcomes
  • Excellent communication skills, empathy, team player

Salary for this role is up to £30,615 depending on experience. Shift patterns are 8:15am - 4:15pm or 10:45am - 6:45pm. In addition you will be required to work 1 weekend in 4.


  • Pension
  • 27 days annual leave + BH
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Discounted electronics
  • Excellent lease car scheme
  • Career development
  • Revalidation support

For more information about this exciting new role please call Leanne Irving or apply on line.

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